5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
— 1 night
Train
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Bern
— 1 night
Drive
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Montreux
— 1 night
Drive
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Geneva
— 1 night
Fly

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Zurich

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 15th (Mon), visit Old Town, make a trip to Bahnhofstrasse, and then look for gifts at Confiserie Sprungli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg, and then shop like a local with Hauptbahnhof.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich vacation planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Zurich. In March in Zurich, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites

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Bern

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): examine the collection at Museum of Communication, explore the world behind art at Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center), wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then engage your brain at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), and finally stop by Gysi AG Chocolatier Suisse.

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Take a train from Zurich to Bern in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Bern are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Bern

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

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Montreux

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): have fun and explore at Chaplin's World, examine the collection at Musee de la Confrerie des Vignerons, then examine the collection at Queen Studio Experience, and finally steep yourself in history at Chateau de Chillon.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Montreux trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bern to Montreux takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Geneva

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Geneva and then examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Geneva trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Montreux to Geneva by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Museums

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.