15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
— 4 nights
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Lucerne
— 4 nights
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Interlaken
— 4 nights
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Geneva
— 2 nights
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Zurich — 4 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore hidden gems such as Spas and Gourmet Wine Travel. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Glarussell (in Glarus), Bergtrotte Osterfingen (in Wilchingen) and Oskar-Reinhart Foundation Museum (in Winterthur). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wasserkirche, get curious at focusTerra - ETH Zurich, admire the landmark architecture of Bibliothek Rechtswissenschaftliches Institut, and admire the local landmark of Europuddle.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Zurich trip itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Zurich is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Expect much colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in January: highs in Zurich hover around 5°C, while lows dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.
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Lucerne — 4 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Naturhistorisches Museum Basel and Basel's Old Town. Shop till you drop at Aeschbach Chocolatier and Mall of Switzerland. When in Lucerne, make a side trip to see Offene Kirche Elisabethen in Basel, approximately Basel away. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre, examine the collection at Bourbaki Panorama, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and get to know the fascinating history of Uferpromenade Weggis.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Lucerne visit planning tool.

You can drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Interlaken.
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Interlaken — 4 nights

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Spas and Casino Interlaken. Explore Interlaken's surroundings by going to Bergbahnen Meiringen-Hasliberg (in Wasserwendi) and Biel (Room Escape Games & Parc Elfenau). The adventure continues: stop by Swiss Chocolate Chalet, pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche, identify plant and animal life at Alpenwildpark, and sample the fine beverages at Rugenbraeu Brewery.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Interlaken online trip builder.

Drive from Lucerne to Interlaken in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Geneva.
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Geneva — 2 nights

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.
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Getting from Interlaken to Geneva by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In February in Geneva, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.
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Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
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.
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