15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Zurich
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Interlaken
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Zermatt
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
4
Geneva
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Dubai

4
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (The Nine Towers, Mt Pilatus, & more) and Rhine Falls (in Neuhausen am Rheinfall). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich trip itinerary maker .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Zurich is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Dubai to Zurich, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Dubai in October: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 17°C and lows are around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lucerne, Rhine Falls
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

3
nights
Interlaken

Interlaken ©
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.
When in Interlaken, make a side trip to see The Eiger Trail in Grindelwald, approximately 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, get outside with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken, explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Interlaken trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Zurich to Interlaken in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, The Eiger Trail, Trümmelbachfälle
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Parasailing & Paragliding

3
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for nature, winter sports, museums, historic sites, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, take in the dramatic natural features at Gorner Gorge, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Zermatt trip itinerary maker .

Take a train from Interlaken to Zermatt in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Tours Classes
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School ©
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School

4
nights
Geneva

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lakeside Promenade Fleuri (in Montreux), The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) (in Lausanne) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, ponder the world of politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Geneva road trip planning site .

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Geneva takes 4 hours. October in Geneva sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), Lakeside Promenade Fleuri, Chateau de Chillon
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

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