15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Geneva
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
2
Zermatt
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
3
Grindelwald
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Zurich
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: London

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): admire the striking features of Cathedrale de St-Pierre. Here are some ideas for day two: ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, and then make a trip to The Flower Clock.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Geneva online trip builder .

London, UK to Geneva is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of flight, tram, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Geneva. When traveling from London in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Geneva, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Swiss Vapeur Parc, Chaplin's World
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Swiss Vapeur Parc ©
Swiss Vapeur Parc

4
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Family-friendly places like Seilpark Interlaken and Parc d'Attractions du Chatelard will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zermatt: Staubbach Waterfall (in Lauterbrunnen), Interlaken (Parasailing & Paragliding, Harderkulm, & more) and Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken (in Matten bei Interlaken). There's more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn and explore the activities along Lake Brienz.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Zermatt online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Geneva to Zermatt by train takes about 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Interlaken, Staubbach Waterfall, Parc d'Attractions du Chatelard, Lake Brienz
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Seilpark Interlaken ©
Seilpark Interlaken
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Parasailing & Paragliding

4
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Explore Grindelwald's surroundings by going to Titlis (in Engelberg) and Lauterbrunnen (Murrenbach Waterfalls & Trümmelbachfälle). Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Jungfraujoch, hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First, look for gifts at Molitor, and trek along The Eiger Trail.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald trip planning website .

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Grindelwald takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Lauterbrunnen, Molitor, Titlis
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Titlis ©
Titlis

4
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Family-friendly places like Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Parapark Zurich will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lucerne (Mt Pilatus, The Nine Towers, & more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, make a splash at Swimming Pools Unter Letten, kick back and relax at Strandbad Mythenquai, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Zurich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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