8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Zurich
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Lauterbrunnen
— 1 night
train:  3​h 30​min
3
Zermatt
— 1 night
train:  4​h
4
Geneva
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Kuwait City

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Kirche Enge. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and then take a stroll through Old Town (Altstadt).

Plan trip to Zurich with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Zurich is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Kuwait City to Zurich, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Kuwait City in June; daily highs in Zurich reach 27°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Lauterbrunnen.

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Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town (Altstadt) ©
Old Town (Altstadt)

1
night
Lauterbrunnen

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Jungfraujoch Sphinx Observatory, then take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, and then appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Lauterbrunnen visit planning tool .

You can drive from Zurich to Lauterbrunnen in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Geneva.

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Nature Parks
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Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

1
night
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Zermatt online route planner .

You can take a train from Lauterbrunnen to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature Parks
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Hinterdorfstrasse ©
Hinterdorfstrasse

1
night
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 21st (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Geneva. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, then don't miss a visit to Flower Clock, then get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Geneva sightseeing planner .

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Geneva takes 4 hours. In June, daytime highs in Geneva are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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