15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland itinerary planner
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Fly
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Zurich
— 4 nights
Train
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Bern
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Grindelwald
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Zermatt
— 2 nights
Drive
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Montreux
— 1 night
Drive
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Geneva
— 3 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Lion Monument, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, visit Old Town, and don't miss a visit to Zurich Succulent Plant Collection.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Zurich holiday maker site.

Chennai, India to Zurich is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Traveling from Chennai in April, expect Zurich to be colder, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Bern.
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Bern — 2 nights

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
On the 6th (Wed), take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, admire the masterpieces at Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center), then revel in the low prices at Ambra Minerals, and finally admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten). Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Museum of Communication and then stroll around Gurten.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bern visit website.

You can take a train from Zurich to Bern in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Bern sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grindelwald.
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Grindelwald — 2 nights

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Jungfraujoch and then take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle and then explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier.

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Traveling by car from Bern to Grindelwald takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Zermatt.
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Zermatt — 2 nights

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 10th (Sun): hit the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School, then stop by Laderach, and then take in panoramic vistas at Gornergrat. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society, and then stroll through Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Zermatt visit website.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Montreux.
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Montreux — 1 night

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
On the 12th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon, go for a walk through Montreux Lakeside, and then examine the collection at Chaplin's World.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Montreux route planner.

Drive from Zermatt to Montreux in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Geneva.
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Geneva — 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): stop by Molard Souvenirs, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and then explore the activities along Lake Geneva. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): see the interesting displays at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, admire the striking features of Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, and then examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Geneva trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Montreux to Geneva takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daytime highs in Geneva are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can 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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