15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Fly
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Geneva
— 2 nights
Drive
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Saas-Fee
— 3 nights
Drive
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Zermatt
— 3 nights
Train
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Bern
— 2 nights
Train
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Zurich
— 4 nights
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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.
On the 12th (Wed), see the interesting displays at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, then ponder the world of politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, and then take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre. Keep things going the next day: admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain and then explore the activities along Lake Geneva.

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Chennai, India to Geneva is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to Geneva is minus 4.5 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Chennai in January: high temperatures in Geneva hover around 6°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Saas-Fee.
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Saas-Fee — 3 nights

Saas-Fee is the main village in the Saastal, or the Saas Valley, and is a municipality in the district of Visp in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. Get out of town with these interesting Saas-Fee side-trips: The Matterhorn (in Zermatt), Grindelwald-First (in Grindelwald) and St-Luc/Chandolin Domaine Skiable (in Saint-Luc). There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Ski Zenit, stroll through Saas-Fee Ski Resort, and get to know the fascinating history of Kleine Scheidegg.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Saas-Fee trip itinerary app.

Drive from Geneva to Saas-Fee in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Zermatt.
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Zermatt — 3 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for sightseeing, nature, and classes. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Gornergrat, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, fly down the slopes at Trockener Steg, and tour along fresh powder with Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Zermatt journey builder site.

Traveling by car from Saas-Fee to Zermatt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can 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 20th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center), then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then stroll around Gurten. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower - Zytglogge, wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then admire the landmark architecture of The Cathedral of Bern, and finally explore the activities along Aare River.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bern trip planner.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Bern takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. January in Bern sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can take a train to Zurich.
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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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Lucerne (Chapel Bridge, Lion Monument, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, don't miss a visit to Zurich Succulent Plant Collection, and visit Old Town.

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Traveling by train from Bern to Zurich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Zurich are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) 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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