12 days in Switzerland Itinerary

12 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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1
Geneva
— 1 night
2
Zermatt
— 3 nights
3
Lauterbrunnen
— 3 nights
4
Engelberg
— 1 night
5
Zurich
— 3 nights

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 14th (Sun): make a trip to The Flower Clock, thenadmire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and then get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Plage de Port-Choiseul and then explore the activities along Lake Geneva.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Geneva online trip itinerary builder.

Istanbul, Turkey to Geneva is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Istanbul to Geneva, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in June, plan for little chillier nights in Geneva, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Beaches
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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 scenic drive, nature, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, contemplate the waterfront views at Stellisee, go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse, and cruise along Gornergrat.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Zermatt online trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Geneva to Zermatt in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Nature Outdoors
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Hinterdorfstrasse ©
Hinterdorfstrasse

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nights
Lauterbrunnen

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Step out of Lauterbrunnen to go to Murren and see Via Ferrata, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauterbrunnen Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Blumental Panorama Trail, and explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lauterbrunnen trip planner.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Lauterbrunnen takes 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Engelberg.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Murren, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Schynige Platte
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

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Engelberg

Engelberg ©
Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
On the 22nd (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Trubsee and then take in the awesome beauty at Titlis.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Engelberg trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Lauterbrunnen to Engelberg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daytime highs in Engelberg are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Engelberg

Nature Parks Winter Sports
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Titlis ©
Titlis
Lake Trubsee ©
Lake Trubsee

3
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Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Lucerne (Altstadt Luzern, Lion Monument, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, wander the streets of Old Town, explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Zurich trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Engelberg to Zurich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in Zurich are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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