15 days in Zurich & Geneva Itinerary

15 days in Zurich & Geneva Itinerary

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15 days in Zurich & Geneva Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  7 h
1
Zurich
— 10 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Geneva
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Dubai

10
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Attractions like Zoo Zurich and Swimming Pools Unter Letten make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, Chapel Bridge, & more), Grindelwald-First (in Grindelwald) and Bern (Zahringerbrunnen, Rose Garden (Rosengarten), & more). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain, and take a stroll through Old Town.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich online trip itinerary builder .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Zurich is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Zurich is minus 3 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in December, with highs in Zurich at 5°C and lows at -1°C. On the 26th (Thu), you'll travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Lucerne, Bern, Grindelwald-First
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Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz ©
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
Swimming Pools Unter Letten ©
Swimming Pools Unter Letten

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Geneva: Chaplin's World (in Corsier-sur-Vevey), Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux) and The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) (in Lausanne). Spend the 27th (Fri) exploring at Lake Geneva. There's more to do: admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain and pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation).

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Geneva online trip planner .

You can fly from Zurich to Geneva in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December in Geneva, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 0°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Chaplin's World, The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), Chateau de Chillon
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon

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