11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Geneva
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
2
Zermatt
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
3
Grindelwald
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Lucerne
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

2
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.
On the 24th (Tue), ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, don't miss a visit to The Flower Clock, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva. Keep things going the next day: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then ponder the world of politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, then examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum, and finally take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Geneva online holiday planner .

New Delhi, India to Geneva is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, tram, and train. Traveling from New Delhi to Geneva, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in December, expect nights in Geneva to be a bit cooler, around 0°C, while days are colder, around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Zermatt.

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

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 26th (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hohbalmen, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, and then examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis. Keep things going the next day: hit the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise, take a memorable drive along Gornergrat, and then take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Zermatt online driving holiday planner .

Take a train from Geneva to Zermatt in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Nature Outdoors
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise

2
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
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 28th (Sat): stroll through The Eiger Trail and then take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch. Keep things going the next day: fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First, admire the sheer force of Murrenbach Waterfalls, then admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, and finally explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier.

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You can take a train from Zermatt to Grindelwald in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Lauterbrunnen
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First

4
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Explore Lucerne's surroundings by going to Zurich (Lake Zurich, Old Town, & more). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, and pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument.

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Getting from Grindelwald to Lucerne by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a train. December in Lucerne sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Zurich
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town

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