14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Geneva
— 1 night
2
Zurich
— 3 nights
3
Grindelwald
— 3 nights
4
Bern
— 3 nights
5
Zermatt
— 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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): make a trip to The Flower Clock and then explore the activities along Lake Geneva. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Cathedrale de St-Pierre, pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), thenponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, thendon't miss a visit to Palais des Nations, Genève, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Bains des Paquis.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Geneva road trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Geneva. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Outdoors
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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
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Venture out of the city with trips to Rhine Falls (in Neuhausen am Rheinfall), Lucerne (Hofkirche, Lake Lucerne, &more) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich road trip site.

You can fly from Geneva to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. August in Zurich sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Lucerne, Rhine Falls
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

3
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Change things up with a short trip to Axalp in Brienz (about 32 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, explore the activities along Bachalpsee Lake, hike along The Eiger, and fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First.

To find maps and other tourist information, read our Grindelwald trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Grindelwald takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bern.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Molitor, Trümmelbachfälle, Axalp
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

3
nights
Bern

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Explore Bern's surroundings by going to Interlaken (Harderkulm & Parasailing & Paragliding), Lake Brienz (in Brienz) and Bern Bridge (in Fribourg). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), pause for some serene contemplation at French Church, and take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern.

Start your trip to Bern by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Bern takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in Bern, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Interlaken, Gelmersee, Chateau de Chillon, Lake Brienz, Bern Bridge
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Aare River
Aare River

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: cruise along Gornergrat, contemplate the waterfront views at Grunsee, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Zermatt trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by train from Bern to Zermatt takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Nature Outdoors
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga

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