8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Geneva
— 2 nights
2
Lausanne
— 2 nights
3
Zurich
— 1 night
4
Interlaken
— 1 day
5
Lucerne
— 1 night
6
Stein am Rhein
— 1 night
7
Zurich
— Few hours

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.
Geneva is known for nature, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, and make a trip to The Flower Clock.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Geneva road trip planning site.

London, UK to Geneva is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Geneva due to the time zone difference. In April in Geneva, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. You will leave for Lausanne on the 8th (Wed).

Things to do in Geneva

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

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nights
Lausanne

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale de Lausanne, then admire the masterpieces at Collection de l'Art Brut, then go for a stroll along the water at Le Port d'Ouchy, and finally see the interesting displays at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique). On the next day, take in the pleasant sights at Montreux Lakeside, pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon, then look for gifts at O'Coeur des Reves ..., and finally make a trip to Sauvabelin Tower.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Lausanne online journey builder.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Lausanne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lausanne

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Montreux, O'Coeur des Reves ..., Chateau de Chillon
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Cathedrale de Lausanne ©
Cathedrale de Lausanne
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon

1
night
Zurich

Zurich
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich vacation builder app.

Drive from Lausanne to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. On the 11th (Sat), you'll travel to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors · Parks · Museums
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1
day
Interlaken

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, view the masterpieces at Galerie Wydi, have some family-friendly fun at Heidi's Photo Chalet, then stop by Swiss Chocolate Chalet, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde.

Make your Interlaken itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. April in Interlaken sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Tours · Adventure · Nature
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm
Galerie Wydi ©
Galerie Wydi

1
night
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, then pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, then snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, and finally admire the striking features of Lucerne Station.

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

Getting from Interlaken to Lucerne by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Stein am Rhein.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature · Parks
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Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Lion Monument ©
Lion Monument

1
night
Stein am Rhein

Stein am Rhein ©
Stein am Rhein is a historic town and a municipality in the canton of Schaffhausen in Switzerland.The town has a well-preserved medieval centre, retaining the ancient street plan. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take a stroll through Stein am Rhein.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Stein am Rhein trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Stein am Rhein takes 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Stein am Rhein can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Stein am Rhein

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Stein am Rhein ©
Stein am Rhein

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hours
Zurich

Zurich ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip planner.

Getting from Stein am Rhein to Zurich by car takes about an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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