11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Fly
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Zurich
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Interlaken
— 2 nights
Train
3
Zermatt
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Geneva
— 2 nights
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Zurich — 4 nights

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Lucerne (Chapel Bridge, Lucerne Station, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, take a stroll through Old Town, get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum, and shop like a local with Bahnhofstrasse.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Zurich journey maker tool.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Zurich is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Zurich. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Riyadh in June, with highs in Zurich at 27°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Interlaken.
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Interlaken — 2 nights

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 25th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle and then fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, and then get great views at Harderkulm.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Interlaken trip site.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Zermatt.
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Zermatt — 2 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 27th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Gornergrat, then take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society, explore the striking landscape at Gorner Gorge, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Trockener Steg.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Zermatt trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Interlaken to Zermatt by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Geneva.
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Geneva — 2 nights

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 29th (Wed): admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Geneva trip tool.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Geneva takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Geneva, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for the flight back home.
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Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.
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