33 days in Switzerland Itinerary

33 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bristol
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Geneva
— 5 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
2
Zermatt
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Appenzell
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Zurich
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Grindelwald
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Bern
— 7 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Bristol

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Chevalley Vineyards (in St-Saphorin-Lavaux), Montreux (Rochers-de-Naye & Montreux Lakeside) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), enjoy the sand and surf at Bains des Paquis, and admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Geneva trip itinerary planner.

Bristol, UK to Geneva is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bristol to Geneva due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Geneva are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Lausanne, Montreux, Chevalley Vineyards, Chateau de Chillon
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

6
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Step out of Zermatt to go to Leukerbad and see Spas, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: cruise along Gornergrat, stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt, and take in the awesome beauty at Oberrothorn.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Zermatt trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Geneva to Zermatt by train takes about 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Appenzell.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Spas
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Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
5-Seenweg ©
5-Seenweg
Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery

2
nights
Appenzell

Appenzell ©
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. On the 12th (Fri), admire the striking features of Kathedrale St.Gallen, admire the striking features of Stiftsbibliothek, then examine the collection at Museum Appenzell, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Mauritius Church, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Appenzeller Bier, Brauerei Locher AG. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Hoher Kasten, get outside with Seealpsee, then take in the awesome beauty at Santis der Berg, and finally look for gifts at Flauderei.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Zermatt to Appenzell. June in Appenzell sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Appenzell

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

St. Gallen, Santis der Berg, Seealpsee, Hoher Kasten
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Seealpsee ©
Seealpsee
Appenzeller Bier, Brauerei Locher AG ©
Appenzeller Bier, Brauerei Locher AG
St Mauritius Church ©
St Mauritius Church

7
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Seebad Eich (in Eich), Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Lucerne (Franziskanerkirche, The Rosengart Collection, &more). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Old Town, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, examine the collection at Zurcher Spielzeugmuseum, and take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Zurich trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Appenzell to Zurich takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Lucerne, Seebad Eich
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Altstadt Luzern ©
Altstadt Luzern

5
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Explore Grindelwald's surroundings by going to Murren (007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn & Blumental Panorama Trail) and Brienz (Giessbachfälle & Axalp). The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of Jungfraujoch, stroll through Maennlichen, stop by Alpiglen, and take in the dramatic scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Grindelwald vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Zurich to Grindelwald by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Murren, Brienz
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Alpiglen ©
Alpiglen
Giessbachfälle ©
Giessbachfälle

7
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bern: Thunersee (in Thun), Panoramabrucke Sigriswil (in Sigriswil) and Chaplin's World (in Corsier-sur-Vevey). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, explore the activities along Aare River, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), and get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Natural History of Bern.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bern travel site.

Drive from Grindelwald to Bern in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daytime highs in Bern are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bern

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Thun, The Factory Escape Game, Gruyeres Castle, Panoramabrucke Sigriswil, Freddie Mercury Statue
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Gruyeres Castle ©
Gruyeres Castle
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Matte ©
Matte

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