14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
bus + Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Geneva
— 1 night
train:  3​h 45​min
2
Zermatt
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Interlaken
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
4
Lauterbrunnen
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Zurich
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Rio de Janeiro

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.
On the 18th (Thu), explore the activities along Lake Geneva. Here are some ideas for day two: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, then appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), then get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and finally see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Geneva trip itinerary app .

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Geneva is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Geneva due to the time zone difference. In April, Geneva is cooler than Rio de Janeiro - with highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Photopoint Kirchbrucke bridge, then take some stellar pictures from Gornergrat, and then hit the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Hangebrucke, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mauritius Church Zermatt, then stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Zermatt trip builder app .

Traveling by train from Geneva to Zermatt takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to take a train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise

2
nights
Interlaken

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 22nd (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, stop by Buchhandlung Boedeli, then get outside with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hohematte Park, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Clock Tower - Zytglogge, admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then take an in-depth tour of Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), and finally have some family-friendly fun at Heidi's Photo Chalet.

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Traveling by train from Zermatt to Interlaken takes 3 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Bern
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Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm
Parasailing & Paragliding
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

2
nights
Lauterbrunnen

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
On the 24th (Wed), admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, then stop by Lindt Chocolate Shop Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Fall, take in the awesome beauty at Lauterbrunnen Village, then take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Jungfraujoch Sphinx Observatory.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lauterbrunnen tour builder website .

Lauterbrunnen is just a short distance from Interlaken. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Aletsch Glacier
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls

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nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Markuskirche, & more). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Swiss National Museum, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Zurich tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Lauterbrunnen to Zurich by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town (Altstadt) ©
Old Town (Altstadt)

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