6 days in Switzerland Itinerary

6 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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6 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Geneva
— 1 night
train:  3​h 45​min
2
Zermatt
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Zurich
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: London

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 (Mon), take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre and then ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Geneva online travel planner .

London, UK to Geneva is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of flight, tram, and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

1
night
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 (Wed): don't miss a visit to Photopoint Kirchbrucke bridge, hit the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and then get great views at Gornergrat.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Zermatt itinerary builder .

Getting from Geneva to Zermatt by train takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Zurich.

Things to do in Zermatt

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

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Chapel Bridge, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Swiss National Museum, take a stroll through Old Town (Altstadt), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and see the interesting displays at Augusto Giacometti.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich tour planner.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Zurich takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In February, daytime highs in Zurich are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus

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