8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Geneva
— Few hours
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
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Interlaken
— 2 nights
4
Zurich
— 3 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre and then ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Geneva vacation planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Geneva is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Geneva due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Cairo in November: high temperatures in Geneva hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Historic Sites
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The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hohbalmen, thentake in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): get great views at Photopoint Kirchbrucke bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and then get around town with Gornergrat.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Zermatt trip maker app.

Traveling by train from Geneva to Zermatt takes 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Tours
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise

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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.
On the 26th (Mon), stroll around Hohematte Park, thentake a memorable tour with Tours, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Schynige Platte, and finally explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier. On your second day here, get outside with BOHAG Helikopterrundflug, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, and then stop by Buchhandlung Boedeli.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Interlaken road trip planner.

Take a train from Zermatt to Interlaken in 3 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Schynige Platte, Aletsch Glacier
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm
BOHAG Helikopterrundflug
BOHAG Helikopterrundflug

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Zurich

Zurich ©
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 (Lion Monument, Lake Lucerne, &more). There's still lots to do: stop by Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, and take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Zurich trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Zurich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

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