14 days in Zurich, Interlaken & Geneva Itinerary

14 days in Zurich, Interlaken & Geneva Itinerary

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Zurich
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Interlaken
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Geneva
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Zurich

— 5 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You've added Voralpen-Express, Gotthard Panorama Express, Bernina Express, and other attractions to your itinerary. Family-friendly places like Old Town and Lake Lucerne will thrill your kids. Let the collections at Museum Rietberg and Bourbaki Panorama capture your imagination. Step out of Zurich to go to Lucerne and see Altstadt Luzern, which is approximately 1 hour away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), see the interesting displays at FIFA World Football Museum, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and wander the streets of Schanzengraben Canal.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich journey planner.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Zurich is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in December, expect Zurich to be cooler, temps between 5°C and -1°C. On the 15th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

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Interlaken

— 4 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.
You've added Titlis, Jungfraujoch, Clock Tower - Zytglogge, and other attractions to your itinerary. Zahringerbrunnen and French Church will appeal to history buffs. Bring the kids along to Barenpark and Titlis Cliff Walk. When in Interlaken, make a side trip to see Tal Museum Engelberg in Engelberg, approximately Engelberg away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Grindelwald Museum.

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Traveling by car from Zurich to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Zurich in December, expect Interlaken to be slightly colder, temps between 1°C and -4°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Geneva.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature · Tours · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Geneva

— 4 nights

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) as well as Lake Geneva. Visiting Bains des Paquis and Plage de Port-Choiseul will get you outdoors. Attractions like Patek Philippe Museum and Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Geneva's surroundings by going to Lausanne (Le Port d'Ouchy, Musee de l'Elysee, &more) and Christmas Market in Montreux (in Montreux). The adventure continues: ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall, explore the world behind art at Centre d'Art Contemporain Geneve, and walk around Le Jardin Anglais.

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Traveling by car from Interlaken to Geneva takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, Geneva is somewhat warmer than Interlaken - with highs of 6°C and lows of 0°C. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Zurich.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Museums · Nature · Beaches

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Zurich

Big Small Town

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Zurich trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Geneva to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Parks
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