15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland trip planner

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Zurich
— 2 nights
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Interlaken
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grindelwald
— 3 nights
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Lauterbrunnen
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gstaad
— 1 night
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Montreux
— 1 night
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Geneva
— 1 night
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Zurich

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Step out of Zurich to go to Neuhausen am Rheinfall and see Rhine Falls, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, and get outside with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Zurich day trip website.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Zurich is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuwait City to Zurich is minus 2 hours. In September, Zurich is much colder than Kuwait City - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Museums · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:

Interlaken

— 2 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.
On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Interlaken trip planning website.

Getting from Zurich to Interlaken by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In September, daytime highs in Interlaken are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Interlaken

Museums · Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:

Grindelwald

— 3 nights

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Change things up with a short trip to Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway in Wengen (about 54 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at The Eiger, hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First, contemplate the waterfront views at Bachalpsee Lake, and look for all kinds of wild species at Maennlichen.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Grindelwald vacation planning app.

Grindelwald is just a short distance from Interlaken. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:

Lauterbrunnen

— 2 nights
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of St. Beatus Hoehlen, admire the sheer force of Staubbach Waterfall, and then admire the sheer force of Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lauterbrunnen travel site.

Lauterbrunnen is just a short distance from Grindelwald. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Gstaad.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 1 — 3:

Gstaad

— 1 night
Gstaad is a village in the German-speaking section of the Canton of Bern in southwestern Switzerland. To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Gstaad holiday builder site.

You can drive from Lauterbrunnen to Gstaad in 1.5 hours. On the 4th (Mon), you'll travel to Montreux.

Things to do in Gstaad

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 4:

Montreux

— 1 night
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take in the waterfront activity at Lake Geneva Marine (Genfersee Schifffahrt) and then take in the pleasant sights at Montreux Lakeside. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon, and then see the interesting displays at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique).

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Montreux trip planner.

You can drive from Gstaad to Montreux in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 4 — 5:

Geneva

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Geneva holiday planner.

Drive from Montreux to Geneva in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 7:

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.