15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland vacation planner

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Lucerne
— 5 nights
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Lauterbrunnen
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
Drive
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Montreux
— 1 night
Drive
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Geneva
— 4 nights
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Lucerne

— 5 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Attractions like Lake Zurich and Old Town make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Lucerne: Interlaken (Harderkulm, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more) and Zurich (Bahnhofstrasse, Augusto Giacometti Entrance Hall, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, take in the awesome beauty at Rigi, and enjoy breathtaking views from Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten).

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lucerne holiday planning site.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Lucerne is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in May, things will get colder in Lucerne: highs are around 21°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 14 — 19:

Lauterbrunnen

— 2 nights
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
On the 20th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch and then stroll through Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Staubbach Waterfall and then admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Lauterbrunnen journey tool.

You can drive from Lucerne to Lauterbrunnen in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature · Parks · Tours · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 19 — 21:

Zermatt

— 2 nights
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 22nd (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, then examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, then pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society, and finally get great views at Gornergrat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapelle Gornergrat "Bernhard von Aosta", then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and then take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Zermatt online road trip planner.

You can drive from Lauterbrunnen to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Zermatt

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay May 21 — 23:

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 24th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Chaplin's World, then appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue, and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon.

Plan trip to Montreux with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Zermatt to Montreux in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Montreux

Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 23 — 24:

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.
Family-friendly places like Lake Geneva and Palais des Nations, Genève will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum, and engage your brain at CERN.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Geneva trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Montreux to Geneva in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. May in Geneva sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Museums · Nature · Childrens Museums
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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.