9 days in Switzerland & Riyadh Itinerary

9 days in Switzerland & Riyadh Itinerary

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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
— 1 night
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Lucerne, Switzerland

— 3 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lucerne: Zurich (Old Town & Lake Zurich). And it doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Mt Pilatus, take in the views from Spreuer Bridge (Spreuerbrucke), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, and pause for some serene contemplation at Jesuitenkirche.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Lucerne trip itinerary maker app.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Lucerne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Jeddah in September, things will get colder in Lucerne: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Interlaken, Switzerland

— 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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch and then admire the sheer force of Staubbach Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village, and then admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Interlaken online journey maker.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Interlaken takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Interlaken are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Geneva, Switzerland

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): don't miss a visit to The Flower Clock, then admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and then explore the activities along Lake Geneva.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Geneva itinerary planner.

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 September, daytime highs in Geneva are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 21st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Riyadh.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

— 1 night
As the nation's capital, Riyadh represents a hub of commerce, culture, and transport.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): steep yourself in history at Masmak Fortress, examine the collection at National Museum, then walk around King Abdullah Park, and finally admire the striking features of Kingdom Centre Tower.

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You can fly from Geneva to Riyadh in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Geneva to Riyadh. Traveling from Geneva in September, things will get much hotter in Riyadh: highs are around 45°C and lows about 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Riyadh

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites
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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.