9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
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Geneva
— 1 night
Drive
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Bern
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lucerne
— 4 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): ponder the world of politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, then stroll around Jardin Anglais, then admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and finally appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lake Geneva and then see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Geneva trip planner.

Berlin, Germany to Geneva is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In November in Geneva, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
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Bern

— 3 nights

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bern: Museum of Viticulture and Wine (Musee de la Vigne et du Vin) (in Aigle), Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux) and Interlaken (Parasailing & Paragliding & Harderkulm). The adventure continues: wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, contemplate the waterfront views at Aare River, enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge, and make a trip to Bundesplatz.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Bern trip maker.

You can drive from Geneva to Bern in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November in Bern, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

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Lucerne

— 4 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lucerne: Zurich (Lake Zurich, Landesmuseum, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, explore the world behind art at The Rosengart Collection, take in the awesome beauty at Rigi, and pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Lucerne trip builder website.

Getting from Bern to Lucerne by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Museums · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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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.