5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland trip planner
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Lucerne
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Interlaken
— 1 night
Drive
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Geneva
— 1 night
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Lucerne — 2 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Attractions like Lake Zurich and Lake Lucerne make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Lucerne with a short trip to Old Town in Zurich, about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: stroll through Mt Pilatus, see the sky in a new way at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, enjoy breathtaking views from Glacier Garden Lucerne (Gletschergarten), and pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Lucerne road trip website.

London, UK to Lucerne is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also fly; or take a train; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Lucerne is 1 hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Interlaken.
Parks · Nature · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Interlaken — 1 night

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 the 18th (Mon), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then admire the sheer force of Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Interlaken travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lucerne to Interlaken in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In April in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Geneva.
Nature · Parks · Tours · Adventure
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Geneva — 1 night

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 19th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva and then admire the striking features of Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Geneva trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

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. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.
Nature · Parks · 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.