5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Geneva
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Interlaken
— 1 night
3
Zurich
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Manchester

1
night
Geneva

Geneva ©
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 13th (Sat): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms and then admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Geneva online tour planner .

Manchester, UK to Geneva is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight, tram, and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Manchester in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Geneva, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature Parks Fun & Games
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Room Escape Games
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

1
night
Interlaken

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 15th (Mon), get outside with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken, then get your game on at Heidi's Photo Chalet, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Interlaken online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Geneva to Interlaken in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. April in Interlaken sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors Nature Parks
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm
Heidi's Photo Chalet ©
Heidi's Photo Chalet

2
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Swiss National Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, then explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, then pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich vacation planner.

Drive from Interlaken to Zurich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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