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When you think of things to do in Switzerland, you would probably dream of skiing in Swiss Alps and eating a lot of Swiss chocolates. And yes, your list of things to do in Switzerland could not be considered complete without these two famous experiences during Switzerland vacation.  However, the country has a lot more to offer for tourists to consider among things to do in Switzerland.

An ideal itinerary of things to do in Switzerland should let you travel and explore the ends of the country.  On one end of the country, Zurich is located closer to the German border and on the other end of the country, Geneva is closer to the French border.  The itinerary of things to do in Switzerland presented here lets you explore both ends and all the top places to visit during your Switzerland vacation.  

The itinerary here includes some of the best things to do in Switzerland over seven days (excluding the days of travel).  It covers fierce waterfalls, amazing castles, a few churches, fun activities like skiing and snow tubing in Swiss Alps, all of which should definitely be part of your list of things to do in Switzerland.  The itinerary also includes international political experience in the form of a visit to the United Nations which would make your Switzerland vacation more memorable. The activities listed here should be among the top things to do in Switzerland to make your Switzerland vacation unforgettable.  This itinerary works best if you stay in hotels or Airbnb locations that are within 20 minutes commute to the main train station in each city in Switzerland. The itinerary of things to do in Switzerland is also based on the assumption that you have the ability to walk or depend on public transportation between nearby locations in Switzerland.  The itinerary also assumes early start between 7:30 am and 8:00 am local time every day, and on some days as early as 5 am local time to cover all the places specified in the itinerary.

Itinerary for Switzerland Holidays

(Click on each link to explore the detailed itinerary for each day)

Day 1: Things to do in Zurich - Rhine falls, Munot Castle and Old Town Zurich

Day 2: Things to do in Zurich - St. Gallen and Grossmunster

Day 3: Things to do in Lucerne and Swiss Alps - Jungfraujoch

Day 4: Things to do in Lucerne and Swiss Alps - Mount Titlis and Lake Lucerne

Day 5: Things to do in Lucerne and Swiss Alps - Mount Pilatus

Day 6: What to do in Geneva - CERN and United Nations

Day 7: Things to do in Geneva - Chillon Castle and Jet d'Eau

Please note that this itinerary of things to do in Switzerland is defined to optimize for the most efficient train travel between cities, especially to various Alps mountains.  You can definitely plan this itinerary in reverse order. For some of the locations like Alps, driving in a car might seem convenient and fast but you are likely to miss out on some scenic locations in the train route.  I hope this itinerary of things to do in Switzerland helps you plan your dream summer vacation and helps you cover the top tourist attractions in Switzerland.