60 days in Switzerland & Austria Itinerary

60 days in Switzerland & Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe vacation planner

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Geneva, Switzerland
— 7 nights
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Lausanne, Switzerland
— 5 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 6 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 5 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 5 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 7 nights
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Hallstatt, Austria
— 5 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 10 nights

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Geneva, Switzerland

— 7 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Parc La Grange, The Geneva Water Fountain, The Flower Clock, and other attractions you added.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Geneva holiday maker tool.

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major aiports are Geneva Cointrin International Airport, Bern Belp Airport and EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lausanne.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 8:

Lausanne, Switzerland

— 5 nights

Swiss San Francisco

Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Esplanade de Montbenon, Parc de Mon Repos, Escaliers du Marche, and other attractions you added. Explore Lausanne's surroundings by going to Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux) and Montreux Lakeside (in Montreux). There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Lausanne.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Lausanne journey maker website.

Drive from Geneva to Lausanne in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lausanne

Historic Sites · Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 8 — 14:

Interlaken, Switzerland

— 6 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hohematte Park, Harderkulm, Panoramabrucke Sigriswil, and other attractions you added. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Interlaken trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lausanne to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Interlaken are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 14 — 21:

Lucerne, Switzerland

— 4 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
You've added Spreuer Bridge (Spreuerbrucke), Chapel Bridge, Kornmarkt, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's more to do: appreciate the history behind Lion Monument.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lucerne trip maker.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Lucerne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. October in Lucerne sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 21 — 26:

Zurich, Switzerland

— 5 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You've added Schanzengraben Canal, Bahnhofstrasse, Niederdorf, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Zurich takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October in Zurich, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 26 — Nov 1:

Innsbruck, Austria

— 5 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, Swarovski Kristallwelten, River Inn, and other attractions you added.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Innsbruck trip builder website.

Getting from Zurich to Innsbruck by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. On the 7th (Sun), you'll travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 1 — 7:

Salzburg, Austria

— 7 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
You've added Gollinger Wasserfall, Eisriesenwelt, SchafbergBahn, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Salzburg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Salzburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. November in Salzburg sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. You'll set off for Hallstatt on the 14th (Sun).

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 7 — 14:

Hallstatt, Austria

— 5 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mammoth Cave, Dachstein Giant Ice Caves, Lake Hallstatt Explorer, and other attractions you added. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, take some stellar pictures from 5 Fingers, go deep underground at Salzwelten Hallstatt, and don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or take a train. You'll set off for Vienna on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Hallstatt

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 14 — 19:

Vienna, Austria

— 10 nights

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Jubiläumswarte, Kahlenberg, Schönbrunn Zoo, and other attractions you added.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Vienna trip planning tool.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Vienna are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 29:

Switzerland travel guide

4.7
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.

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.