Relaxed 12-Day Switzerland Road Trip from Geneva to Lausanne and Bern

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Sit back and enjoy a relaxed 12-day road trip in Switzerland with this laid-back self-drive vacation.

This self-drive package allows you to immerse in the local culture as you travel through the picture-perfect landscapes in Switzerland at a relaxed pace. Make yourself at home at top-rated hotels and stay 4 nights in Geneva, 3 nights in Lausanne, and 4 nights in Bern. Finally, taste the local food and enjoy a refreshing drink at the most popular restaurants and bars along your road trip route in Switzerland.

Experience an easy 12-day self-drive tour across Switzerland with this carefully arranged travel plan. We’ll help you from the beginning to the end of your vacation in Switzerland so you can leave with the best road trip memories.

Freedom of choice is key to a relaxing road trip in Switzerland. For your self-drive vacation, we’ll offer you a selection of the best rental vehicles with CDW insurance. Upon arrival in Geneva, you’ll collect your rental car of choice. From there, you’ll begin your 12-day journey across Switzerland and discover its unique culture, history, and diverse scenery.

You’ll choose among the best hotels and places to stay in Switzerland. Each stop offers top-notch comfort and unique charm, designed to help you unwind and enjoy your journey. Rest assured, we’ll always offer you accommodations that fit your budget and needs, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable travel experience throughout Switzerland.

We’ll introduce you to some of the best travel destinations in Switzerland. This relaxed road trip features the stunning The Olympic Museum in Lausanne. Another highlight of this self-drive tour is the captivating L'horloge fleurie.

Traveling leisurely through Switzerland means you could spend as much time as you want at the magnificent Jardin Anglais. With this travel plan, you could also soak in the atmosphere of the memorable Bains des Pâquis. Get close to the spectacular The Geneva Water Fountain and the wonderful Chillon Castle. You’ll have plenty of time to take in each attraction's unique features, learn its unique history, and appreciate it to the fullest.

Between sightseeing, you can make the most of your downtime and join a popular tour in Switzerland. Tours offer a special way of discovering what else Switzerland has to offer.

This relaxed road trip also gives you plenty of time to stroll through Switzerland's shopping hotspots. Here you can visit shops, discover the locals’ way of life, or try various specialties. Check out all the souvenirs and gifts you can buy in the area and bring home a piece of the country that will remind you of your relaxing vacation in Switzerland.

By the end of your 12-day road trip through Switzerland, you’ll return home feeling refreshed and enriched by your experience. You’ll have many stories about your pleasant and relaxed road trip vacation in Switzerland and memories to cherish forever.

This self-drive vacation package includes everything you need for a stress-free, easy road trip through Switzerland. You’ll have a cozy place to stay for 11 nights, with a selection of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll also provide you with the best car rental you can use throughout the 12 days of your self-drive road trip in Switzerland. On top of all that, you also have the option to add flights to your travel plan and personalize each day of your itinerary by adding tours and tickets.

This self-drive package includes 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide. You can access the guide at any point of your journey through our mobile app, where you can also keep and organize your travel documents.

Spend an amazing 12-day vacation in Switzerland and get to know more about this fantastic destination. Choose your travel dates and plan a laid-back and relaxed road trip in Switzerland today!

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Hotel, 11 nights
Rental car, 12 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Lavey-les-Bains
Geneva skyline cityscape, French-Swiss in Switzerland. Aerial view of Jet d'eau fountain, Lake Leman, bay and harbor from the bell tower of Saint-Pierre Cathedral. Sunny day blue sky.Geneva / 4 nights
Lausanne - city in SwitzerlandLausanne / 3 nights
Saint-George
Veytaux
Servion
Bern, Switzerland. View of the old city center and Nydeggbrucke bridge over river Aare.Bern / 4 nights

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Photo of Chillon Castle, Switzerland. Montreaux, Lake Geneve, one of the most visited castle in Swiss, attracts more than 300,000 visitors every year.Chillon Castle
Photo of flower clock or L'horloge fleurie is a symbol of the city watchmakers, located in Jardin Anglais park in Geneva city in Switzerland.Jardin Anglais
The Geneva Water Fountain, Geneva, Grand Genève, SwitzerlandThe Geneva Water Fountain
Photo of a Bear is walking along edge of pool in Bern Bear Pit (Barengraben) in Bern Bear Park, Berne, Switzerland.Bear pit
Photo of flower clock or L'horloge fleurie is a symbol of the city watchmakers, located in Jardin Anglais park in Geneva city in Switzerland.L'horloge fleurie
The Olympic Museum, Lausanne, District de Lausanne, Vaud, SwitzerlandThe Olympic Museum
Photo of Bains des Paquis Public Baths at Lake Geneva, Switzerland.Bains des Pâquis
Photo of Conservatory and Botanical Garden of the city of Geneva is a museum and an institution in Geneva city in Switzerland.Conservatory and Botanical Garden of the City of Geneva
Broken ChairBroken Chair
St Pierre Cathedral, Cité, Geneva, Grand Genève, SwitzerlandSt Pierre Cathedral
Les Bains de Lavey, Lavey-Morcles, District d'Aigle, Vaud, SwitzerlandLes Bains de Lavey
photo of AQUATIS Aquarium-Vivarium in Lausanne, Switzerland.AQUATIS Aquarium-Vivarium
photo of Lausanne Cathedral with blue sky, Lausanne, Switzerland.Lausanne Cathedral
Servion Zoo, Servion, District de Lavaux-Oron, Vaud, SwitzerlandServion Zoo
Parc de La Grange, Eaux-Vives, Geneva, Grand Genève, SwitzerlandParc de La Grange
photo of aerial view of scenic Bern old town cityscape with old buildings Bern Minster cathedral tower and Aare River view in Bern SwitzerlandBern Minster
UNESCO- Von Bern, Grünes Quartier, Stadtteil I, Bern, Bern-Mittelland administrative district, Bernese Mittelland administrative region, SwitzerlandUNESCO - Bern Old Town
photo of a beautiful sky with green trees and beautiful roses in Rose Garden Bern in Switzerland.Rose Garden Bern
photo of Palace of Nations building - seat of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.Palace of Nations
photo of the Palace of Justice in the Esplanade of Montbenon in Lausanne, Switzerland.Montbenon
Mon Repos Park, Pâquis, Geneva, Grand Genève, SwitzerlandMon Repos Park
photo of beautiful morning at Brunswick Monument is a mausoleum of Charles II Duke of Brunswick in Geneva city, Switzerland.Brunswick Monument
Parc naturel régional Jura vaudois, Gimel, District de Morges, Vaud, SwitzerlandParc naturel régional Jura vaudois
photo of astronomical clock on the medieval Zytglogge clock tower in Kramgasse street in old city center of Bern, Switzerland.Zytglogge
photo of Bundesplatz the Swiss Capital Building in Bern, Switzerland.Bundesplatz
photo of Musee d'Art et d'Histoire in Geneva, Switzerland.Musée d’Art et d’Histoire de Genève
Bernisches Historisches Museum / Einstein Museum, Kirchenfeld, Stadtteil IV, Bern, Bern-Mittelland administrative district, Bernese Mittelland administrative region, SwitzerlandBernisches Historisches Museum / Einstein Museum
photo of Patek Philippe Museum in Geneva, Switzerland.Patek Philippe Museum
International Museum of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, Pâquis, Geneva, Grand Genève, SwitzerlandInternational Museum of the Red Cross and Red Crescent
Sauvabelin Tower, Lausanne, District de Lausanne, Vaud, SwitzerlandSauvabelin Tower
photo of Zentrum Paul Klee in Bern, Switzerland.Zentrum Paul Klee
photo of Place du Bourg-de-Four City Square in Geneva, Switzerland.Place du Bourg-de-Four
Museum of CommunicationMuseum of Communication
Louis Bourget Park
photo of Lausanne Town Hall at Place de la Palud at morning in Lausanne, Switzerland.Place de la Palud
Pyramides de Vidy, Lausanne, District de Lausanne, Vaud, SwitzerlandPyramides de Vidy
Parc de Mon Repos, Lausanne, District de Lausanne, Vaud, SwitzerlandParc de Mon Repos
photo of elevator to Munster Platform in Bern, Switzerland.Münster platform
Park Hermitage, Lausanne, District de Lausanne, Vaud, SwitzerlandPark Hermitage
photo of The Federal Palace of Switzerland, the parliament building of Switzerland in Bern, the Capital of Switzerland.Federal Palace of Switzerland
Parc Olympique, Lausanne, District de Lausanne, Vaud, SwitzerlandParc Olympique
Universität Bern Botanical Garden, Altenberg, Stadtteil V, Bern, Bern-Mittelland administrative district, Bernese Mittelland administrative region, SwitzerlandUniversität Bern Botanical Garden
PLATFORM 10, Lausanne, District de Lausanne, Vaud, SwitzerlandCantonal museum of fine arts Lausanne
Park of Malagnou
Parc de Valency
photo of view of Fondation de l'Hermitage building in Lausanne, Switzerland.Hermitage Foundation
L'Usine
photo of the famous medieval tower called the Kafigturm in Bern, Switzerland and part of the UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site of the Old City of Bern.Käfigturm
photo of the Kindlifresserbrunnen (Child Eater Fountain) sculpture in Bern, Switzerland.Kindlifresserbrunnen

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Day 1

Day 1 – Geneva - arrival day

  • Geneva - Arrival day
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  • Park of Malagnou
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Your slow-paced and relaxed road trip through Switzerland begins when you reach Geneva, where you’ll stay for a total of 4 nights.

Geneva is an outstanding hub for culture, comfort, and exploration. The city offers travelers plenty of experiences to look forward to, including the magnificent Park of Malagnou. Around 1,164 visitors have rated this fascinating park and travel destination an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

When you're done sightseeing for the day, you'll check in at one of the best hotels or places to stay in the city. Take your pick and make it your home during your leisurely tour of the city.

Exploring the food culture in Geneva offers you an exciting chance to connect with locals and experience diversity along your relaxed road trip. When you’re ready to eat, we recommend you visit one of the best dining spots in the city.

An excellent example is Auberge de Savièse. This restaurant offers a menu of comforting meals and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,055 customers.

Chez ma Cousine serves great food and is a favorite among hungry travelers and locals. This popular restaurant in Geneva has a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,685 reviews.

Oh Martine! is another one of the city’s best restaurants. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 654 customers, Oh Martine! is sure to provide you with an unforgettable dining experience.

If you’re curious about what Geneva looks like at night, a trip to some of the best bars near your accommodation is what you need next. Experience the local nightlife at Roi Ubu, our top recommendation in the city. Customers have rated this bar an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 265 reviews.

Le Bateau-Lavoir offers a variety of refreshing drinks and is one of the best places to relax in Geneva. This well-known city bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 395 customers.

Locals like unwinding at Mulligans Irish Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 291 customers and is a perfect place for socializing.

Free your mind of worries and enjoy your first taste of relaxation in Switzerland! Expect more to come as you continue this laid-back and relaxed road trip in Switzerland!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Geneva

  • Geneva
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Drive 2 km, 31 min

  • Jardin Anglais
  • L'horloge fleurie
  • St Pierre Cathedral
  • Place du Bourg-de-Four
  • Musée d’Art et d’Histoire de Genève
  • More

On day 2 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, you'll explore the best attractions in Geneva at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Geneva, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 3 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Jardin Anglais. This incredible urban park has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 18,129 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Switzerland by seeing another popular site in Geneva, the wonderful L'horloge fleurie. This floral clock is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 18,129 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible St Pierre Cathedral. This church has received an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 7,386 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Place du Bourg-de-Four. This square is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,033 visitors.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Musée d’Art et d’Histoire de Genève. This amazing site is a wonderful art museum with more than 3,246 wanderlust-filled travelers rating it an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars. By visiting this attraction, you’ll be one of the 170,000 people who do so each year.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 2 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Switzerland. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Geneva itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Switzerland extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Geneva. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, 22 grand'rue. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 162 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Café de Paris - Chez Boubier, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Café de Paris - Chez Boubier is rated 4.3 stars out of 5 by 2,127 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Hôtel Métropole Genève. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 843 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Geneva and unwind at the coolest bars in the city.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 2 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Geneva

  • Geneva
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Drive 17 km, 1 hour 31 min

  • Conservatory and Botanical Garden of the City of Geneva
  • Mon Repos Park
  • Patek Philippe Museum
  • The Geneva Water Fountain
  • Parc de La Grange
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On day 3 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, you'll explore the best attractions in Geneva at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Geneva, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 2 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Conservatory and Botanical Garden of the City of Geneva. This incredible botanical garden has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 7,702 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Switzerland by seeing another popular site in Geneva, the wonderful Parc Mon Repos. This park is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 7,702 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Patek Philippe Museum. This technology museum has received an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,440 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable The Geneva Water Fountain. This park is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.7 out of 5 stars from 16,281 visitors.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Parc de La Grange. This amazing site is a wonderful park with more than 5,098 wanderlust-filled travelers rating it an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 3 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Switzerland. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Geneva itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Switzerland extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Geneva. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Bologne. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 244 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Restaurant Les Armures, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Restaurant Les Armures is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by 1,758 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Demi Lune Café. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 968 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Geneva and unwind at the coolest bars in the city.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 3 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Geneva and Lausanne

  • Lausanne
  • Geneva
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Drive 67 km, 1 hour 28 min

  • Brunswick Monument
  • Bains des Pâquis
  • Palace of Nations
  • International Museum of the Red Cross and Red Crescent
  • Broken Chair
  • More

Day 4 of your relaxed road trip across the beautiful country of Switzerland will take you on a self-paced journey to two incredible places in one day. See some of the best attractions in Switzerland, taste the most delectable foods and exquisite drinks, and make incredible memories as you go!

The charming Lausanne is where you’ll be staying for 3 nights.

Your first stop is the great city of Geneva, where you will see the amazing Brunswick Monument. This famous mausoleum has an impressive 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 3,631 people.

While leisurely driving around the city, you can also spend some of your precious time at the incredible Bains des Pâquis. The amazing Bains des Pâquis is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 8,194 travelers.

You can also go sightseeing at the popular Palace of Nations. This government building that receives 4.6 visitors every year is a spectacular travel destination rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,633 travelers.

Another travel hotspot we highly recommend is the outstanding International Museum of the Red Cross and Red Crescent. Approximately 2,220 people approve of the incredible International Museum of the Red Cross and Red Crescent in reviews, which led to its average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Give yourself the opportunity to see more of Geneva than meets the eye by joining a top-rated tour. Put your relaxed road trip to a halt in favor of an in-depth exploration of the city’s best sights and hidden gems while connecting with locals and fellow travelers.

After exploring all these beautiful places, drive leisurely to the beautiful city of Lausanne for some much-needed rest and relaxation. Here you can choose from the best selection of hotels and places to stay as you get to know more about this spectacular city.

After a long day of driving and exploring some of the best places to visit in Switzerland, it’s time to make your relaxed road trip even more comforting. Sit down for a lovely meal at one of the best restaurants in Lausanne.

We highly recommend going to Holy Cow! This place is a popular restaurant with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 2,760 customers.

Another great restaurant option is Alpha Palmiers by Fassbind. This food place is often recommended by travelers and has a rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars from 1,566 customers.

You can also eat at the top-rated Vieux-Lausanne. Offering great food and amazing service, this restaurant has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 706 customers.

After dinner, it’s time to fall in love with the amazing nightlife in Lausanne and unwind at some of the best bars in the city.

Check out Captain Cook Pub for a great selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. This incredible bar is highly recommended and has a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 230 customers.

Another amazing bar that serves many kinds of beverages and cocktails is King Size Pub. This bar has a wonderful rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 2,356 customers.

You may also try Pin Up Bar, another top-rated bar in the city. About 221 bargoers have given this place a thumb up, with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Celebrate this unique opportunity to enjoy a memorable road trip adventure across Switzerland!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Lausanne

  • Lausanne
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Drive 13 km, 1 hour 3 min

  • The Olympic Museum
  • Parc Olympique
  • Pyramides de Vidy
  • Louis Bourget Park
  • Parc de Valency
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On day 5 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, you'll explore the best attractions in Lausanne at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Lausanne, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 2 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous The Olympic Museum. This incredible museum has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 8,534 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Switzerland by seeing another popular site in Lausanne, the wonderful Parc Olympique. This park is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 8,534 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Pyramides de Vidy. This best-rated sightseeing destination has received an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,752 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Louis Bourget Park. This park is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,757 visitors.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Parc de Valency. This amazing site is a wonderful park with more than 1,119 wanderlust-filled travelers rating it an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 5 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Switzerland. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Lausanne itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Switzerland extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Lausanne. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Pub Les Gosses du Québec. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,279 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Café du Simplon, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Café du Simplon is rated 4.2 stars out of 5 by 583 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended The Great Escape. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,559 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Lausanne and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular Bulldog Bar. This vibrant bar is rated 4.1 out of 5 stars by 1,368 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Barberousse Lausanne. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 607 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Another recommendation you shouldn’t miss is The Green Rabbit. Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks. The Green Rabbit has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 642 bar goers.

Enjoy the rest of day 5 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Lausanne

  • Lausanne
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Drive 5 km, 51 min

  • Place de la Palud
  • Lausanne Cathedral
  • Hermitage Foundation
  • Park Hermitage
  • Sauvabelin Tower
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On day 6 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, you'll explore the best attractions in Lausanne at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Lausanne, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 1 night will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Place de la Palud. This incredible square has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,836 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Switzerland by seeing another popular site in Lausanne, the wonderful Lausanne Cathedral. This cathedral is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,836 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Hermitage Foundation. This memory institution has received an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,009 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Park Hermitage. This park is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,382 visitors.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Sauvabelin Tower. This amazing site is a wonderful landmark with more than 2,154 wanderlust-filled travelers rating it an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 6 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Switzerland. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Lausanne itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Switzerland extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Lausanne. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, McCarthy's Irish Pub. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 863 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Le Ticino - Restaurant Lausanne, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Le Ticino - Restaurant Lausanne is rated 4.3 stars out of 5 by 1,086 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Auberge du Chalet des Enfants. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 925 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Lausanne and unwind at the coolest bars in the city.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 6 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Lausanne and Bern

  • Bern
  • Lausanne
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Drive 111 km, 1 hour 49 min

  • Montbenon
  • Cantonal museum of fine arts Lausanne
  • Parc de Mon Repos
  • AQUATIS Aquarium-Vivarium
  • More

On day 7 of your laid-back and relaxed road trip adventure, you’ll have the chance to visit two remarkable areas in Switzerland. Since this self-drive tour offers freedom and flexibility, you can decide how much time you want to spend in each place to enjoy the memorable travel destinations in Switzerland.

Your first destination is the beautiful city of Lausanne. You’ll spend 4 nights in Bern.

Take the opportunity to relax while admiring what the city has to offer. While on a relaxed road trip, one of the best places to explore in the city is the remarkable Montbenon. This square and popular sightseeing spot has an average rating of 4.5 over 5 stars from 3,675 visitors.

Another top sight worth checking out is the amazing Cantonal museum of fine arts Lausanne. This book store and go-to attraction has an average rating of 4.5 over 5 stars from 1,407 travelers.

If you’re looking for another unforgettable attraction to explore during your laid-back trip, the wonderful Parc de Mon Repos is the perfect place for you. This park and travel location has received a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,492 reviewers.

While exploring the city of Lausanne, we highly recommend you join one of its top-rated tours. Joining a tour will allow you to better understand the local culture in Switzerland, meet new people, and create memorable experiences, while you comfortably enjoy.

As this day of your laid-back exploration of the best attractions in Switzerland comes to a close, continue your relaxed road trip adventure in Bern. Drive leisurely, enjoy the views, and listen to some good music. In Bern, you’ll choose from the best hotels and places to stay in the city and restore your energy.

After a long day of traveling and sightseeing, take it easy and have a wonderful dinner at one of the best restaurants in Bern. Check out Brasserie Obstberg, a top choice in Switzerland due to its excellent meals and service.

Another Bern restaurant to try is a local favorite, Süder.

If you’re looking for another must-visit option, Volver BarTapasCafé is a perfect choice. This popular restaurant in Bern has a score of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 577 people.

After dinner, many travelers enjoy hanging out and unwinding at some of the top bars in Bern. The popular Adrianos Bar & Café has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 865 customers and is the perfect place to fully appreciate your unhurried and relaxed road trip vacation in Switzerland.

Celebrate another day of your relaxing road trip through Switzerland with a toast at a top-rated bar in Bern!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Bern

  • Bern
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Drive 9 km, 1 hour 17 min

  • Universität Bern Botanical Garden
  • Bear pit
  • Rose Garden Bern
  • Zentrum Paul Klee
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On day 8 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, you'll explore the best attractions in Bern at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Bern, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 3 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Universität Bern Botanical Garden. This incredible park has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,190 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Switzerland by seeing another popular site in Bern, the wonderful Rose Garden Bern. This architectural structure is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,190 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Zentrum Paul Klee. This art museum has received an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,145 visitors. Up to 148,610 people visit this popular attraction each year.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 8 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Switzerland. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Bern itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Switzerland extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Bern. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, McCarthy's Irish Pub Bern. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 438 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Aarbergerhof, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Aarbergerhof is rated 4.3 stars out of 5 by 878 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Hotel Bellevue Palace. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,579 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Bern and unwind at the coolest bars in the city.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 8 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Bern

  • Bern
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Drive 1 km, 14 min

  • Kindlifresserbrunnen
  • Zytglogge
  • UNESCO - Bern Old Town
  • Bern Minster
  • Münster platform
  • More

On day 9 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, you'll explore the best attractions in Bern at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Bern, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 2 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Kindlifresserbrunnen. This incredible drinking fountain has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 750 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Switzerland by seeing another popular site in Bern, the wonderful Zytglogge. This astronomical clock is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 750 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible UNESCO - Bern Old Town. This must-see tourist destination has received an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 4,755 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Bern Minster. This church building is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.6 out of 5 stars from 4,813 visitors.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Münster platform. This amazing site is a wonderful observation deck with more than 1,450 wanderlust-filled travelers rating it an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 9 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Switzerland. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Bern itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Switzerland extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Bern. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, The BEEF Steakhouse & Bar. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 826 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at The Bowling Company AG, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. The Bowling Company AG is rated 4.2 stars out of 5 by 704 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Noa. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 799 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Bern and unwind at the coolest bars in the city.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 9 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Bern

  • Bern
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Drive 2 km, 38 min

  • Käfigturm
  • Bundesplatz
  • Federal Palace of Switzerland
  • Bernisches Historisches Museum / Einstein Museum
  • Museum of Communication
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On day 10 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, you'll explore the best attractions in Bern at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Bern, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 1 night will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Käfigturm. This incredible city gate has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 855 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Switzerland by seeing another popular site in Bern, the wonderful Bundesplatz. This square is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 855 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Federal Palace of Switzerland. This architectural structure has received an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,882 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Bernisches Historisches Museum / Einstein Museum. This museum is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,889 visitors.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Museum of Communication. This amazing site is a wonderful museum with more than 1,923 wanderlust-filled travelers rating it an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 10 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Switzerland. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Bern itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Switzerland extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Bern. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Casino Bern. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,429 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Ristorante Verdi, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Ristorante Verdi is rated 4.4 stars out of 5 by 615 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Ristorante Azzurro Terra e Mare. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,032 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Bern and unwind at the coolest bars in the city.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 10 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Bern, Servion, Saint-George, Lavey-Morcles, Veytaux, and Geneva

  • Geneva
  • Servion
  • Saint-George
  • Lavey-les-Bains
  • Veytaux
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Drive 282 km, 3 hours 51 min

  • Chillon Castle
  • Les Bains de Lavey
  • Servion Zoo
  • Parc naturel régional Jura vaudois
  • More

Day 11 of your relaxed road trip across the beautiful country of Switzerland will take you on a self-paced journey to two incredible places in one day. See some of the best attractions in Switzerland, taste the most delectable foods and exquisite drinks, and make incredible memories as you go!

You’ll begin your day and sightseeing in Servion, and continue your explorations in the city of Saint-George. The charming Geneva is where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Your first stop is the great city of Servion, where you will see the amazing Parc naturel régional Jura vaudois. This famous park has an impressive 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 3,326 people.

Give yourself the opportunity to see more of Servion than meets the eye by joining a top-rated tour. Put your relaxed road trip to a halt in favor of an in-depth exploration of the city’s best sights and hidden gems while connecting with locals and fellow travelers.

After exploring the city of Servion, it’s time to hit the road again and continue your relaxed road trip to another city in Switzerland, the lovely Saint-George!

In Saint-George, you’ll find the magnificent Les Bains de Lavey. This popular spa has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 7,702 visitors.

After exploring all these beautiful places, drive leisurely to the beautiful city of Geneva for some much-needed rest and relaxation. Here you can choose from the best selection of hotels and places to stay as you get to know more about this spectacular city.

After a long day of driving and exploring some of the best places to visit in Switzerland, it’s time to make your relaxed road trip even more comforting. Sit down for a lovely meal at one of the best restaurants in Geneva.

We highly recommend going to Beau-Rivage Genève. This place is a popular restaurant with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,169 customers.

Another great restaurant option is Les Brasseurs. This food place is often recommended by travelers and has a rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 1,451 customers.

You can also eat at the top-rated Restaurant Vieux Bois. Offering great food and amazing service, this restaurant has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 111 customers.

After dinner, it’s time to fall in love with the amazing nightlife in Geneva and unwind at some of the best bars in the city.

Let’s toast to day 11 of your laid-back self-drive in Saint-George! Celebrate this unique opportunity to enjoy a memorable road trip adventure across Switzerland!

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Day 12

Day 12 – Geneva - departure day

  • Geneva - Departure day
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  • L'Usine
  • More

Day 12 of your relaxed road trip in Switzerland is your departure day. If you have a flight to catch, you’ll drop off your rental car well in advance before your departure. Choose a late flight to enjoy a stress-free last day in Geneva.

Depending on when you need to leave, you might be able to fit in some sightseeing or shopping. Embrace the beauty of Geneva once more and find some souvenirs to help you remember your time in the city. To end your relaxing road trip in Switzerland on top, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

L'Usine is an extraordinary attraction that is perfect for your last day in Geneva. This top sight is a popular top-tier point of interest, rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 902 visitors.

Unwind and look back at the past 12 days of your relaxed road trip over a bite to eat. This is your chance to enjoy one last traditional meal in Geneva or just grab something light to keep you going.

Check out the menu at Tartares & Co. Dining at Tartares & Co is one of the best food experiences you can have in Geneva. This popular restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 707 customers.

Another top recommendation in Geneva is Café du Soleil. If you go to Café du Soleil, you can expect delicious food, a nice ambiance, and great service. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,890 customers.

Alternatively, you could also go to a place like Café PAPON. If you haven’t yet, a trip to Café PAPON is your opportunity to have a lovely meal before leaving the city. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 426 customers.

Give yourself enough time to wave goodbye to Geneva and begin your journey home. The unforgettable experiences you’ve collected along your 12-day relaxed road trip in Switzerland is a story you will tell for the rest of your life.

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