10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Fly
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Geneva
— 2 nights
Drive
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Montreux
— 1 night
Drive
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Zermatt
— 1 night
Train
4
Wengen
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Lugano
— 1 night
Drive
6
Lucerne
— 1 night
Drive
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Zurich
— 1 night
Fly

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Geneva

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): make a trip to The Flower Clock, then admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and then explore the activities along Lake Geneva. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, take in the exciting artwork at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery, then get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and finally see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Geneva trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Geneva is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Geneva, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in March, with highs in Geneva at 13°C and lows at 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Montreux.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites
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1
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Montreux

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
On the 13th (Sat), explore the engaging exhibits at Chaplin's World, take in the pleasant sights at Montreux Lakeside, then pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Montreux road trip site.

You can drive from Geneva to Montreux in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Childrens Museums · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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1
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Zermatt

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, and then see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

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Drive from Montreux to Zermatt in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Wengen.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games · Outdoors
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Wengen

Wengen is a mountain village in the Bernese Oberland of central Switzerland. On the 15th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch and then take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, then explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, and then stop by Molitor.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Wengen road trip planner.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Wengen in 3.5 hours. March in Wengen sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Lugano.

Things to do in Wengen

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 14 — 16:

1
night
Lugano

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): stroll around Parco Ciani, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lugano, then explore the ancient world of Monte San Giorgio, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo del Trasparente.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lugano itinerary maker.

Drive from Wengen to Lugano in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Wengen in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lugano: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 16 — 17:

1
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Lucerne

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, admire the striking features of Lucerne Station, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rigi, and finally explore the activities along Lake Lucerne.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lucerne online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Lugano to Lucerne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 18:

1
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Zurich

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take a stroll through Old Town and then explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Zurich takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March in Zurich, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 19:

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
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.