11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Bern
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Chexbres
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Sion
— 1 night
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Leukerbad
— 1 night
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Kandersteg
— 1 night
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Interlaken
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Lucerne
— 1 night
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Zurich
— 1 night
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Stein am Rhein
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Schaffhausen
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Bern

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at French Church, explore the activities along Aare River, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Holy Ghost, and finally take a stroll through Matte.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bern online trip maker.

Wurzburg, Germany to Bern is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Bern can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. On the 19th (Mon), you'll travel to Chexbres.

Things to do in Bern

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Matte ©
Must see
Matte
4.5
Aare River
Water Body
Aare River
4.9

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Chexbres

Chexbres is a municipality in the Swiss canton Vaud, located in the district of Lavaux-Oron. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Chateau De Glerolles and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Spa & Wellness Le Baron Tavernier. On the next day, learn about winemaking at Les Freres Dubois, do a tasting at Alain Chollet Winery, and then tee off at Lavaux Golf Club.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chexbres vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Bern to Chexbres takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sion.

Things to do in Chexbres

Wineries · Spas · Outdoors · Golf

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Les Freres Dubois ©
Winery / Vineyard
Les Freres Dubois
4.6
Lavaux Golf Club ©
Golf Course
Lavaux Golf Club
2.6

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Sion

Sion is the capital of the Swiss canton of Valais and of the district of Sion. To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sion online travel route planner.

You can drive from Chexbres to Sion in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Sion can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Leukerbad.

Things to do in Sion

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Fondation Opale ©
Art Museum
Fondation Opale
4.7
Le Musee Des Bisses ©
Specialty Museum
Le Musee Des Bisses
4.7

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Leukerbad

Europe's largest thermal resort spa welcomes weary hikers and sore skiers for the rejuvenating effects of its soothing waters.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): trek along Klettersteig Gemmi-Daubenhorn Leukerbad Wallis Schweiz, then hike along Albinenleitern, and then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Leuk.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Leukerbad road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sion to Leukerbad takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Kandersteg.

Things to do in Leukerbad

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Kandersteg

Kandersteg is a municipality in the Frutigen-Niedersimmental administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Kandersteg attractions planning tool.

Drive from Leukerbad to Kandersteg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You will leave for Interlaken on the 23rd (Fri).

Things to do in Kandersteg

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): glide through the air with Twin Paragliding, delve into the distant past at Unspunnen Castle, then look for all kinds of wild species at Heimwehfluh, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Schlosskirche, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Interlaken tour builder site.

Getting from Kandersteg to Interlaken by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In October, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Twin Paragliding ©
Parasailing / Paragliding
Twin Paragliding
4.4
Heimwehfluh ©
Wildlife Area
Heimwehfluh
2.0

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Lucerne

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Astrid-Kapelle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche St. Maria Weggis, then take an in-depth tour of Richard Wagner Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Biosphaere Entlebuch.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Lucerne trip builder app.

You can drive from Interlaken to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Lucerne are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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Biosphaere Entlebuch ©
Wildlife Area
Biosphaere Entlebuch
5.0

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Zurich

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Oskar-Reinhart Foundation Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Uhren Sammlung Kellenberger, then see the interesting displays at Winterthur Kunstmuseum, and finally see the interesting displays at Villa Flora Winterthur.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich itinerary site.

You can drive from Lucerne to Zurich in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Stein am Rhein.

Things to do in Zurich

Side Trip

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Villa Flora Winterthur ©
Specialty Museum
Villa Flora Winterthur
4.7

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Stein am Rhein

Stein am Rhein is a historic town and a municipality in the canton of Schaffhausen in Switzerland.The town has a well-preserved medieval centre, retaining the ancient street plan. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Reformierte Kirche Wiesendangen, then learn about winemaking at Weingut Hausammann, then explore the different attractions at Bolderhof, and finally examine the collection at Krippenwelt.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Stein am Rhein online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Stein am Rhein takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Schaffhausen.

Things to do in Stein am Rhein

Wineries · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Weingut Hausammann ©
Winery / Vineyard
Weingut Hausammann
4.9
Krippenwelt ©
Specialty Museum
Krippenwelt
4.4
Reformierte Kirche Wiesendangen ©
Architectural Building
Reformierte Kirche Wiesendangen
4.1

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Schaffhausen

The Canton of Schaffhausen is a canton of Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirche St. Johann, pause for some serene contemplation at Munsterkirche, see the interesting displays at Museum zu Allerheiligen, then go for a walk through Sackelamtshusli, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Asia Spa, and finally snap pictures at Rheinbrucke Diessenhofen–Gailingen. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge your senses at Rotiberg-Kellerei, then explore the historical opulence of Burg Radegg, and then get interesting insight from Sciffmandli.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Schaffhausen route planning tool.

Schaffhausen is just a stone's throw from Stein am Rhein. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Schaffhausen

Historic Sites · Spas · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

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Munsterkirche ©
Church
Munsterkirche
4.0
Museum zu Allerheiligen ©
Specialty Museum
Museum zu Allerheiligen
4.6

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