15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
St. Moritz
— 2 nights
2
Lucerne
— 3 nights
3
Grindelwald
— 3 nights
4
Zermatt
— 3 nights
5
Lausanne
— 2 nights

2
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Diavolezza and Lake St. Moritz. There's still lots to do: get great views at Muottas Muragl, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Piz Bernina, make a trip to The Leaning Tower, Engadin St. Moritz, and have fun at Olympia Bobrun.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the St. Moritz trip planner.

Hamburg, Germany to St. Moritz is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Hamburg in September, expect St. Moritz to be slightly colder, temps between 60°F and 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature · Parks · Museums
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Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl
Diavolezza ©
Diavolezza
Piz Nair ©
Piz Nair

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Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Furka Pass and The Nine Towers. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesuitenkirche, steep yourself in history at Museggmauer, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), and snap pictures at Spreuer Bridge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Lucerne road trip tool.

Drive from St. Moritz to Lucerne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from St. Moritz in September; daily highs in Lucerne reach 67°F and lows reach 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Furka Pass
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Furka Pass ©
Furka Pass
Jesuitenkirche ©
Jesuitenkirche

3
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Aletsch Glacier and Maennlichen Romantic Trail. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Faulhorn, explore the activities along Bachalpsee Lake, get interesting insight from Jungfraujoch, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Maennlichen Royal Walk.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Grindelwald trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Grindelwald takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Faulhorn ©
Faulhorn
Bachalpsee Lake ©
Bachalpsee Lake

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Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Step off the beaten path and head to Riffelsee and Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge. Get out of town with these interesting Zermatt side-trips: Grande Dixence (in Heremence) and Great St. Bernard Pass (in Bourg Saint Pierre). And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Mauritius, get great views at Photopoint Kirchbrucke bridge, and don't miss a visit to Walk of Climb.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Zermatt day trip tool.

Traveling by train from Grindelwald to Zermatt takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Lausanne.

Things to do in Zermatt

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge, Grande Dixence, Great St. Bernard Pass
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Great St. Bernard Pass ©
Great St. Bernard Pass
Riffelsee ©
Riffelsee
Hinterdorfstrasse ©
Hinterdorfstrasse

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nights
Lausanne

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Chateau de Chillon, then make a trip to Rolex Learning Center EPFL, then take a tour of La Suisse - Belle Epoque - paddle steamboat, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Place de la Palud. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Grottes de Vallorbe, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise de Saint-Sulpice, then get to know the fascinating history of Esplanade de Montbenon, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Escaliers du Marche.

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Traveling by train from Zermatt to Lausanne takes 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lausanne

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Chateau de Chillon, Grottes de Vallorbe
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Esplanade de Montbenon ©
Esplanade de Montbenon
Grottes de Vallorbe ©
Grottes de Vallorbe
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon

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