17 days in Switzerland Itinerary

17 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Fly to Geneva, Train to Zermatt
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Zermatt
— 1 night
Train
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Bellinzona
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Lucerne
— 4 nights
Drive
4
Lauterbrunnen
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Montreux
— 5 nights
Fly

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Zermatt

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Intercontinental Church Society, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, then examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and finally make a trip to Walk of Climb. On the next day, take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", and then get interesting insight from Forest Fun Park Zermatt.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Zermatt trip builder app.

Stockholm, Sweden to Zermatt is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can catch the train to Bellinzona.

Things to do in Zermatt

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Museums
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Sunnegga ©
Observation Deck
Sunnegga
4.5

3
nights
Bellinzona

Bellinzona is the capital of the canton Ticino in Switzerland. Explore hidden gems such as Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso and Castelli di Bellinzona. Change things up with these side-trips from Bellinzona: Brissago Islands (in Brissago), Cardada (in Orselina) and Lungolago Di Ascona (in Ascona). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Castello di Montebello, step into the grandiose world of Castelgrande, stroll through Valle Verzasca, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Indipendenza.

For reviews and tourist information, read Bellinzona online trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Zermatt to Bellinzona in 5.5 hours. In June in Bellinzona, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Bellinzona

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Castello di Montebello ©
World heritage site
Castello di Montebello
4.7
Cardada ©
Mountain
Cardada
4.6

4
nights
Lucerne

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Vieille Ville de Thoune. Explore Lucerne's surroundings by going to Bern (Laeuferbrunnen, Mosesbrunnen, &more), Lake Brienz (in Brienz) and Lake Zurich (in Zurich). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Jesuitenkirche, don't miss a visit to The Nine Towers, explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, and take in the views from Chapel Bridge.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Lucerne trip website.

You can drive from Bellinzona to Lucerne in 2 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Bellinzona in June: highs in Lucerne hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Adventure

Side Trips

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Chapel Bridge ©
Must see
Chapel Bridge
4.7
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Parasailing / Paragliding
Parasailing & Paragliding
5.0
Jesuitenkirche ©
Church
Jesuitenkirche
4.6

3
nights
Lauterbrunnen

A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Step off the beaten path and head to Airtime Paragliding and Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, Head underground at St. Beatus Hoehlen, take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall, and take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lauterbrunnen trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Lauterbrunnen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Montreux.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

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Aletsch Glacier ©
Must see
Aletsch Glacier
4.8
Jungfraujoch ©
World heritage site
Jungfraujoch
4.4
Airtime Paragliding ©
Parasailing / Paragliding
Airtime Paragliding
4.9

5
nights
Montreux

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Step off the beaten path and head to Montreux Lakeside and HouseTrap. Venture out of the city with trips to Cathedrale St-Nicolas (in Fribourg), Les Diablerets (Glacier 3000 & Chapelle des Diablerets) and Lausanne (Esplanade de Montbenon, La Suisse - Belle Epoque - paddle steamboat, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Rochers-de-Naye, admire the natural beauty at Parc de l'Independance, see the interesting displays at Musee des Chemins de fer du Kaeserberg, and indulge your senses at Swiss Riviera Wine Tours.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Montreux route planner.

Getting from Lauterbrunnen to Montreux by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Montreux

Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

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Glacier 3000 ©
Cross-country Ski Area
Glacier 3000
4.4
Rochers-de-Naye ©
Mountain
Rochers-de-Naye
4.4

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