5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Fly
1
Zurich
— 1 night
Drive
2
St. Moritz
— 3 nights
Drive to Zürich Airport, Fly to Washington

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Zurich — 1 night

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 31st (Wed), look for gifts at Lindt Factory Outlet Kilchberg, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and then wander the streets of Old Town.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Zurich trip itinerary builder app.

Washington, USA to Zurich is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington to Zurich. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Washington in August, with highs in Zurich at 76°F and lows at 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to St. Moritz.
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St. Moritz — 3 nights

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Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Muottas Muragl, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz, and then get great views at Diavolezza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Val Roseg, explore the striking landscape at Morteratsch Glacier, and then get great views at Piz Nair.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the St. Moritz day trip app.

You can drive from Zurich to St. Moritz in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Zurich in August, expect St. Moritz to be a bit cooler, temps between 66°F and 51°F. You will leave for home on the 3rd (Sat).
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Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
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.
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