5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich
— 1 night
2
Chur
— Few hours
3
Wengen
— 2 nights
4
Zermatt
— 1 night

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night
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 25th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and then wander the streets of Old Town. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, thentake a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip planning site.

Paris, France to Zurich is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight, bus, and train. You can also fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Paris in December, with highs in Zurich at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Chur.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Chapel Bridge
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge

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hours
Chur

Chur ©
Chur or Coire is the capital and largest town of the Swiss canton of Grisons and lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. On the 26th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Leonhard Kapelle.

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You can drive from Zurich to Chur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Wengen.

Things to do in Chur

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Leonhard Kapelle
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St. Leonhard Kapelle ©
St. Leonhard Kapelle

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Wengen

Wengen ©
Wengen is a mountain village in the Bernese Oberland of central Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch. On your second day here, stop by Central Sport, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Skigebiet Metsch, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauterbrunnen Church.

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Getting from Chur to Wengen by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daily temperatures in Wengen can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Wengen

Nature Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Jungfraujoch, Skigebiet Metsch
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Central Sport ©
Central Sport

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery and then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Zermatt travel route planner.

You can take a train from Wengen to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery

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