10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Hinwil
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Hinwil
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
Train
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Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lucerne
— 2 nights
Fly

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Hinwil

— 2 nights
Hinwil is a municipality in the district of Hinwil in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland.HistoryThe village Hinwil from which the later municipality took its name is first mentioned in 745 as Hunichinwilari, in a donation made by Beata and Landolt to the Abbey of Saint Gall. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery Fischingen, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Rapperswil, then pause for some serene contemplation at Capuchin Friary, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. John. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Sportbahnen Atzmannig, then boost your wellbeing at Alpenbad, and then get outside with Badi Lutzelsee.

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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic to Hinwil is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 5 hours. Traveling from Punta Cana in January, expect Hinwil to be cooler, temps between 4°C and -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Hinwil

Historic Sites · Spas · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Zermatt

— 2 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 17th (Sun), get great views at Gornergrat, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Trockener Steg, then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Zermatt trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Hinwil to Zermatt in 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Interlaken

— 3 nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kleine Scheidegg and The Cathedral of Bern. Visiting Hightide Kayak School and Molitor will get you outdoors. Explore Interlaken's surroundings by going to Grindelwald-First (in Grindelwald) and Bern (Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center), UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, &more). It doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch.

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You can take a train from Zermatt to Interlaken in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. January in Interlaken sees daily highs of 2°C and lows of -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Tours · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lucerne

— 2 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take a stroll through Niederdorf, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, and then take a stroll through Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Altstadt Luzern and then identify plant and animal life at Mt Pilatus.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lucerne trip tool.

Getting from Interlaken to Lucerne by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

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.