11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland trip planner

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Geneva
— 2 nights
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Lausanne
— 2 nights
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Lutry
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St-Saphorin-Lavaux
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
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St. Moritz
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Locarno
— 3 nights
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Geneva

— 2 nights

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Geneva is known for nature, museums, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, make a trip to The Flower Clock, kick back and relax at Bains des Paquis, and get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Geneva planner.

Lucerne to Geneva is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In July in Geneva, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Lausanne.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Lausanne

— 2 nights

Swiss San Francisco

Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): stop by Zara and then get to know the fascinating history of Place de la Palud.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Lausanne trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Lausanne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lutry.

Things to do in Lausanne

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Lutry

Lutry is a municipality in the Swiss canton of Vaud, located in the Lavaux-Oron.HistoryLutry is first mentioned in 908 as in Lustraco villam. To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Lutry road trip planning site.

Lutry is very close to Lausanne. On the 29th (Wed), you're off to St-Saphorin-Lavaux.

Things to do in Lutry

Wineries · Nightlife · Fun & Games · Outdoors

St-Saphorin-Lavaux

Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): do a tasting at Domaine Bovy, then enjoy breathtaking views from Ascenseur panoramique Plein Ciel, and then learn about winemaking at Maurice Neyroud.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the St-Saphorin-Lavaux tour builder.

St-Saphorin-Lavaux is very close to Lutry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in St-Saphorin-Lavaux

Wineries

Side Trips

Zermatt

— 2 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Zermatt tour itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from St-Saphorin-Lavaux to Zermatt takes 2.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

St. Moritz

— 1 night
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On the 1st (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Muottas Muragl, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz, and then get great views at Diavolezza.

Plan my trip to St. Moritz with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Zermatt to St. Moritz in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or ride a tram. In July in St. Moritz, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Locarno.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Locarno

— 3 nights
Locarno's Mediterranean climate, palm trees, and 2,300 hours of sunlight per year make this city the warmest in Switzerland.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Locarno: Lugano (Lake Lugano & Monte San Salvatore) and Tamborini Vini (in Lamone). And it doesn't end there: cool off at Lido Locarno, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta, stroll around Camellia Park, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Grande.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Locarno holiday maker app.

You can drive from St. Moritz to Locarno in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from St. Moritz in August, expect Locarno to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Locarno

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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.