11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich
— 4 nights
2
Grindelwald
— 3 nights
3
Lucerne
— 2 nights

4
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Take a break from Zurich with a short trip to Rhine Falls in Neuhausen am Rheinfall, about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Zurich day trip tool.

Bangkok, Thailand to Zurich is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 6 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Bangkok in October: high temperatures in Zurich hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Rhine Falls
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls

3
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Jungfraujoch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg, thenstop by Vogts Corner, and then fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Grindelwald visit website.

Getting from Zurich to Grindelwald by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trip

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First
Kleine Scheidegg ©
Kleine Scheidegg

2
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Lucerne is known for nature, childrens museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rigi, snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, and pause for some serene contemplation at Hofkirche.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Lucerne trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Lucerne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Parks Shopping
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Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Rigi ©
Rigi

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