11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Basel
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
St. Moritz
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Davos
— 2 nights
Train:  7 h 15 min
4
Zermatt
— 1 night
Train:  3 h 15 min
5
Lausanne
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: London

2
nights
Basel

Basel ©
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): wander the streets of Basel's Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of The Cathedral of Bern, take in panoramic vistas at Gurten, and then explore the activities along Thunersee.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Basel trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Basel is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Basel. Traveling from London in January, Basel is slightly colder at night with lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Basel

Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bern, Fondation Beyeler, Thunersee
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Gurten ©
Gurten
Basel's Old Town ©
Basel's Old Town
Jean Tinguely Museum ©
Jean Tinguely Museum

2
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
On the 4th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Muottas Muragl, explore the activities along Lake St. Moritz, and then take some stellar pictures from Diavolezza. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of San Gian, take in the awesome beauty at Val Roseg, explore the striking landscape at Morteratsch Glacier, then take in the awesome beauty at Piz Nair, and finally contemplate the long history of The Leaning Tower, Engadin St. Moritz.

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Getting from Basel to St. Moritz by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Basel in January, with highs in St. Moritz at 1°C and lows at -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Davos.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pontresina, Church of San Gian
Highlights from your plan
Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl
Morteratsch Glacier ©
Morteratsch Glacier
The Leaning Tower, Engadin St. Moritz ©

2
nights
Davos

Davos ©
On the 6th (Mon), fly down the slopes at Davos Klosters Ski Resort, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Parsenn Skigebiet, and finally explore the activities along Lake Davos. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Jacobshorn, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lenzerheide Ski Resort, then take a stroll through Old Town Chur, and finally stop by Milchzentrale Bad Ragaz.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Davos trip planner .

Drive from St. Moritz to Davos in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In January in Davos, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Davos

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Old Town Chur, Milchzentrale Bad Ragaz, Lenzerheide Ski Resort
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Lenzerheide Ski Resort ©
Lenzerheide Ski Resort
Jacobshorn ©
Jacobshorn
Lake Davos ©
Lake Davos

1
night
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 8th (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Mauritius, then enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse. Here are some ideas for day two: fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at Roemisch-katholische Kirche Tasch, and finally fly down the slopes at Riederalp.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Zermatt trip planner .

Traveling by train from Davos to Zermatt takes 7.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Lausanne.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Riederalp, Roemisch-katholische Kirche Tasch
Highlights from your plan
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise
Parasailing & Paragliding
Riederalp ©
Riederalp

2
nights
Lausanne

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): go for a stroll along the water at Le Port d'Ouchy, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then explore the world behind art at Collection de l'Art Brut, and finally don't miss a visit to Sauvabelin Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Place de la Palud, examine the collection at Queen Studio Experience, then take in the awesome beauty at Rochers-de-Naye, and finally see the interesting displays at Fondation Pierre Gianadda.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Lausanne journey planner .

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Lausanne takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lausanne

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Montreux, Fondation Pierre Gianadda
Highlights from your plan
Queen Studio Experience ©
Queen Studio Experience
Sauvabelin Tower ©
Sauvabelin Tower
Collection de l'Art Brut ©
Collection de l'Art Brut

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