11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lugano
— 1 night
2
St. Moritz
— 2 nights
3
Lucerne
— 2 nights
4
Grindelwald
— 1 night
5
Zermatt
— 1 night
6
Lausanne
— 3 nights

1
night
Lugano

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
On the 27th (Fri), stroll through Olive Trail, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria di Loreto, thenget great views at Monte Generoso, and finally walk around Parco delle Gole della Breggia.

Plan trip to Lugano with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Lugano is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and train. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Lugano, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Tel Aviv, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Lugano, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Monte Generoso, Parco delle Gole della Breggia
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Monte Generoso ©
Monte Generoso
Parco delle Gole della Breggia ©
Parco delle Gole della Breggia
Chiesa di Santa Maria di Loreto ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria di Loreto

2
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Museum Andrea Robbi, appreciate the views at Val Fex, thenget engrossed in the history at Engadine Museum, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Albula Pass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Chesa Futura, enjoy some diversion at Olympia Bobrun, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Piz Bernina, thengo for a walk through Schellen Ursli Path, thencontemplate the long history of The Leaning Tower, Engadin St. Moritz, and finally explore the activities along Lake Silvaplana.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Moritz trip site.

Getting from Lugano to St. Moritz by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lugano in September, things will get little chillier in St. Moritz: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Sils im Engadin, Lake Silvaplana, Albula Pass
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Val Fex ©
Val Fex
Albula Pass ©
Albula Pass
Piz Bernina ©
Piz Bernina

2
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 30th (Mon), grab a seat and go on Stoos Funicular, identify plant and animal life at Sattel Hochstuckli, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Hofkirche, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten). On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to The Nine Towers, thensnap pictures at Spreuer Bridge, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Pilatus Luzern, and finally identify plant and animal life at Naturschutzzentrum Neeracherried.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Lucerne trip planner.

Traveling by car from St. Moritz to Lucerne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, Lucerne is a bit warmer than St. Moritz - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Stoos Funicular, Naturschutzzentrum Neeracherried, Sattel Hochstuckli
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Sattel Hochstuckli ©
Sattel Hochstuckli
Pilatus Luzern ©
Pilatus Luzern
Naturschutzzentrum Neeracherried ©
Naturschutzzentrum Neeracherried

1
night
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
On the 2nd (Wed), admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village, trek along Maennlichen Romantic Trail, thenhike along Maennlichen Royal Walk, thenadmire the verdant scenery at Gletscherschlucht Grindelwald, and finally take in the awesome beauty at The Wetterhorn.

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You can drive from Lucerne to Grindelwald in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lauterbrunnen Village
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Maennlichen Romantic Trail ©
Maennlichen Romantic Trail
Maennlichen Royal Walk ©
Maennlichen Royal Walk
The Wetterhorn ©
The Wetterhorn

1
night
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 3rd (Thu): get interesting insight from Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at 5-Seenweg, thendon't miss a visit to Riffelsee, thenstroll through Trockener Steg, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Breithorn.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Zermatt attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Grindelwald to Zermatt takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Lausanne.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Trockener Steg ©
Trockener Steg
5-Seenweg ©
5-Seenweg

3
nights
Lausanne

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Step off the beaten path and head to Les Gorges du Durnand and Parc Olympique. Get in touch with nature at Dent de Vaulion and Sauvabelin Forest. Go for a jaunt from Lausanne to Vernayaz to see Cascade de la Pissevache about 58 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise de Saint-Sulpice, appreciate the extensive heritage of Escaliers du Marche, examine the collection at Musee Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, and make a trip to Thai Pavilion.

To find maps and tourist information, go to the Lausanne journey builder app.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Lausanne in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lausanne

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Cascade de la Pissevache, Les Gorges du Durnand, Dent de Vaulion
Highlights from your plan
Les Gorges du Durnand ©
Les Gorges du Durnand
Dent de Vaulion ©
Dent de Vaulion
Cascade de la Pissevache ©
Cascade de la Pissevache

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