11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ljubljana
Drive:  8 h
1
Montreux
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Grindelwald
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Lucerne
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
St. Moritz
— 3 nights
Drive:  7 h 15 min
End: Ljubljana

1
night
Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Musée de Montreux, stroll around Promenade Sur Les Quais De Montreux, then appreciate the history behind Monument to Vladimir Nabokov, and finally go for a stroll along the water at Lake Geneva Marine (Genfersee Schifffahrt).

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Ljubljana, Slovenia to Montreux is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Montreux

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Promenade Sur Les Quais De Montreux ©
Promenade Sur Les Quais De Montreux
Musée de Montreux ©
Musée de Montreux

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls and Lauterbrunnen Village. Step out of the city life by going to Maennlichen and Staubbach Waterfall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grindelwald: Blumental Panorama Trail (in Murren), Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway (in Wengen) and Giessbachfälle (in Brienz). It doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at The Eiger.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Grindelwald trip planning site.

Getting from Montreux to Grindelwald by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Blumental Panorama Trail, The Eiger, Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway, Giessbachfälle
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Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
The Eiger ©
The Eiger
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen

2
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 6th (Tue), take a stroll through Niederdorf, then look for all kinds of wild species at Pilatus Luzern, and then see the interesting displays at The Rosengart Collection. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Reichenbach Falls, then take in breathtaking views at Aare Gorge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hofkirche, and finally make a trip to The Nine Towers.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Lucerne online journey builder.

Getting from Grindelwald to Lucerne by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Lucerne are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Meiringen, Niederdorf
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Niederdorf
Niederdorf
Pilatus Luzern ©
Pilatus Luzern
Aare Gorge ©
Aare Gorge

3
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
Visiting Engadine and Lake Sils will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at National Park Centre and Kirche San Karl St. Moritz-Bad. Step out of St. Moritz to go to Bregaglia and see Maloja Pass, which is approximately 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at The Leaning Tower, Engadin St. Moritz, explore the world behind art at Berry Museum, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and see the interesting displays at Mill Weber House.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Moritz day trip planning tool.

Drive from Lucerne to St. Moritz in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Lucerne in October, expect St. Moritz to be slightly colder, temps between 13°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

National Park Centre, Maloja Pass, Lake Sils
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National Park Centre ©
National Park Centre
Engadine ©
Engadine
Lake Sils ©
Lake Sils

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