14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Lugano
— 2 nights
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Zurich
— 2 nights
3
Bern
— 2 nights
4
Lauterbrunnen
— 2 nights
5
Saint-Luc
— 1 night
6
Montreux
— 2 nights

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Lugano

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
On the 14th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Castle of Sasso Corbaro, cruise along Tibetan bridge "Carasc", and then explore the activities along Lake Lugano. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria degli Angioli, then hike along Olive Trail, and then kick back and relax at Lido di Lugano.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lugano trip builder.

Newark, USA to Lugano is an approximately 18-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Newark in March: high temperatures in Lugano hover around 57°F and lows are around 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Tibetan bridge "Carasc", Castle of Sasso Corbaro
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Santa Maria degli Angioli ©
Santa Maria degli Angioli
Castle of Sasso Corbaro ©
Castle of Sasso Corbaro
Tibetan bridge ©
Tibetan bridge "Carasc"

2
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Step off the beaten path and head to Limmat and Confiserie Sprungli. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Town and Fraumünster Church. Step out of Zurich with an excursion to Lake Lucerne in Lucerne--about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Zurich holiday planner.

You can drive from Lugano to Zurich in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. While traveling from Lugano, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Zurich, ranging from highs of 52°F to lows of 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Bern.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lake Lucerne
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

2
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Taubenlochschlucht, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Ursenkathedrale, and then wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern. On the next day, get great views at The Cathedral of Bern, then examine the collection at Musee des Chemins de fer du Kaeserberg, then look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark, and finally get to know the resident critters at Tierpark Dahlholzli.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bern online itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Zurich to Bern in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in March, and nighttime lows around 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

St. Ursenkathedrale, Taubenlochschlucht, Musee des Chemins de fer du Kaeserberg
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Tierpark Dahlholzli ©
Tierpark Dahlholzli
The Cathedral of Bern ©
The Cathedral of Bern
Musee des Chemins de fer du Kaeserberg ©
Musee des Chemins de fer du Kaeserberg

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Lauterbrunnen

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
On the 21st (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall and then stroll through Blumental Panorama Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Oberhofen Castle, stroll through Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Lauterbrunnen trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bern to Lauterbrunnen takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Saint-Luc.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli, Blumental Panorama Trail, Oberhofen Castle
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Staubbach Waterfall ©
Staubbach Waterfall
Oberhofen Castle ©
Oberhofen Castle
Lauterbrunnen Village ©
Lauterbrunnen Village

1
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Saint-Luc

Saint-Luc ©
Saint-Luc is a village in the district of Sierre in the Swiss canton of Valais. On the 23rd (Fri), trek along Grand Bisse de Vercorin, then admire the landmark architecture of Les Moulins de Saint-Luc, and then see the sky in a new way at Chemin des Planetes.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint-Luc online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lauterbrunnen to Saint-Luc takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Montreux.

Things to do in Saint-Luc

Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trip

Grand Bisse de Vercorin
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Grand Bisse de Vercorin ©
Grand Bisse de Vercorin
Les Moulins de Saint-Luc ©
Les Moulins de Saint-Luc

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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 24th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Tourbillon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Valere Basilica, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at The Thermal Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Corniche Lavaux Vineyards, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Lavey-les-Bains, and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Montreux trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saint-Luc to Montreux takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Montreux

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Sion, The Thermal Center, Lavey-les-Bains, Chateau de Chillon
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Lavey-les-Bains ©
Lavey-les-Bains
Chateau de Tourbillon ©
Chateau de Tourbillon
Valere Basilica ©
Valere Basilica

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