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 ©

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
On the 12th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Castle of Sasso Corbaro, cruise along Tibetan bridge "Carasc", and then explore the activities along Lake Lugano. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria degli Angioli, then trek along Olive Trail, and then enjoy some diversion at Lido di Lugano.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lugano trip itinerary maker site.

Newark, USA to Lugano is an approximately 18-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Newark in March; daily highs in Lugano reach 57°F and lows reach 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Scenic Drive

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

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Zurich

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Limmat and Confiserie Sprungli. Get in touch with nature at Lake Zurich and Lake Lucerne. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and don't miss a visit to Bahnhofstrasse.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Zurich day trip planner.

You can drive from Lugano to Zurich in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Traveling from Lugano in March, you will find days in Zurich are slightly colder (52°F), and nights are about the same (34°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Bern.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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Bern

Bern ©

City of Bears

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 17th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Taubenlochschlucht, don't miss a visit to St. Ursenkathedrale, and then wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of The Cathedral of Bern, see the interesting displays at Musee des Chemins de fer du Kaeserberg, then identify plant and animal life at Barenpark, and finally get to know the resident critters at Tierpark Dahlholzli.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bern online itinerary planner.

Getting from Zurich to Bern by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Bern can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trips

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Staubbach Waterfall and then hike along Blumental Panorama Trail. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Oberhofen Castle, trek along Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli, and then appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Village.

To find out how to plan a trip to Lauterbrunnen, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Bern to Lauterbrunnen in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Saint-Luc.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Staubbach Waterfall ©
Staubbach Waterfall
Oberhofen Castle ©
Oberhofen Castle
Lauterbrunnen Village ©
Lauterbrunnen Village

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Saint-Luc

Saint-Luc ©
Saint-Luc is a village in the district of Sierre in the Swiss canton of Valais. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Grand Bisse de Vercorin, then admire the striking features of Les Moulins de Saint-Luc, and then look and learn at Chemin des Planetes.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint-Luc trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lauterbrunnen to Saint-Luc takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Montreux.

Things to do in Saint-Luc

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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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 22nd (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Tourbillon, explore the historical opulence of Valere Basilica, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at The Thermal Center. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Corniche Lavaux Vineyards, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Lavey-les-Bains, and then admire the striking features of Chateau de Chillon.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Montreux driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Saint-Luc to Montreux takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Montreux

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Spas

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lavey-les-Bains ©
Lavey-les-Bains
Chateau de Tourbillon ©
Chateau de Tourbillon
Valere Basilica ©
Valere Basilica

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