15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Boise
+2
Fly + foot + train:  19​h 30​min
1
Montreux
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Kandersteg
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Weggis
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Zurich
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Boise

2
nights
Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Step out of Montreux to go to Gruyeres and see Castle of Gruyeres, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Chateau de Chillon, admire the natural beauty at Alpengarten La Rambertia, take in the pleasant sights at Lakeside Promenade Fleuri, and take in the exciting artwork at Plexus Art Gallery.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Montreux trip planner .

Boise, USA to Montreux is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of flight, tram, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Boise to Montreux is 8 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Kandersteg.

Things to do in Montreux

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Chateau de Chillon, Castle of Gruyeres
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Rochers-de-Naye ©
Rochers-de-Naye
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Lakeside Promenade Fleuri ©
Lakeside Promenade Fleuri

3
nights
Kandersteg

Kandersteg ©
Kandersteg is a municipality in the Frutigen-Niedersimmental administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. Kandersteg is known for nature, trails, winter sports, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, get great views at Bluemlisalphutte SAC 2840m, and get outside with Kandersteg-Allmenalp Klettersteig.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kandersteg holiday site .

Traveling by car from Montreux to Kandersteg takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Weggis.

Things to do in Kandersteg

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Oeschinen Lake ©
Oeschinen Lake

3
nights
Weggis

Weggis ©
Weggis is a municipality in the district of Lucerne in the canton of Lucerne in Switzerland.It forms part of the northern shore of Lake Lucerne. Explore Weggis' surroundings by going to Grindelwald (Grindelwald-First, Grosse Scheidegg, & more). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Furka Pass and get to know the fascinating history of Uferpromenade Weggis.

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

You can drive from Kandersteg to Weggis in 2.5 hours. October in Weggis sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Weggis

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Grindelwald, Furka Pass
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Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First
Bachalpsee Lake ©
Bachalpsee Lake
Furka Pass ©
Furka Pass

5
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Interlaken (Speed Boats Tours & Parasailing & Paragliding) and Lucerne (The Nine Towers, Mt Pilatus, & more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Zurich travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Weggis to Zurich takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in October, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lucerne, Interlaken
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town

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