15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  10​h
1
Zurich
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Davos
— 2 nights
train:  7​h 15​min
3
Zermatt
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
4
Lausanne
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Basel
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  12​h
End: Boston

2
nights
Zurich

Zurich
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Zurich road trip planning site .

Boston, USA to Zurich is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Zurich when traveling from Boston in February, with lows around 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Davos.

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors Parks Museums

2
nights
Davos

Davos ©
Explore hidden gems such as Davos Klosters Ski Resort and GWunderwald Heidboden Davos. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Landwasser Viaduct and Wintersportmuseum.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Davos trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Zurich to Davos takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Zurich in February: high temperatures in Davos hover around 35°F and lows are around 22°F. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Davos

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Landwasser Viaduct
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Rinerhorn ©
Rinerhorn
Landwasser Viaduct ©
Landwasser Viaduct
BierVision Monstein AG ©
BierVision Monstein AG

3
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Visiting Ski Service and Mont-Fort will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at L'Hospice du Gd-St-Bernard and Bisse Saviese Torrent-Neuf. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Riffelsee, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapelle Gornergrat "Bernhard von Aosta", take in the architecture and atmosphere at Intercontinental Church Society, and take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Zermatt visit planner .

You can take a train from Davos to Zermatt in 7.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Lausanne.

Things to do in Zermatt

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Verbier, L'Hospice du Gd-St-Bernard
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Ski Service ©
Ski Service
Riffelsee ©
Riffelsee

3
nights
Lausanne

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Popular historic sites such as Escaliers du Marche and Cimetiere du Bois-de-Vaux are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Church of St. Sulpice (Eglise de St-Sulpice) and Roman Theatre. When in Lausanne, make a side trip to see Roman Amphitheatre in Avenches, approximately 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Vieille ville, explore the engaging exhibits at Museum of Zoology - Lausanne, appreciate the history behind Thai Pavilion, and walk around Parc Olympique.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lausanne tour itinerary planner.

Take a train from Zermatt to Lausanne in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Basel.

Things to do in Lausanne

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Avenches, Vieille ville
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Palais Rumine ©
Palais Rumine
Escaliers du Marche ©
Escaliers du Marche
Eglise de Saint-Sulpice ©
Eglise de Saint-Sulpice

2
nights
Basel

Basel ©
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom von Arlesheim, take in the spiritual surroundings of Heiliggeistkirche, take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthauskirche, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Clarakirche, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Antoniuskirche, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Peterskirche. On your second day here, get great views at Pfalz, get engrossed in the history at Basel Historical Museum - Haus zum Kirschgarten, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinagoga di Basilea, then examine the collection at Museum Kleines Klingental, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Martinskirche.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Basel online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Lausanne to Basel in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Basel can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Basel

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Dom von Arlesheim
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Matthauskirche ©
Matthauskirche
Martinskirche ©
Martinskirche

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