15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Montreux
— 1 night
2
Zermatt
— 2 nights
3
Grindelwald
— 3 nights
4
Lugano
— 2 nights
5
St. Moritz
— 2 nights
6
Zurich
— 3 nights

1
night
Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Chateau de Chillon and then see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Tourbillon, thenexamine the collection at Fondation Pierre Gianadda, and then examine the collection at HR Giger Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Montreux trip planner.

Nassau, Bahamas to Montreux is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Nassau to Montreux, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Chateau de Tourbillon, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, HR Giger Museum, Chateau de Chillon
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Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Fondation Pierre Gianadda ©
Fondation Pierre Gianadda
HR Giger Museum ©
HR Giger Museum

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 4th (Tue), stroll through Riffelsee, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, and then take a memorable drive along Gornergrat. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, thenstroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, and then make a trip to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Zermatt online visit planner.

You can take a train from Montreux to Zermatt in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Riffelsee ©
Riffelsee
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis
Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls and Maennlichen. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kleine Scheidegg and Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Staubbach Waterfall, explore the activities along Bachalpsee Lake, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Eiger, and hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald trip website.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Grindelwald takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Lugano.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Schynige Platte, Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway
Highlights from your plan
Bachalpsee Lake ©
Bachalpsee Lake
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen

2
nights
Lugano

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Monte Tamaro, tour the pleasant surroundings at Monte San Salvatore, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Lugano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Lungolago Di Ascona, thenexplore the historical opulence of Castelgrande, thenstep into the grandiose world of Castelli di Bellinzona, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello di Montebello.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lugano day trip app.

Getting from Grindelwald to Lugano by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Lugano are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bellinzona, Monte Tamaro, Lungolago Di Ascona
Highlights from your plan
Monte Tamaro ©
Monte Tamaro
Castello di Montebello ©
Castello di Montebello
Castelgrande ©
Castelgrande

2
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
On the 11th (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at Muottas Muragl, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz, and then take some stellar pictures from Diavolezza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Val Roseg, explore the striking landscape at Morteratsch Glacier, thentake some stellar pictures from Piz Nair, and finally appreciate the views at Engadine.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read St. Moritz trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Lugano to St. Moritz takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Lugano in August: high temperatures in St. Moritz hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Pontresina
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Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl
Morteratsch Glacier ©
Morteratsch Glacier
Val Roseg ©
Val Roseg

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Escape the urban bustle at Mt Pilatus and Lake Zurich. Niederdorf and Old Town are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Zurich with an excursion to The Rosengart Collection in Lucerne--about 1 hour away. It doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip builder site.

Traveling by car from St. Moritz to Zurich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from St. Moritz in August, with highs in Zurich at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Nature Parks

Side Trip

Lucerne
Highlights from your plan
The Rosengart Collection ©
The Rosengart Collection
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Niederdorf
Niederdorf

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