15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland holiday maker

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Lucerne
— 3 nights
Drive
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grindelwald
— 2 nights
Drive
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St. Moritz
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lugano
— 2 nights
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Lucerne

— 3 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Shop till you drop at Federal Building (Bundeshaus) and Confiserie Sprungli. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls and Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum. Explore Lucerne's surroundings by going to Aare Gorge (in Meiringen), The Cathedral of Bern (in Bern) and Speed Boats Tours (in Interlaken). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Rosengart Collection, make a trip to The Nine Towers, and visit Basel's Old Town.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lucerne trip itinerary planning site.

Bengaluru, India to Lucerne is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Bengaluru to Lucerne, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, Lucerne is little chillier than Bengaluru - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums · Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Zermatt

— 2 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): stop by Laderach, see the winter wonderland with Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Mauritius, then make a trip to Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Gorner Gorge, then explore the activities along Riffelsee, then enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Roemisch-katholische Kirche Tasch.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Zermatt trip itinerary app.

Getting from Lucerne to Zermatt by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trip

Grindelwald

— 2 nights

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
On the 21st (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Bachalpsee Lake, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg, and then fly down the slopes at Maennlichen. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway, admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village, and then admire the sheer force of Staubbach Waterfall.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald online travel route planner.

You can drive from Zermatt to Grindelwald in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

St. Moritz

— 3 nights
St.
Visiting Muottas Muragl and Val Roseg will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Piz Nair and Bernina Pass. Step out of St. Moritz to go to Chur and see Old Town Chur, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Piz Corvatsch, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz, take in the dramatic natural features at Morteratsch Glacier, and take some stellar pictures from Diavolezza.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the St. Moritz road trip planning site.

Drive from Grindelwald to St. Moritz in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Lugano.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lugano

— 2 nights

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte San Salvatore and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Lugano. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Piazza della Riforma, don't miss a visit to Lungolago Di Ascona, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso, then step into the grandiose world of Castelli di Bellinzona, then explore the historical opulence of Castelgrande, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello di Montebello.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lugano itinerary maker app.

You can drive from St. Moritz to Lugano in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from St. Moritz in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Lugano: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.