15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland visit planner

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Fly to Milan Malpensa, Bus to Lugano
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Lugano
— 2 nights
Drive
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St. Moritz
— 3 nights
Drive
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Davos
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grindelwald
— 3 nights
Drive
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Zermatt
— 4 nights
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Lugano

— 2 nights

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Get outdoors at Monte San Salvatore and Monte Tamaro. Family-friendly places like Monte Bre and Parco Ciani will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Lugano side-trips: Fossil Museum of Monte San Giorgio (in Meride) and Valle Verzasca (in Lavertezzo). It doesn't end there: make a trip to Piazza della Riforma.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lugano road trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Lugano is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Lugano due to the time zone difference. In August, Lugano is much colder than Dubai - with highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Nature · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

St. Moritz

— 3 nights
St.
Get in touch with nature at Morteratsch Glacier and Piz Nair. Venture out of the city with trips to Maloja Pass (in Bregaglia) and Val Roseg (in Pontresina). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, take a memorable drive along Val Fex, and take in the awesome beauty at Muottas Muragl.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read St. Moritz trip planner.

Getting from Lugano to St. Moritz by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Lugano in August: high temperatures in St. Moritz hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Davos.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

Davos

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): hit the slopes at Jakobshorn, then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden Alpinum Schatzalp, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. On the next day, take in the awesome beauty at Rinerhorn, admire the masterpieces at Kirchner Museum Davos, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Davos.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Davos trip itinerary planner.

Getting from St. Moritz to Davos by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Davos are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Davos

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Grindelwald

— 3 nights

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Visiting Trümmelbachfälle and Maennlichen will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First, stroll through The Eiger, and appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Grindelwald planner.

Drive from Davos to Grindelwald in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Zermatt

— 4 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Get in touch with nature at The Matterhorn and FLEXRENT Snow Sports Rental. Family-friendly places like Gornergrat and Parasailing & Paragliding will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, contemplate the waterfront views at Riffelsee, see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and don't miss a visit to Mountaineers' Cemetery.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Zermatt tour itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Zermatt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
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.