15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Schaffhausen
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Schaffhausen
— 1 day
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Appenzell
— 1 night
Drive
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Chur
— 1 night
Drive
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St. Moritz
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lugano
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grindelwald
— 3 nights
Drive
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Zurich
— 3 nights
Fly

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Schaffhausen

The Canton of Schaffhausen is a canton of Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Rhine Falls, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Munsterkirche, and then take a stroll through Altstadt Schaffhausen.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Schaffhausen trip maker site.

Doha, Qatar to Schaffhausen is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Doha to Schaffhausen. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Doha in August; daily highs in Schaffhausen reach 29°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Appenzell.

Things to do in Schaffhausen

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Appenzell

Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): get outside with Seealpsee, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Appenzeller Bier, Brauerei Locher AG, and then admire the striking features of Kathedrale St.Gallen.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Appenzell trip planner.

You can drive from Schaffhausen to Appenzell in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Appenzell can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Chur.

Things to do in Appenzell

Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Chur

Chur or Coire is the capital and largest town of the Swiss canton of Grisons and lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. On the 12th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Heididorf, then don't miss a visit to Old Town Chur, then explore the activities along Caumasee, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Martin's Church Martinskirche.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Chur trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Appenzell to Chur in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Chur

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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St. Moritz

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Step out of the city life by going to Lake St. Moritz and Val Roseg. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Muottas Muragl and Piz Corvatsch. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Bernina Pass, take some stellar pictures from Diavolezza, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Piz Nair, and explore the world behind art at Berry Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the St. Moritz tour planner.

You can drive from Chur to St. Moritz in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in St. Moritz are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Lugano.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Lugano

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Bre, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Lugano, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte San Salvatore. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Piazza della Riforma, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tibetan bridge "Carasc", and then get to know the resident critters at Falconeria Locarno.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lugano day trip planning tool.

You can drive from St. Moritz to Lugano in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from St. Moritz in August; daily highs in Lugano reach 32°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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Grindelwald

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Get in touch with nature at Jungfraujoch and Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway. Discover out-of-the-way places like Maennlichen and Staubbach Waterfall. The adventure continues: appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Village, get to know the fascinating history of Kleine Scheidegg, and look for gifts at Vogts Corner.

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Drive from Lugano to Grindelwald in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Zurich

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 21st (Wed), fly down the slopes at Mt Pilatus and then make a trip to The Nine Towers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): take a stroll through Niederdorf, then pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, and then take a stroll through Old Town.

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You can drive from Grindelwald to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August, daytime highs in Zurich are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

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.