17 days in Switzerland Itinerary

17 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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17 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Zurich
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Lucerne
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h
3
Interlaken
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 45​min
4
Zermatt
— 2 nights
Train:  8​h 15​min
5
St. Moritz
— 2 nights
Train:  6​h 30​min
6
Lugano
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4​h
7
Geneva
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Step out of Zurich with an excursion to Rhine Falls in Neuhausen am Rheinfall--about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take a stroll through Old Town (Altstadt), explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Zurich trip itinerary maker .

New Delhi, India to Zurich is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Zurich is minus 4 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in June, expect Zurich to be colder, temps between 27°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rhine Falls
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls

2
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 15th (Sat), snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, then kick back and relax at Ufschotti Park, then pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Spreuer Bridge, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Rigi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarrkirche St. Heinrich, and finally explore the activities along Lake Lucerne.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lucerne online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. June in Lucerne sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Pfarrkirche St. Heinrich
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge

2
nights
Interlaken

Interlaken ©
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
On the 17th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, stroll through Hohematte Park, stop by Swiss Chocolate Chalet, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier and then tour the pleasant surroundings at First.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Interlaken vacation site .

You can drive from Lucerne to Interlaken in an hour. Another option is to take a train. June in Interlaken sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Aletsch Glacier, Grindelwald-First, Trümmelbachfälle
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Parasailing & Paragliding
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
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 (Wed): get great views at Gornergrat, enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, and then explore the galleries of Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis. On the next day, take in the views from Hangebrucke and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Zermatt driving holiday planner .

Take a train from Interlaken to Zermatt in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can catch the train to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Zermatt

Transportation Outdoors Scenic Drive
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga

2
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Bernina Pass, get great views at Diavolezza, then get great views at Muottas Muragl, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Chesa Futura, then take in the pleasant sights at Heidi's blumenweg, then stroll through Piz Nair, and finally explore the striking landscape at Morteratsch Glacier.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the St. Moritz trip planner .

Getting from Zermatt to St. Moritz by train takes about 8.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in St. Moritz are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lugano.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Morteratsch Glacier, Bernina Pass
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Lake St. Moritz ©
Lake St. Moritz
Morteratsch Glacier ©
Morteratsch Glacier
Bernina Pass ©
Bernina Pass

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 23rd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Monte San Salvatore, tour the pleasant surroundings at Monte Bre, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Parco Civico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): make a trip to Piazza della Riforma, don't miss a visit to Swissminiatur, then explore the activities along Lake Lugano, and finally browse the different shops at FoxTown Outlet.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Lugano trip planner .

You can drive from St. Moritz to Lugano in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from St. Moritz in June; daily highs in Lugano reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Swissminiatur, Fox Town Factory Stores
Highlights from your plan
Parco Civico ©
Parco Civico
Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Monte San Salvatore ©
Monte San Salvatore

2
nights
Geneva

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the activities along Lake Geneva. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, then ponder the world of politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, and finally get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Geneva trip itinerary builder website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lugano to Geneva in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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