17 days in Switzerland Itinerary

17 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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1
Geneva
— 3 nights
2
Lausanne
— 1 night
3
Verbier
— 2 nights
4
Crans-Montana
— 1 night
5
Gstaad
— 3 nights
6
Orselina
— 1 night
7
Lugano
— 2 nights
8
St. Moritz
— 2 nights

3
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.
Get outdoors at Centre Geneve de Vol Libre – Paradelta and Bains des Paquis. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vieux-Carouge and Musee des Suisses Dans Le Monde. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Geneva: Nyon (Le Temple de Nyon, Roman Columns, &more). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, take in the exciting artwork at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery, examine the collection at Musee Ariana, and capture your vacation like a pro with Salva Fauna.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Geneva trip itinerary builder tool.

London, UK to Geneva is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Geneva. When traveling from London in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Geneva, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lausanne.

Things to do in Geneva

Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Nyon, Vieux-Carouge
Highlights from your plan
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Notre Dame Basilica ©
Notre Dame Basilica
Chateau de Nyon ©
Chateau de Nyon

1
night
Lausanne

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis and then steep yourself in history at Tour de l'Ale. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museum of Zoology - Lausanne, appreciate the extensive heritage of Place de la Palud, step into the grandiose world of Palais De Rumine, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Escaliers du Marche, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee Historique de Lausanne.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lausanne road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Lausanne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Verbier.

Things to do in Lausanne

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Palais De Rumine ©
Palais De Rumine
Escaliers du Marche ©
Escaliers du Marche
Church of St. Francis ©
Church of St. Francis

2
nights
Verbier

Verbier is a village located in south-western Switzerland in the canton of Valais. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bisse du Levron, then take in the awesome beauty at Mountain Air, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Verbier Bikepark.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Verbier tour builder tool.

Traveling by car from Lausanne to Verbier takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Crans-Montana.

Things to do in Verbier

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Mont-Fort ©
Mont-Fort
Verbier Bikepark ©
Verbier Bikepark

1
night
Crans-Montana

Crans-Montana ©
Crans-Montana is a municipality in the district of Sierre in the canton of Valais, Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the activities along Etang Grenon, then take in the dramatic natural features at Plaine-Morte - Glacial Plateau, then pause for some serene contemplation at Felsenkirche Eglise St.Michael, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Burgkirche Raron. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Fondation Suisse des Trains Miniatures, look for gifts at David L'instant Chocolat, and then examine the collection at Fondation Pierre Arnaud.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Crans-Montana day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Verbier to Crans-Montana takes 2 hours. On the 12th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gstaad.

Things to do in Crans-Montana

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Raron, Fondation Pierre Arnaud
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Etang Grenon ©
Etang Grenon
Felsenkirche Eglise St.Michael ©
Felsenkirche Eglise St.Michael
Plaine-Morte - Glacial Plateau ©
Plaine-Morte - Glacial Plateau

3
nights
Gstaad

Gstaad ©
Gstaad is a village in the German-speaking section of the Canton of Bern in southwestern Switzerland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Yehudi Menuhin's Philosophers Trail, hike along Lake Lauenen - Geltenhutte SAC - Lauenensee, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Sibe Brunne.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Gstaad journey planner.

You can drive from Crans-Montana to Gstaad in 2.5 hours. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Orselina.

Things to do in Gstaad

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Historical village of Saanen, Sibe Brunne
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Sibe Brunne ©
Sibe Brunne

1
night
Orselina

Orselina ©
On the 15th (Fri), play a few rounds at Sake Golf and then view the masterpieces at OnArte. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Centro Visitatori AlpTransit San Gottardo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa Prepositurale dei Santi Pietro e Paolo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Nicolao, admire the sheer force of The Froda Waterfall, then get engrossed in the history at Museo di Valmaggia, and finally get outside with Foroglio Val Bavona.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Orselina visit website.

You can drive from Gstaad to Orselina in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lugano.

Things to do in Orselina

Outdoors · Golf · Museums

Side Trips

Campanile di Intragna, The Froda Waterfall, Chiesa di San Nicolao, Museo di Valmaggia, OnArte
Highlights from your plan
Museo di Valmaggia ©
Museo di Valmaggia
Chiesa di San Nicolao ©
Chiesa di San Nicolao
Chiesa Prepositurale dei Santi Pietro e Paolo ©

2
nights
Lugano

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Chiesa San Rocco Lugano, don't miss a visit to Centro storico Gandria, then kick back and relax at Lido San Domenico, and finally hike along Olive Trail.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Lugano tour app.

Traveling by car from Orselina to Lugano takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Monte San Giorgio
Highlights from your plan
Lido di Lugano ©
Lido di Lugano
Monte San Giorgio ©
Monte San Giorgio
Chiesa San Rocco Lugano ©
Chiesa San Rocco Lugano

2
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kirche San Karl St. Moritz-Bad, explore the activities along Lake St. Moritz, admire the masterpieces at Berry Museum, then contemplate the long history of The Leaning Tower, Engadin St. Moritz, and finally don't miss a visit to Chesa Futura.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our St. Moritz travel route website.

Traveling by car from Lugano to St. Moritz takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Lugano in July, expect St. Moritz to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Silvaplana
Highlights from your plan
Lake Silvaplana ©
Lake Silvaplana
Kirche San Karl St. Moritz-Bad ©
Kirche San Karl St. Moritz-Bad
The Leaning Tower, Engadin St. Moritz ©
The Leaning Tower, Engadin St. Moritz

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