18 days in Switzerland Itinerary

18 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
— 3 nights
2
St. Moritz
— 2 nights
3
Geneva
— 2 nights
4
Lausanne
— 1 night
5
Visp
— 4 nights
6
Zermatt
— 3 nights

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Lucerne (Lion Monument, Lake Lucerne, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and stroll through Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Zurich online vacation planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Zurich is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Brisbane to Zurich due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Brisbane in July: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 30°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

Lucerne
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Old Town ©
Old Town

2
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
On the 13th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Chesa Futura, take in the dramatic natural features at Bernina Pass, then explore the striking landscape at Morteratsch Glacier, and finally take some stellar pictures from Diavolezza.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Moritz day trip tool.

Drive from Zurich to St. Moritz in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Zurich in July: high temperatures in St. Moritz hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Geneva.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Bernina Pass, Morteratsch Glacier
Highlights from your plan
Morteratsch Glacier ©
Morteratsch Glacier
Bernina Pass ©
Bernina Pass
Diavolezza ©
Diavolezza

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.
On the 14th (Sat), get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre and then admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Geneva road trip planner.

You can drive from St. Moritz to Geneva in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from St. Moritz in July; daily highs in Geneva reach 32°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Lausanne.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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 16th (Mon): take in the pleasant sights at Montreux Lakeside, pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Lausanne. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Gruyeres Castle and then examine the collection at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique).

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lausanne trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Geneva to Lausanne in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Visp.

Things to do in Lausanne

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Montreux, Chateau de Chillon, Gruyeres Castle
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Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) ©
Cathedrale de Lausanne ©
Cathedrale de Lausanne

4
nights
Visp

Visp ©
Visp is the capital of the district of Visp in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.GeographyVisp lies in the Rhône valley, at the confluence of the Vispa and the Rhône, 9km west of Brig-Glis.Visp has an area, of 13.2km2. Change things up with these side-trips from Visp: Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg (in Murren), Iffigfall (in Lenk im Simmental) and Lauterbrunnen (Lauterbrunnen Church, Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, &more). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alpine Trails.

Planning Visp trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Lausanne to Visp in 2 hours. In July in Visp, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Visp

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg, Iffigfall
Highlights from your plan
Alpine Trails ©
Alpine Trails
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Staubbach Waterfall ©
Staubbach Waterfall

3
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for scenic drive, nature, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, snap pictures at Hangebrucke, and take some stellar pictures from Gornergrat.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Zermatt road trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Visp to Zermatt with the Route module. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga

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