18 days in Switzerland Itinerary

18 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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18 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + train:  12​h 30​min
1
Basel
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Lucerne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Lauterbrunnen
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Vevey
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
5
Zermatt
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 30​min
6
Locarno
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
St. Moritz
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Basel

Basel ©
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Fondation Beyeler, explore the world behind art at Jean Tinguely Museum, then examine the collection at Basel Paper Mill Museum, and finally wander the streets of Altstadt-Spaziergange durch Basel.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Basel travel route tool .

Mumbai, India to Basel is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Basel is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in June, you will find days in Basel are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are much colder (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Lucerne.

Things to do in Basel

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Fondation Beyeler, Wehrkirche St. Arbogast
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Basel Paper Mill Museum ©
Basel Paper Mill Museum
Tierpark Lange Erlen ©
Tierpark Lange Erlen
Basel's Old Town ©
Basel's Old Town

2
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at The Rosengart Collection, see the interesting displays at Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Aare Gorge. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Seebad Eich, stroll through Natur- und Tierpark Goldau, and then get great views at The Nine Towers.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, read Lucerne online journey planner .

Getting from Basel to Lucerne by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Aare Gorge, Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum, Natur- und Tierpark Goldau, Seebad Eich
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Natur- und Tierpark Goldau ©
Natur- und Tierpark Goldau
Seebad Eich ©
Seebad Eich
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum ©
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum

2
nights
Lauterbrunnen

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauterbrunnen Church, then appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Fall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Murrenbach Waterfalls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village, then stop by Alpia Sport + Mode, then get great views at Top of Europe, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Jungfraujoch Sphinx Observatory.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lauterbrunnen journey builder website .

You can drive from Lucerne to Lauterbrunnen in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Vevey.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Alpia Sport + Mode
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Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
Lauterbrunnen Village ©
Lauterbrunnen Village
Staubbach Waterfall ©
Staubbach Waterfall

2
nights
Vevey

Vevey ©
Vevey is a town in Switzerland in the canton Vaud, on the north shore of Lake Geneva, near Lausanne.It was the seat of the district of the same name until 2006, and is now part of the Riviera-Pays-d'Enhaut District. On the 19th (Wed), examine the collection at Chaplin's World, then take in the waterfront activity at Le Port d'Ouchy, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the next day, find something for the whole family at Swiss Vapeur Parc, then go for a walk through Lakeside Promenade Fleuri, and then take in the awesome beauty at Rochers-de-Naye.

Start your trip to Vevey by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Lauterbrunnen to Vevey in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Vevey

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Lausanne, Montreux, Swiss Vapeur Parc, Chaplin's World
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Swiss Vapeur Parc ©
Swiss Vapeur Parc
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Lakeside Promenade Fleuri ©
Lakeside Promenade Fleuri

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, take in the dramatic natural features at Gorner Gorge, then don't miss a visit to Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally don't miss a visit to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse, hit the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and then stop by Metzgerei Bayard.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Zermatt tour builder site .

You can take a train from Vevey to Zermatt in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to take a train to Locarno.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis

2
nights
Locarno

Locarno ©
Locarno's Mediterranean climate, palm trees, and 2,300 hours of sunlight per year make this city the warmest in Switzerland.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): meet the residents at Falconeria Locarno, then cool off at Lido Locarno, and then don't miss a visit to Lungolago Di Ascona. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Castelli di Bellinzona, then stroll through Parco Sul Fiume Cassarate Al Piano Stampa, then stroll through Parco Civico, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Monte San Salvatore.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Locarno day trip planning tool .

You can take a train from Zermatt to Locarno in 4.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Locarno are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Locarno

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Lugano, Lungolago Di Ascona, Castelli di Bellinzona
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Falconeria Locarno ©
Falconeria Locarno
Lido Locarno ©
Lido Locarno
Monte San Salvatore ©
Monte San Salvatore

4
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Muottas Muragl and Caumasee. Explore St. Moritz's surroundings by going to Chur (Obere Gasse & Old Town Chur) and Val Roseg (in Pontresina). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake St. Moritz, take some stellar pictures from Diavolezza, take in the dramatic natural features at Morteratsch Glacier, and take in the awesome beauty at Piz Corvatsch.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our St. Moritz tour website .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Locarno to St. Moritz takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Locarno in June; daily highs in St. Moritz reach 21°C and lows reach 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Pontresina, Chur, Bernina Pass, Caumasee
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Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl
Diavolezza ©
Diavolezza
Lake St. Moritz ©
Lake St. Moritz

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