25 days in Switzerland Itinerary

25 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Interlaken
— 4 nights
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Lucerne
— 5 nights
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Lugano
— 3 nights
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St. Moritz
— 2 nights
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
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Montreux
— 4 nights
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Geneva
— 4 nights

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls and Staubbach Waterfall. Take a break from the city and head to Jungfraujoch and Lauterbrunnen Village. And it doesn't end there: take the plunge with Skydive Switzerland, take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, test your problem-solving skills at Mystery Rooms, and hit the slopes at Maennlichen.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Interlaken day trip planner.

Cardiff, UK to Interlaken is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Cardiff to Interlaken is 1 hour. May in Interlaken sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Must see
Jungfraujoch
4.4
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Mountain
Maennlichen
4.7

5
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Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Take a break from the city and head to Mt Pilatus and Titlis. Explore hidden gems such as Paragliding Luzern and Fondation Beyeler. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lucerne: Zurich (Old Town, Lake Zurich, &more) and Basel (Basel Paper Mill Museum & Basel's Old Town). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, tour the pleasant surroundings at Seebad Eich, and make a trip to The Nine Towers.

For maps and more tourist information, refer to the Lucerne tour itinerary planning app.

Getting from Interlaken to Lucerne by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Lugano.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Must see
Mt Pilatus
4.7
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Parasailing / Paragliding
Paragliding Luzern
4.9
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Mountain
Titlis
4.6

3
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Lugano

Lugano ©

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Monte San Salvatore and Lido di Lugano. Visiting Monte Bre and Brissago Islands will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lugano: Lungolago Di Ascona (in Ascona), Bellinzona (Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie, Castelgrande, &more) and Orselina (Cardada & Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Olive Trail and stroll around Parco Ciani.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lugano trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lucerne to Lugano in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Lugano are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Must see
Monte Bre
4.4
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Lido di Lugano
4.2

2
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St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
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Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): get great views at Diavolezza, then appreciate the views at Engadine, then explore the striking landscape at Morteratsch Glacier, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Bernina Pass. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Poschiavo, admire the masterpieces at Berry Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz.

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Traveling by car from Lugano to St. Moritz takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Lugano in May, expect St. Moritz to be slightly colder, temps between 15°C and 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Geologic Formation
Bernina Pass
4.8
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Valley
Engadine
4.7

2
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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 22nd (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, don't miss a visit to Mountaineers' Cemetery, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn. On your second day here, cruise along Gornergrat, then examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and then kick your exploration up a notch at Forest Fun Park Zermatt.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Zermatt driving holiday app.

Getting from St. Moritz to Zermatt by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or ride a tram. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Zermatt

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
The Matterhorn
4.8
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Scenic Drive
Gornergrat
4.8

4
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Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Step out of the city life by going to Rochers-de-Naye and Glacier 3000. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Creux du Van and Montreux Lakeside. Get out of town with these interesting Montreux side-trips: Jeunes Rives (in Neuchatel), Grottes de Vallorbe (in Vallorbe) and Le Port d'Ouchy (in Lausanne). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Corniche Lavaux Vineyards, indulge in some personalized pampering at Les Bains de Lavey, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon, and see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Montreux vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Montreux takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Montreux

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Glacier 3000
4.4
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Must see
Creux du Van
4.8

4
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Geneva

Geneva ©

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Step out of the city life by going to Lake Geneva and Bains des Paquis. Explore hidden gems such as Broken Chair Sculpture and Chapel of the Maccabees. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Jardin Botanique - Villa le Chene, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, delve into the distant past at Archeological Site at St. Pierre's Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Geneva trip planner.

Drive from Montreux to Geneva in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daytime highs in Geneva are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Lake Geneva
4.7

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