27 days in Zurich, Lucerne & Stoos Itinerary

27 days in Zurich, Lucerne & Stoos Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland trip itinerary planner

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Zurich
— 9 nights
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Lucerne
— 12 nights
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Stoos
— 4 nights
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Zurich

— 9 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Escape the urban bustle at Lake Zurich and Rhine Falls. Old Town and Museum Rietberg are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Santis der Berg (in Urnaesch), Schaffhausen (Munsterkirche, Munot, &more) and Appenzell (St Mauritius Church & Museum Appenzell). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), explore the activities along Limmat, see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and shop like a local with Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Zurich day trip planning app.

Queenstown, New Zealand to Zurich is an approximately 30-hour flight. You'll gain 11 hours traveling from Queenstown to Zurich due to the time zone difference. In June in Zurich, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lucerne

— 12 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basel Minster and Uferpromenade Weggis. Visiting Lake Lucerne and Trümmelbachfälle will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lucerne: Wartenberg (in Muttenz), Offene Kirche Elisabethen (in Basel) and Bern (Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, &more). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, fly down the slopes at Maennlichen, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Titlis.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lucerne trip builder app.

Drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. June in Lucerne sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Stoos.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Stoos

— 4 nights
Get a sense of the local culture at Chiesa di San Nicolao and Forum of Swiss History Schwyz. Step out of the city life by going to Fronalpstock and hike.ch. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stoos: FlywithFlo (in Emmetten), Kloster Einsiedeln (in Einsiedeln) and Lake Arnisee (in Gurtnellen).

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Stoos trip planner.

Getting from Lucerne to Stoos by car takes about 1.5 hours. June in Stoos sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Stoos

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips