29 days in Zurich, Lucerne & Stoos Itinerary

29 days in Zurich, Lucerne & Stoos Itinerary

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Zurich
— 11 nights
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Lucerne
— 12 nights
3
Stoos
— 4 nights

11
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get some historical perspective at Old Town and Friedhof Fluntern. Get some cultural insight at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Museum Rietberg. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Rhine Falls (in Neuhausen am Rheinfall), Santis der Berg (in Urnaesch) and Schaffhausen (Munsterkirche, Munot, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, examine the collection at Zurcher Spielzeugmuseum, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Zurich visit planning tool.

Queenstown, New Zealand to Zurich is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -11 hour difference. In June in Zurich, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Schaffhausen, Appenzell, Rhine Falls, Landsgemeindeplatz, Santis der Berg
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Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Old Town ©
Old Town
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls

12
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Visiting Lake Lucerne and Jungfraujoch will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Verkehrshaus der Schweiz. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lucerne: Basel (Offene Kirche Elisabethen & Basel Minster), Wartenberg (in Muttenz) and Bern (Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), The Cathedral of Bern, &more). Next up on the itinerary: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the awesome beauty at The Eiger, look for all kinds of wild species at Maennlichen, and fly down the slopes at Titlis.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lucerne trip planner.

You can 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Stoos.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bern, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Interlaken, Basel, Weggis
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Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Parasailing & Paragliding

4
nights
Stoos

Stoos ©
Chiesa di San Nicolao and Forum of Swiss History Schwyz will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Fronalpstock and hike.ch. Get out of town with these interesting Stoos side-trips: Lake Arnisee (in Gurtnellen), Kloster Einsiedeln (in Einsiedeln) and FlywithFlo (in Emmetten).

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Stoos trip maker app.

You can drive from Lucerne to Stoos in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Stoos

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Schwyz, Lake Arnisee, Museum Sursilvan Cuort Ligia Grischa, Ruetli, Kloster Einsiedeln
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Chiesa di San Nicolao ©
Chiesa di San Nicolao
Forum of Swiss History Schwyz ©
Forum of Swiss History Schwyz
Kloster Einsiedeln ©
Kloster Einsiedeln

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