30 days in Lugano & Zurich Itinerary

30 days in Lugano & Zurich Itinerary

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1
Lugano
— 14 nights
2
Zurich
— 15 nights

14
nights
Lugano

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Venture out of the city with trips to Grimsel Pass (in Oberwald), Alta Piumogna Waterfalls (in Faido) and Santa Petronilla (in Biasca). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, take some stellar pictures from Monte San Salvatore, stroll around Parco Sul Fiume Cassarate Al Piano Stampa, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria degli Angioli.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Lugano online trip itinerary maker.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Lugano is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 3 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Abu Dhabi in March, with highs in Lugano at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Morcote, Airolo, Carona, Locarno, Bellinzona
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Parco Civico ©
Parco Civico

15
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Titlis (in Engelberg), Lucerne (Lion Monument, Chapel Bridge, &more) and Kriens (Mt Pilatus & Schachmuseum). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Zurich, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraum√ľnster Church.

To see photos and more tourist information, read Zurich trip planner.

Drive from Lugano to Zurich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lugano in March: highs in Zurich hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Lucerne, Interlaken, Astrid-Kapelle, Titlis, Atzmannig
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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