30 days in Switzerland Itinerary

30 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
— 5 nights
Fly
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Geneva
— 3 nights
Drive
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Montreux
— 3 nights
Drive
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Zermatt
— 3 nights
Drive
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Grindelwald
— 4 nights
Drive
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Engelberg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chur
— 4 nights
Drive
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St. Moritz
— 3 nights
Drive
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Scuol
— 2 nights
Drive

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Zurich

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town and Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden. Escape the urban bustle at Limmat and Santis der Berg. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Fondation Beyeler (in Riehen), Stein am Rhein (in Stein am Rhein) and Basel's Old Town (in Basel). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Altstadt Schaffhausen, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, admire the striking features of Kloster Einsiedeln, and don't miss a visit to Niederdorf.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip itinerary planning app.

If you are flying in from Jamaica, the closest major aiports are Zürich Airport, EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport and Bern Belp Airport. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

3
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Musee d'ethnographie de Geneve and Chateau de Nyon. Let the collections at Musee Ariana and Musee des Suisses Dans Le Monde capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Geneva: Museum CIMA (in Sainte-Croix), Musee Romain (in Nyon) and Prangins Castle (in Prangins). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Bains des Paquis, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and fly down the slopes at Portes du Soleil.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Geneva day trip planning app.

You can fly from Zurich to Geneva in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June in Geneva, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Montreux.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Spas · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

3
nights
Montreux

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Chateau de Chillon and Roman Amphitheatre will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Rochers-de-Naye and Vieille-Ville de Montreux. Get out of town with these interesting Montreux side-trips: Musee des Chemins de fer du Kaeserberg (in Granges-Paccot) and Skigebiet Betelberg (in Lenk im Simmental). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience, get to know the fascinating history of Historical village of Saanen, do a tasting at La Cave Vevey-Montreux, and appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Montreux trip builder tool.

Drive from Geneva to Montreux in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

3
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Zermatt

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis and Mountaineers' Cemetery. Discover out-of-the-way places like Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise and Spas. Take a break from Zermatt with a short trip to Grimentz Ski Resort in Grimentz, about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Gornergrat, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Mauritius, get outside with Alpenwild, and take in the awesome beauty at Oberrothorn.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Zermatt day trip planning site.

You can drive from Montreux to Zermatt in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

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Grindelwald

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Get some historical perspective at Kleine Scheidegg and Lauterbrunnen Church. Get outdoors at Maennlichen and The Eiger. Change things up with these side-trips from Grindelwald: Murren (007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn & Blumental Panorama Trail). The adventure continues: appreciate the views at Gletscherschlucht Grindelwald, examine the collection at Grindelwald Museum, fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bodmi Arena.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Grindelwald trip planner.

Getting from Zermatt to Grindelwald by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Engelberg.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Engelberg

Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): fly down the slopes at Ski School Active Snow Team Engelberg, then see the interesting displays at Tell Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fronalpstock, and finally examine the collection at Ital Reding Estate. On your second day here, explore the fascinating underground world of Hoelloch Caves and then learn about all things military at Museo Forte Airolo.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Engelberg online trip planner.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Engelberg in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. June in Engelberg sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Chur.

Things to do in Engelberg

Parks · Museums · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Chur

Chur or Coire is the capital and largest town of the Swiss canton of Grisons and lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. Discover out-of-the-way places like Old Town Chur and St. Stephan Church. Appreciate the collections at Museum Appenzell and Ratisches Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chur: Schloss Werdenberg (in Werdenberg), St. Leonhard Kapelle (in Bad Ragaz) and Appenzell (Flauderei & St Mauritius Church). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Regula Church, explore the landscape on two wheels at Alpenbikepark Chur, don't miss a visit to St. Peter Mistail Church (Kirche St. Peter Mistail), and stop by Welschdorfli.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Chur trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Engelberg to Chur takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Chur

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Spas

Side Trips

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St. Moritz

St.
Get in touch with nature at Lake St. Moritz and Piz Nair. Step off the beaten path and head to Benedictine Convent of Saint John Mustair and The Leaning Tower, Engadin St. Moritz. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Muottas Muragl, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, make a trip to Chesa Futura, and get engrossed in the history at Engadine Museum.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Moritz day trip tool.

Drive from Chur to St. Moritz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in St. Moritz sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Scuol.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

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Scuol

Scuol is a municipality in the Engiadina Bassa/Val Müstair Region in the Swiss canton of Grisons. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): get all the information you need at National Park Centre and then stop by Guarda. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Tarasp, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Alp Laret, and then admire the striking features of Church of Guarda.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Scuol day trip planning app.

Drive from St. Moritz to Scuol in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Scuol

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.