31 days in Switzerland Itinerary

31 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
— 3 nights
2
Disentis
— 2 nights
3
Bellinzona
— 1 night
4
Engelberg
— 3 nights
5
Grindelwald
— 3 nights
6
Zermatt
— 4 nights
7
Montreux
— 2 nights
8
Geneva
— 3 nights
9
Bern
— 5 nights
10
Basel
— 4 nights

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Munot, Stiftsbibliothek, Grossmunster, and other attractions you added. Change things up with a short trip to Rhine Falls in Neuhausen am Rheinfall (about 42 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, wander the streets of Old Town, and take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Zurich trip itinerary maker app.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Zürich Airport, EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport and Bern Belp Airport. May in Zurich sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Disentis.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Rhine Falls, Munot, Stiftsbibliothek
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

2
nights
Disentis

Disentis ©
Disentis or Mustér, with its official name Disentis/Mustér is a village and a municipality in the Surselva Region in the Swiss canton of Graubünden.The skiing and summer tourism resort high up in the Rhine valley is the site of one of the oldest Benedictine monasteries in Switzerland. Your day by day itinerary now includes Saint Martin's Church Martinskirche. On the 26th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Trans Ruinaulta and then take some stellar pictures from Aussichtsplattform Il Spir Conn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Martin's Church Martinskirche.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Disentis road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Disentis takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Bellinzona.

Things to do in Disentis

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Saint Martin's Church Martinskirche, Trans Ruinaulta, Aussichtsplattform Il Spir Conn
Highlights from your plan
Trans Ruinaulta ©
Trans Ruinaulta

1
night
Bellinzona

Bellinzona ©
Bellinzona is the capital of the canton Ticino in Switzerland. Castelgrande has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso, take an in-depth tour of Castello di Montebello, step into the grandiose world of Castle of Sasso Corbaro, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie, then explore the historical opulence of Castelli di Bellinzona, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelgrande.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bellinzona online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Disentis to Bellinzona in 1.5 hours. May in Bellinzona sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Engelberg.

Things to do in Bellinzona

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso
Highlights from your plan
Castelgrande ©
Castelgrande
Castello di Montebello ©
Castello di Montebello
Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso ©
Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso

3
nights
Engelberg

Engelberg ©
Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Kloster Engelberg - Benediktinerabtei, Rhone Glacier, Spreuer Bridge, and other attractions. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Engelberg: Giessbachfälle (in Brienz), Reichenbach Falls (in Meiringen) and Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum (in Hofstetten bei Brienz). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Titlis, explore the activities along Bachalpsee Lake, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Trubsee.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Engelberg trip maker site.

Getting from Bellinzona to Engelberg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Bellinzona in May, expect little chillier with lows of 9°C in Engelberg. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Engelberg

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Lucerne, Bachalpsee Lake, Giessbachfälle, Reichenbach Falls, Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum
Highlights from your plan
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Lion Monument ©
Lion Monument
Titlis ©
Titlis

3
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Staubbach Waterfall, Oberhofen Castle and Schloss Thun. Change things up with a short trip to Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway in Wengen (about 1h 5 min away). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, take in the dramatic scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village, look for all kinds of wild species at Maennlichen, and take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Grindelwald trip website.

Traveling by car from Engelberg to Grindelwald takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Schloss Thun, Oberhofen Castle, Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway
Highlights from your plan
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

4
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Valere Basilica as well as Matterhorn Glacier Paradise. Venture out of the city with trips to Chateau de Tourbillon (in Sion), Les Mines De Sel De Bex (in Bex) and Aigle Castle (in Aigle). There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Gornergrat, go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse, get great views at Photopoint Kirchbrucke bridge, and trek along Murmelweg Wanderung.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Zermatt trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Grindelwald to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Montreux.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sion, Les Mines De Sel De Bex, Aigle Castle
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Glacier Paradise ©
Matterhorn Glacier Paradise

2
nights
Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
On the 8th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue, examine the collection at Queen Studio Experience, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon, then take in the awesome beauty at Rochers-de-Naye, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Montreux Lakeside. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): examine the collection at Alimentarium, explore the engaging exhibits at Chaplin's World, take some stellar pictures from Lavaux Vineyard Terraces, then see the interesting displays at Musee Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, then see the interesting displays at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Lausanne.

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You can drive from Zermatt to Montreux in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Lausanne, Chateau de Chillon, Lavaux Vineyard Terraces, Alimentarium, Chaplin's World
Highlights from your plan
Queen Studio Experience ©
Queen Studio Experience
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World

3
nights
Geneva

Geneva ©
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 list of things to see and do now includes Musee Barbier-Mueller, CERN, Maison Tavel, and other attractions. Explore Geneva's surroundings by going to Fromagerie d'Alpage de Moleson (in Moleson), Gruyeres (La Maison du Gruyere & Gruyeres Castle) and Maison Cailler (in Broc). There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, make a trip to Palais des Nations, Genève, pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), and stroll through Bains des Paquis.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Geneva trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Montreux to Geneva takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gruyeres, Fromagerie d'Alpage de Moleson, Maison Cailler
Highlights from your plan
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

5
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Creux du Van, Maison de l'Absinthe, Saut du Doubs, and other attractions. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower - Zytglogge, don't miss a visit to Laeuferbrunnen, and admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten).

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bern day trip planner.

Drive from Geneva to Bern in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Bern are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Basel.

Things to do in Bern

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Cathedrale St-Nicolas, Creux du Van, Magdalena Hermitage, Watch Museum of Le Locle, Saut du Doubs
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Communication ©
Museum of Communication
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Aare River
Aare River

4
nights
Basel

Basel ©
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Schloss Habsburg, Wildegg Castle, Schloss Lenzburg, and other attractions. When in Basel, make a side trip to see St. Ursenkathedrale in Soleure, approximately Soleure away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Basel Minster, make a trip to Tinguely-Brunnen, explore the world behind art at Fondation Beyeler, and examine the collection at Jean Tinguely Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Basel route planning site.

Traveling by car from Bern to Basel takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Basel are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Basel

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Fondation Beyeler, Schloss Habsburg, Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Schloss Lenzburg, St. Ursenkathedrale
Highlights from your plan
Fondation Beyeler ©
Fondation Beyeler
Basel Minster ©
Basel Minster
Zoo Basel ©
Zoo Basel

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