5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Geneva
train:  3​h 45​min
1
Lauterbrunnen
— 1 night
train:  4​h 15​min
2
Engelberg
— Few hours
train:  3​h 30​min
3
St. Gallen
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Basel
— 1 night
train:  4​h 45​min
End: Le Bouveret

1
night
Lauterbrunnen

Lauterbrunnen
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
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Geneva to Lauterbrunnen is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. You will leave for Engelberg on the 28th (Fri).

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Parks Outdoors Nature

few
hours
Engelberg

Engelberg ©
Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
On the 28th (Fri), take in the views from Titlis Bridge.

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You can drive from Lauterbrunnen to Engelberg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daytime highs in Engelberg are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Fri) before leaving for St. Gallen.
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Titlis Cliff Walk ©
Titlis Cliff Walk

2
nights
St. Gallen

St. Gallen ©
The heart of eastern Switzerland, St.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral and then admire the striking features of Stiftsbibliothek. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Old Town Chur, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Santis der Berg, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Laurenzen, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kathedrale St.Gallen.

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Traveling by car from Andermatt to St. Gallen takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Basel.

Things to do in St. Gallen

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Heididorf, Old Town Chur, Swiss Science Center Technorama, Santis der Berg
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Kathedrale St.Gallen ©
Kathedrale St.Gallen
Santis der Berg ©
Santis der Berg
Old Town Chur ©
Old Town Chur

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night
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.
On the 1st (Mon), explore the world behind art at Fondation Beyeler, then contemplate the long history of Basel Minster, and then take a stroll through Altstadt-Spaziergange durch Basel.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Basel trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from St. Gallen to Basel takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Basel

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fondation Beyeler
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Altstadt-Spaziergange durch Basel ©
Basel Minster ©
Basel Minster
Fondation Beyeler ©
Fondation Beyeler

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