5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Gorgier
— 1 day
2
Schaffhausen
— 2 nights
3
Lucerne
— 1 day
4
Kandersteg
— 2 nights
5
Montreux
— 1 day

1
day
Gorgier

Gorgier ©
Gorgier is a municipality in the district of Boudry in the canton of Neuchâtel in Switzerland.HistoryGorgier is first mentioned in 1252 as de Corgie.GeographyGorgier has an area, of 14km2. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Tourbieres des Ponts-de-Martel, take a peaceful walk through Creux du Van, and then stop by Jacot Chocolatier - Boutique et Espace degustation.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Gorgier day trip planner.

Geneva to Gorgier is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Schaffhausen.

Things to do in Gorgier

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Jacot Chocolatier - Boutique et Espace degustation, Tourbieres des Ponts-de-Martel
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Creux du Van ©
Creux du Van
Tourbieres des Ponts-de-Martel ©
Tourbieres des Ponts-de-Martel

2
nights
Schaffhausen

Schaffhausen ©
The Canton of Schaffhausen is a canton of Switzerland. On the 12th (Wed), get interesting insight from Sciffmandli, admire the sheer force of Rhine Falls, then see the interesting displays at Museum zu Allerheiligen, then pause for some serene contemplation at Munsterkirche, and finally explore the historical opulence of Munot.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Schaffhausen travel route planning website.

Traveling by car from Gorgier to Schaffhausen takes 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Schaffhausen can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Schaffhausen

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Neuhausen am Rheinfall
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Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls
Munot ©
Munot
Museum zu Allerheiligen ©
Museum zu Allerheiligen

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day
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, stop by Lindt Chocolate Shop Luzern, then appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, and finally snap pictures at Chapel Bridge.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lucerne vacation planning site.

Traveling by car from Schaffhausen to Lucerne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Lucerne are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kandersteg.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Lion Monument ©
Lion Monument

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nights
Kandersteg

Kandersteg ©
Kandersteg is a municipality in the Frutigen-Niedersimmental administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): make a trip to Lotschberg Base Tunnel, let the kids burn off some steam at Nature Park Blausee, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Oeschinen Lake.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kandersteg trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Lucerne to Kandersteg in 2 hours. On the 15th (Sat), you'll travel to Montreux.

Things to do in Kandersteg

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Lotschberg Base Tunnel, Nature Park Blausee
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Oeschinen Lake ©
Oeschinen Lake
Nature Park Blausee ©
Nature Park Blausee
Lotschberg Base Tunnel ©
Lotschberg Base Tunnel

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day
Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
On the 15th (Sat), examine the collection at Chaplin's World, take in the pleasant sights at Montreux Lakeside, and then see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Montreux attractions planner.

You can drive from Kandersteg to Montreux in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Chaplin's World
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Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Queen Studio Experience ©
Queen Studio Experience

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