6 days in Lucerne, Kuessnacht am Rigi & Zermatt Itinerary

6 days in Lucerne, Kuessnacht am Rigi & Zermatt Itinerary

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Lucerne
— 3 nights
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Kuessnacht am Rigi
— Few hours
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Zermatt
— 2 nights

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Lucerne

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Lion Monument and then wander the streets of Altstadt Luzern. Here are some ideas for day two: play a few rounds at Golf Club Interlaken-Unterseen and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lucerne trip planner.

Zurich to Lucerne is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Kuessnacht am Rigi.

Things to do in Lucerne

Outdoors · Golf · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

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Parasailing & Paragliding
Aare Gorge ©
Aare Gorge
Altstadt Luzern ©
Altstadt Luzern

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Kuessnacht am Rigi

Kuessnacht am Rigi ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Festung Vitznau and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Natur- und Tierpark Goldau.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kuessnacht am Rigi trip planning app.

Kuessnacht am Rigi is just a stone's throw from Lucerne. In September, daily temperatures in Kuessnacht am Rigi can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Kuessnacht am Rigi

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Natur- und Tierpark Goldau ©
Natur- und Tierpark Goldau
Festung Vitznau ©
Festung Vitznau

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Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): look for gifts at Metzgerei Bayard, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally tee off at Golf Club Matterhorn. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Laderach, stop by Jack Wolfskin Store, and then cruise along Gornergrat.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Zermatt day trip app.

Traveling by train from Kuessnacht am Rigi to Zermatt takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Nature · Transportation · Shopping
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery

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