6 days in Switzerland Itinerary

6 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Fly
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Zurich
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Martigny
— 1 night
Drive
3
Kandersteg
— 1 night
Train
4
Zermatt
— 1 night
Train to Genève-Aéroport, Fly to London Heathrow

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Zurich

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 19th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster.

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London, UK to Zurich is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from London in December; daily highs in Zurich reach 5°C and lows reach -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Martigny.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

1
night
Martigny

Martigny is the capital of the French-speaking district of Martigny in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. On the 22nd (Fri), contemplate the long history of Chateau de Chillon, examine the collection at Fondation Pierre Gianadda, and then take an in-depth tour of Barryland - Musee Et Chiens Du St-Bernard.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Martigny trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Martigny takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Martigny are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Kandersteg.

Things to do in Martigny

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

1
night
Kandersteg

Kandersteg is a municipality in the Frutigen-Niedersimmental administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): explore the activities along Oeschinen Lake.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kandersteg trip site.

Traveling by car from Martigny to Kandersteg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for the train ride to Zermatt.

Things to do in Kandersteg

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Zermatt

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 24th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, then stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, then see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Mauritius.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Zermatt travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Kandersteg to Zermatt takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

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.