60 days in Switzerland & Vaduz Itinerary

60 days in Switzerland & Vaduz Itinerary

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Geneva, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Lausanne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Gruyeres, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Montreux, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Ascona, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Morcote, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Lugano, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Bellinzona, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Soglio, Switzerland
— 1 night
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St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Scuol, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Zernez, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Arosa, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Vaduz, Liechtenstein
— 1 night
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Appenzell, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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St. Gallen, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Stein am Rhein, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Andermatt, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
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Wengen, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Interlaken, Switzerland
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Spiez, Switzerland
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Thun, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Bern, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Murten, Switzerland
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Neuchatel, Switzerland
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Saint-Ursanne, Switzerland
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Basel, Switzerland
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Geneva, Switzerland

— 3 nights

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with Rue du Rhone. Keep things going the next day: shop like a local with MB&F M.A.D.Gallery, take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum, then get curious at CERN, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bains des Paquis, and finally ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Geneva journey builder website.

Istanbul, Turkey to Geneva is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Istanbul in August; daily highs in Geneva reach 30°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lausanne.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Museums · Nature · Shopping

Lausanne, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Swiss San Francisco

Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Fondation de l'Hermitage, examine the collection at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), then Head underground at Grottes de Vallorbe, then relax and rejuvenate at Le Centre Thermal, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Plage des Pins. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Cathedrale de Lausanne, take a stroll through Place St-Francois, then do a tasting at Terres de Lavaux, then get some fabulous bargains at Outlet Aubonne, and finally go for a stroll along the water at Le Port d'Ouchy.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lausanne trip planner.

Getting from Geneva to Lausanne by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Gruyeres.

Things to do in Lausanne

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gruyeres, Switzerland

— 1 night
The small medieval town of Gruyères sits at the base of two foothill peaks with a saddle suspended between them.
On the 15th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint Theodule, see the interesting displays at Tibet Museum, step into the grandiose world of Gruyeres Castle, examine the collection at HR Giger Museum, then stop by Gruyere Traditions, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Le Moleson. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Les Gorges De La Jogne, then relax and rejuvenate at Les Bains de la Gruyere, and then take an in-depth tour of Musee Gruerien.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Gruyeres road trip planning app.

You can drive from Lausanne to Gruyeres in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Montreux.

Things to do in Gruyeres

Nature · Parks · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

Montreux, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
On the 16th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Montreux online tour planner.

Drive from Gruyeres to Montreux in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums · Nature · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Zermatt, Switzerland

— 2 nights
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 18th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Gornergrat, stop by Laderach, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, and finally trek along 5-Seenweg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", explore the striking landscape at Gorner Gorge, take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, then don't miss a visit to Walk of Climb, then don't miss a visit to Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally make a trip to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

Plan my trip to Zermatt with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Montreux to Zermatt in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ascona.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Ascona, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Ascona is a municipality in the district of Locarno in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.It is located on the shore of Lake Maggiore.The town is a popular tourist destination, and holds a yearly jazz festival, the Ascona Jazz Festival.HistoryPrehistoric AsconaThe oldest archaeological finds in Ascona go back to the beginnings of Late Bronze Age. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): cool off at Lido Locarno, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Falconeria Locarno, examine the collection at Ghisla Art Collection, see the interesting displays at Pinacoteca Casa Rusca, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cardada. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Lungolago Di Ascona, don't miss a visit to Piazza G. Motta, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Michele, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Intragna, then admire all the interesting features of Valle Verzasca, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Grande.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Ascona attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Ascona takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Morcote.

Things to do in Ascona

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Morcote, Switzerland

— 1 night
Morcote is a municipality in the Swiss canton of Ticino situated about 10 kilometres from Lugano in the district of Lugano on the shore of Lake Lugano.With its characteristic small alleys, the arcades of old Patrician homes, valuable architectural monuments and its natural beauty, the lakefront position, Morcote is considered "the Pearl of Ceresio".HistoryMorcote is first mentioned historically in 926 as Murcau, which comes from the Latin Morae caput, meaning head of the hill. On the 22nd (Sun), take in the exciting artwork at Artrust SA, get great views at Ferrovia Monte Generoso, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baptisterium Riva San Vitale, then browse the different shops at Fox Town Factory Stores, then take in the awesome beauty at Monte San Giorgio, and finally stroll the grounds of Cimitero Monumentale. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa dei Santi Fedele e Simone, see the interesting displays at Alprose Schokolade-Museum, make a trip to Scala Monumentale, stroll around Parco Scherrer, then admire the landmark architecture of Oratorio Di Sant'Antonio, and finally make a trip to Chiesa di Santa Maria del Sasso.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Morcote trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ascona to Morcote takes an hour. In August in Morcote, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Lugano.

Things to do in Morcote

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Lugano, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): make a trip to Piazza della Riforma. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria degli Angioli, take in the awesome beauty at Monte San Salvatore, see the interesting displays at Museo e Fondazione Hermann Hesse, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido San Domenico, then kick back and relax at Lido di Lugano, and finally stop by Laderach Chocolaterie Suisse.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Lugano online tour planner.

Lugano is just a stone's throw from Morcote. In August in Lugano, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bellinzona.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Nature · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Bellinzona, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Bellinzona is the capital of the canton Ticino in Switzerland. For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bellinzona online route builder.

Drive from Lugano to Bellinzona in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Soglio.

Things to do in Bellinzona

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Soglio, Switzerland

— 1 night
Soglio is a village and a former municipality in the district of Maloja in the Swiss canton of the Grisons close to the border with Italy. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): hike along Marmot Nature Trail, then admire all the interesting features of Bregaglia Valley, and then learn more about the world around you at Museo Bregaglia Ciasa Granda. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Kirche San Lorenzo.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Soglio trip planner.

Getting from Bellinzona to Soglio by car takes about 2.5 hours. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Soglio

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

St. Moritz, Switzerland

— 2 nights
St.
On the 28th (Sat), make a trip to Reformierte Kirche San Gian.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Moritz day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Soglio to St. Moritz takes an hour. In August, daily temperatures in St. Moritz can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. You will leave for Scuol on the 30th (Mon).

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature · Parks · Museums · Golf

Side Trips

Scuol, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Scuol is a municipality in the Engiadina Bassa/Val Müstair Region in the Swiss canton of Grisons. On the 30th (Mon), snap pictures at Hangebrucke Punt Penduossa Sura, buy something for everyone on your list at Eurocenter, then get a taste of the local shopping with Alberto Giacometti Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Museum d'Engadina Bassa, Scuol, and finally see where the ancients bathed at Bogn Engiadina Scuol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Clemgia, steep yourself in history at Muglin da Ftan - Alpine Muhle Ftan, take in the awesome beauty at Alp Laret, get outside with Lai Nair, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Tarasp, and finally go from sight to sight with Bergbahnen Motta Naluns.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Scuol day trip planning tool.

You can drive from St. Moritz to Scuol in an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Zernez.

Things to do in Scuol

Nature · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Zernez, Switzerland

— 1 night
Zernez is a village and a municipality in the Engiadina Bassa/Val Müstair Region in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at Museum Stelvio Umbrail 14/18, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convent of Saint John Mustair, see the interesting displays at National Park Centre, visit Schellenursli Village, then admire the striking features of Reformierte Kirche Guarda, and finally make a trip to Kirche San Guerg Lavin. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Swiss National Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Zernez vacation planner.

Zernez is just a stone's throw from Scuol. In September, daytime highs in Zernez are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Arosa.

Things to do in Zernez

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arosa, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Arosa is a statistic town and a municipality in the Plessur Region in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take a peaceful walk through Eichhornliweg.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Arosa route planning tool.

Getting from Zernez to Arosa by car takes about 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Arosa are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Vaduz.

Things to do in Arosa

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Vaduz, Liechtenstein

— 1 night
As the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz is the country's financial and economic hub.
On the 4th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Florin, do a tasting at Wine Cellars of the Prince of Liechtenstein, step into the grandiose world of Vaduz Castle, stroll through Galina Falcon Center, then stroll through Ski Resort Malbun, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Malbi-park. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to The Main Square, get engrossed in the history at Liechtenstein National Museum, don't miss a visit to Liechtenstein Center, then get a taste of the local shopping with Hoi Liechtenstein - Geschenke & Souvenir Boutique, then see the interesting displays at Postal Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Vaduz trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Arosa to Vaduz in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Appenzell.

Things to do in Vaduz

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Appenzell, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Appenzell trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Vaduz to Appenzell in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to St. Gallen.

Things to do in Appenzell

Nature · Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

St. Gallen, Switzerland

— 2 nights
The heart of eastern Switzerland, St.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR, delve into the lush surroundings at Baumwipfelpfad Neckertal, buy something for everyone on your list at Shopping Arena, then make a splash at Santispark, and finally admire the striking features of Pfalzkeller. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Drei Weieren, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Laurenzen, admire the landmark architecture of Kathedrale St.Gallen, then see the interesting displays at Textile Museum St.Gallen, then make a trip to Roter Platz, and finally contemplate the long history of Landsgemeindeplatz.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Gallen trip planner.

St. Gallen is just a stone's throw from Appenzell. In September, daily temperatures in St. Gallen can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Stein am Rhein.

Things to do in St. Gallen

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Stein am Rhein, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Stein am Rhein is a historic town and a municipality in the canton of Schaffhausen in Switzerland.The town has a well-preserved medieval centre, retaining the ancient street plan. On the 9th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Rhine Falls, examine the collection at Museum zu Allerheiligen, pause for some serene contemplation at Munsterkirche, then explore the historical opulence of Munot, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Altstadt Schaffhausen. On your second day here, make a trip to Kartause Ittingen, get engrossed in the history at Napoleon Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Museum Lindwurm, then examine the collection at Krippenwelt, and finally browse the exhibits of Museum Kloster Sankt Georgen.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Stein am Rhein itinerary maker app.

You can drive from St. Gallen to Stein am Rhein in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Stein am Rhein

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

Zurich, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Town and Bahnhofstrasse. Shop till you drop at Hauptbahnhof and Schipfe 51 Jackson. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich online day trip planner.

You can drive from Stein am Rhein to Zurich in an hour. September in Zurich sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks

Lucerne, Switzerland

— 3 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Markuskirche. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Seebad Eich, pause for some serene contemplation at Jesuitenkirche, then see the interesting displays at Glasi Hergiswil, then see the interesting displays at Fortress Furigen, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Mt Pilatus.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Lucerne trip planning website.

Drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. September in Lucerne sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Andermatt.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Andermatt, Switzerland

— 1 night
Andermatt is a mountain village and municipality in the canton of Uri in Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Sasso San Gottardo, then admire all the interesting features of Furka Pass, then take a memorable drive along Grimsel Pass, and finally take a memorable drive along Oberalp Pass. On the next day, tee off at Golfplatz Andermatt and then witness the site of a historic battle at Teufelsbrucke.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Andermatt day trip planning site.

Drive from Lucerne to Andermatt in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Andermatt

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Golf · Museums

Side Trips

Grindelwald, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
On the 17th (Fri), look for gifts at Vogts Corner.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Grindelwald road trip site.

Drive from Andermatt to Grindelwald in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

— 2 nights
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, then admire the sheer force of Staubbach Waterfall, then appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Monch, explore the fascinating underground world of St. Beatus Hoehlen, and then get outside with Air-Glaciers, S.A..

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lauterbrunnen trip itinerary builder tool.

Lauterbrunnen is just a short distance from Grindelwald. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Wengen.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Wengen, Switzerland

— 1 night
Wengen is a mountain village in the Bernese Oberland of central Switzerland. On the 21st (Tue), stop by Central Sport, head outdoors with Swimming Pool Waldbort, then get to know the fascinating history of Kleine Scheidegg, then play a few rounds at Minigolf, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Wengen trip planner.

Getting from Lauterbrunnen to Wengen by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In September in Wengen, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. You will leave for Interlaken on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Wengen

Outdoors · Nature · Tours · Golf

Side Trip

Interlaken, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
On the 22nd (Wed), take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, tee off at Golf Club Interlaken-Unterseen, then view the masterpieces at Galerie Wydi, then look for gifts at Swiss Chocolate Chalet, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche, see the interesting displays at Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Brienz, and finally delve into the distant past at Unspunnen Castle.

Plan my trip to Interlaken with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can take a train from Wengen to Interlaken in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Interlaken are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Spiez.

Things to do in Interlaken

Museums · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Spiez, Switzerland

— 1 night
Spiez is a town and municipality on the shore of Lake Thun in the Bernese Oberland region of the Swiss canton of Bern. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): make a trip to Panoramabrucke Sigriswil, enjoy the sand and surf at Schwimmbad Merligen, examine the collection at Artilleriewerk Faulensee, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Niesen, and finally get outside with Spiezer Rundwanderweg. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Skigebiet Metsch, then fly down the slopes at Tschentenalp, then stroll through Trottiland, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Simmenfalle.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Spiez day trip planning website.

Spiez is very close to Interlaken. In September, daily temperatures in Spiez can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Thun.

Things to do in Spiez

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Thun, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Thun is a town and a municipality in the administrative district of Thun in the canton of Bern in Switzerland with about 43,783 inhabitants, as of 31 December 2013.It is located where the Aare flows out of Lake Thun, 30km south of Bern.Besides tourism, machine and precision instrument engineering, the largest garrison in the country, the food industry, armaments and publishing are of economic importance to Thun.The official language of Thun is German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect.HistoryThe area of what is now Thun was inhabited since the Neolithic age (mid-3rd millennium BC). Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): make a trip to The Central Church Of Thun. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at Garuda Massage, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Thun, pause for some serene contemplation at Kirche Scherzligen, take in the exciting artwork at Thun-Panorama, then admire the natural beauty at Schadau Park, and finally explore the activities along Thunersee.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Thun online attractions planner.

Thun is just a stone's throw from Spiez. September in Thun sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bern.

Things to do in Thun

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Bern, Switzerland

— 3 nights

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Take a break from the city and head to Aare River and Barenpark. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Regionalmuseum Langnau. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum, examine the collection at Klingendes Museum, make a trip to Clock Tower - Zytglogge, and admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten).

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Bern is just a stone's throw from Thun. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Murten.

Things to do in Bern

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Murten, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Murten or Morat is a municipality in the See district of the canton of Fribourg in Switzerland.It is located on the southern shores of Lake Morat, also commonly called Lake Murten. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Ramparts Walls, get some fabulous bargains at Ambra Minerals, see the interesting displays at Museum Murten, then make a trip to Berntor, then pause for some serene contemplation at French Church, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Grottes du Mont-Vully. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Bern Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale St-Nicolas, head off the coast to St. Peter's Island, then explore the activities along Lake Biel, then head outdoors with Twannbachschlucht, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee de la vigne au lac de Bienne.

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Murten is just a short distance from Bern. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Neuchatel.

Things to do in Murten

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Neuchatel, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Neuchatel represents a compact university town in Western Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): explore the galleries of Chateau de Grandson, look for all kinds of wild species at Creux du Van, do a tasting at Domaine de Chambleau, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lac de Neuchatel, then kick back and relax at Jeunes Rives, and finally try to win big at Casino Neuchatel. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Moulins souterrains du Col-des-Roches, browse the exhibits of Maison de l'Absinthe, identify plant and animal life at Gorges de l'Areuse, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Neuchatel, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Collegiale Church.

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Neuchatel is just a short distance from Murten. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Saint-Ursanne.

Things to do in Neuchatel

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Saint-Ursanne, Switzerland

— 1 night
Saint-Ursanne is an old town and a former municipality of the district of Porrentruy in the canton of Jura, Switzerland which has preserved much of its medieval character. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise de Courfaivre, Head underground at Grotte Sainte Colombe, examine the collection at CHEZ Camille Bloch, get outside with Etang de la Gruere, then contemplate the long history of Tour de Milandre, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Porrentruy. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Delemont, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St-Marcel, contemplate the long history of Chapelle du Vorbourg, then contemplate the long history of Hotel de Ville, then contemplate the long history of Porte St-Pierre, and finally steep yourself in history at Cloitre de St-Ursanne.

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Traveling by car from Neuchatel to Saint-Ursanne takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Saint-Ursanne can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Basel.

Things to do in Saint-Ursanne

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Basel, Switzerland

— 3 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): look for gifts at Johann Wanner. On your second day here, explore the ancient world of Augusta Raurica, admire the masterpieces at Jean Tinguely Museum, see the interesting displays at Basel Paper Mill Museum, then contemplate the long history of Basel Minster, then get a taste of the local shopping with Art Basel, and finally visit Basel's Old Town.

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You can drive from Saint-Ursanne to Basel in 1.5 hours. October in Basel sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 8th (Fri).

Things to do in Basel

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
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.