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
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Andermatt, Switzerland
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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
— 2 nights
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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 1st (Thu): wander the streets of Rue du Rhone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum, get curious at CERN, then take advantage of the amenities at Bains des Paquis, and finally admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain.

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Istanbul, Turkey to Geneva is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Geneva. Traveling from Istanbul in July, Geneva is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough 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.
On the 4th (Sun), view the masterpieces at Fondation de l'Hermitage, examine the collection at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), explore the fascinating underground world of Grottes de Vallorbe, then relax and rejuvenate at Le Centre Thermal, and finally kick back and relax at Plage des Pins. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Lausanne, wander the streets of Place St-Francois, then learn about winemaking at Terres de Lavaux, then revel in the low prices at Outlet Aubonne, and finally go for a stroll along the water at Le Port d'Ouchy.

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You can drive from Geneva to Lausanne in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gruyeres.

Things to do in Lausanne

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

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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 6th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint Theodule, examine the collection at Tibet Museum, explore the historical opulence of Gruyeres Castle, then examine the collection at HR Giger Museum, then look for gifts at Gruyere Traditions, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Le Moleson. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Les Gorges De La Jogne, relax and rejuvenate at Les Bains de la Gruyere, and then see the interesting displays at Musee Gruerien.

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You can drive from Lausanne to Gruyeres in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Montreux.

Things to do in Gruyeres

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

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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 7th (Wed), examine the collection at Queen Studio Experience.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Montreux trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Gruyeres to Montreux in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Nature

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 9th (Fri): get great views at Gornergrat, stop by Laderach, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, then take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at 5-Seenweg. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at 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 stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally explore the galleries of Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Zermatt online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Montreux to Zermatt takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) 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. On the 11th (Sun), cool off at Lido Locarno, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Falconeria Locarno, see the interesting displays at Ghisla Art Collection, see the interesting displays at Pinacoteca Casa Rusca, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Cardada. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Lungolago Di Ascona, don't miss a visit to Piazza G. Motta, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Michele, take in the spiritual surroundings of Campanile di Intragna, then appreciate the views at Valle Verzasca, and finally make a trip to Piazza Grande.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ascona online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Ascona takes 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Morcote.

Things to do in Ascona

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

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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. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): 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, browse the different shops at Fox Town Factory Stores, then explore the ancient world of Monte San Giorgio, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitero Monumentale. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santi Fedele e Simone, see the interesting displays at Alprose Schokolade-Museum, don't miss a visit to Scala Monumentale, then walk around Parco Scherrer, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oratorio Di Sant'Antonio, and finally make a trip to Chiesa di Santa Maria del Sasso.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Morcote trip planner.

Drive from Ascona to Morcote in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lugano.

Things to do in Morcote

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

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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.
On the 14th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Piazza della Riforma. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria degli Angioli, explore and take pictures at Monte San Salvatore, examine the collection at Museo e Fondazione Hermann Hesse, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido San Domenico, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Lugano, and finally stop by Laderach Chocolaterie Suisse.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Lugano vacation planner.

Lugano is just a stone's throw from Morcote. In July, daily temperatures in Lugano can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bellinzona.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

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Bellinzona, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Bellinzona is the capital of the canton Ticino in Switzerland. To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bellinzona driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Lugano to Bellinzona in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Bellinzona can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Soglio.

Things to do in Bellinzona

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

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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. On the 18th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Marmot Nature Trail, then explore and take pictures at 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.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Soglio road trip app.

Getting from Bellinzona to Soglio by car takes about 2.5 hours. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Soglio

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Trails

Side Trips

St. Moritz, Switzerland

— 2 nights
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On the 19th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Reformierte Kirche San Gian.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the St. Moritz trip planning site.

You can drive from Soglio to St. Moritz in an hour. In July in St. Moritz, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. You will leave for Scuol on the 21st (Wed).

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Scuol, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Scuol is a municipality in the Engiadina Bassa/Val Müstair Region in the Swiss canton of Grisons. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in the views from Val Sinestra Suspension Bridges, browse the different shops at Eurocenter, take in the exciting artwork at 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 22nd (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Clemgia, don't miss a visit to Muglin da Ftan - Alpine Muhle Ftan, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Alp Laret, head outdoors with Lai Nair, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Tarasp, and finally get around town with Bergbahnen Motta Naluns.

To find maps and tourist information, use the Scuol road trip planner.

You can drive from St. Moritz to Scuol in an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Zernez.

Things to do in Scuol

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · 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. On the 23rd (Fri), learn about all things military at Museum Stelvio Umbrail 14/18, browse the exhibits of Convent of Saint John Mustair, get all the information you need at National Park Centre, then wander the streets of Schellenursli Village, then admire the landmark architecture of Reformierte Kirche Guarda, and finally don't miss a visit to Kirche San Guerg Lavin. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Swiss National Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Zernez holiday planning tool.

Zernez is just a stone's throw from Scuol. In July in Zernez, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Arosa.

Things to do in Zernez

Parks · Nature · 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. On the 24th (Sat), take a peaceful walk through Eichhornliweg.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Arosa vacation planner.

You can drive from Zernez to Arosa in 2.5 hours. In July in Arosa, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Vaduz.

Things to do in Arosa

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Spas

Vaduz, Liechtenstein

— 1 night
As the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz is the country's financial and economic hub.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Florin, do a tasting at Wine Cellars of the Prince of Liechtenstein, explore the historical opulence of Vaduz Castle, then stroll through Galina Falcon Center, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ski Resort Malbun, and finally stroll through Malbi-park. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to The Main Square, take an in-depth tour of Liechtenstein National Museum, don't miss a visit to Liechtenstein Center, then shop like a local with Hoi Liechtenstein - Geschenke & Souvenir Boutique, then examine the collection at Postal Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Vaduz vacation maker website.

You can drive from Arosa to Vaduz in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Appenzell.

Things to do in Vaduz

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Appenzell, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Appenzell trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Vaduz to Appenzell takes an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Appenzell can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to St. Gallen.

Things to do in Appenzell

Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

St. Gallen, Switzerland

— 2 nights
The heart of eastern Switzerland, St.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): examine the collection at Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR, take a peaceful walk through Baumwipfelpfad Neckertal, browse the different shops at Shopping Arena, then cool off at Santispark, and finally take a stroll around Pfalzkeller. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Drei Weieren, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Laurenzen, admire the landmark architecture of Kathedrale St.Gallen, see the interesting displays at Textile Museum St.Gallen, then make a trip to Roter Platz, and finally steep yourself in history at Landsgemeindeplatz.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Gallen trip maker app.

St. Gallen is just a short distance from Appenzell. In July, daily temperatures in St. Gallen can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Stein am Rhein.

Things to do in St. Gallen

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

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 31st (Sat), take some stellar pictures from Rhine Falls, see the interesting displays at Museum zu Allerheiligen, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Munsterkirche, then step into the grandiose world of Munot, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Altstadt Schaffhausen. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Kartause Ittingen, see the interesting displays at Napoleon Museum, get engrossed in the history at Museum Lindwurm, then examine the collection at Krippenwelt, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum Kloster Sankt Georgen.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Stein am Rhein using our trip planner.

You can drive from St. Gallen to Stein am Rhein in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Stein am Rhein are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Stein am Rhein

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Zurich, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get some cultural insight at Old Town and Landesmuseum. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Bahnhofstrasse and Hauptbahnhof. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain, and take a stroll through Niederdorf.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Zurich trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Stein am Rhein to Zurich in an hour. In August in Zurich, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

Lucerne, Switzerland

— 3 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 4th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Markuskirche. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Seebad Eich, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesuitenkirche, then see the interesting displays at Glasi Hergiswil, then examine the collection at Fortress Furigen, and finally hit the slopes at Mt Pilatus.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lucerne online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Lucerne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Andermatt.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Andermatt, Switzerland

— 1 night
Andermatt is a mountain village and municipality in the canton of Uri in Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): examine the collection at Sasso San Gottardo, then explore and take pictures at Furka Pass, then cruise along Grimsel Pass, and finally cruise along Oberalp Pass. Keep things going the next day: tee off at Golfplatz Andermatt and then witness the site of a historic battle at Teufelsbrucke.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Andermatt trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Andermatt takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) 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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): stop by Vogts Corner.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Grindelwald sightseeing app.

You can drive from Andermatt to Grindelwald in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

— 2 nights
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
On the 10th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall, then admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Monch, Head underground at St. Beatus Hoehlen, and then head outdoors with Air-Glaciers, S.A..

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lauterbrunnen driving holiday planning site.

Lauterbrunnen is very close to Grindelwald. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Wengen.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Wengen, Switzerland

— 1 night
Wengen is a mountain village in the Bernese Oberland of central Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): shop like a local with Central Sport, head outdoors with Swimming Pool Waldbort, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg, then play a few rounds at Minigolf, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Wengen travel itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Lauterbrunnen to Wengen in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Wengen can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. On the 13th (Fri), you're off to Interlaken.

Things to do in Wengen

Outdoors · Nature · Tours · Shopping

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 13th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, play a few rounds at Golf Club Interlaken-Unterseen, get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie Wydi, then stop by Swiss Chocolate Chalet, and finally head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche, then 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.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Interlaken trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Wengen to Interlaken takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. August in Interlaken sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Spiez.

Things to do in Interlaken

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

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. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Panoramabrucke Sigriswil, enjoy the sand and surf at Schwimmbad Merligen, then see the interesting displays at Artilleriewerk Faulensee, then take in the awesome beauty at Niesen, and finally head outdoors with Spiezer Rundwanderweg. Keep things going the next day: hit the slopes at Skigebiet Metsch, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tschentenalp, then grab your bike and head to Trottiland, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Simmenfalle.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Spiez sightseeing planning app.

Spiez is just a short distance from Interlaken. In August, daytime highs in Spiez are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Thun.

Things to do in Spiez

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Winter Sports

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). On the 16th (Mon), make a trip to The Central Church Of Thun. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: soothe aching muscles at Garuda Massage, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Thun, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirche Scherzligen, explore the world behind art at Thun-Panorama, then walk around Schadau Park, and finally explore the activities along Thunersee.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Thun online sightseeing planner.

Thun is just a short distance from Spiez. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Thun

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Aare River and Barenpark. For shopping fun, head to UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern or Central Railroad Station. Take a break from Bern with a short trip to Regionalmuseum Langnau in Langnau im Emmental, about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Klingendes Museum, take an in-depth tour of Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum, get curious at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), and enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge.

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Bern is just a short distance from Thun. In August in Bern, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Murten.

Things to do in Bern

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

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. On the 21st (Sat), don't miss a visit to Medieval City Walls, get some fabulous bargains at Ambra Minerals, see the interesting displays at Museum Murten, don't miss a visit to Berntor – Tower of Bern, then pause for some serene contemplation at French Church, and finally Head underground at Grottes du Mont-Vully. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from 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 get outside 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 stone's throw from Bern. August in Murten sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Neuchatel.

Things to do in Murten

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Neuchatel, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Neuchatel represents a compact university town in Western Switzerland.
On the 23rd (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Chateau de Grandson, delve into the lush surroundings at Creux du Van, learn about winemaking at Domaine de Chambleau, then explore the activities along Lac de Neuchatel, then stroll through Jeunes Rives, and finally try your luck at Casino Neuchatel. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Moulins souterrains du Col-des-Roches, stop by Maison de l'Absinthe, then admire the sheer force of Gorges de l'Areuse, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Neuchatel, and finally contemplate the long history of The Collegiale Church.

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Neuchatel is just a stone's throw from Murten. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to 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 25th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise de Courfaivre, Head underground at Grotte Sainte Colombe, examine the collection at CHEZ Camille Bloch, then head outdoors with Etang de la Gruere, then steep yourself in history at Tour de Milandre, and finally step into the grandiose world 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, admire the striking features of Hotel de Ville, then make a trip to 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 August, daily temperatures in Saint-Ursanne can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Basel.

Things to do in Saint-Ursanne

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): stop by Johann Wanner. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Augusta Raurica, explore the world behind art at Jean Tinguely Museum, examine the collection at Basel Paper Mill Museum, contemplate the long history of Basel Minster, then take in the exciting artwork at Art Basel, and finally wander the streets of Basel's Old Town.

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Traveling by car from Saint-Ursanne to Basel takes 1.5 hours. August in Basel sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 29th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Basel

Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Switzerland travel guide

4.7
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.