60 days in Switzerland Itinerary

60 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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60 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Ferry + Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Geneva
— 7 nights
Train:  3​h 45​min
2
Zermatt
— 9 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
3
Bern
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Grindelwald
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Lugano
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
St. Moritz
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Zurich
— 10 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Toronto

7
nights
Geneva

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Plage de Port-Choiseul and Chaplin's World. Museum-lovers will get to explore Maison Tavel and Musee d'Art Et d'Histoire. Change things up with these side-trips from Geneva: Montreux (Plexus Art Gallery, Queen Studio Experience, & more), Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux) and Lac d'Emosson (in Salvan). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Swiss Vapeur Parc, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mont Saleve, Head underground at Grottes de Vallorbe, and learn more about the world around you at Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle).

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Geneva tour planner.

Toronto, Canada to Geneva is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, tram, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Geneva. In June in Geneva, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Montreux, Lausanne, Chaplin's World, Parc d'Attractions du Chatelard, Grottes de Vallorbe
Highlights from your plan
Grottes de Vallorbe ©
Grottes de Vallorbe
Collection de l'Art Brut ©
Collection de l'Art Brut

9
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Get a sense of the local culture at Mountaineers' Cemetery and Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie". Step off the beaten path and head to Gorner Gorge and St. Beatus Hoehlen. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zermatt: Interlaken (Harderkulm, Parasailing & Paragliding, & more), Lauterbrunnen (Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls & Staubbach Waterfall) and Galerie Wydi (in Wilderswil). And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of The Bex Salt Mines, examine the collection at Fondation Pierre Gianadda, ski along the peaceful trails at Glacier 3000, and take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Zermatt trip maker site .

Traveling by train from Geneva to Zermatt takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Interlaken, Lauterbrunnen, Glacier 3000, St. Beatus Hoehlen, Parc naturel Pfyn-Finge
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise

9
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Musee des Chemins de fer du Kaeserberg and Basel Paper Mill Museum. Attractions like Plage des Pins and Naturhistorisches Museum Basel make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bern: Basel (Room Escape Games, Altstadt-Spaziergange durch Basel, & more), Fondation Beyeler (in Riehen) and St. Katharinenkirche (in Laufen). There's still lots to do: take a peaceful walk through Creux du Van, see the interesting displays at Augusta Raurica, get engrossed in the history at Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Cathedral of Bern.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bern travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Bern takes 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Basel, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Thun, Neuchatel, Plage des Pins
Highlights from your plan
The Cathedral of Bern ©
The Cathedral of Bern
Creux du Van ©
Creux du Van
Fondation Beyeler ©
Fondation Beyeler

8
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Get some cultural insight at Kleine Scheidegg and Wengen Day Trips. Visiting Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg and Lauterbrunnen Village will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Grindelwald: Oeschinen Lake (in Kandersteg), Lauterbrunnen (Trümmelbachfälle & Murrenbach Waterfalls) and Engelberg (Titlis Bridge & Mount Titlis). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway, take in the dramatic scenery at Reichenbach Falls, explore the activities along Bachalpsee Lake, and hike along The Eiger Trail.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Grindelwald online journey planner .

You can drive from Bern to Grindelwald in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Lugano.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Wengen, Engelberg, Oeschinen Lake
Highlights from your plan
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen

8
nights
Lugano

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Visiting Lido di Lugano and Monte Tamaro will get you outdoors. Castello di Montebello and Castelgrande will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Lugano: Bellinzona (Castelli di Bellinzona & Castle of Sasso Corbaro), Ponte Tibetano Valle di Sementina (in Sementina) and Locarno (Bagno pubblico La Lanca, Falconeria Locarno, & more). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Monte Bre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso, trek along Olive Trail, and stroll around Parco Civico.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lugano trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Grindelwald to Lugano by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bellinzona, Locarno, Orselina, Monte San Giorgio, Monte Tamaro
Highlights from your plan
Monte Tamaro ©
Monte Tamaro
Castelgrande ©
Castelgrande
Castello di Montebello ©
Castello di Montebello

7
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
Explore hidden gems such as National Park Centre and Lake of Staz (Lej da Staz). Escape the urban bustle at Lago di Poschiavo and Engadine. You'll find plenty of places to visit near St. Moritz: Val Roseg (in Pontresina), Old Town Chur (in Chur) and Viamala Schlucht (in Zillis). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Piz Nair, explore the striking landscape at Morteratsch Glacier, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz, and get great views at Muottas Muragl.

Before you visit St. Moritz, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Lugano to St. Moritz by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, St. Moritz is little chillier than Lugano - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pontresina, Poschiavo, Mustair, Old Town Chur, National Park Centre
Highlights from your plan
Piz Nair ©
Piz Nair
Morteratsch Glacier ©
Morteratsch Glacier
Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl

10
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Uferpromenade Weggis and Swiss Science Center Technorama. We've included these beaches for you: Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Seebad Kilchberg. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Winterthur (Gewerbemuseum Winterthur & Uhren Sammlung Kellenberger), Lucerne (The Nine Towers, Ufschotti Park, & more) and Rhine Falls (in Neuhausen am Rheinfall). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Zurich route planning tool .

Getting from St. Moritz to Zurich by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from St. Moritz in July: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 30°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lucerne, Winterthur, Schaffhausen, Uferpromenade Weggis, Seebad Eich
Highlights from your plan
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Uferpromenade Weggis ©
Uferpromenade Weggis
Altstadt Schaffhausen ©
Altstadt Schaffhausen

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