60 days in Switzerland Itinerary

60 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Geneva
— 7 nights
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Neuchatel
— 7 nights
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Verbier
— 4 nights
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Zermatt
— 8 nights
Drive
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Lenk im Simmental
— 3 nights
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Grindelwald
— 4 nights
Drive
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Lucerne
— 8 nights
Drive
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Davos
— 5 nights
Drive
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St. Moritz
— 6 nights
Drive
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Lugano
— 7 nights
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Geneva

— 7 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Plage de Port-Choiseul and Bains des Paquis. For shopping fun, head to Fondation de l'Hermitage or Manor Geneve. Venture out of the city with trips to St-Saphorin-Lavaux (Chevalley Vineyards & Chateau De Glerolles), Lausanne (Sauvabelin Tower, Le Port d'Ouchy, &more) and Montreux (Corniche Lavaux Vineyards, Montreux Lakeside, &more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, take a stroll through Vieux-Carouge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mont Saleve, and don't miss a visit to Broken Chair Sculpture.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Geneva trip itinerary planning tool.

Cairo, Egypt to Geneva is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Geneva is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Cairo, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Geneva, ranging from highs of 6°C to lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Neuchatel.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

Neuchatel

— 7 nights
Neuchatel represents a compact university town in Western Switzerland.
You'll get in some beach time at Jeunes Rives and Plage des Pins. Take a break from the city and head to Lac de Neuchatel and Etang de la Gruere. Explore Neuchatel's surroundings by going to Bern (Mosesbrunnen, The Cathedral of Bern, &more), Grottes de Vallorbe (in Vallorbe) and Franck Ollivier Golf Pro (in Goumoens la Ville). The adventure continues: have some family-friendly fun at The Factory Escape Game, look for all kinds of wild species at Rochers des Sommetres, tee off at Swin-golf de la Broye, and revel in the low prices at Ambra Minerals.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Neuchatel trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Geneva to Neuchatel in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Verbier.

Things to do in Neuchatel

Parks · Shopping · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Verbier

— 4 nights
Verbier is a village located in south-western Switzerland in the canton of Valais. Step off the beaten path and head to Ski Service and Les Mines De Sel De Bex. Visiting Villars Gryon Les Diablerets Bex and Premier Alpine Centre SA will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Verbier: Sion (RealFly & Valere Basilica), Bisse Saviese Torrent-Neuf (in Saviese) and Fondation Pierre Gianadda (in Martigny). There's lots more to do: ski along the peaceful trails at Champery Resort, explore the activities along Lac d'Emosson, head outdoors with Great St. Bernard Pass, and fly down the slopes at Les Crosets.

To find out how to plan a trip to Verbier, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Neuchatel to Verbier takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Verbier

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails

Side Trips

Zermatt

— 8 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Sunnegga and Aletsch Arena. Get outdoors at Riederalp and Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zermatt: Ernen (Pfarrkirche Ernen & Hangebrucke Furgangen-Muhlebach), Cabane de Moiry (in Grimentz) and Saas-Fee (Saas Fee Ski Resort & Spas). There's lots more to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Mauritius, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Luftseilbahnen Fiesch-Eggishorn AG.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Zermatt road trip website.

You can take a train from Verbier to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lenk im Simmental.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lenk im Simmental

— 3 nights
Themed trails make vacations in Lenk im Simmental popular with winter sports lovers.
Step off the beaten path and head to Adelboden and Skigebiet Betelberg. Step out of the city life by going to Adrenalin Skischule Lenk and Rochers-de-Naye. Explore Lenk im Simmental's surroundings by going to Glacier 3000 (in Les Diablerets), Trottiland (in Adelboden) and Kandersteg (Gemmi Pass & Oeschinen Lake). There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Skigebiet Metsch, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and get all the information you need at Lenk-Simmental Tourismus AG.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lenk im Simmental trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Zermatt to Lenk im Simmental in 3.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Lenk im Simmental are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lenk im Simmental

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald

— 4 nights

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Escape the urban bustle at Maennlichen and Jungfraujoch. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg and The Eiger. Change things up with these side-trips from Grindelwald: Wengen (Molitor & Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway). Next up on the itinerary: admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, hike along Lieselotte Trail, explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, and stroll through Maennlichen Romantic Trail.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Grindelwald driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Lenk im Simmental to Grindelwald takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Lucerne

— 8 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Schwimmbad Merligen and Seebad Eich. Do your shopping at Bahnhofstrasse and Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lucerne: Zurich (Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, Lake Zurich, &more), Strandbad Sursee (in Sursee) and Aare Gorge (in Meiringen). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Mt Pilatus, tour the pleasant surroundings at Seebad Mit Strand Am Vierwaldstattersee, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), and make a trip to The Nine Towers.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Lucerne travel route website.

Getting from Grindelwald to Lucerne by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. February in Lucerne sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Davos.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Davos

— 5 nights
Do your shopping at Landquart Fashion Outlet and Appenzeller Schaukaeserei. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parsenn Skigebiet and Lenzerheide Ski Resort. Change things up with these side-trips from Davos: Heididorf (in Maienfeld), Old Town Chur (in Chur) and Arosa Ski Resort (in Arosa).

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Davos trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Davos takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of tram and train. Traveling from Lucerne in February, expect Davos to be a bit cooler, temps between 1°C and -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Davos

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trips

St. Moritz

— 6 nights
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Step off the beaten path and head to Lake St. Moritz and Diavolezza. Escape the urban bustle at Muottas Muragl and Val Roseg. Venture out of the city with trips to National Park Centre (in Zernez), Poschiavo (Lago Di Saoseo, Marmites des Geants, &more) and Albula Pass (in La Punt-Chamues-ch). And it doesn't end there: admire the verdant scenery at Engadine, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Poschiavo, identify plant and animal life at Alp Flix, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Piz Nair.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Moritz travel app.

Traveling by car from Davos to St. Moritz takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in March, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lugano.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Lugano

— 7 nights

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Get in touch with nature at Lido di Lugano and Monte San Salvatore. Visit Lido San Domenico and Bagno pubblico La Lanca for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Cascate di Santa Petronilla (in Biasca), Lag da claus (in Sedrun) and Campra (in Olivone). There's much more to do: look for gifts at Laderach Chocolaterie Suisse, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lugano, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Generoso, and get great views at Monte Bre.

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Drive from St. Moritz to Lugano in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from St. Moritz in March, with highs in Lugano at 16°C and lows at 3°C. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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.