7 days in Lugano & Lucerne Itinerary

7 days in Lugano & Lucerne Itinerary

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7 days in Lugano & Lucerne Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly + Train:  6 h 30 min
1
Lugano
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Lucerne
— 5 nights
Train + Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

1
night
Lugano

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lugano trip site .

Valletta, Malta to Lugano is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from Valletta in October, expect Lugano to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Monte San Salvatore ©
Monte San Salvatore
Parco Civico ©
Parco Civico

5
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Explore Lucerne's surroundings by going to Parasailing & Paragliding (in Interlaken), Zurich (Old Town & Lake Zurich) and Alpenrose Landscape Gardens (in Wilderswil). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, admire the landmark architecture of Lucerne Station, and look and learn at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lucerne trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Lugano to Lucerne in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. While traveling from Lugano, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Lucerne, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Interlaken, Zurich, Jungfraujoch
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

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