7 days in Switzerland Itinerary

7 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland vacation planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Lucerne
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Grindelwald
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Montreux
— 1 night
Fly

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Lucerne

— 3 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rosengart Collection and Jesuitenkirche. Take a break from the city and head to Mt Pilatus and Parasailing & Paragliding. Go for a jaunt from Lucerne to Interlaken to see Alpenwildpark about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, identify plant and animal life at Biosphaere Entlebuch, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), and take in the views from Chapel Bridge.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Lucerne journey planner.

Moscow, Russia to Lucerne is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Moscow to Lucerne. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Grindelwald

— 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 20th (Thu), explore and take pictures at Jungfraujoch and then take in the awesome beauty at The Eiger. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First, then stroll through Lieselotte Trail, and then hit the slopes at Maennlichen.

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Traveling by car from Lucerne to Grindelwald takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Montreux

— 1 night
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
On the 22nd (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon.

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

Getting from Grindelwald to Montreux by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
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.