8 days in Switzerland & Turin Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland & Turin Itinerary

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Fly to Geneva Cointrin International Airport, Drive to Lutry
Lutry, Switzerland
— 1 night
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 1 night
Turin, Italy
— 2 nights
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights


Lutry, Switzerland

— 1 night
Lutry is a municipality in the Swiss canton of Vaud, located in the Lavaux-Oron.HistoryLutry is first mentioned in 908 as in Lustraco villam. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): do a tasting at Maurice Neyroud, meet the residents at Zoo de Servion, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Tropiquarium de Servion, and finally make a trip to Cully Classique.

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Louisville, USA to Lutry is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Louisville to Lutry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lutry

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Zermatt, Switzerland

— 1 night
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 21st (Mon), fly down the slopes at Trockener Steg and then tour along fresh powder with Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School.

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Drive from Lutry to Zermatt in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Turin.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Classes · Tours

Turin, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Explore hidden gems such as Langhe landscapes UNESCO and Basilica di Maria Ausiliatrice. Take a break from Turin with a short trip to Fondazione Ferrero in Alba, about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella dei Banchieri e dei Mercanti, see the interesting displays at MEF Museo Ettore Fico, admire the masterpieces at Museo Egizio, and make a trip to Piazza San Carlo.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Turin trip planner.

You can drive from Zermatt to Turin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and bus. In February, daytime highs in Turin are 41°F, while nighttime lows are 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Geneva, Switzerland

— 2 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.
You've added Reformation Wall, Bains des Paquis, Palais des Nations, Genève, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 25th (Fri), make a trip to Chapel of the Maccabees, enjoy the sand and surf at Bains des Paquis, pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall, explore the activities along Lake Geneva, then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre.

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Traveling by car from Turin to Geneva takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. February in Geneva sees daily highs of 43°F and lows of 31°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Geneva

Tours · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Switzerland travel guide

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.