8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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St. Gallen
— 1 day
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St. Moritz
— 1 night
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Montreux
— 2 nights
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Lauterbrunnen
— 1 night
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Lucerne
— 3 nights

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St. Gallen

St. Gallen ©
The heart of eastern Switzerland, St.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kathedrale St.Gallen, browse the collection at Stiftsbibliothek, then see the interesting displays at Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch, and finally see the interesting displays at Appenzeller Brachtummuseum Urnaesch.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read St. Gallen holiday planning site.

Metzingen, Germany to St. Gallen is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in St. Gallen

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch ©
Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch
Stiftsbibliothek ©
Stiftsbibliothek
Kathedrale St.Gallen ©
Kathedrale St.Gallen

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St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Bernina Pass, then take some stellar pictures from Diavolezza, and then explore the activities along Lake St. Moritz.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Moritz trip planner.

You can drive from St. Gallen to St. Moritz in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In October, St. Moritz is slightly colder than St. Gallen - with highs of 13°C and lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Montreux.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Lake St. Moritz ©
Lake St. Moritz
Bernina Pass ©
Bernina Pass
Diavolezza ©
Diavolezza

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Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
On the 12th (Mon), examine the collection at Queen Studio Experience, then appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue, then see the interesting displays at Fondation Pierre Gianadda, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rochers-de-Naye. On the next day, take in the pleasant sights at Montreux Lakeside, then take in the waterfront activity at Le Port d'Ouchy, and then explore the world behind art at Collection de l'Art Brut.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Montreux holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from St. Moritz to Montreux takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Fondation Pierre Gianadda ©
Fondation Pierre Gianadda
Collection de l'Art Brut ©
Collection de l'Art Brut
Rochers-de-Naye ©
Rochers-de-Naye

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Lauterbrunnen

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Staubbach Waterfall and then appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lauterbrunnen online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Montreux to Lauterbrunnen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Parks · Nature
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Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
Staubbach Waterfall ©
Staubbach Waterfall

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Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lucerne: Lake Brienz (in Brienz) and Zurich (Bahnhofstrasse, Lake Zurich, &more). And it doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Mt Pilatus, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and explore the activities along Lake Lucerne.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Lucerne trip planner.

You can drive from Lauterbrunnen to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town

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