8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
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Lucerne
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Andermatt
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Murren
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Visp
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Lausanne
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Geneva
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Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 3rd (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich travel itinerary planner.

Porto, Portugal to Zurich is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto to Zurich. In October, Zurich is slightly colder than Porto - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

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Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, then pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, and then take in the views from Chapel Bridge.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lucerne itinerary tool.

You can drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In October in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Andermatt.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Lion Monument ©
Lion Monument

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Andermatt

Andermatt ©
Andermatt is a mountain village and municipality in the canton of Uri in Switzerland. On the 6th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Furka Pass and then play a few rounds at Golfplatz Andermatt.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Andermatt journey planning app.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Andermatt takes an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Murren.

Things to do in Andermatt

Outdoors · Golf · Nature

Side Trip

Furka Pass
Highlights from your plan
Furka Pass ©
Furka Pass

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Murren

Murren ©
With a population of just 450 people, Murren brings to life an authentic Swiss mountain village.
On the 7th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle and then get great views at Jungfraujoch.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Murren tour builder website.

Explore your travel options from Andermatt to Murren with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Visp.

Things to do in Murren

Nature · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Trümmelbachfälle, Jungfraujoch
Highlights from your plan
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

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Visp

Visp ©
Visp is the capital of the district of Visp in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.GeographyVisp lies in the Rhône valley, at the confluence of the Vispa and the Rhône, 9km west of Brig-Glis.Visp has an area, of 13.2km2. On the 8th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Burgkirche Raron, do a tasting at Chanton Weine, and then stroll through Alpine Trails.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Visp online trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Murren to Visp with the Route module. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Lausanne.

Things to do in Visp

Trails · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Burgkirche Raron
Highlights from your plan
Alpine Trails ©
Alpine Trails
Chanton Weine ©
Chanton Weine

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Lausanne

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
On the 9th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Lausanne, then go for a stroll along the water at Le Port d'Ouchy, then see the interesting displays at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), and finally take a tour of La Suisse - Belle Epoque - paddle steamboat.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Lausanne trip planner.

You can drive from Visp to Lausanne in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Lausanne

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Le Port d'Ouchy ©
Le Port d'Ouchy
Cathedrale de Lausanne ©
Cathedrale de Lausanne

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Geneva

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Geneva, make a trip to The Flower Clock, and then admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Geneva fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Lausanne to Geneva by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October in Geneva, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
The Flower Clock ©
The Flower Clock

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