8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + train:  12​h 45​min
1
Lausanne
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
2
Zermatt
— 2 nights
train:  5​h 45​min
3
Chur
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Zurich
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Lausanne

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): do a tasting at Vignobles de Chexbres, then examine the collection at Queen Studio Experience, and then have fun and explore at Chaplin's World. Here are some ideas for day two: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the masterpieces at Collection de l'Art Brut, and then take in the waterfront activity at Le Port d'Ouchy.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Lausanne trip itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Lausanne is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Lausanne due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lausanne

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Queen Studio Experience, Chaplin's World
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Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Queen Studio Experience ©
Queen Studio Experience
Le Port d'Ouchy ©
Le Port d'Ouchy

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 23rd (Tue), explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, stop by Metzgerei Bayard, and then hit the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, then hike along 5-Seenweg, and then see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Zermatt online journey planner .

Take a train from Lausanne to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Chur.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise
Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery
5-Seenweg ©
5-Seenweg

1
day
Chur

Chur ©
Chur or Coire is the capital and largest town of the Swiss canton of Grisons and lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. On the 25th (Thu), take a stroll through Old Town Chur, get into the urban bustle at Kulturforum Wurth Chur, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Maria Himmelfahrt Cathedral, and finally look for gifts at AlpenHirt.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Chur route site .

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Chur takes 6 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Chur

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

AlpenHirt
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Old Town Chur ©
Old Town Chur
AlpenHirt ©
AlpenHirt
Forum Wurth Chur ©
Forum Wurth Chur

1
night
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): wander the streets of Niederdorf, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lindenhofplatz, then wander the streets of Lindenhof, and finally stop by Confiserie Sprungli.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Zurich day trip website .

Traveling by car from Chur to Zurich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
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Lindenhofplatz ©
Lindenhofplatz
Niederdorf
Niederdorf
Confiserie Sprungli ©
Confiserie Sprungli

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