9 days in Swiss Alps, Lauterbrunnen & Lucerne Itinerary

9 days in Swiss Alps, Lauterbrunnen & Lucerne Itinerary

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Le Bouveret
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Zermatt
— 3 nights
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Lauterbrunnen
— 3 nights
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Lucerne
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Le Bouveret

— 1 day
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Swiss Vapeur Parc.

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Geneva to Le Bouveret is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Le Bouveret

Theme Parks
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Zermatt

— 3 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Attractions like The Matterhorn and Mountaineers' Cemetery make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, explore the activities along Riffelsee, and fly down the slopes at Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise.

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Getting from Le Bouveret to Zermatt by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Tours

Lauterbrunnen

— 3 nights
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Lauterbrunnen is known for nature, adventure, and outdoors. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, explore the fascinating underground world of St. Beatus Hoehlen, appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, and take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lauterbrunnen trip itinerary app.

Drive from Zermatt to Lauterbrunnen in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Lucerne

— 2 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): snap pictures at Chapel Bridge. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then admire the striking features of KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre.

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Drive from Lauterbrunnen to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In August in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trip

Swiss Alps travel guide

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Mountains · Bodies of Water · Lookouts
The stunning Swiss Alps cover 65 percent of the Switzerland's surface area with dramatic mountain scenery. Its spectacular peaks and valleys are the result of tectonic thrusts, among them the Jungfrau-Aletsch region, the first World Heritage Site in the Alps. Connected by a network of trains and cable cars, this majestic vacation spot is accessible for all. The Swiss Alps are home to some of the highest mountains in the Alps, including the Monte Rosa, which stands at 4,634 m (15,203 ft). Pristine white snow and perfect blue skies await you, and ski sports and hiking trails aplenty top the list of things to do.