9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zermatt
— 1 night
2
Lausanne
— 2 nights
3
Bern
— 1 night
4
Zurich
— 3 nights

1
night
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): stop by Metzgerei Bayard, tour along fresh powder with Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, thenstroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally explore the galleries of Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along 5-Seenweg, thentake in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, and then take a memorable drive along Gornergrat.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait to Zermatt is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Traveling from Kuwait City to Zermatt, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Lausanne.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis
Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery

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 2nd (Sun): take in the waterfront activity at Le Port d'Ouchy, explore the world behind art at Collection de l'Art Brut, and then have fun and explore at Chaplin's World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): see the interesting displays at HR Giger Museum, thengo for a walk through Montreux Lakeside, thencontemplate the long history of Chateau de Chillon, and finally examine the collection at Queen Studio Experience.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lausanne trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Lausanne takes 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Bern.

Things to do in Lausanne

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Montreux, HR Giger Museum, Chaplin's World, Chateau de Chillon
Highlights from your plan
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Collection de l'Art Brut ©
Collection de l'Art Brut
HR Giger Museum ©
HR Giger Museum

1
night
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from The Cathedral of Bern, wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, admire the landmark architecture of Central Railroad Station, thentake an in-depth tour of Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum, and finally hunt for treasures at Federal Building (Bundeshaus).

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bern trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lausanne to Bern takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Zurich.

Things to do in Bern

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Cathedral of Bern ©
The Cathedral of Bern
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Do your shopping at Confiserie Sprungli and Bahnhofstrasse. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Town and Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich). When in Zurich, make a side trip to see Altstadt Luzern in Lucerne, approximately Lucerne away. There's more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Zurich travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Bern to Zurich by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Zurich are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Altstadt Luzern
Highlights from your plan
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Old Town ©
Old Town
Confiserie Sprungli ©
Confiserie Sprungli

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