9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Indore
Fly + shuttle:  14​h 30​min
1
Lugano
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
St. Moritz
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Lauterbrunnen
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Montreux
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
5
Zermatt
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Indore

1
night
Lugano

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
On the 21st (Wed), take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Capitano, take in the awesome beauty at Monte San Salvatore, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria degli Angeli, then walk around Parco Civico, and finally make a trip to Piazza della Riforma.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lugano trip itinerary planner .

Indore, India to Lugano is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or fly. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Traveling from Indore in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Lugano, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Torre del Capitano
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Parco Civico ©
Parco Civico
Piazza della Riforma ©
Piazza della Riforma
Chiesa di Santa Maria degli Angeli ©

2
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
On the 22nd (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Bernina Pass, then get great views at Muottas Muragl, then explore the activities along Lake St. Moritz, and finally take some stellar pictures from Diavolezza. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Piz Nair, then take in the dramatic natural features at Morteratsch Glacier, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Val Roseg.

To find reviews and more tourist information, go to the St. Moritz online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Lugano to St. Moritz in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lugano in August: high temperatures in St. Moritz hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Pontresina, Bernina Pass
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Lake St. Moritz ©
Lake St. Moritz
Bernina Pass ©
Bernina Pass
Morteratsch Glacier ©
Morteratsch Glacier

2
nights
Lauterbrunnen

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
On the 24th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway and then appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Schynige Platte, admire the sheer force of Murrenbach Waterfalls, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lauterbrunnen Village, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Lauterbrunnen trip planner.

Getting from St. Moritz to Lauterbrunnen by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Montreux.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Schynige Platte, Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway
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Lauterbrunnen Village ©
Lauterbrunnen Village
Schynige Platte ©
Schynige Platte
Murrenbach Waterfalls ©
Murrenbach Waterfalls

1
night
Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Charlie Chaplin Statue, take in the pleasant sights at Lakeside Promenade Fleuri, then examine the collection at Queen Studio Experience, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rochers-de-Naye.

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Drive from Lauterbrunnen to Montreux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Charlie Chaplin Statue
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Rochers-de-Naye ©
Rochers-de-Naye
Charlie Chaplin Statue ©
Charlie Chaplin Statue
Lakeside Promenade Fleuri ©
Lakeside Promenade Fleuri

2
nights
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 27th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Roemisch-katholische Kirche Tasch, explore the striking landscape at Gorner Gorge, then take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, then see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and finally make a trip to Mountaineers' Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Zermatt travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Montreux to Zermatt takes 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Roemisch-katholische Kirche Tasch
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Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis
Gorner Gorge ©
Gorner Gorge
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga

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