11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Lucerne
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Lucerne
— 2 nights
Bus
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Grindelwald
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
Drive
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Geneva
— 2 nights
Fly

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Lucerne

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Venture out of the city with trips to Zurich (Old Town & Lake Zurich). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, stroll around La Collection'Air Art Park, explore the world behind art at Kunsthalle Luzern, and make a trip to The Nine Towers.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lucerne trip planner.

Shenyang, China to Lucerne is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Shenyang to Lucerne, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Grindelwald

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
On the 18th (Thu), get great views at Jungfraujoch and then hit the slopes at Maennlichen. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First, look for gifts at Vogts Corner, and then admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Grindelwald trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Lucerne to Grindelwald in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Parks · Tours · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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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 20th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", and then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Mountaineers' Cemetery, then examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, then go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse, and finally go from sight to sight with Gornergrat.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Zermatt tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

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Geneva

Capital of Peace

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 22nd (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de St-Pierre and then explore the activities along Lake Geneva. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to The Flower Clock, get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, then get your game on at Virtual Room, and finally examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum.

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You can drive from Zermatt to Geneva in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.