15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Montreux
— 1 night
2
Zermatt
— 2 nights
3
Grindelwald
— 3 nights
4
Lugano
— 2 nights
5
St. Moritz
— 2 nights
6
Zurich
— 3 nights

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 2nd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Chateau de Chillon and then see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Tourbillon, then examine the collection at Fondation Pierre Gianadda, and then examine the collection at HR Giger Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Montreux trip planner.

Nassau, Bahamas to Montreux is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Nassau to Montreux, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chateau de Chillon, Chateau de Tourbillon, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, HR Giger Museum
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Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Fondation Pierre Gianadda ©
Fondation Pierre Gianadda
HR Giger Museum ©
HR Giger Museum

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 4th (Tue), stroll through Riffelsee, then enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, and then take a memorable drive along Gornergrat. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, then stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, and then make a trip to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Zermatt online visit planner.

You can take a train from Montreux to Zermatt in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Transportation
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Riffelsee ©
Riffelsee
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis
Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery

3
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Take a break from the city and head to Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls and Bachalpsee Lake. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kleine Scheidegg and Schynige Platte. Step out of Grindelwald with an excursion to Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway in Wengen--about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lauterbrunnen Village, trek along The Eiger, look for all kinds of wild species at Maennlichen, and hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Grindelwald trip planning tool.

Take a train from Zermatt to Grindelwald in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lugano.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway, Schynige Platte
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Bachalpsee Lake ©
Bachalpsee Lake
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen

2
nights
Lugano

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Monte Tamaro, tour the pleasant surroundings at Monte San Salvatore, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Lugano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Lungolago Di Ascona, then explore the historical opulence of Castelgrande, then step into the grandiose world of Castelli di Bellinzona, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello di Montebello.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lugano day trip app.

Getting from Grindelwald to Lugano by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Lugano are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bellinzona, Monte Tamaro, Lungolago Di Ascona
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Monte Tamaro ©
Monte Tamaro
Castello di Montebello ©
Castello di Montebello
Castelgrande ©
Castelgrande

2
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
On the 11th (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at Muottas Muragl, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz, and then take some stellar pictures from Diavolezza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Val Roseg, explore the striking landscape at Morteratsch Glacier, then take some stellar pictures from Piz Nair, and finally appreciate the views at Engadine.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read St. Moritz trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Lugano to St. Moritz takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier 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 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Pontresina
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Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl
Morteratsch Glacier ©
Morteratsch Glacier
Val Roseg ©
Val Roseg

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get a sense of the local culture at Niederdorf and The Rosengart Collection. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Old Town, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and get a taste of the local shopping with Bahnhofstrasse.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich travel route builder site.

You can drive from St. Moritz to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from St. Moritz in August; daily highs in Zurich reach 28°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

The Rosengart Collection
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The Rosengart Collection ©
The Rosengart Collection
Niederdorf
Niederdorf
Old Town ©
Old Town

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