25 days in Switzerland Itinerary

25 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Fly
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Zurich
— 1 night
Drive
2
Grindelwald
— 2 nights
Train
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Murren
— 2 nights
Train
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Zermatt
— 3 nights
Drive
5
St. Moritz
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Neuhausen am Rheinfall
— 3 nights
Drive
7
Gstaad
— 3 nights
Drive
8
Gimmelwald
— 3 nights
Drive
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Stein am Rhein
— 3 nights
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Zurich

— 1 night

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): make a trip to Sechselautenplatz, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wasserkirche, examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, then browse the collection at Zentralbibliothek, and finally look for gifts at Maurice de Mauriac. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then stroll around Platzspitz Park, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Seebad Enge.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich day trip tool.

New Delhi, India to Zurich is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Zurich. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in October; daily highs in Zurich reach 17°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Tours

Grindelwald

— 2 nights

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 14th (Wed), make a trip to Lauterbrunnen Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maennlichen Romantic Trail, then hike along Maennlichen Royal Walk, then wander the streets of Alpiglen, and finally examine the collection at Grindelwald Museum. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lieselotte Trail, then stop by Mont -Bell Grindelwald, then take in the awesome beauty at The Wetterhorn, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Schwarzhorn.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Grindelwald trip website.

Getting from Zurich to Grindelwald by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Murren.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Murren

— 2 nights
With a population of just 450 people, Murren brings to life an authentic Swiss mountain village.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): don't miss a visit to 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn, then snap pictures at Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Allmendhubel, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at North face Trail. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch.

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You can take a train from Grindelwald to Murren in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Murren

Nature · Tours · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Zermatt

— 3 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hinterdorfstrasse and Oberrothorn. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate the waterfront views at Stellisee, take some stellar pictures from Photopoint Kirchbrucke bridge, and look for gifts at Laderach.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Zermatt online tour planner.

Traveling by train from Murren to Zermatt takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

St. Moritz

— 3 nights
St.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kirche San Karl St. Moritz-Bad, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get engrossed in the history at Engadine Museum, then don't miss a visit to The Leaning Tower, Engadin St. Moritz, and finally admire the masterpieces at Berry Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lake Silvaplana, admire the verdant scenery at Engadine, take in the pleasant sights at Heidi's blumenweg, then take in the pleasant sights at Schellen Ursli Path, and finally make a trip to Chesa Futura.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the St. Moritz trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Zermatt to St. Moritz by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or ride a tram. In October, daily temperatures in St. Moritz can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Neuhausen am Rheinfall.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Neuhausen am Rheinfall

— 3 nights
Neuhausen am Rheinfall is a small municipality best known as home to Rhine Falls, a tourist attraction and Europe's largest waterfall.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ebianum Baggermuseum & Events and Swiss Military Museum Full. Get out of town with these interesting Neuhausen am Rheinfall side-trips: Traegerverein Cheisacherturm (in Laufenburg) and Klingnauer Stausee (in Klingnau). Next up on the itinerary: browse the collection at Stadtbibliothek Schaffhausen, take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Laufen, and go for a walk through Sackelamtshusli.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Neuhausen am Rheinfall trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from St. Moritz to Neuhausen am Rheinfall takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from St. Moritz in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Neuhausen am Rheinfall, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Gstaad.

Things to do in Neuhausen am Rheinfall

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Gstaad

— 3 nights
Gstaad is a village in the German-speaking section of the Canton of Bern in southwestern Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): hike along Lauenensee Loop Trail, hike along Col du Pillon - Glacier 3000 - Sanetsch - Gsteig, then make a trip to Pedestrianised Promenade and Shopping Mile, then trek along Yehudi Menuhin's Philosophers Trail, and finally trek along Lake Lauenen - Geltenhutte SAC - Lauenensee. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to L'Abbaye d'Hauterive, identify plant and animal life at Vallee du Gotteron, then take in the views from Bern Bridge, then snap pictures at Pont du Milieu, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee Suisse de la Marionnette.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Gstaad journey planning website.

Traveling by car from Neuhausen am Rheinfall to Gstaad takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Gimmelwald.

Things to do in Gstaad

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Gimmelwald

— 3 nights
Gimmelwald is a small village in the Bernese Oberland in Switzerland, halfway up the mountain between Stechelberg and Mürren, at an elevation of 1363 meters (4472 feet). You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli and Lotschental Valley. It doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Gimmelwald day trip tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gstaad to Gimmelwald. In October in Gimmelwald, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. On the 1st (Sun), you're off to Stein am Rhein.

Things to do in Gimmelwald

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Stein am Rhein

— 3 nights
Stein am Rhein is a historic town and a municipality in the canton of Schaffhausen in Switzerland.The town has a well-preserved medieval centre, retaining the ancient street plan. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): hike along Wein-Wanderweg Weinfelden, stroll around Seeburg Park, and then take a leisurely stroll along Landungssteg Altnau. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Weingut Hausammann, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bruderklausen-Kapelle Frauenfeld, enjoy breathtaking views from Stahlibuckturm, then take an in-depth tour of Museum Lindwurm, then stop by Ihr Fabrikat & Meerhaus, and finally see the interesting displays at Krippenwelt.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Stein am Rhein day trip planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gimmelwald to Stein am Rhein. November in Stein am Rhein sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Stein am Rhein

Parks · Museums · Trails · Wineries

Side Trips

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
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.