25 days in Switzerland Itinerary

25 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland vacation planner

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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, see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, then browse the collection at Zentralbibliothek, and finally look for gifts at Maurice de Mauriac. On the next day, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, walk around Platzspitz Park, and then explore the activities along Seebad Enge.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Zurich trip maker website.

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. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in October, with highs in Zurich at 17°C and lows at 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can 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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): make a trip to Lauterbrunnen Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maennlichen Romantic Trail, trek along Maennlichen Royal Walk, then wander the streets of Alpiglen, and finally examine the collection at Grindelwald Museum. On your second day here, trek along Lieselotte Trail, look for gifts at Mont -Bell Grindelwald, then take in the awesome beauty at The Wetterhorn, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Schwarzhorn.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Grindelwald takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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.
On the 16th (Fri), don't miss a visit to 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn, 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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, read our Murren holiday planner.

Getting from Grindelwald to Murren by train takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hinterdorfstrasse and Parasailing & Paragliding. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Stellisee, get great views at Photopoint Kirchbrucke bridge, stop by Laderach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapelle Gornergrat "Bernhard von Aosta".

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Zermatt trip tool.

Getting from Murren to Zermatt by train takes about 3.5 hours. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

St. Moritz

— 3 nights
St.
Kick 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 explore the world behind art at Berry Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Silvaplana, appreciate the views at Engadine, then go for a walk through Heidi's blumenweg, then go for a walk through Schellen Ursli Path, and finally make a trip to Chesa Futura.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the St. Moritz route planner.

Drive from Zermatt to St. Moritz in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or ride a tram. October in St. Moritz sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 4°C at night. 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 · Spas

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ebianum Baggermuseum & Events and Traegerverein Cheisacherturm. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Neuhausen am Rheinfall: Klingnauer Stausee (in Klingnau) and Swiss Military Museum Full (in Bad Zurzach). There's much more to do: browse the collection at Stadtbibliothek Schaffhausen, take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower, learn about winemaking at Bergtrotte Osterfingen, and make a trip to Gemeindehaus Rafz.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Neuhausen am Rheinfall trip app.

You can drive from St. Moritz to Neuhausen am Rheinfall in 3.5 hours. Other options are to 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Gstaad.

Things to do in Neuhausen am Rheinfall

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Gstaad

— 3 nights
Gstaad is a village in the German-speaking section of the Canton of Bern in southwestern Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): hike along Lauenensee Loop Trail, trek along Col du Pillon - Glacier 3000 - Sanetsch - Gsteig, 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. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to L'Abbaye d'Hauterive, look for all kinds of wild species 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 where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Gstaad online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Neuhausen am Rheinfall to Gstaad in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Gimmelwald.

Things to do in Gstaad

Parks · Trails · 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). Discover out-of-the-way places like Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli and Lotschental Valley. There's more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Gimmelwald day trip website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gstaad to Gimmelwald. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. You'll set off for Stein am Rhein on the 1st (Sun).

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. On the 2nd (Mon), trek along Wein-Wanderweg Weinfelden, stroll around Seeburg Park, and then take in the waterfront at Landungssteg Altnau. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Weingut Hausammann, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruderklausen-Kapelle Frauenfeld, enjoy breathtaking views from Stahlibuckturm, get engrossed in the history at Museum Lindwurm, then look for gifts at Ihr Fabrikat & Meerhaus, and finally examine the collection at Krippenwelt.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Stein am Rhein vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gimmelwald to Stein am Rhein. In November in Stein am Rhein, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Stein am Rhein

Parks · Museums · Trails · Outdoors

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.