30 days in Switzerland Itinerary

30 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
— 5 nights
Fly
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Geneva
— 3 nights
Drive
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Montreux
— 3 nights
Drive
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Zermatt
— 3 nights
Drive
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Grindelwald
— 4 nights
Drive
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Engelberg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chur
— 4 nights
Drive
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St. Moritz
— 3 nights
Drive
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Scuol
— 2 nights
Drive

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Zurich

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town and Munot. Escape the urban bustle at Limmat and Lake Zurich. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Fondation Beyeler (in Riehen), Basel's Old Town (in Basel) and Stein am Rhein (in Stein am Rhein). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Zoological Museum, make a trip to Bahnhofstrasse, contemplate the long history of Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden, and pause for some serene contemplation at Kloster Einsiedeln.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip itinerary planning app.

If you are flying in from Jamaica, the closest major aiports are Zürich Airport, EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport and Bern Belp Airport. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

3
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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Musee d'ethnographie de Geneve and Chateau de Nyon. Let the collections at Musee Ariana and Musee Romain capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Geneva: Prangins Castle (in Prangins) and Museum CIMA (in Sainte-Croix). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Musee des Suisses Dans Le Monde, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, kick back and relax at Bains des Paquis, and hit the slopes at Portes du Soleil.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Geneva road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Geneva takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Spas · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

3
nights
Montreux

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Chateau de Chillon and Roman Amphitheatre will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Rochers-de-Naye and Musee des Chemins de fer du Kaeserberg. When in Montreux, make a side trip to see Skigebiet Betelberg in Lenk im Simmental, approximately Lenk im Simmental away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience, walk around Promenade Sur Les Quais De Montreux, learn about winemaking at La Cave Vevey-Montreux, and pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Montreux online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Montreux takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

3
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Zermatt

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis and Mountaineers' Cemetery. Discover out-of-the-way places like Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise and Hohbalmen. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zermatt: Grimentz Ski Resort (in Grimentz) and Spas (in Leukerbad). The adventure continues: cruise along Gornergrat, take in the awesome beauty at Oberrothorn, get outside with Alpenwild, and hike along 5-Seenweg.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Zermatt sightseeing planner.

Drive from Montreux to Zermatt in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Kleine Scheidegg and Lauterbrunnen Church. Get outdoors at Maennlichen and Gletscherschlucht Grindelwald. Change things up with these side-trips from Grindelwald: Murren (007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn & Blumental Panorama Trail). There's lots more to do: hike along The Eiger, explore the activities along Bachalpsee Lake, take in the awesome beauty at The Wetterhorn, and visit Alpiglen.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Grindelwald attractions planning app.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Grindelwald takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Engelberg.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Engelberg

Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): fly down the slopes at Ski School Active Snow Team Engelberg, then see the interesting displays at Tell Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fronalpstock, and finally examine the collection at Ital Reding Estate. On your second day here, explore the fascinating underground world of Hoelloch Caves and then learn about all things military at Museo Forte Airolo.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Engelberg online trip planner.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Engelberg in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. June in Engelberg sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Chur.

Things to do in Engelberg

Parks · Nature · Museums · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Chur

Chur or Coire is the capital and largest town of the Swiss canton of Grisons and lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. Discover out-of-the-way places like Old Town Chur and St. Peter Mistail Church (Kirche St. Peter Mistail). Appreciate the collections at Museum Appenzell and Bundner Kunstmuseum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chur: Schloss Werdenberg (in Werdenberg), Appenzell (Flauderei & St Mauritius Church) and St. Leonhard Kapelle (in Bad Ragaz). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephan Church, don't miss a visit to Bad RagARTz, take a stroll through Welschdorfli, and get a new perspective on nature at Bundner Naturmuseum.

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Getting from Engelberg to Chur by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Chur

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Spas

Side Trips

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St. Moritz

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Get in touch with nature at Lake St. Moritz and Piz Bernina. Step off the beaten path and head to Benedictine Convent of Saint John Mustair and Piz Nair. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Muottas Muragl, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of San Gian, and make a trip to Chesa Futura.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Moritz trip itinerary app.

Getting from Chur to St. Moritz by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in St. Moritz are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Scuol.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

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Scuol

Scuol is a municipality in the Engiadina Bassa/Val Müstair Region in the Swiss canton of Grisons. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): get all the information you need at National Park Centre and then stop by Guarda. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Tarasp, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Alp Laret, and then admire the striking features of Church of Guarda.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Scuol day trip planning app.

Drive from St. Moritz to Scuol in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Scuol

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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.