6 days in Switzerland Itinerary

6 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland travel planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Lucerne
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Lucerne
— 2 nights
Drive
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Interlaken
— 1 night
Train
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Zermatt
— 1 night
Train
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Basel
— 1 night
Fly

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Lucerne

— 2 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lucerne: Zurich (Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) & Old Town). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rigi, and identify plant and animal life at Mt Pilatus.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Lucerne vacation planner.

Cluj-Napoca, Romania to Lucerne is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Interlaken

— 1 night
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Lauterbrunnen Village, then admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Interlaken trip planner.

Drive from Lucerne to Interlaken in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

Zermatt

— 1 night
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, then examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, then enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, and finally get great views at Gornergrat.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Zermatt trip itinerary builder tool.

You can take a train from Interlaken to Zermatt in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Basel.

Things to do in Zermatt

Museums · Historic Sites

Basel

— 1 night
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
On the 29th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Rathaus, examine the collection at Jean Tinguely Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Basel Minster.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Basel vacation planner.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Basel in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Basel

Historic Sites · Museums

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.