9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Train
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Geneva
— 1 night
Drive
2
Gruyeres
— Few hours
Drive
3
Fribourg
— Few hours
Drive
4
Bern
— 1 night
Drive
5
Thun
— Few hours
Drive
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Interlaken
— Few hours
Drive
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Kandersteg
— Few hours
Drive
8
Lauterbrunnen
— Few hours
Drive
9
Grindelwald
— Few hours
Drive
10
Lucerne
— 2 nights
Drive
11
Flims
— Few hours
Taxi
12
Chur
— Few hours
Drive
13
Filisur
— 2 nights
Drive
14
St. Moritz
— Few hours
Drive
15
Arosa
— Few hours
Drive
16
Neuhausen am Rheinfall
— 2 nights
Drive
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Geneva
— Few hours
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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.
On the 23rd (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Port-Choiseul.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Geneva day trip site.

Paris, France to Geneva is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Paris in December: high temperatures in Geneva hover around 6°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Gruyeres.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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Gruyeres

The small medieval town of Gruyères sits at the base of two foothill peaks with a saddle suspended between them.
For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Gruyeres trip planner.

Getting from Geneva to Gruyeres by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. You'll set off for Fribourg on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in Gruyeres

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

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Fribourg

The canton of Fribourg is located in western Switzerland. To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Fribourg route maker website.

Fribourg is just a short distance from Gruyeres. In December, daytime highs in Fribourg are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. On the 24th (Thu), you'll travel to Bern.

Things to do in Fribourg

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Tours

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Bern

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): visit UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then wander the streets of Matte.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bern driving holiday planner.

Bern is just a stone's throw from Fribourg. In December, daytime highs in Bern are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Thun.

Things to do in Bern

Neighborhoods · Spas · Shopping

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Thun

Thun is a town and a municipality in the administrative district of Thun in the canton of Bern in Switzerland with about 43,783 inhabitants, as of 31 December 2013.It is located where the Aare flows out of Lake Thun, 30km south of Bern.Besides tourism, machine and precision instrument engineering, the largest garrison in the country, the food industry, armaments and publishing are of economic importance to Thun.The official language of Thun is German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect.HistoryThe area of what is now Thun was inhabited since the Neolithic age (mid-3rd millennium BC). To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Thun online tour planner.

Thun is just a stone's throw from Bern. In December, daily temperatures in Thun can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. On the 25th (Fri), you're off to Interlaken.

Things to do in Thun

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Tours

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Interlaken

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 25th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Alpenwildpark.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Interlaken tour builder site.

Interlaken is just a stone's throw from Thun. When traveling from Thun in December, plan for slightly colder days in Interlaken, with highs around 1°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -4°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Fri) before leaving for Kandersteg.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Wildlife

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Kandersteg

Kandersteg is a municipality in the Frutigen-Niedersimmental administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kandersteg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Kandersteg takes an hour. On the 25th (Fri), you'll travel to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Kandersteg

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

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Lauterbrunnen

A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lauterbrunnen itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Kandersteg to Lauterbrunnen takes an hour. You will leave for Grindelwald on the 25th (Fri).

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen and then wander the streets of Alpiglen.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald trip maker website.

Grindelwald is just a short distance from Lauterbrunnen. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Neighborhoods · Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors

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Lucerne

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Seebad Eich, admire the landmark architecture of KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre, then identify plant and animal life at Mt Pilatus, and finally wander the streets of Altstadt Luzern.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lucerne trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Lucerne are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Flims.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Flims

Flims is a municipality in the Imboden Region in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Flims online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Flims takes 2 hours. You will leave for Chur on the 27th (Sun).

Things to do in Flims

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

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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. To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Chur tour app.

Chur is very close to Flims. You will leave for Filisur on the 27th (Sun).

Things to do in Chur

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Museums

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Filisur

Filisur is an Alpine village and municipality in the Albula Region in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): stroll around Savognin Bivio Albula, stroll through Bergun Filisur Tourism -Sled Track, and then examine the collection at Ortsmuseum Bravuogn. On the next day, learn about all things military at Festungsmuseum Crestawald, make a trip to St. Peter Mistail Church (Kirche St. Peter Mistail), then play a few rounds at Golf Club Alvaneu Bad, and finally snap pictures at Landwasser Viaduct.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Filisur journey planner.

Traveling by car from Chur to Filisur takes an hour. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Tue) before leaving for St. Moritz.

Things to do in Filisur

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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St. Moritz

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For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Moritz trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Filisur to St. Moritz in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. You'll set off for Arosa on the 29th (Tue).

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

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Arosa

Arosa is a statistic town and a municipality in the Plessur Region in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): indulge in some personalized pampering at Tschuggen Bergoase and then identify plant and animal life at Arosa Barenland.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Arosa trip planner.

Traveling by car from St. Moritz to Arosa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Arosa can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Neuhausen am Rheinfall.

Things to do in Arosa

Spas · Parks · Wildlife

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Neuhausen am Rheinfall

Neuhausen am Rheinfall is a small municipality best known as home to Rhine Falls, a tourist attraction and Europe's largest waterfall.
On the 30th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Museum Kloster Sankt Georgen, take in the dramatic scenery at Rhine Falls, then see the interesting displays at Museum zu Allerheiligen, then pause for some serene contemplation at Munsterkirche, and finally do a tasting at Bergtrotte Osterfingen.

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Drive from Arosa to Neuhausen am Rheinfall in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, daytime highs in Neuhausen am Rheinfall are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Neuhausen am Rheinfall

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

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Geneva

Capital of Peace

Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Geneva tour itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Neuhausen am Rheinfall to Geneva in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Thu) before leaving for home.
Highlights from your trip

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.