10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland trip planner
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Fly to Milan Malpensa, Train to Zermatt
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grindelwald
— 3 nights
Drive
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St. Moritz
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zurich
— 2 nights
Fly

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Zermatt — 2 nights

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 23rd (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Gornergrat, then take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, and then explore the striking landscape at Gorner Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): explore the activities along Riffelsee, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, then examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Zermatt online trip itinerary builder.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Zermatt is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Traveling from Riyadh to Zermatt, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grindelwald.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Grindelwald — 3 nights

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Explore hidden gems such as Lake Brienz and Staubbach Waterfall. Escape the urban bustle at Jungfraujoch and Lauterbrunnen Village. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Bachalpsee Lake, fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First, hike along The Eiger, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald day trip planner.

You can drive from Zermatt to Grindelwald in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to St. Moritz.
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Side Trips

St. Moritz — 2 nights

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Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): admire the verdant scenery at Engadine, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz, and then get great views at Muottas Muragl. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Piz Nair, take in the dramatic natural features at Morteratsch Glacier, and then take in the awesome beauty at Val Roseg.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the St. Moritz online road trip planner.

You can drive from Grindelwald to St. Moritz in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in St. Moritz are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Zurich.
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Zurich — 2 nights

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 30th (Tue), stop by Lindt Factory Outlet Kilchberg, then wander the streets of Old Town, then take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, and finally wander the streets of Niederdorf.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Zurich driving holiday planning app.

You can drive from St. Moritz to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from St. Moritz in August, expect Zurich to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 16°C. On the 31st (Wed), you're off to home.
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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.
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