31 days in Switzerland Itinerary

31 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland trip planner
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Zurich
— 5 nights
Drive
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St. Moritz
— 4 nights
Drive
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Lugano
— 3 nights
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Drive to Laveno, Ferry to Verbania,Intra, Drive to Zermatt
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Zermatt
— 4 nights
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Murren
— 2 nights
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Grindelwald
— 3 nights
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Bern
— 4 nights
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Montreux
— 5 nights
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Zurich — 5 nights

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get outdoors at Parasailing & Paragliding and Lake Zurich. Relax by the water at Strandbad Sursee and Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Rhine Falls (in Neuhausen am Rheinfall), Stein am Rhein (in Stein am Rhein) and Schaffhausen (Munsterkirche, Munot, &more). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Uferpromenade Weggis, don't miss a visit to Limmatquai, wander the streets of Old Town Chur, and explore the fascinating underground world of Hollgrotten.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Zurich trip website.

Mumbai, India to Zurich is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Zurich, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Mumbai in June, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Zurich: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to St. Moritz.
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St. Moritz — 4 nights

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Step out of the city life by going to Lake St. Moritz and Muottas Muragl. Discover out-of-the-way places like Val Fex and Piz Nair. Explore St. Moritz's surroundings by going to Ortsmuseum Bergun (in Bergun), Albula Pass (in La Punt-Chamues-ch) and Landwasser Viaduct (in Filisur). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the views at Engadine, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Tarasp, take in the spiritual surroundings of Katholische Kirche St. Karl Borromaus, and take a memorable drive along Maloja Pass.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the St. Moritz trip builder website.

You can drive from Zurich to St. Moritz in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Zurich in June, with highs in St. Moritz at 21°C and lows at 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lugano.
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Lugano — 3 nights

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Monte San Salvatore and Monte Bre. Get some historical perspective at Monte San Giorgio and Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lugano: Dedalus Divers Club (in Gambarogno), Cascate di Santa Petronilla (in Biasca) and The Froda Waterfall (in Sonogno). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Lido di Lugano, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido di Agno, explore the activities along Lake Lugano, and stroll around Parco Ciani.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Lugano trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from St. Moritz to Lugano in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from St. Moritz in June; daily highs in Lugano reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Zermatt.
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Zermatt — 4 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 Sunnegga and Mountaineers' Cemetery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Stockalper Palace and Kapelle Gornergrat "Bernhard von Aosta". You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zermatt: St. Jodern Kellerei (in Visperterminen), Thermalquellen Brigerbad (in Brig) and Visp (Alpine Trails & Chanton Weine). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Breithorn, hit the slopes at Luftseilbahnen Fiesch-Eggishorn AG, take in the dramatic natural features at Gorner Gorge, and explore the activities along Riffelsee.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Zermatt itinerary app.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Lugano to Zermatt takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and tram. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can catch the train to Murren.
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Murren — 2 nights

With a population of just 450 people, Murren brings to life an authentic Swiss mountain village.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Schwimmbad Merligen, head outdoors with Trotti-Bike Niederhorn, trek along Panorama Rundweg Thunersee, get outside with Spiezer Rundwanderweg, then hike along Blumental Panorama Trail, and finally head outdoors with Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Kleine Scheidegg, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Niesen, take in the views from Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Felsenkirche Eglise St.Michael, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Burgkirche Raron, and finally head outdoors with Classic walk along the Lotschberger southern approach.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Murren online travel planner.

Getting from Zermatt to Murren by train takes about 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can catch the train to Grindelwald.
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Grindelwald — 3 nights

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Maennlichen and Grosse Scheidegg. Take a break from the city and head to Bachalpsee Lake and Maennlichen Royal Walk. Get out of town with these interesting Grindelwald side-trips: Melchsee-Frutt (in Kerns), Lungernersee (in Lungern) and Brienz (Axalp, Giessbachfälle, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at The Eiger, stroll through Maennlichen Romantic Trail, trek along Wanderung Bussalp - Bort, and hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Grindelwald tour itinerary site.

Getting from Murren to Grindelwald by train takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bern.
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Bern — 4 nights

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Get outdoors at Einsiedelei St. Verena and Aare River. Your inner history buff will appreciate Oberhofen Castle and Chateau de Neuchatel. Change things up with these side-trips from Bern: Etang de la Gruere (in Saignelegier), Soleure (Jesuitenkirche & St. Ursenkathedrale) and Taubenlochschlucht (in Biel). There's much more to do: get great views at The Cathedral of Bern, stop by UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, take in the dramatic scenery at Simmenfalle, and don't miss a visit to Vieille Ville de Thoune.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Bern trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Grindelwald to Bern in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Montreux.
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Montreux — 5 nights

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Corniche Lavaux Vineyards and Valere Basilica. Step off the beaten path and head to Swiss Riviera Wine Tours and Bisse Saviese Torrent-Neuf. Get out of town with these interesting Montreux side-trips: Sion (Chateau de Tourbillon, Domaines des Iles, &more), Lac de Derborence (in Conthey) and Glacier 3000 (Scex Rouge) - Sanetsch - Gsteig (in Gstaad). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Rochers-de-Naye, head outdoors with Les Gorges du Durnand, explore the stunning scenery at Gorges Du Dailley, and steep yourself in history at Chateau de Chillon.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Montreux trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Bern to Montreux in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can fly back 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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