5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland journey builder
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Fly
1
Zurich
— 1 night
Train
2
Lugano
— 1 night
Drive
3
Sisikon
Drive
4
Appenzell
Drive
5
Romanshorn
— 1 night
Drive
6
Lucerne
Drive
7
Grindelwald
— 1 night
Drive
8
Lauterbrunnen
Drive
9
Interlaken
— 1 day
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Zurich — 1 night

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then make a trip to Zurich Succulent Plant Collection.

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Dublin, Ireland to Zurich is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Zurich. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Dublin in June; daily highs in Zurich reach 27°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can fly to Lugano.
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Lugano — 1 night

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Lugano day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Lugano takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 11th (Sat), you're off to Sisikon.
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Sisikon

Sisikon is a municipality in the canton of Uri in Switzerland. On the 11th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Fronalpstock and then make a trip to Tellskapelle.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sisikon trip planner.

You can drive from Lugano to Sisikon in 2 hours. Traveling from Lugano in June, expect nights in Sisikon to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Appenzell.
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Appenzell

Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Appenzell road trip site.

You can drive from Sisikon to Appenzell in 2 hours. June in Appenzell sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 11th (Sat), you're off to Romanshorn.
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Romanshorn — 1 night

Romanshorn is a municipality in the district of Arbon in the canton of Thurgau in Switzerland.HistoryRomanshorn was probably settled in the 7th Century, and is first mentioned in 779 as Rumanishorn in a land grant from Waldrata to the Abbey of St. For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Romanshorn vacation planner.

You can drive from Appenzell to Romanshorn in an hour. In June, daytime highs in Romanshorn are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. You'll set off for Lucerne on the 12th (Sun).
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Lucerne

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the views from Chapel Bridge, pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lucerne trip planner.

You can drive from Romanshorn to Lucerne in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Grindelwald.
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Grindelwald — 1 night

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
For photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Grindelwald trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Lucerne to Grindelwald in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. You will leave for Lauterbrunnen on the 13th (Mon).
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Lauterbrunnen

A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
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Lauterbrunnen is very close to Grindelwald. On the 13th (Mon), you'll travel to Interlaken.
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Interlaken — 1 day

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour and then Head underground at St. Beatus Hoehlen.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Interlaken trip itinerary app.

Interlaken is very close to Lauterbrunnen. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to 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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