14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Lucerne
— 3 nights
Drive
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Grindelwald
— 3 nights
Drive
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
Drive
4
St. Moritz
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lugano
— 3 nights
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Lucerne

— 3 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum and Spreuer Bridge (Spreuerbrucke). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lucerne: Flims (Caumasee & Aussichtsplattform Il Spir Conn), Meiringen (Reichenbach Falls & Aare Gorge) and Limmat (in Zurich). There's more to do: admire the striking features of KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre and take in the views from Chapel Bridge.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Lucerne online trip itinerary builder.

Mumbai, India to Lucerne is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Lucerne. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in July; daily highs in Lucerne reach 29°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 21:

Grindelwald

— 3 nights

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lake Brienz and First Cliff Walk by Tissot. Step out of Grindelwald to go to Kandersteg and see Oeschinen Lake, which is approximately 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Bachalpsee Lake, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Eiger, hit the slopes at Maennlichen, and admire the sheer force of Lauterbrunnen Village.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Grindelwald trip maker tool.

Drive from Lucerne to Grindelwald in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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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.
On the 25th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Intercontinental Church Society, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Riffelsee and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise.

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Getting from Grindelwald to Zermatt by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Winter Sports
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St. Moritz

— 2 nights
St.
On the 27th (Wed), explore the activities along Lake St. Moritz, explore and take pictures at Muottas Muragl, and then get great views at Diavolezza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Piz Nair, then take in the dramatic natural features at Morteratsch Glacier, then examine the collection at Museum Mili Weber Haus, and finally explore the striking landscape at Bernina Pass.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our St. Moritz online vacation planner.

Drive from Zermatt to St. Moritz in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or ride a tram. In July in St. Moritz, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lugano.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:

Lugano

— 3 nights

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
On the 29th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Tamaro, then take in the awesome beauty at Monte San Salvatore, and then walk around Parco Ciani. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): admire the verdant scenery at Valle Verzasca, then get to know the resident critters at Falconeria Locarno, and then cool off at Lido Locarno.

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Getting from St. Moritz to Lugano by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from St. Moritz in July, things will get a bit warmer in Lugano: highs are around 33°C and lows about 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 28 — 31:

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.