15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
St. Moritz
— 2 nights
2
Lucerne
— 3 nights
3
Grindelwald
— 3 nights
4
Zermatt
— 3 nights
5
Lausanne
— 2 nights

2
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Diavolezza and Piz Corvatsch. There's still lots to do: get great views at Muottas Muragl, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Piz Bernina, make a trip to The Leaning Tower, Engadin St. Moritz, and have fun at Olympia Bobrun.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the St. Moritz trip planner.

Hamburg, Germany to St. Moritz is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Hamburg in September, expect St. Moritz to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature Parks Museums
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Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl
Diavolezza ©
Diavolezza
Piz Nair ©
Piz Nair

3
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Furka Pass and Spreuer Bridge. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, look for all kinds of wild species at Pilatus Luzern, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), and contemplate the long history of Museggmauer.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Lucerne itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from St. Moritz to Lucerne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from St. Moritz in September; daily highs in Lucerne reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Furka Pass
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Furka Pass ©
Furka Pass
Jesuitenkirche ©
Jesuitenkirche

3
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
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 Aletsch Glacier and Faulhorn. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Bachalpsee Lake, take a memorable tour with Jungfraujoch, trek along Maennlichen Romantic Trail, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Wetterhorn.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Grindelwald route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Grindelwald takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Faulhorn ©
Faulhorn
Bachalpsee Lake ©
Bachalpsee Lake

3
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Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Step off the beaten path and head to Riffelsee and Hinterdorfstrasse. Get out of town with these interesting Zermatt side-trips: Grande Dixence (in Heremence) and Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge (in Randa). The adventure continues: cruise along Great St. Bernard Pass, make a trip to Walk of Climb, travel the rails with Gornergrat, and take in the awesome beauty at Hohbalmen.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Zermatt online attractions planner.

You can take a train from Grindelwald to Zermatt in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Lausanne.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Grande Dixence, Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge, Great St. Bernard Pass
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Great St. Bernard Pass ©
Great St. Bernard Pass
Riffelsee ©
Riffelsee
Hinterdorfstrasse ©
Hinterdorfstrasse

2
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Lausanne

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Chateau de Chillon, thenmake a trip to Rolex Learning Center EPFL, thentake a tour of La Suisse - Belle Epoque - paddle steamboat, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Place de la Palud. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Grottes de Vallorbe, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise de Saint-Sulpice, thenget to know the fascinating history of Esplanade de Montbenon, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Escaliers du Marche.

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Traveling by train from Zermatt to Lausanne takes 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lausanne

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Chateau de Chillon, Grottes de Vallorbe
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Esplanade de Montbenon ©
Esplanade de Montbenon
Grottes de Vallorbe ©
Grottes de Vallorbe
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon

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