10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
— 2 nights
Train
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St. Moritz
— 1 night
Drive
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Zermatt
— 1 night
Train
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Interlaken
— 2 nights
Train
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Lucerne
— 2 nights
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Hergiswil
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Waedenswil
Drive
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Winterthur
Train

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Zurich

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Grossmunster, Lake Zurich, Eastern Bank and Rhine Falls. On the 16th (Sun), take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Rhine Falls and then stop by Lake Zurich, Eastern Bank.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich online road trip planner.

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major aiports are Zürich Airport, EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport and Bern Belp Airport. In February in Zurich, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -1°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Tue) before leaving for St. Moritz.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

St. Moritz

— 1 night
St.
Pavarotti & Friends has been added to your itinerary. On the 18th (Tue), get a taste of local nightlife at Pavarotti & Friends.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the St. Moritz vacation maker website.

You can drive from Zurich to St. Moritz in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Zurich in February; daily highs in St. Moritz reach 1°C and lows reach -6°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Zermatt.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nightlife

Zermatt

— 1 night
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Alpine Ski School. On the 20th (Thu), pick up some new knowledge with Alpine Ski School and then hit the slopes at Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Zermatt visit planner.

Traveling by car from St. Moritz to Zermatt takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or ride a tram. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Winter Sports · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Interlaken

— 2 nights
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.
On the 21st (Fri), take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Wydi, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, head outdoors with Freiluft- und Hallenbad Boedeli, look for gifts at Swiss Chocolate Chalet, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally get your game on at Heidi's Photo Chalet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Schlosskirche, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then take an in-depth tour of Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), and finally take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower - Zytglogge.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Interlaken tour planner.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Interlaken in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors · Parks · Shopping · Adventure

Side Trip

Lucerne

— 2 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Lucerne is known for nature, winter sports, and childrens museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, look for all kinds of wild species at Biosphaere Entlebuch, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rigi.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Lucerne road trip app.

You can take a train from Interlaken to Lucerne in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Lucerne are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Hergiswil.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Nature

Hergiswil

Hergiswil is a municipality in the canton of Nidwalden in Switzerland.HistoryHergiswil is first mentioned around 1303-09 as ze Hergenswile.GeographyHergiswil has an area, of 14.2km2. On the 25th (Tue), examine the collection at Fortress Furigen.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Hergiswil travel itinerary planner.

Hergiswil is just a short distance from Lucerne. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Waedenswil.

Things to do in Hergiswil

Museums

Side Trip

Waedenswil

Wädenswil, locally often called Wädi or Wädischwil, is a municipality in the district of Horgen in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland. For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Waedenswil trip itinerary planning website.

You can take a train from Hergiswil to Waedenswil in an hour. Another option is to drive. February in Waedenswil sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C at night. You will leave for Winterthur on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Waedenswil

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Winterthur

Winterthur is a city in the canton of Zürich in northern Switzerland. To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Winterthur online trip builder.

You can drive from Waedenswil to Winterthur in an hour. In February, daytime highs in Winterthur are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. On the 25th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Winterthur

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

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.