10 days in Zurich & Lucerne Itinerary

10 days in Zurich & Lucerne Itinerary

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Zurich
— 5 nights
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Lucerne
— 4 nights
Drive

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Zurich

— 5 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Kartause Ittingen (in Warth), Rhine Falls (in Neuhausen am Rheinfall) and Munot (in Schaffhausen). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, get to know the resident critters at Zoo Zurich, see the interesting displays at Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch, and head outdoors with Seealpsee.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip itinerary builder website.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Zurich. November in Zurich sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Lucerne

— 4 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lucerne: Interlaken (Harderkulm, Skydive Switzerland, &more). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Mt Pilatus, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Markuskirche.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lucerne route builder app.

Getting from Zurich to Lucerne by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Tours · Nature · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips