11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
— 1 night
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Lucerne
— 3 nights
3
Murren
— 3 nights
4
Montreux
— 3 nights

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Zurich

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Old Town as well as Rhine Falls. On the 18th (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Rhine Falls and then visit Old Town.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Zurich trip itinerary maker app.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Zürich Airport, EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport and Bern Belp Airport. In May, daytime highs in Zurich are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Wed) before leaving for Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls

3
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Get some cultural insight at Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten) and Museggmauer. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Rigi, don't miss a visit to The Nine Towers, appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, and take in the views from Chapel Bridge.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lucerne trip website.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Lucerne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Murren.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten) ©
Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten)
Museggmauer ©
Museggmauer
Rigi ©
Rigi

3
nights
Murren

Murren ©
With a population of just 450 people, Murren brings to life an authentic Swiss mountain village.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Allmendhubel, Oeschinen Lake, Aletsch Glacier, and other attractions you added. Discover out-of-the-way places like North face Trail and Artilleriewerk Faulensee. The adventure continues: trek along Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli and make a trip to 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Murren road trip tool.

You can drive from Lucerne to Murren in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Montreux.

Things to do in Murren

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Oeschinen Lake ©
Oeschinen Lake
Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli ©
Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli

3
nights
Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Corniche Lavaux Vineyards, Freddie Mercury Statue and Maison Cailler. Discover out-of-the-way places like Rochers-de-Naye and Vieille-Ville de Montreux. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chateau de Chillon and Terres de Lavaux. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Montreux: Roman Amphitheatre (in Avenches) and Gruyeres Castle (in Gruyeres). The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Montreux Lakeside and learn about winemaking at La Cave Vevey-Montreux.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Montreux online trip planner.

Getting from Murren to Montreux by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Corniche Lavaux Vineyards ©
Corniche Lavaux Vineyards
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Rochers-de-Naye ©
Rochers-de-Naye

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