9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Montreux
— 1 night
2
Zermatt
— 2 nights
3
Interlaken
— 2 nights
4
St. Moritz
— 1 night
5
Lucerne
— 2 nights

1
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Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rochers-de-Naye, go for a walk through Montreux Lakeside, do a tasting at Corniche Lavaux Vineyards, explore the fascinating underground world of Les Mines De Sel De Bex, then see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Chateau de Chillon.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Montreux trip planner.

Birmingham, UK to Montreux is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Birmingham to Montreux due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Chateau de Chillon, Les Mines De Sel De Bex
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Rochers-de-Naye ©
Rochers-de-Naye
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Les Mines De Sel De Bex ©
Les Mines De Sel De Bex

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nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 17th (Thu), examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse, then explore the striking landscape at Gorner Gorge, and finally trek along 5-Seenweg. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Castor Mountain, take a memorable drive along Gornergrat, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Zermatt driving holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Montreux to Zermatt takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Parasailing & Paragliding
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat

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nights
Interlaken

Interlaken ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen, then take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, and finally take in breathtaking views at Aare Gorge. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway, take in the awesome beauty at Lauterbrunnen Village, then appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, then admire the sheer force of Staubbach Waterfall, and finally get outside with Air-Glaciers, S.A..

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Interlaken tour builder website.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Interlaken takes 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway, Maennlichen, Aare Gorge
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Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
Lauterbrunnen Village ©
Lauterbrunnen Village

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St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): appreciate the views at Engadine, explore the striking landscape at Morteratsch Glacier, explore the activities along Lake of Staz (Lej da Staz), then stroll through Muottas Muragl, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Moritz online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to St. Moritz takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Interlaken in June; daily highs in St. Moritz reach 21°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Morteratsch Glacier
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Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl
Morteratsch Glacier ©
Morteratsch Glacier
Engadine ©
Engadine

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Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, get to know the fascinating history of Uferpromenade Weggis, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rigi, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mt Pilatus, and finally admire the sheer force of Reichenbach Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): make a trip to The Nine Towers, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hofkirche, appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), then steep yourself in history at Museggmauer, and finally take in the views from Chapel Bridge.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lucerne trip itinerary site.

Getting from St. Moritz to Lucerne by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from St. Moritz in June: high temperatures in Lucerne hover around 27°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Uferpromenade Weggis, Reichenbach Falls
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Uferpromenade Weggis ©
Uferpromenade Weggis
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Reichenbach Falls ©
Reichenbach Falls

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