15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland trip planner
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Lucerne
— 5 nights
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Grindelwald
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
Drive
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Montreux
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bern
— 3 nights
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Lucerne — 5 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Get some cultural insight at Old Town and Museum Rietberg. Venture out of the city with trips to Zurich (Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), Niederdorf, &more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, take an in-depth tour of Bourbaki Panorama, examine the collection at The Rosengart Collection, and pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lucerne online sightseeing planner.

New Delhi, India to Lucerne is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Lucerne is minus 4.5 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in March; daily highs in Lucerne reach 13°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grindelwald.
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Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature
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Grindelwald — 2 nights

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
On the 9th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Grindelwald-First and then explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Maennlichen and then take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Grindelwald trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Lucerne to Grindelwald by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Zermatt.
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Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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Zermatt — 2 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): cast your line with Fly Fish Zermatt, then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Breithorn. On the next day, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, then examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and then take in panoramic vistas at Gornergrat.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Zermatt planning app.

Drive from Grindelwald to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Montreux.
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Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Montreux — 2 nights

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Chateau de Chillon and then awaken your taste buds at Swiss Riviera Wine Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): do a tasting at Terres de Lavaux, then do a tasting at Chateau De Glerolles, and then explore the engaging exhibits at Chaplin's World.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Montreux road trip planning app.

You can drive from Zermatt to Montreux in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bern.
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Wineries · Tours · Museums · Historic Sites
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Bern — 3 nights

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then engage your brain at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), and then take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Aare River, get engrossed in the history at Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bern online vacation planner.

Getting from Montreux to Bern by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. March in Bern sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.
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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.
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