24 days in Switzerland Itinerary

24 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
— 1 night
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Appenzell
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lucerne
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lugano
— 2 nights
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Drive to Laveno, Ferry to Verbania,Intra, Drive to Zermatt
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
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Interlaken
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lauterbrunnen
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grindelwald
— 3 nights
Drive
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Geneva
— 2 nights
Drive
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Waedenswil
— 1 night
Drive
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Neerach
— 1 night
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Winterthur
— 3 nights
Drive to Zürich Airport, Fly to San Juan

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Zurich — 1 night

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 7th (Tue), examine the collection at Air Force Center, kick back and relax at Wyden Badi, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Zurich trip planner.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Zurich is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from San Juan to Zurich due to the time zone difference. When traveling from San Juan in June, plan for slightly colder days in Zurich, with highs around 27°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Appenzell.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
Side Trips

Appenzell — 2 nights

Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Bleicheli Stadtlounge, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Eggen-Hohenweg, and then explore the world behind art at Kunstmuseum Appenzell. On the next day, get outside with Appenzeller Badi, examine the collection at Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR, and then admire the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Ziegelhutte.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Appenzell day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Appenzell takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.
Museums · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Lucerne — 2 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Uferpromenade Weggis, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then see the interesting displays at Glasi Hergiswil. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Hofkirche, see the interesting displays at Richard Wagner Museum, then snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, and finally kick back and relax at Seebad Eich.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Lucerne trip planner.

Getting from Appenzell to Lucerne by car takes about 2 hours. In June in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Lugano.
Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums · Adventure
Side Trips

Lugano — 2 nights

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
On the 12th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Museo Vincenzo Vela, delve into the distant past at Monte San Giorgio, and then examine the collection at Museo e Fondazione Hermann Hesse. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido San Domenico, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro storico Gandria, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Lugano.

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Drive from Lucerne to Lugano in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. June in Lugano sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Zermatt.
Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches
Side Trips

Zermatt — 2 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 14th (Tue), cast your line with Fly Fish Zermatt, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Intercontinental Church Society, then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Trockener Steg. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapelle Gornergrat "Bernhard von Aosta", tour the pleasant surroundings at 5 Lakes Walk, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Oberrothorn.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Zermatt online driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Lugano to Zermatt in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and tram. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Interlaken.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Schwimmbad Merligen, then explore the historical opulence of Oberhofen Castle, and then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hunegg Hilterfingen. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Heimwehfluh, then take a memorable drive along BOHAG Helikopterrundflug, then look for gifts at The Mad Cow, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Interlaken trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Interlaken takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lauterbrunnen.
Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive
Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen — 2 nights

A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Staubbach Waterfall, then take in the dramatic scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, and then see the interesting displays at Talmuseum Lauterbrunnen. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli, trek along North face Trail, and then head outdoors with Air-Glaciers, S.A..

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Lauterbrunnen vacation tool.

Lauterbrunnen is very close to Interlaken. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grindelwald.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Side Trips

Grindelwald — 3 nights

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Maennlichen and Maennlichen Royal Walk. Get in touch with nature at Luftseilbahn Wengen-Mannlichen and Wanderung Bussalp - Bort. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Kleine Scheidegg, trek along Maennlichen Romantic Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lieselotte Trail, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Wetterhorn.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Grindelwald vacation planner.

Grindelwald is just a short distance from Lauterbrunnen. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Geneva.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Side Trips

Geneva — 2 nights

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, then see the interesting displays at Musee Barbier-Mueller, then explore the ancient world of Archeological Site at St. Pierre's Cathedral, and finally take an in-depth tour of Maison Tavel. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bains des Paquis and then learn more about the world around you at MEG Musee d’ethnographie de Geneve.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Geneva day trip website.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Geneva takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Waedenswil.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Waedenswil — 1 night

Wädenswil, locally often called Wädi or Wädischwil, is a municipality in the district of Horgen in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): cruise along hike.ch, pause for some serene contemplation at Kapuzinerkloster Rapperswil, then get engrossed in the history at The Polish Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. John.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Waedenswil road trip website.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Waedenswil takes 3.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Waedenswil are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Neerach.
Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Tours · Museums
Side Trip

Neerach — 1 night

On the 26th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Naturzentrum Thurauen, then enjoy breathtaking views from Turm in Regensberg, and then identify plant and animal life at Naturschutzzentrum Neeracherried.

To find out how to plan a trip to Neerach, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Waedenswil to Neerach in an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Winterthur.
Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Winterthur — 3 nights

Winterthur is a city in the canton of Zürich in northern Switzerland. On the 27th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Munot, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Laufen, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Rhine Falls. On the next day, examine the collection at Villa Flora Winterthur, then examine the collection at Fotomuseum Winterthur, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Winterthur Trail.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Winterthur travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Neerach to Winterthur takes an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Trails
Side Trips

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.

Bernese Oberland travel guide

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Mountains · Parasailing & Paragliding · Waterfalls
Surrounding Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, Bernese Oberland embodies Swiss-style comfort with its richly decorated chalets. The region abounds with famous, family-friendly ski resorts; ski tours take you to pristine Alpine peaks offering skiing for all skill levels. Itineraries here can include ice climbing, ski sailing, and marvelling in the beauty of the Alps and mirroring lakes below. Find yourself at the top of the continent with a ride to Jungfraujoch, the highest railway station in Europe at 3,454 m (11,332 ft) above sea level.