4 days in Switzerland Itinerary

4 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Lucerne — 1 night

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): shop like a local with Bahnhofstrasse, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then appreciate the history behind Lion Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: get your bearings at KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, then get a taste of the local shopping with Luzerner Wochenmarkt, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Lucerne road trip planning site.

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Lucerne is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Zermatt.
Parks · Nature · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Zermatt — 1 night

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Gornergrat, pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society, and then fly down the slopes at Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Zermatt vacation planner.

Getting from Lucerne to Zermatt by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Geneva.
Parks · Winter Sports · Tours · Outdoors

Geneva — 1 night

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
On the 26th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Geneva online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Geneva takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, daytime highs in Geneva are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
Parks · Nature
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Switzerland travel guide

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.