51 days in Switzerland Itinerary

51 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Bern
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Basel
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Lucerne
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Zurich
— 3 nights
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Neuhausen am Rheinfall
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Schaffhausen
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St. Gallen
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Appenzell
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Chur
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Davos
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Samedan
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St. Moritz
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Pontresina
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Poschiavo
— 2 nights
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Lugano
— 2 nights
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Lavertezzo
— 2 nights
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Engelberg
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Oberwald
— 2 nights
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Brienz
— 2 nights
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Lauterbrunnen
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Grindelwald
— 1 night
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Wengen
— 1 day
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Murren
— 2 nights
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Lenk im Simmental
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Interlaken
— 1 night
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Thun
— 2 nights
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Zermatt
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Saas-Fee
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Sion
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Corsier-sur-Vevey
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Lausanne
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Geneva
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Montreux
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Veytaux
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Gruyeres
— 2 nights
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Fribourg
— 2 nights
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Murten
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Bern — 3 nights

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Bern is known for sightseeing, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a taste of the local shopping with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, see the interesting displays at Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center), make a trip to Bundesplatz, and take an in-depth tour of Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bern trip itinerary builder.

Hyderabad, India to Bern is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Hyderabad to Bern is minus 4.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Hyderabad in July; daily highs in Bern reach 30°C and lows reach 15°C. On the 10th (Mon), you're off to Basel.
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Basel

Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Basel trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bern to Basel takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Basel can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. You'll set off for Lucerne on the 10th (Mon).
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Lucerne — 3 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Lucerne is known for sightseeing, nature, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, look and learn at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, wander the streets of Altstadt Luzern, and pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Lucerne vacation planner.

Drive from Basel to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Lucerne sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Zurich.
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Zurich — 3 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Zurich is known for nature, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, stroll around Lindenhof Hill, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Zurich attractions planner.

You can drive from Lucerne to Zurich in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Neuhausen am Rheinfall.
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Neuhausen am Rheinfall — 2 nights

Neuhausen am Rheinfall is a small municipality best known as home to Rhine Falls, a tourist attraction and Europe's largest waterfall.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Rheinfallquai, then explore the historical opulence of Schloessli Woerth, then get in on the family fun at Smilestones, and finally admire the sheer force of Rhine Falls. Keep things going the next day: relax and rejuvenate at Therme Zurzach, then make a trip to Gemeindehaus Rafz, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Klosterkirche Rheinau, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Laufen.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Neuhausen am Rheinfall tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Neuhausen am Rheinfall takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Neuhausen am Rheinfall can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Schaffhausen.
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Schaffhausen — 2 nights

The Canton of Schaffhausen is a canton of Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): examine the collection at Museum zu Allerheiligen, take in the pleasant sights at Sackelamtshusli, and then wander the streets of Stein am Rhein. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Altstadt Schaffhausen, then test the waters at Rhysauna, and then step into the grandiose world of Munot.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Schaffhausen trip itinerary builder website.

Schaffhausen is very close to Neuhausen am Rheinfall. In July in Schaffhausen, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to St. Gallen.
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St. Gallen

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To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Gallen travel route tool.

Traveling by car from Schaffhausen to St. Gallen takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You'll set off for Appenzell on the 20th (Thu).
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Appenzell

Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Appenzell trip maker tool.

Appenzell is very close to St. Gallen. In July, daily temperatures in Appenzell can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. You'll set off for Chur on the 20th (Thu).
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Chur

Chur or Coire is the capital and largest town of the Swiss canton of Grisons and lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. To find out how to plan a trip to Chur, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Appenzell to Chur in 1.5 hours. On the 20th (Thu), you're off to Davos.
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Davos

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Davos trip itinerary website.

Getting from Chur to Davos by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Davos can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You'll set off for Samedan on the 20th (Thu).
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Samedan — 1 night

Samedan is a town and municipality in the Maloja Region in the Swiss canton of Graubünden.HistorySamedan is first mentioned in 1139 as Samaden. On the 21st (Fri), appreciate the views at Albula Pass, tee off at Engadine Golf Club, then take some stellar pictures from Muottas Muragl, and finally tee off at Engadine Golf Club. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at National Park Centre, then wander the streets of Schellenursli Village, then look for gifts at Metzgerei Plinio, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Mineralbad & Spa.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Samedan trip maker.

Getting from Davos to Samedan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July in Samedan, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to St. Moritz.
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St. Moritz

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For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the St. Moritz day trip planning tool.

St. Moritz is just a short distance from Samedan. July in St. Moritz sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. You'll set off for Pontresina on the 22nd (Sat).
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Pontresina — 1 night

Pontresina is a municipality in the Maloja Region in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland.History and nameThe city was first mentioned in medieval Latin documents as pontem sarasinam in 1137. To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Pontresina trip planner.

Pontresina is just a stone's throw from St. Moritz. In July in Pontresina, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 23rd (Sun), you're off to Poschiavo.
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Poschiavo — 2 nights

Poschiavo is a municipality in the Bernina Region in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland.HistoryPoschiavo is first mentioned in 824 as in Postclave though this comes from a later copy of the original document.. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Marmites des Geants, then take a memorable tour with Berninapass, and then explore the activities along Lago di Poschiavo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go for a walk through Alp Gruem, then explore the activities along Lago Di Saoseo, then make a trip to Brusio Spiral Viaduct, and finally appreciate the views at Val Poschiavo.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Poschiavo vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Pontresina to Poschiavo takes an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lugano.
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Lugano — 2 nights

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): stroll around Parco Ciani, take some stellar pictures from Monte Bre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia Cattolica Romana Sacro Cuore, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lugano, and finally pause for some photo ops at William Tell Statue (Statua di Guglielmo Tell). Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Tamaro, browse the different shops at Fox Town Factory Stores, then take some stellar pictures from Monte San Salvatore, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria degli Angioli.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, read Lugano trip planner.

You can drive from Poschiavo to Lugano in 3 hours. July in Lugano sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lavertezzo.
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Lavertezzo — 2 nights

Lavertezzo is a municipality in the district of Locarno in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.HistoryLavertezzo is first mentioned in 1327 as Laverteze. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): make a trip to Le Pont "Ponte dei salti", admire the verdant scenery at Valle Verzasca, then appreciate the views at Valle di Muggio, then examine the collection at Centro Visitatori AlpTransit San Gottardo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa dei SS. Pietro e Paolo. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Media Markt, stroll through Cascate di Santa Petronilla, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Nicolao, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Chiesa Di San Giovanni Battista, and finally admire the sheer force of The Froda Waterfall.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Lavertezzo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lugano to Lavertezzo takes an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Engelberg.
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Engelberg — 1 day

Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the activities along Lake Trubsee, then take in the views from Titlis Cliff Walk, and then take in the awesome beauty at Titlis.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Engelberg online route planner.

Traveling by car from Lavertezzo to Engelberg takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Lavertezzo in July, things will get little chillier in Engelberg: highs are around 30°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Oberwald.
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Oberwald — 2 nights

Oberwald is a village in the municipality of Obergoms in Goms District in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.It is situated at an elevation of 1377 m and had a population of 277 in December 2007. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take a memorable drive along Grimsel Pass, then cruise along Furka Pass, then make a trip to Rhone Glacier, and finally admire the striking features of Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Paolo (Church of Saints Peter and Paul). Here are some ideas for day two: surround yourself with nature on Andermatt Adventure, appreciate the history behind Teufelsbrucke, and then appreciate the history behind Suworow-Denkmal.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Oberwald trip maker tool.

Getting from Engelberg to Oberwald by car takes about 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can go by car to Brienz.
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Brienz — 2 nights

With roots tracing back to the Bronze Age, traditional Brienz gives the impression of being lost in time.
On the 1st (Tue), take in breathtaking views at Aare Gorge, take in the dramatic scenery at Giessbachfälle, then explore the activities along Lake Brienz, and finally look for gifts at Huggler Holzbildhauerei. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum and then don't miss a visit to Aussichtspunkt Chalrutirank.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Brienz vacation planner.

Getting from Oberwald to Brienz by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In July, daytime highs in Brienz are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lauterbrunnen.
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Lauterbrunnen

A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lauterbrunnen trip planner.

Traveling by car from Brienz to Lauterbrunnen takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. You will leave for Grindelwald on the 2nd (Wed).
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Grindelwald — 1 night

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Grindelwald trip maker website.

Grindelwald is just a short distance from Lauterbrunnen. You'll set off for Wengen on the 3rd (Thu).
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Wengen — 1 day

Wengen is a mountain village in the Bernese Oberland of central Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Kleine Scheidegg, then play a few rounds at Minigolf, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Luftseilbahn Wengen-Mannlichen, and finally look for gifts at Central Sport.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Wengen online tour planner.

Wengen is very close to Grindelwald. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Murren.
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Murren — 2 nights

With a population of just 450 people, Murren brings to life an authentic Swiss mountain village.
On the 4th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch and then relax and rejuvenate at Alpines Sportzentrum Murren. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Allmendhubel, trek along Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli, get great views at Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg, then don't miss a visit to 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn, and finally trek along Blumental Panorama Trail.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Murren visit planning tool.

Traveling by bus from Wengen to Murren takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lenk im Simmental.
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Lenk im Simmental

Themed trails make vacations in Lenk im Simmental popular with winter sports lovers.
To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Lenk im Simmental vacation maker tool.

Explore your travel options from Murren to Lenk im Simmental with the Route module. In August in Lenk im Simmental, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. You will leave for Interlaken on the 5th (Sat).
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Interlaken — 1 night

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.
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Traveling by car from Lenk im Simmental to Interlaken takes 1.5 hours. August in Interlaken sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. You will leave for Thun on the 6th (Sun).
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Thun — 2 nights

Thun is a town and a municipality in the administrative district of Thun in the canton of Bern in Switzerland with about 43,783 inhabitants, as of 31 December 2013.It is located where the Aare flows out of Lake Thun, 30km south of Bern.Besides tourism, machine and precision instrument engineering, the largest garrison in the country, the food industry, armaments and publishing are of economic importance to Thun.The official language of Thun is German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect.HistoryThe area of what is now Thun was inhabited since the Neolithic age (mid-3rd millennium BC). Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Thun, admire the natural beauty at Schadau Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Thunersee, and finally don't miss a visit to Vieille Ville de Thoune. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): make a trip to Panoramabrucke Sigriswil, then take in the awesome beauty at Niesen, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Nature Park Blausee.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Thun trip itinerary planner.

Thun is just a stone's throw from Interlaken. In August, daytime highs in Thun are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.
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Zermatt — 3 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for sightseeing, nature, and classes. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Gornergrat, explore the activities along Riffelsee, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, and head outdoors with Sunnegga.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Zermatt trip itinerary site.

Traveling by train from Thun to Zermatt takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Saas-Fee.
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Saas-Fee — 2 nights

Saas-Fee is the main village in the Saastal, or the Saas Valley, and is a municipality in the district of Visp in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Baroque Church, then don't miss a visit to Ice Pavilion, then hit the slopes at Saas-Fee Ski Resort, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Swiss Ski School Saas Fee. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Alpine Trails, then explore the historical opulence of Stockalper Palace, and then examine the collection at postman8 - Philateliemuseum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Saas-Fee trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Saas-Fee takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sion.
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Sion — 2 nights

Sion is the capital of the Swiss canton of Valais and of the district of Sion. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Tourbillon, then look for all kinds of wild species at Domaines des Iles, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally explore the historical opulence of Valere Basilica. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Tour Bayart, then test the waters at Les Bains D'Ovronnaz, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise St Germain, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame du Glarier.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sion route maker tool.

Drive from Saas-Fee to Sion in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In August in Sion, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Corsier-sur-Vevey.
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Corsier-sur-Vevey — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Charlie Chaplin's Grave, then learn about winemaking at Maurice Neyroud, then take in panoramic vistas at Ascenseur panoramique Plein Ciel, and finally have fun and explore at Chaplin's World. Here are some ideas for day two: play a few rounds at Lavaux Golf Club, then soak in style at Tempete de Calme, and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau d’Oron.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Corsier-sur-Vevey trip site.

You can drive from Sion to Corsier-sur-Vevey in an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lausanne.
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Lausanne

Swiss San Francisco

Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Lausanne trip planner.

Lausanne is just a stone's throw from Corsier-sur-Vevey. You will leave for Geneva on the 17th (Thu).
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Geneva — 1 night

Capital of Peace

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 18th (Fri): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, walk around Jardin Anglais, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, and finally examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Geneva trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Lausanne to Geneva in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Geneva sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Montreux.
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Montreux — 1 night

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Montreux trip planning app.

Getting from Geneva to Montreux by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. You will leave for Veytaux on the 19th (Sat).
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Veytaux — 2 nights

Veytaux is a municipality in the district of Riviera-Pays-d'Enhaut in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland.The Chateau of Chillon provides a marvelous view of the entire Lake of Geneva located in Avenue de Chillon.HistoryVeytaux is first mentioned in 1332 as Veytour.GeographyVeytaux has an area, of 6.8km2. On the 19th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon, explore the activities along Plage des Grangettes, then admire the natural beauty at Jardin Instinctif, and finally stop by Maison de l'Etivaz.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Veytaux itinerary planner.

Veytaux is just a stone's throw from Montreux. On the 21st (Mon), you're off to Gruyeres.
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Gruyeres — 2 nights

The small medieval town of Gruyères sits at the base of two foothill peaks with a saddle suspended between them.
On the 21st (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Musee Gruerien, explore the fascinating underground world of Les Gorges de la Jogne, then relax and rejuvenate at Les Bains de la Gruyere, and finally find something for the whole family at Charmey Aventures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint Theodule, explore the historical opulence of Gruyeres Castle, then examine the collection at HR Giger Museum, and finally stop by Gruyere Traditions.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Gruyeres trip planner.

You can drive from Veytaux to Gruyeres in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Gruyeres are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Fribourg.
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Fribourg — 2 nights

The canton of Fribourg is located in western Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale St-Nicolas, admire the masterpieces at Espace Jean Tinguely - Niki de Saint Phalle, explore the world behind art at Musee Gutenberg Museum, then don't miss a visit to Bern Bridge, and finally take in the views from Pont du Milieu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wide array of goods at Fribourg Centre, then see the interesting displays at Musee des Chemins de fer du Kaeserberg, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Magdalena Hermitage, and finally get engrossed in the history at Musée d'histoire naturelle.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Fribourg travel planner.

Fribourg is just a stone's throw from Gruyeres. In August, daily temperatures in Fribourg can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Murten.
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Murten — 1 day

Murten or Morat is a municipality in the See district of the canton of Fribourg in Switzerland.It is located on the southern shores of Lake Morat, also commonly called Lake Murten. On the 25th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Ramparts Walls, then see the interesting displays at Latenium Parc et musee d'archeologie, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chateau de Neuchatel, and finally try your luck at Casino Neuchatel.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Murten online trip maker.

Murten is just a short distance from Fribourg. In August in Murten, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bern.
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Bern

City of Bears

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bern driving holiday planner.

Drive from Murten to Bern in an hour. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Fri).
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Switzerland travel guide

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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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