9 days in Switzerland

9 days in Switzerland

Emmanuel Sanchez
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American Airlines AA 1528 + American Airlines AA 92
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Zurich
— 1 night
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Lucerne
— 2 nights
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Zermatt
— 3 nights
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Zurich
— 1 night
American Airlines AA 93 + American Airlines AA 1529
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Zurich — 1 night

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You've now added Confiserie Sprungli to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): get curious at Swiss Science Center Technorama, wander the streets of Niederdorf, and then make a trip to Bahnhofstrasse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Zurich Succulent Plant Collection, stop by Confiserie Sprungli, and then see the interesting displays at Augusto Giacometti Entrance Hall.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich visit planner.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Zurich is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Juan to Zurich is 5 hours. Traveling from San Juan in January, expect Zurich to be cooler, temps between 5°C and -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Lucerne.
Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
Side Trip

Lucerne — 2 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lucerne trip planner.

Traveling by train from Zurich to Lucerne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 4°C in January, and nighttime lows around -2°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Zermatt.
Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife
Side Trips

Zermatt — 3 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise. Attractions like FLEXRENT Snow Sports Rental and Fly Fish Zermatt make great kid-friendly stops.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Zermatt day trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Lucerne to Zermatt takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Zurich.
Tours · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks

Zurich — 1 night

You've now added Confiserie Sprungli to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain, then stop by Confiserie Sprungli, and then visit Lake Zurich, Eastern Bank.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Zermatt to Zurich by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll set off for home on the 6th (Sun).
Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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.