18 days in Switzerland Itinerary

18 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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18 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Fly:  15 h
1
Zurich
— 4 nights
Train:  4 h 45 min
2
St. Moritz
— 1 night
Train:  6 h 30 min
3
Lugano
— 2 nights
Train:  6 h
4
Zermatt
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Gstaad
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Montreux
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
7
Geneva
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Chandigarh

4
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Family-friendly places like Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Hallenbad Altstetten will thrill your kids. Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lucerne (Mt Pilatus, The Nine Towers, & more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, find something for the whole family at Parapark Zurich, get to know the resident critters at Zoo Zurich, and take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Zurich journey planning app .

Chandigarh, India to Zurich is an approximately 15-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chandigarh to Zurich is minus 4 hours. In June in Zurich, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich

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St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Muottas Muragl and then explore the activities along Lake St. Moritz.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read St. Moritz trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Zurich to St. Moritz by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In June, St. Moritz is a bit cooler than Zurich - with highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lugano.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks Nature
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Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl
Lake St. Moritz ©
Lake St. Moritz

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Lugano

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Swissminiatur, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lugano, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte San Salvatore, and finally walk around Parco Civico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Lugano, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Bre, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Falconeria Locarno, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Lugano day trip site .

Traveling by car from St. Moritz to Lugano takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from St. Moritz in June, expect Lugano to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Falconeria Locarno, Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie, Swissminiatur
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Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Monte San Salvatore ©
Monte San Salvatore
Falconeria Locarno ©
Falconeria Locarno

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Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Go for a jaunt from Zermatt to Saas-Fee to see Swiss Ski School Saas Fee about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Mauritius, hike along Murmelweg Wanderung, and examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Zermatt driving holiday planning website .

Traveling by train from Lugano to Zermatt takes 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Gstaad.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Swiss Ski School Saas Fee
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise

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night
Gstaad

Gstaad ©
Gstaad is a village in the German-speaking section of the Canton of Bern in southwestern Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): stroll through Glacier 3000, make a trip to Pedestrianised Promenade and Shopping Mile, then stroll through Lake Lauenen - Geltenhutte SAC - Lauenensee, and finally hit the slopes at Wispile.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Gstaad tour itinerary planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zermatt to Gstaad. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Montreux.

Things to do in Gstaad

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Glacier 3000
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Glacier 3000 ©
Glacier 3000

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Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
On the 19th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Rochers-de-Naye, try your luck at Casino de Montreux, examine the collection at Queen Studio Experience, then go for a walk through Lakeside Promenade Fleuri, and finally pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon, get in on the family fun at Swiss Vapeur Parc, and then explore the engaging exhibits at Chaplin's World.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Montreux road trip planning tool .

Drive from Gstaad to Montreux in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Geneva.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums Childrens Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Swiss Vapeur Parc, Chaplin's World, Chateau de Chillon
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Queen Studio Experience ©
Queen Studio Experience
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Swiss Vapeur Parc ©
Swiss Vapeur Parc

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Geneva

Geneva ©
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 21st (Sun), make a trip to The Flower Clock, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva. Keep things going the next day: get curious at CERN, get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bains des Paquis, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Geneva online holiday maker .

Traveling by train from Montreux to Geneva takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Childrens Museums
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Room Escape Games
CERN
CERN

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