10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
— Few hours
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Zermatt
— 1 night
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Zurich
— 1 night
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Lucerne
— 2 nights
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Geneva
— 2 nights
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Lausanne
— 1 night
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Bern
— 1 day
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Basel
— 1 night

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Zurich

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, and then look for gifts at Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich trip planner.

If you are flying in from Bermuda, the closest major aiports are Zürich Airport, EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport and Bern Belp Airport. In June, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Landesmuseum ©
Landesmuseum
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland ©
Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Zermatt online road trip planner.

You can drive from Zurich to Zermatt in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga
Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery

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Zurich

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): get a new perspective on things with Sciffmandli, then take in the dramatic scenery at Rhine Falls, and then explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich route planner.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls
Uetliberg Mountain ©
Uetliberg Mountain

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Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Mt Pilatus and then fly like a bird with Paragliding Luzern. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Lucerne Station, snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rigi.

Plan a Lucerne trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge

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Geneva

Geneva ©

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.
On the 9th (Wed), get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery, don't miss a visit to The Flower Clock, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, then admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin Anglais, then get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and finally examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Geneva online travel route planner.

Drive from Lucerne to Geneva in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Geneva are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lausanne.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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Lausanne

Lausanne ©

Swiss San Francisco

Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Cathedrale de Lausanne, then get to know the fascinating history of Escaliers du Marche, and then take in the waterfront activity at Le Port d'Ouchy.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lausanne itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Lausanne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bern.

Things to do in Lausanne

Historic Sites · Parks
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Cathedrale de Lausanne ©
Cathedrale de Lausanne
Le Port d'Ouchy ©
Le Port d'Ouchy
Escaliers du Marche ©
Escaliers du Marche

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Bern

Bern ©

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Clock Tower - Zytglogge, admire the local landmark of Simsonbrunnen, get curious at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), steep yourself in history at Zahringerbrunnen, then stop by UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and finally admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten).

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bern road trip planner.

Drive from Lausanne to Bern in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Basel.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Clock Tower - Zytglogge ©
Clock Tower - Zytglogge

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Basel

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Muensterplatz, contemplate the long history of Basel Minster, and then see the interesting displays at Jean Tinguely Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Basel holiday builder app.

Drive from Bern to Basel in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Basel, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Basel

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Basel Minster ©
Basel Minster
Jean Tinguely Museum ©
Jean Tinguely Museum

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