10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  13​h 30​min
1
Montreux
— 1 day
Train:  2​h 45​min
2
Zermatt
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 45​min
3
Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Zurich
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  10​h 45​min
End: New York City

1
day
Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): examine the collection at Musee Suisse du Jeu and then explore the engaging exhibits at Chaplin's World.

Before you visit Montreux, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

New York City, USA to Montreux is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Montreux due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Musee Suisse du Jeu, Chaplin's World
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Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Musee Suisse du Jeu ©
Musee Suisse du Jeu

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 13th (Sat), take in the awesome beauty at Hohbalmen, then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Gorner Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): stroll through Murmelweg Wanderung, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then hit the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and finally take a memorable drive along Gornergrat.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Zermatt travel site .

Take a train from Montreux to Zermatt in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Nature
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise

3
nights
Interlaken

Interlaken ©
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.
Visiting Jungfraujoch and Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Grindelwald-First in Grindelwald (about 58 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, walk around Hohematte Park, explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, and take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle.

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You can take a train from Zermatt to Interlaken in 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald-First
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Parasailing & Paragliding

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Escape the urban bustle at Mt Pilatus and Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen. Family-friendly places like Verkehrshaus der Schweiz and Swimming Pools Unter Letten will thrill your kids. Go for a jaunt from Zurich to Lucerne to see Hofkirche about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, cool off at Hallenbad Altstetten, and find something for the whole family at Parapark Zurich.

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

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Zurich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in June, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen

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