13 days in Switzerland Itinerary

13 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto
Fly + Train:  15 h
1
Zermatt
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 15 min
2
Verbier
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Neuchatel
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Lauterbrunnen
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Sedrun
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Zurich
— 4 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis and Mountaineers' Cemetery. Get outdoors at Gornergrat and Trockener Steg. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, stop by Lindt Chocolate Shop Zermatt, tour along fresh powder with Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and contemplate the waterfront views at Riffelsee.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Zermatt online sightseeing planner.

Toronto, Canada to Zermatt is an approximately 15- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of ferry, flight, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Zermatt. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Verbier.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn

1
night
Verbier

Verbier ©
Verbier is a village located in south-western Switzerland in the canton of Valais. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Mont-Fort and then look for gifts at Ski Service.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Verbier trip planner.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Verbier in 3.5 hours. On the 14th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Neuchatel.

Things to do in Verbier

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Mont-Fort ©
Mont-Fort
Ski Service ©
Ski Service

2
nights
Neuchatel

Neuchatel ©
Neuchatel represents a compact university town in Western Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Caractere, atelier galerie bijoux et objets contemporains, then stroll around Creux du Van, then look for gifts at Xocolatl, Le Paradis du Chocolat, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Jeunes Rives.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Neuchatel attractions planner.

You can drive from Verbier to Neuchatel in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Neuchatel

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Creux du Van, Xocolatl, Le Paradis du Chocolat
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Creux du Van ©
Creux du Van
Jeunes Rives ©
Jeunes Rives
Xocolatl, Le Paradis du Chocolat ©
Xocolatl, Le Paradis du Chocolat

2
nights
Lauterbrunnen

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): stop by Molitor and then admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls. Here are some ideas for day two: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then examine the collection at Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum, and then take in breathtaking views at Aare Gorge.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Lauterbrunnen day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Neuchatel to Lauterbrunnen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sedrun.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Parasailing & Paragliding, Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum, Molitor, Aare Gorge
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Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum ©
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum
Aare Gorge ©
Aare Gorge

few
hours
Sedrun

Sedrun ©
Tujetsch is a municipality in the Surselva Region in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland.HistoryTujetsch is first mentioned in 1237 as Thiuesch.GeographyTujetsch has an area, of 133.9km2. On the 18th (Fri), explore the activities along Lac de Claus.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sedrun trip planner.

You can drive from Lauterbrunnen to Sedrun in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Sedrun

Nature Parks
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Lac de Claus ©
Lac de Claus

4
nights
Zurich

Zurich
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Town and Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich). Do your shopping at Bahnhofstrasse and Altstadt Luzern. Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Lucerne (The Nine Towers, Lake Lucerne, &more). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Niederdorf, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, stop by Lindt Chocolate Shop Kilchberg, and admire the landmark architecture of Fraumünster Church.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sedrun to Zurich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Zurich, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trips

Lucerne, Lindt Chocolate Shop Kilchberg
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Niederdorf
Niederdorf
Old Town ©
Old Town
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus

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