8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
Fly:  12​h
1
Zurich
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Bellinzona
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Basel
— 1 night
4
Lausanne
— 3 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Amritsar

2
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, then take a stroll through Old Town, and then step into the grandiose world of Munot.

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Amritsar, India to Zurich is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Amritsar to Zurich is minus 4 hours. When traveling from Amritsar in November, plan for much colder days in Zurich, with highs around 10°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bellinzona.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

The Rosengart Collection, Munot
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Munot ©
Munot
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

1
night
Bellinzona

Bellinzona ©
Bellinzona is the capital of the canton Ticino in Switzerland. On the 11th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso, explore the historical opulence of Castelgrande, then step into the grandiose world of Castelli di Bellinzona, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello di Montebello.

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Getting from Zurich to Bellinzona by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. When traveling from Zurich in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bellinzona: temperatures range from 14°C by day to 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Basel.

Things to do in Bellinzona

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso
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Castelgrande ©
Castelgrande
Castello di Montebello ©
Castello di Montebello

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take a stroll through Altstadt-Spaziergange durch Basel, examine the collection at Basel Paper Mill Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Fondation Beyeler, and finally admire the masterpieces at Jean Tinguely Museum.

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You can drive from Bellinzona to Basel in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In November in Basel, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lausanne.

Things to do in Basel

Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Fondation Beyeler
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Basel Paper Mill Museum ©
Basel Paper Mill Museum
Fondation Beyeler ©
Fondation Beyeler
Jean Tinguely Museum ©
Jean Tinguely Museum

3
nights
Lausanne

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
On the 13th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon, and then see the interesting displays at Fondation Pierre Gianadda. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Place de la Palud, explore the world behind art at Collection de l'Art Brut, then see the interesting displays at Museum HR Giger, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale St-Nicolas.

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Traveling by car from Basel to Lausanne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lausanne

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Queen Studio Experience, Chateau de Chillon, Cathedrale St-Nicolas, Museum HR Giger, Fondation Pierre Gianadda
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Fondation Pierre Gianadda ©
Fondation Pierre Gianadda
Collection de l'Art Brut ©
Collection de l'Art Brut
Museum HR Giger ©
Museum HR Giger

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