5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Lucerne
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Zermatt
— 1 night
Drive
3
Geneva
— 1 night
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Lucerne — 2 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lucerne: Zurich (Old Town, Bahnhofstrasse, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, admire the striking features of KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre, see the interesting displays at The Rosengart Collection, and appreciate the history behind Lion Monument.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lucerne online sightseeing planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Lucerne is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. August in Lucerne sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Zermatt.
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Zermatt — 1 night

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 28th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Gornergrat.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Zermatt travel route builder tool.

You can drive from Lucerne to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Geneva.
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Geneva — 1 night

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): explore the activities along Lake Geneva and then admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Geneva sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Geneva takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.
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