51 days in Switzerland & Vaduz Itinerary

51 days in Switzerland & Vaduz Itinerary

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Geneva, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Lausanne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Gruyeres, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Montreux, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Ascona, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Morcote, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Lugano, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Bellinzona, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Soglio, Switzerland
— 1 night
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St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Scuol, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Zernez, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Arosa, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Vaduz, Liechtenstein
— 2 nights
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Appenzell, Switzerland
— 1 night
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St. Gallen, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Stein am Rhein, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Andermatt, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Wengen, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Interlaken, Switzerland
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Spiez, Switzerland
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Thun, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Bern, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Murten, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Neuchatel, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Saint-Ursanne, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Basel, Switzerland
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Geneva, Switzerland — 3 nights

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.
Popular historic sites such as Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre and Archeological Site at St. Pierre's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Patek Philippe Museum and CERN. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Anglais, appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall, and examine the collection at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Geneva vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Istanbul, Turkey to Geneva is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Geneva. Expect little chillier evenings in Geneva when traveling from Istanbul in December, with lows around 0°C. On the 12th (Mon), you're off to Lausanne.
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Lausanne, Switzerland — 2 nights

Swiss San Francisco

Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): Head underground at Grottes de Vallorbe, then revel in the low prices at Outlet Aubonne, and then go for a stroll along the water at Le Port d'Ouchy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Fondation de l'Hermitage, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Lausanne, see the interesting displays at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), then do a tasting at Terres de Lavaux, and finally do a tasting at Lavaux Vineyard Terraces.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Lausanne trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Lausanne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 14th (Wed), you'll travel to Gruyeres.
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Gruyeres, Switzerland — 1 night

The small medieval town of Gruyères sits at the base of two foothill peaks with a saddle suspended between them.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): examine the collection at HR Giger Museum, explore the historical opulence of Gruyeres Castle, then Head underground at Les Gorges De La Jogne, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Les Bains de la Gruyere.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Gruyeres trip maker site.

You can drive from Lausanne to Gruyeres in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. On the 15th (Thu), you'll travel to Montreux.
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Montreux, Switzerland — 1 night

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
On the 15th (Thu), indulge your senses at Swiss Riviera Wine Tours and then take in the awesome beauty at Rochers-de-Naye.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Montreux trip itinerary website.

Drive from Gruyeres to Montreux in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Zermatt.
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Zermatt, Switzerland — 2 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): trek along 5 Lakes Walk.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Zermatt trip planning site.

You can drive from Montreux to Zermatt in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 18th (Sun), you're off to Ascona.
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Ascona, Switzerland — 2 nights

Ascona is a municipality in the district of Locarno in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.It is located on the shore of Lake Maggiore.The town is a popular tourist destination, and holds a yearly jazz festival, the Ascona Jazz Festival.HistoryPrehistoric AsconaThe oldest archaeological finds in Ascona go back to the beginnings of Late Bronze Age. On the 18th (Sun), examine the collection at Ghisla Art Collection and then admire the verdant scenery at Valle Verzasca. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Fondazione Monte Verita, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso, then make a splash at Lido Locarno, then kick back and relax at Bagno pubblico La Lanca, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Michele.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Ascona driving holiday planner.

Drive from Zermatt to Ascona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December in Ascona, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 0°C at night. On the 20th (Tue), you'll travel to Morcote.
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Morcote, Switzerland — 1 night

Morcote is a municipality in the Swiss canton of Ticino situated about 10 kilometres from Lugano in the district of Lugano on the shore of Lake Lugano.With its characteristic small alleys, the arcades of old Patrician homes, valuable architectural monuments and its natural beauty, the lakefront position, Morcote is considered "the Pearl of Ceresio".HistoryMorcote is first mentioned historically in 926 as Murcau, which comes from the Latin Morae caput, meaning head of the hill. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): get great views at Ferrovia Monte Generoso, then browse the different shops at Fox Town Factory Stores, and then explore the ancient world of Monte San Giorgio.

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

Drive from Ascona to Morcote in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. You'll set off for Lugano on the 21st (Wed).
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Lugano, Switzerland — 2 nights

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): stop by Laderach Chocolaterie Suisse, then examine the collection at Museo e Fondazione Hermann Hesse, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria degli Angioli, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Monte San Salvatore. Keep things going the next day: walk around Parco Ciani, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Lugano, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido San Domenico, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro storico Gandria, and finally make a trip to Piazza della Riforma.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lugano trip itinerary app.

Lugano is just a short distance from Morcote. In December in Lugano, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 0°C at night. On the 23rd (Fri), you're off to Bellinzona.
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Bellinzona, Switzerland — 2 nights

Bellinzona is the capital of the canton Ticino in Switzerland. On the 23rd (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Castelgrande, then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Montebello, and then explore the historical opulence of Castelli di Bellinzona. Here are some ideas for day two: slough off your stress at Splash & Spa Tamaro, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Tamaro, then cruise along Tibetan bridge "Carasc", and finally stroll through Cascate di Santa Petronilla.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bellinzona trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Lugano to Bellinzona in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Bellinzona are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. You'll set off for Soglio on the 25th (Sun).
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Soglio, Switzerland — 1 night

Soglio is a village and a former municipality in the district of Maloja in the Swiss canton of the Grisons close to the border with Italy. On the 25th (Sun), learn more about the world around you at Museo Bregaglia Ciasa Granda and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirche San Lorenzo.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Soglio road trip planning app.

Getting from Bellinzona to Soglio by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. On the 26th (Mon), you're off to St. Moritz.
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St. Moritz, Switzerland — 2 nights

St.
On the 26th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Segantini hut, then explore the striking landscape at Morteratsch Glacier, and then take some stellar pictures from Piz Nair. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Segantini Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at Mineralbad & Spa, stop by Metzgerei Plinio, then get great views at Muottas Muragl, and finally explore the activities along Lake St. Moritz.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read St. Moritz trip planner.

You can drive from Soglio to St. Moritz in an hour. Another option is to drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. You will leave for Scuol on the 28th (Wed).
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Scuol, Switzerland — 1 night

Scuol is a municipality in the Engiadina Bassa/Val Müstair Region in the Swiss canton of Grisons. On the 28th (Wed), see where the ancients bathed at Bogn Engiadina Scuol, then examine the collection at Museum d'Engadina Bassa, Scuol, and then take in the awesome beauty at Alp Laret.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Scuol online itinerary planner.

Getting from St. Moritz to Scuol by car takes about an hour. On the 29th (Thu), you're off to Zernez.
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Zernez, Switzerland — 1 night

Zernez is a village and a municipality in the Engiadina Bassa/Val Müstair Region in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. On the 29th (Thu), examine the collection at National Park Centre, take a stroll through Schellenursli Village, then admire the striking features of Reformierte Kirche Guarda, and finally make a trip to Kirche San Guerg Lavin.

Start your trip to Zernez by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Zernez is just a short distance from Scuol. Expect a daytime high around 4°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. You will leave for Arosa on the 30th (Fri).
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Arosa, Switzerland — 1 night

Arosa is a statistic town and a municipality in the Plessur Region in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland. On the 30th (Fri), look for gifts at AlpenHirt, relax and rejuvenate at Tschuggen Bergoase Arosa, and then make a trip to Bergkirchli.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Arosa trip planner.

Drive from Zernez to Arosa in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 4°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to Vaduz.
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Vaduz, Liechtenstein — 2 nights

As the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz is the country's financial and economic hub.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): don't miss a visit to Bas-Relief to Josef Rheinberger.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Vaduz tour planner.

Traveling by car from Arosa to Vaduz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Appenzell.
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Appenzell, Switzerland — 1 night

Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Santis der Berg and then take in the local highlights with Seealpsee. Keep things going the next day: stop by Appenzeller Schaukaserei, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Brauerei Locher AG, then see the interesting displays at Museum Appenzell, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St Mauritius Church.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Appenzell road trip site.

Traveling by car from Vaduz to Appenzell takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. January in Appenzell sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to St. Gallen.
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St. Gallen, Switzerland — 2 nights

The heart of eastern Switzerland, St.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read St. Gallen road trip website.

St. Gallen is just a short distance from Appenzell. In January, daily temperatures in St. Gallen can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. You will leave for Stein am Rhein on the 5th (Thu).
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Stein am Rhein, Switzerland — 1 night

Stein am Rhein is a historic town and a municipality in the canton of Schaffhausen in Switzerland.The town has a well-preserved medieval centre, retaining the ancient street plan. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Munot, admire the sheer force of Rhine Falls, and then take a stroll through Altstadt Schaffhausen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): experience rural life at Kartause Ittingen, take an in-depth tour of Museum Kloster Sankt Georgen, and then take a stroll through Stein am Rhein.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Stein am Rhein driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from St. Gallen to Stein am Rhein takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In January in Stein am Rhein, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Zurich.
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Zurich, Switzerland — 3 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Augusto Giacometti Entrance Hall. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, then take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum, then wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, and finally wander the streets of Niederdorf.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Stein am Rhein to Zurich takes an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. On the 9th (Mon), you're off to Lucerne.
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Lucerne, Switzerland — 2 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): examine the collection at Fortress Furigen, examine the collection at Glasi Hergiswil, then look for all kinds of wild species at Mt Pilatus, and finally take in the views from Chapel Bridge. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Museum Rosengart Collection, see the sky in a new way at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Uferpromenade Weggis, then pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Altstadt Luzern.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Lucerne attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Lucerne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to -2°C. On the 11th (Wed), you're off to Andermatt.
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Andermatt, Switzerland — 1 night

Andermatt is a mountain village and municipality in the canton of Uri in Switzerland. On the 11th (Wed), examine the collection at Sasso San Gottardo, then tee off at Golfplatz Andermatt, and then take in the history at Teufelsbrucke.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Andermatt trip planner.

Drive from Lucerne to Andermatt in an hour. On the 12th (Thu), you're off to Grindelwald.
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Grindelwald, Switzerland — 1 night

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): wander the streets of Alpiglen, then stroll through The Eiger, and then stroll through Maennlichen.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Grindelwald online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Andermatt to Grindelwald in 2.5 hours. On the 13th (Fri), you'll travel to Lauterbrunnen.
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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland — 2 nights

A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall, and then appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls. On the next day, Head underground at St. Beatus Hoehlen, then admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village, then explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Burgkirche Raron.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lauterbrunnen trip planning website.

Lauterbrunnen is just a stone's throw from Grindelwald. You will leave for Wengen on the 15th (Sun).
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Wengen, Switzerland — 1 night

Wengen is a mountain village in the Bernese Oberland of central Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Luftseilbahn Wengen-Mannlichen, then look for gifts at Molitor, then tee off at Minigolf, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Kleine Scheidegg.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Wengen trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by train from Lauterbrunnen to Wengen takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -5°C. You will leave for Interlaken on the 16th (Mon).
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Interlaken, Switzerland — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Harderkulm, pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. On the next day, examine the collection at Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum, explore the activities along Lake Brienz, and then admire the natural beauty at Schynige Platte.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Interlaken online route builder.

Traveling by train from Wengen to Interlaken takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In January in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -3°C at night. You'll set off for Spiez on the 18th (Wed).
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Spiez, Switzerland — 1 night

Spiez is a town and municipality on the shore of Lake Thun in the Bernese Oberland region of the Swiss canton of Bern. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Spiez, then see the interesting displays at Artilleriewerk Faulensee, then take in the awesome beauty at Niesen, and finally get outside with Spiezer Rundwanderweg.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Spiez trip itinerary planning tool.

Spiez is just a short distance from Interlaken. In January, daytime highs in Spiez are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. You will leave for Thun on the 19th (Thu).
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Thun, Switzerland — 1 night

Thun is a town and a municipality in the administrative district of Thun in the canton of Bern in Switzerland with about 43,783 inhabitants, as of 31 December 2013.It is located where the Aare flows out of Lake Thun, 30km south of Bern.Besides tourism, machine and precision instrument engineering, the largest garrison in the country, the food industry, armaments and publishing are of economic importance to Thun.The official language of Thun is German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect.HistoryThe area of what is now Thun was inhabited since the Neolithic age (mid-3rd millennium BC). Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at Garuda Massage, take in the exciting artwork at Thun-Panorama, then contemplate the waterfront views at Thunersee, and finally don't miss a visit to Vieille Ville de Thoune. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Thun, explore the historical opulence of Oberhofen Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirche Scherzligen, and finally walk around Schadau Park.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Thun road trip planning tool.

Thun is very close to Spiez. In January, daily temperatures in Thun can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Bern.
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Bern, Switzerland — 2 nights

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Barenpark.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bern tour itinerary planning app.

Bern is just a stone's throw from Thun. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -3°C. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Murten.
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Murten, Switzerland — 1 night

Murten or Morat is a municipality in the See district of the canton of Fribourg in Switzerland.It is located on the southern shores of Lake Morat, also commonly called Lake Murten. On the 22nd (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale St-Nicolas, then examine the collection at Musee des Chemins de fer du Kaeserberg, then don't miss a visit to Ramparts Walls, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Les grottes des Roches Grises < La Lamberta >.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Murten trip planner.

Murten is just a stone's throw from Bern. Expect a daytime high around 4°C in January, and nighttime lows around -1°C. You'll set off for Neuchatel on the 23rd (Mon).
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Neuchatel, Switzerland — 1 night

Neuchatel represents a compact university town in Western Switzerland.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): try your luck at Casino Neuchatel, take in the dramatic scenery at Gorges de l'Areuse, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chateau de Neuchatel, and finally steep yourself in history at The Collegiale Church.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Neuchatel trip itinerary planning tool.

Neuchatel is very close to Murten. You'll set off for Saint-Ursanne on the 24th (Tue).
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Saint-Ursanne, Switzerland — 1 night

Saint-Ursanne is an old town and a former municipality of the district of Porrentruy in the canton of Jura, Switzerland which has preserved much of its medieval character. On the 24th (Tue), take in the views from Pont St-Jean, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Collegiale, then contemplate the long history of Cloitre de St-Ursanne, and finally contemplate the long history of Chateau de Porrentruy.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Saint-Ursanne trip website.

Getting from Neuchatel to Saint-Ursanne by car takes about 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Saint-Ursanne can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. On the 25th (Wed), you're off to Basel.
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Basel, Switzerland — 3 nights

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basel Minster and Augusta Raurica. Do some cultural sightseeing at Basel Paper Mill - Swiss Museum for Paper, Writing and Printing and Jean Tinguely Museum. There's much more to do: view the masterpieces at Art Basel, take a stroll through Basel's Old Town, get outside with Naturbad Riehen, and stop by Jakob's Basler Leckerly (Manufaktur).

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Basel trip builder website.

You can drive from Saint-Ursanne to Basel in 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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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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