6 days in Switzerland Itinerary

6 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland journey planner
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Lucerne
— 2 nights
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Grindelwald
— 1 night
Drive
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Zermatt
— 1 night
Drive
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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, Lake Zurich, &more). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Mt Pilatus, make a trip to The Nine Towers, take a stroll through Altstadt Luzern, and snap pictures at Pont Spreuer.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Lucerne trip itinerary builder.

Stockholm, Sweden to Lucerne is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In October, Lucerne is a bit warmer than Stockholm - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grindelwald.
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Grindelwald — 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 4th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Jungfraujoch and then stroll through The Eiger.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Grindelwald trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Lucerne to Grindelwald in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive 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 5th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Mountaineers' Cemetery, enjoy breathtaking views from Gornergrat, then take in the awesome beauty at Castor Mountain, then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and finally trek along 5 Lakes Walk.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Zermatt road trip website.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Zermatt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Geneva.
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Geneva — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Geneva and then admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Geneva vacation planner.

Getting from Zermatt to Geneva by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to 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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