60 days in Switzerland Itinerary

60 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland trip planner
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Zurich
— 9 nights
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Davos
— 6 nights
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Pontresina
— 5 nights
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Zermatt
— 7 nights
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Montreux
— 7 nights
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Geneva
— 7 nights
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Bern
— 7 nights
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Grindelwald
— 5 nights
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Engelberg
— 6 nights
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Zurich — 9 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Zipline (in Kuessnacht am Rigi) and Lucerne (Lucerne Station, KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, wander the streets of Old Town, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Zurich.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich tour planner.

Jacksonville, USA to Zurich is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Jacksonville in February: highs in Zurich hover around 43°F, while lows dip to 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Davos.
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Davos — 6 nights

Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Davos: Flims (Alpen Arena & Aussichtsplattform Il Spir Conn), Lenzerheide (Lenzerheide Ski Resort, Parpaner Rothorn, &more) and Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona (in Glarus).

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You can drive from Zurich to Davos in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Zurich in February, expect Davos to be slightly colder, temps between 35°F and 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Pontresina.
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Pontresina — 5 nights

Pontresina is a municipality in the Maloja Region in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland.History and nameThe city was first mentioned in medieval Latin documents as pontem sarasinam in 1137. Venture out of the city with trips to Piz Nair (in St. Moritz), Val Muestair (in Santa Maria Val Mustair) and Schellenursli Village (in Guarda). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Val Roseg, see the interesting displays at Museum Alpin, tour the pleasant surroundings at Muottas Muragl, and admire the verdant scenery at Engadine.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Pontresina trip maker app.

Drive from Davos to Pontresina in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 45°F, and evening lows to 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Zermatt.
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Zermatt — 7 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zermatt: The Mont-Fort (in Nendaz) and Saas-Fee (Ice Pavilion, Saas-Fee Ski Resort, &more). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, get outside with Trockener Steg, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Zermatt road trip tool.

You can drive from Pontresina to Zermatt in 6 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Montreux.
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Montreux — 7 nights

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Montreux: Bruson Ski Area (in Bruson), Verbier Massage Reboutage (in Le Chable) and Verbier (Bisse du Levron & Ski Service). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Chateau de Chillon, take in the awesome beauty at Rochers-de-Naye, appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue, and glide through natural beauty at Anzere.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Montreux travel route planner.

Getting from Zermatt to Montreux by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Geneva.
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Geneva — 7 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Rolle (Brasserie Artisanale FMR & Ile de la Harpe). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, and examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Geneva driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Montreux to Geneva takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March in Geneva, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 35°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bern.
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Bern — 7 nights

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bern: Musee des Chemins de fer du Kaeserberg (in Granges-Paccot), Urban Golf (in Fribourg) and Interlaken (Schlosskirche, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 4th (Tue) at Bernaqua | Water Park | Fitness | Wellness. And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark, enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge, and examine the collection at Museum of Communication.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bern road trip app.

Getting from Geneva to Bern by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in March, and nighttime lows around 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Grindelwald.
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Grindelwald — 5 nights

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grindelwald: Gasterntal (in Kandersteg), Lake Brienz (in Brienz) and Wengen (Minigolf, Molitor, &more). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, look for all kinds of wild species at Maennlichen, and take some stellar pictures from First Cliff Walk by Tissot.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Grindelwald road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Bern to Grindelwald in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Engelberg.
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Engelberg — 6 nights

Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
Explore Engelberg's surroundings by going to Museo Nazionale del San Gottardo (in Airolo), Alpine Sports Andermatt (in Andermatt) and Aussichtspunkt Chalrutirank (in Lungern). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Titlis, hit the slopes at Engelberg Fuerenalp, make a trip to Flueli-Ranft, and take an in-depth tour of Bundesbriefmuseum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Engelberg trip builder website.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Engelberg in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Switzerland travel guide

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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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