7 days in Switzerland Itinerary

7 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Lucerne
— 3 nights
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Grindelwald
— 1 night
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Zermatt
— 1 night
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Bern
— 1 night

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Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Town and Altstadt Luzern. Venture out of the city with trips to Zurich (Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), Niederdorf, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Mt Pilatus, and pause for some serene contemplation at Hofkirche.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lucerne online journey builder.

Tartu, Estonia to Lucerne is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Tartu to Lucerne, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lucerne

Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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Old Town ©
Old Town
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
On the 2nd (Fri), explore and take pictures at Jungfraujoch and then contemplate the waterfront views at Bachalpsee Lake.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald day trip planning site.

You can drive from Lucerne to Grindelwald in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Tours · Parks

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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Bachalpsee Lake ©
Bachalpsee Lake

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Zermatt

Zermatt ©
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 3rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Castor Mountain, and finally take a memorable drive along Gornergrat.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Zermatt trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Grindelwald to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Transportation · Scenic Drive · Tours
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Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis
Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery

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Bern

Bern ©

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 4th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Einstein House (Einsteinhaus) and then wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bern road trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Bern takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bern

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
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UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Einstein House (Einsteinhaus) ©
Einstein House (Einsteinhaus)

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