12 days in Switzerland Itinerary

12 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland tour planner

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Epesses
— 2 nights
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Gruyeres
— 2 nights
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Lauterbrunnen
— 3 nights
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
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Morcote
— 2 nights
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Epesses

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Chateau d’Oron. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): slough off your stress at Tempete de Calme, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Tropiquarium de Servion, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo de Servion, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Ascenseur panoramique Plein Ciel.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Epesses online holiday maker.

Geneva to Epesses is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gruyeres.

Things to do in Epesses

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 18 — 20:

Gruyeres

— 2 nights
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 20th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Magdalena Hermitage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at Les Bains de la Gruyere, see the interesting displays at Tibet Museum, then see the interesting displays at HR Giger Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Gruyeres Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint Theodule.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Gruyeres online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Epesses to Gruyeres takes an hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Gruyeres

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 20 — 22:

Lauterbrunnen

— 3 nights
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
On your second day here, take a memorable tour with Jungfraujoch and then hike along Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Lauterbrunnen trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Gruyeres to Lauterbrunnen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature · Parks · Tours · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 22 — 25:

Zermatt

— 2 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for nature, classes, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, fly down the slopes at Trockener Steg, take some stellar pictures from Gornergrat, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Zermatt visit planner.

You can drive from Lauterbrunnen to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Morcote.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:

Morcote

— 2 nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Alprose Schokolade-Museum, stroll the grounds of Cimitero Monumentale, make a trip to Chiesa di Santa Maria del Sasso, then make a trip to Scala Monumentale, and finally walk around Parco Scherrer. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Generoso, contemplate the long history of Monte San Giorgio, then take in nature's colorful creations at Parco San Grato, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oratorio Di Sant'Antonio.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Morcote trip planner.

Drive from Zermatt to Morcote in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Morcote

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 27 — 29:

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.