29 days in Switzerland, Austria & Munich Itinerary

29 days in Switzerland, Austria & Munich Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
5
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
6
Locarno, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Lugano, Switzerland
— 1 night
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St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 1 night
9
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
10
Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
12
Attersee, Austria
— 1 night
13
Admont, Austria
— 1 night
14
Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 night
15
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Change things up with a short trip to Rhine Falls in Neuhausen am Rheinfall (about 42 minutes away). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, and stop by Old Town.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich online tour itinerary builder.

Montevideo, Uruguay to Zurich is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Montevideo to Zurich. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Montevideo in August: high temperatures in Zurich hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

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Rhine Falls
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Bachalpsee Lake, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Faulhorn, thentrek along Maennlichen Romantic Trail, and finally take in the awesome beauty at The Eiger. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Maennlichen, thenhike along Lieselotte Trail, thenfly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First, and finally fly down the slopes at Bodmi Arena.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Grindelwald online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Zurich to Grindelwald in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to do a combination of to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks Outdoors Nature

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The Eiger
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The Eiger ©
The Eiger
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First
Bachalpsee Lake ©
Bachalpsee Lake

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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, and then don't miss a visit to 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable tour with Jungfraujoch and then get outside with Air-Glaciers, S.A..

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lauterbrunnen journey builder site.

Lauterbrunnen is just a stone's throw from Grindelwald. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

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Interlaken, Switzerland

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.
On the 23rd (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, thenstop by Swiss Chocolate Chalet, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Schynige Platte. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): visit UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, thenexplore the activities along Aare River, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Brienz.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Interlaken day trip site.

Interlaken is just a short distance from Lauterbrunnen. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Bern, Lake Brienz, Schynige Platte
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Aare River
Aare River
Lake Brienz ©
Lake Brienz

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Zermatt, Switzerland

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 25th (Wed): cruise along Gornergrat, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Oberrothorn, and then hike along Murmelweg Wanderung. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, thenhike along 5-Seenweg, and then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn.

Discover how to plan a Zermatt trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Interlaken to Zermatt takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Locarno.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Nature
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Parasailing & Paragliding

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Locarno, Switzerland

Locarno ©
Locarno's Mediterranean climate, palm trees, and 2,300 hours of sunlight per year make this city the warmest in Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): head off the coast to Brissago Islands, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Michele, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Intragna, and finally take in the views from Ponte dei Salti.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Locarno trip planner.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Locarno takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Lugano.

Things to do in Locarno

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ponte dei Salti, Brissago Islands, Campanile di Intragna
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Brissago Islands ©
Brissago Islands
Chiesa di San Michele ©
Chiesa di San Michele
Ponte dei Salti ©
Ponte dei Salti

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Lugano, Switzerland

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
On the 28th (Sat), stroll through Monte San Salvatore, explore the ancient world of Monte San Giorgio, thenexplore the activities along Lake Lugano, and finally don't miss a visit to Chiesa di Sant'Ambrogio.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Lugano trip planner.

Traveling by car from Locarno to Lugano takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Lugano sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chiesa di Sant'Ambrogio, Monte San Giorgio
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Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Monte San Giorgio ©
Monte San Giorgio
Monte San Salvatore ©
Monte San Salvatore

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St. Moritz, Switzerland

St. Moritz ©
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Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): experience rural life at Alp-Schaukaserei Morteratsch, take in the dramatic natural features at Morteratsch Glacier, and then take some stellar pictures from Muottas Muragl.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the St. Moritz travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lugano to St. Moritz takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Lugano in August; daily highs in St. Moritz reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pontresina
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Morteratsch Glacier ©
Morteratsch Glacier
Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl
Alp-Schaukaserei Morteratsch ©
Alp-Schaukaserei Morteratsch

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Biosphaere Entlebuch, thenexplore the world behind art at The Rosengart Collection, thentake in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, and finally admire the striking features of KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rigi, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, thentake in the views from Chapel Bridge, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Lucerne Station.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Lucerne trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from St. Moritz to Lucerne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from St. Moritz in August; daily highs in Lucerne reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge

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Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Explore Innsbruck's surroundings by going to Neustift im Stubaital (Blue Lake & Grawa Wasserfall), Stubaital (in Mutterbergalm) and Hexenwasser (in Soll). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten, fly down the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, admire the landmark architecture of Dom zu St. Jakob, and take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm).

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Innsbruck trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Lucerne to Innsbruck in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Neustift im Stubaital, Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone, Swarovski Kristallwelten, Stubaital, Serlesbahnen
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Grawa Wasserfall ©
Grawa Wasserfall
Swarovski Kristallwelten ©
Swarovski Kristallwelten
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Linzergasse, take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, thencontemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), thenexplore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, and finally browse the different shops at Sternarkaden. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt, browse the exhibits of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, thencontemplate the long history of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Salzburg sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Attersee.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

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Attersee, Austria

Attersee
For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Attersee day trip planning app.

You can drive from Salzburg to Attersee in an hour. On the 6th (Mon), you'll travel to Admont.

Things to do in Attersee

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Admont, Austria

Admont ©
Admont is a town in the Austrian state of Styria. On the 7th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Nationalpark Gesaeuse.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Admont attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Attersee to Admont takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Admont

Parks Nature
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Nationalpark Gesaeuse ©
Nationalpark Gesaeuse

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Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 8th (Wed), admire the sheer force of Waldbachstrub Waterfall, take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, and then explore the activities along Hallstatter See.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hallstatt trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Admont to Hallstatt takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks Nature

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Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape
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Hallstatter See ©
Hallstatter See
Waldbachstrub Waterfall ©
Waldbachstrub Waterfall

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along English Garden, steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, and make a trip to Marienplatz.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Munich travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Munich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Munich are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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English Garden ©
English Garden
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

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