33 days in Switzerland & Tirano Itinerary

33 days in Switzerland & Tirano Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Bern, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Lugano, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Tirano, Italy
— 1 night
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St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Montreux, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Zurich, Switzerland — 3 nights

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 2nd (Fri), wander the streets of Old Town, get a taste of the local shopping with Bahnhofstrasse, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): look for gifts at Lindt Factory Outlet Kilchberg, take in the dramatic scenery at Rhine Falls, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Zurich online tour itinerary maker.

Perth, Australia to Zurich is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Perth to Zurich due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Perth in June: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 27°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Lucerne.
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Lucerne, Switzerland — 3 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Take a break from the city and head to Mt Pilatus and Seebad Mit Strand Am Vierwaldstattersee. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Altstadt Luzern and Verkehrshaus der Schweiz. Change things up with these side-trips from Lucerne: Basel (Carolingian Outer Crypt & Basel Minster). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, kick back and relax at Seebad Eich, and get to know the fascinating history of Uferpromenade Weggis.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Lucerne road trip planner.

You can drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bern.
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Bern, Switzerland — 3 nights

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Ambra Minerals. The Cathedral of Bern and Einstein House (Einsteinhaus) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Cathedrale St-Nicolas (in Fribourg), Creux du Van (in Gorgier) and Thunersee (in Thun). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), step into the grandiose world of Schloss Thun, and identify plant and animal life at Barenpark.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bern itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Bern takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lugano.
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Lugano, Switzerland — 3 nights

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Monte San Giorgio and Centro storico Gandria will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at Lake Lugano and Monte San Salvatore. Spend the 12th (Mon) soaking in style at Splash & Spa Tamaro. There's more to do: walk around Parco Ciani and kick back and relax at Lido di Lugano.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lugano attractions website.

Getting from Bern to Lugano by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Bern in June since evenings lows in Lugano dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Tirano.
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Tirano, Italy — 1 night

Tirano is a town in Valtellina, located in the province of Sondrio in northern Italy. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Palazzo Salis e Museo Senza Frontiere, appreciate the extensive heritage of Parco Delle Incisioni Rupestri di Grosio, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario della Beata Vergine di Tirano.

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You can drive from Lugano to Tirano in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Lugano in June, things will get a bit cooler in Tirano: highs are around 21°C and lows about 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to St. Moritz.
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St. Moritz, Switzerland — 3 nights

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Visiting Lake St. Moritz and Viamala will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Convent of Saint John Mustair and Leaning Tower. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St. Moritz: National Park Centre (in Zernez), Splugen Pass (in Splugen) and AlpenHirt (in Tschiertschen). There's much more to do: appreciate the views at Engadine, take in the awesome beauty at Muottas Muragl, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Katholische Kirche St. Karl Borromaus.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our St. Moritz online trip builder.

You can drive from Tirano to St. Moritz in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, daily temperatures in St. Moritz can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Zermatt.
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Zermatt, Switzerland — 3 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Burgkirche Raron and Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie" will appeal to history buffs. Visiting Gornergrat and Sunnegga will get you outdoors. When in Zermatt, make a side trip to see Felsenkirche Eglise St.Michael in Raron, approximately Raron away. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society, examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and look for gifts at Laderach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Zermatt road trip planning website.

Drive from St. Moritz to Zermatt in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or ride a tram. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Interlaken.
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Interlaken, Switzerland — 3 nights

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.
Oberhofen Castle and Schloss Hunegg Hilterfingen are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Parasailing & Paragliding and Harderkulm. Step out of Interlaken with an excursion to Blumental Panorama Trail in Murren--about 42 minutes away. It doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle and admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Interlaken trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Interlaken takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Grindelwald.
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Grindelwald, Switzerland — 4 nights

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Get some cultural insight at Kleine Scheidegg and Alpiglen. Get in touch with nature at Jungfraujoch and Luftseilbahn Wengen-Mannlichen. Change things up with a short trip to Axalp in Brienz (about 32 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Eiger, contemplate the waterfront views at Bachalpsee Lake, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald online road trip planner.

Grindelwald is just a short distance from Interlaken. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Montreux.
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Montreux, Switzerland — 2 nights

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Rochers-de-Naye, contemplate the long history of Chateau de Chillon, then learn about winemaking at Corniche Lavaux Vineyards, and finally see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: glide through natural beauty at Glacier 3000 and then indulge your senses at Swiss Riviera Wine Tours.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Montreux online trip maker.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Montreux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Geneva.
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Geneva, Switzerland — 3 nights

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Head to MB&F M.A.D.Gallery and Manor Genevefor plenty of shopping. Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre and Patek Philippe Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and ponder the world of politics at Palais des Nations, Genève.

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Getting from Montreux to Geneva by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In June in Geneva, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to fly 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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Swiss Alps travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Observation Decks · Mountains
The stunning Swiss Alps cover 65 percent of the Switzerland's surface area with dramatic mountain scenery. Its spectacular peaks and valleys are the result of tectonic thrusts, among them the Jungfrau-Aletsch region, the first World Heritage Site in the Alps. Connected by a network of trains and cable cars, this majestic vacation spot is accessible for all. The Swiss Alps are home to some of the highest mountains in the Alps, including the Monte Rosa, which stands at 4,634 m (15,203 ft). Pristine white snow and perfect blue skies await you, and ski sports and hiking trails aplenty top the list of things to do.
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Engadin St. Moritz travel guide

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Known as the "festival hall of the Alps," the Engadin St. Moritz resort is nestled 1,800 m (5,906 ft) above sea level and famous for its sunny climate, outdoor sports, and panoramic landscapes. Access the resort via the Rhaetian Railway, a member of the World Heritage List, which brings visitors one-step closer to the immaculate blue skies. Beside a glittering lake and pine forests, the picturesque village features Engadin houses distinguished by their decorative facades and funnel-shaped windows. With over 350 km (217 mi) of trails, sports enthusiasts will rejoice in the limitless opportunities for skiing, snowboarding, and hiking.
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