6 days in Switzerland Itinerary

6 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Fly
1
Zurich
— 1 day
Drive
2
St. Moritz
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Lugano
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Grindelwald
— 1 night
Train to Basel, Bahnhof SBB, Fly to London Heathrow

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Zurich

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): browse the different shops at Einkaufszentrum Glatt, then stop by Niederdorf, then look for gifts at Lindt Chocolate Shop Kilchberg, and finally admire the striking features of Church of St. Peter.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich vacation app.

London, UK to Zurich is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Zurich

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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St. Moritz

St.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Piz Nair, take in the dramatic natural features at Morteratsch Glacier, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Val Roseg, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Mineralbad & Spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the verdant scenery at Engadine, take in the awesome beauty at Muottas Muragl, and then explore the activities along Lake St. Moritz.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the St. Moritz travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to St. Moritz takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Zurich in August, expect St. Moritz to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lugano.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks · Nature · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 23 — 25:

2
nights
Lugano

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
On the 26th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Indipendenza, then explore the historical opulence of Castelli di Bellinzona, then step into the grandiose world of Castelgrande, and finally take a memorable drive along Tibetan bridge "Carasc". On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Tamaro, stroll through Monte San Salvatore, and then kick back and relax at Lido di Lugano.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lugano journey maker website.

Drive from St. Moritz to Lugano in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, Lugano is somewhat warmer than St. Moritz - with highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 27:

1
night
Grindelwald

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): glide through the air with Airtime Paragliding, then admire the sheer force of Staubbach Waterfall, and then take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Grindelwald trip tool.

Traveling by car from Lugano to Grindelwald takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure

Side Trip

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Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
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.