11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Neuchatel
— 2 nights
2
Martigny
— 2 nights
3
Lauterbrunnen
— 2 nights
4
Zurich
— 3 nights

2
nights
Neuchatel

Neuchatel ©
Neuchatel represents a compact university town in Western Switzerland.
The Cathedral of Bern and UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus) and Caractere, atelier galerie bijoux et objets contemporains. Explore Neuchatel's surroundings by going to Bern (Central Railroad Station & Federal Building (Bundeshaus)), Creux du Van (in Gorgier) and Papiliorama (in Kerzers). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Jeunes Rives.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Neuchatel trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Neuchatel is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Francisco to Neuchatel. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Martigny.

Things to do in Neuchatel

Parks Shopping Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bern, Creux du Van, Papiliorama
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Creux du Van ©
Creux du Van
The Cathedral of Bern ©
The Cathedral of Bern
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

2
nights
Martigny

Martigny ©
Martigny is the capital of the French-speaking district of Martigny in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): examine the collection at Fondation Pierre Gianadda, have fun and explore at Chaplin's World, and then go for a walk through Montreux Lakeside. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Rochers-de-Naye, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon, and then examine the collection at Queen Studio Experience.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Martigny journey planning app.

Drive from Neuchatel to Martigny in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Martigny sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Martigny

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Montreux, Chaplin's World, Chateau de Chillon
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Fondation Pierre Gianadda ©
Fondation Pierre Gianadda
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Queen Studio Experience ©
Queen Studio Experience

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nights
Lauterbrunnen

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Village, admire the sheer force of Staubbach Waterfall, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls. Keep things going the next day: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, examine the collection at Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum, and then explore the stunning scenery at Aare Gorge.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Lauterbrunnen trip planner.

You can drive from Martigny to Lauterbrunnen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Parasailing & Paragliding, Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum, Aare Gorge
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Lauterbrunnen Village ©
Lauterbrunnen Village
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum ©
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Town and Altstadt Luzern. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Rosengart Collection and Schloss Meggenhorn. Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Lake Lucerne (in Lucerne). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Lauterbrunnen to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lucerne, Schloss Meggenhorn
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
The Rosengart Collection ©
The Rosengart Collection

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