19 days in Switzerland Itinerary

19 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Zurich
— Few hours
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Lucerne
— 3 nights
Train:  6 h
3
Lugano
— 2 nights
Train:  6 h
4
Zermatt
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h
5
Lausanne
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
6
Interlaken
— Few hours
Train:  30 min
7
Murren
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h
8
Bern
— Few hours
Train:  1 h
9
Zurich
— 2 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Rio de Janeiro

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Zurich

Zurich
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich travel route planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Zurich is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 4 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Zurich when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in July, with lows around 17°C. On the 12th (Sun), you'll travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 13:

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Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
You've now added Rigi to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, thentake in the views from Chapel Bridge, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Markuskirche. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne and then take in the awesome beauty at Rigi.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lucerne trip planner.

Getting from Zurich to Lucerne by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. You will leave for Lugano on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 15:
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge

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Lugano

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
On the 15th (Wed), walk around Parco Civico.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lugano online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Lucerne to Lugano in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. When traveling from Lucerne in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Lugano, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. On the 17th (Fri), you'll travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Monte San Salvatore ©
Monte San Salvatore
Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Parco Civico ©
Parco Civico

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Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gorner Gorge as well as Matterhorn Glacier Paradise. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: catch a ride on Matterhorn Glacier Paradise.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Zermatt itinerary planner.

Getting from Lugano to Zermatt by train takes about 6 hours. You will leave for Lausanne on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Transportation Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Glacier Paradise ©
Matterhorn Glacier Paradise

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Lausanne

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Maison Cailler as well as Terres de Lavaux. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lausanne: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux) and Gruyeres Castle (in Gruyeres). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Lausanne, take in the waterfront activity at Le Port d'Ouchy, and get to know the fascinating history of Escaliers du Marche.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lausanne trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Lausanne takes 3.5 hours. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll travel to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lausanne

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Chateau de Chillon, Gruyeres Castle, Terres de Lavaux, Maison Cailler
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale de Lausanne ©
Cathedrale de Lausanne
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Gruyeres Castle ©
Gruyeres Castle

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Interlaken

Interlaken
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.
To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Interlaken trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Lausanne to Interlaken in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Murren.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors Parks Tours
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 24:

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Murren

Murren ©
With a population of just 450 people, Murren brings to life an authentic Swiss mountain village.
Change things up with a short trip to Trümmelbachfälle in Lauterbrunnen (about 36 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch and don't miss a visit to 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Murren online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Interlaken to Murren takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 27th (Mon), you're off to Bern.

Things to do in Murren

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Trümmelbachfälle, Jungfraujoch
Highlights from your plan
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn ©
007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn

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Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern. On the 27th (Mon), get a taste of the local shopping with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Bern tour app.

Traveling by car from Murren to Bern takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Zurich.

Things to do in Bern

Shopping Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

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Zurich

Zurich ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lindt Chocolate Shop Kilchberg.

To find out how to plan a trip to Zurich, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Bern to Zurich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Lindt Chocolate Shop Kilchberg
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lindt Chocolate Shop Kilchberg ©
Lindt Chocolate Shop Kilchberg

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