19 days in Switzerland Itinerary

19 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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19 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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 find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Zurich day trip site .

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Zurich is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Zurich is 4 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in July, plan for little chillier nights in Zurich, with lows around 17°C. You'll set off for Lucerne on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors Parks Museums
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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. On the 13th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, then snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Markuskirche. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rigi.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lucerne trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 15th (Wed), you'll travel to Lugano.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): stroll around Parco Civico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte San Salvatore and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lugano.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Lugano online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Lugano takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. When traveling from Lucerne in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lugano: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 20°C at night. You'll set off for St. Moritz on the 18th (Sat).

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. On the next day, catch a ride on Matterhorn Glacier Paradise.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Zermatt planner .

Traveling by train from St. Moritz to Zermatt takes 8.5 hours. On the 24th (Fri), you're off toLausanne.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Transportation Parks
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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 Chocolaterie as well as Terres de Lavaux. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lausanne: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux) and Castle of Gruyeres (in Gruyeres). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Lausanne, go for a stroll along the water at Le Port d'Ouchy, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Escaliers du Marche.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Lausanne visit planner.

Take a train from Zermatt to Lausanne in 3.5 hours. You'll set off for Interlaken on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Lausanne

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trips

Maison Cailler Chocolaterie, Terres de Lavaux, Castle of Gruyeres, Chateau de Chillon
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Cathedrale de Lausanne ©
Cathedrale de Lausanne
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Castle of Gruyeres ©
Castle of Gruyeres

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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.
For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Interlaken trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Lausanne to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Interlaken are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll travel 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). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch and make a trip to 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Murren visit planner.

Murren is just a short distance from Interlaken. On the 27th (Mon), you'll travel to Bern.

Things to do in Murren

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Trümmelbachfälle, Jungfraujoch
Highlights from your plan
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Allmendhubel ©
Allmendhubel

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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.
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bern road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Murren to Bern takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bern can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Zurich.

Things to do in Bern

Neighborhoods Shopping
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UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

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Zurich

Zurich ©
You've now added Lindt Chocolate Shop Kilchberg to your itinerary.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Zurich trip planner .

You can take a train from Bern to Zurich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You will leave for home on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Historic Sites 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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