4 days in Switzerland Itinerary

4 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Train to CPH Lufthavn, Fly to Zurich
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Lucerne
— 1 night
Drive
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Appenzell
— 1 night
Drive
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Frauenfeld
— Few hours
Drive
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Zurich
— 1 night
Fly to Copenhagen, Train to Malmo

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Lucerne

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Lucerne journey builder app.

Malmo, Sweden to Lucerne is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Malmo in December since evenings lows in Lucerne dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Appenzell.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature
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Appenzell

Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Appenzell journey planner.

Drive from Lucerne to Appenzell in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. You'll set off for Frauenfeld on the 10th (Thu).

Things to do in Appenzell

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Winter Sports

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Frauenfeld

Frauenfeld is the capital of the canton of Thurgau in Switzerland.The official language of Frauenfeld is German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect.HistoryEarly historyThe earliest trace of human settlement are several La Tène era graves to the east of Langdorf. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Rhine Falls and then explore the engaging exhibits at Historisches Museum Thurgau.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Frauenfeld day trip tool.

Getting from Appenzell to Frauenfeld by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Frauenfeld

Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trip

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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 11th (Fri): stop by Old Town and then explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Zurich sightseeing planner.

Drive from Frauenfeld to Zurich in an hour. In December in Zurich, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
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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.