13 days in Switzerland Itinerary

13 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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13 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Seoul
+2
train + Fly + train:  18​h 15​min
1
Zermatt
— 1 night
train:  3​h 45​min
2
Grindelwald
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Neuchatel
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Chur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Lucerne
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  16​h 45​min
End: Seoul

1
night
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise, make a trip to Mountaineers' Cemetery, and then explore the galleries of Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt, enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, then look for gifts at Laderach, then look for gifts at Metzgerei Bayard, and finally stop by Lindt Chocolate Shop Zermatt.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Zermatt sightseeing planning site .

Seoul, South Korea to Zermatt is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Seoul to Zermatt due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis
Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery

2
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
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 15th (Sat): look for gifts at Central Sport, get all the equipment you need at Molitor, and then admire the sheer force of Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Fall, then look for gifts at Swiss Made Shop Wengen, and then hike along The Eiger Trail.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Grindelwald online trip planner .

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Grindelwald takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Neuchatel.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Wengen, Lauterbrunnen
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Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
The Eiger Trail ©
The Eiger Trail
Swiss Made Shop Wengen ©
Swiss Made Shop Wengen

3
nights
Neuchatel

Neuchatel ©
Neuchatel represents a compact university town in Western Switzerland.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Chaplin's World and Caractere, atelier galerie bijoux et objets contemporains. For shopping fun, head to Federal Building (Bundeshaus) or Walder Confiseur-Chocolatier. Venture out of the city with trips to HR Giger Museum (in Gruyeres) and Papiliorama (in Kerzers). There's much more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Creux du Van, look for gifts at Xocolatl, Le Paradis du Chocolat, and enjoy the sand and surf at Jeunes Rives.

Plan trip to Neuchatel with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Neuchatel takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Chur.

Things to do in Neuchatel

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trips

Chaplin's World, Papiliorama, Federal Building (Bundeshaus), Xocolatl, Le Paradis du Chocolat, HR Giger Museum
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Creux du Van ©
Creux du Van
HR Giger Museum ©
HR Giger Museum
Federal Building (Bundeshaus) ©
Federal Building (Bundeshaus)

1
night
Chur

Chur ©
Chur or Coire is the capital and largest town of the Swiss canton of Grisons and lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): stop by AlpenHirt, then take a stroll through Old Town Chur, then get into the urban bustle at Kulturforum Wurth Chur, and finally admire the striking features of Personalfonds Rhätische Bahn.

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Getting from Neuchatel to Chur by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Chur

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

AlpenHirt
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Old Town Chur ©
Old Town Chur
Forum Wurth Chur ©
Forum Wurth Chur
AlpenHirt ©
AlpenHirt

3
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lac de Claus and Confiserie Sprungli. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Aare Gorge and Niederdorf. Explore Lucerne's surroundings by going to Lindenhof (in Zurich), Lindt Chocolate Shop Kilchberg (in Kilchberg) and Reichenbach Falls (in Meiringen). It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Rosengart Collection and take some stellar pictures from The Nine Towers.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Lucerne route website .

Getting from Chur to Lucerne by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. September in Lucerne sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Meiringen, Zurich, Lac de Claus, Lindt Chocolate Shop Kilchberg
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Lac de Claus ©
Lac de Claus
Aare Gorge ©
Aare Gorge
Niederdorf
Niederdorf

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