7 days in Lucerne & Zurich Itinerary

7 days in Lucerne & Zurich Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland travel planner

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Lucerne
— 2 nights
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Zurich
— 2 nights
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Lucerne

— 2 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Step out of the city life by going to Jungfraujoch and Parasailing & Paragliding. There's more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne and take in the spiritual surroundings of Peter’s Chapel.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Lucerne vacation maker app.

Sydney, Australia to Lucerne is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Lucerne due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sydney in October: high temperatures in Lucerne hover around 17°C and lows are around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature · Tours · Parks · Outdoors

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Zurich

— 2 nights

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): explore the activities along Lake Zurich, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and then visit Old Town. On the next day, stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern, then pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirche Enge.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Zurich takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods
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