7 days in Switzerland & Tirano Itinerary

7 days in Switzerland & Tirano Itinerary

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Davos, Switzerland
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St. Moritz, Switzerland
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Tirano, Italy
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Zermatt, Switzerland
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Montreux, Switzerland
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Zweisimmen, Switzerland
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Interlaken, Switzerland
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
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Lucerne, Switzerland
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Kuessnacht am Rigi, Switzerland
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Goldau, Switzerland
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Basel, Switzerland
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Davos, Switzerland

On the 29th (Sun), get outside with Snowdocdavos and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Davos online day trip planner.

Zurich to Davos is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Zurich in August: high temperatures in Davos hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Davos

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours
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St. Moritz, Switzerland

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To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our St. Moritz tour planning tool.

Traveling by car from Davos to St. Moritz takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in St. Moritz, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 29th (Sun), you're off to Tirano.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 30:

Tirano, Italy

— 1 night
Tirano is a town in Valtellina, located in the province of Sondrio in northern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Palazzo Salis e Museo Senza Frontiere, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario della Beata Vergine di Tirano, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Martino.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Tirano trip planner.

Traveling by car from St. Moritz to Tirano takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Tirano are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Tirano

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 30:

Zermatt, Switzerland

— 1 night
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Zermatt attractions planner.

You can drive from Tirano to Zermatt in 5.5 hours. You'll set off for Montreux on the 31st (Tue).

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 30 — 31:

Montreux, Switzerland

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon and then examine the collection at Queen Studio Experience.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Montreux road trip planning website.

Getting from Zermatt to Montreux by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Zweisimmen.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Zweisimmen, Switzerland

— 1 night
Zweisimmen is a municipality in the Obersimmental-Saanen administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland.HistoryZweisimmen is first mentioned in 1228 as Duessimenes. On the 1st (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Molkerei Zweisimmen.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Zweisimmen journey maker website.

You can drive from Montreux to Zweisimmen in 1.5 hours. August in Zweisimmen sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Wed) before leaving for Interlaken.
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Interlaken, Switzerland

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Brienz and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find photos and more tourist information, read Interlaken itinerary website.

You can drive from Zweisimmen to Interlaken in an hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Zweisimmen in September: highs in Interlaken hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

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Grindelwald, Switzerland

— 1 night

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Grindelwald driving holiday app.

Grindelwald is just a stone's throw from Interlaken. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails
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Lucerne, Switzerland

— 1 night
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), then appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, and then snap pictures at Chapel Bridge. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town and then don't miss a visit to Bahnhofstrasse.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Lucerne road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Lucerne are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kuessnacht am Rigi.

Things to do in Lucerne

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Kuessnacht am Rigi, Switzerland

— 1 night
To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuessnacht am Rigi vacation maker.

Kuessnacht am Rigi is just a stone's throw from Lucerne. In September, daytime highs in Kuessnacht am Rigi are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 4th (Sat), you'll travel to Goldau.

Things to do in Kuessnacht am Rigi

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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Goldau, Switzerland

Goldau is a city in the community of Arth, canton of Schwyz, Switzerland. To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Goldau trip builder app.

Goldau is just a stone's throw from Kuessnacht am Rigi. In September, daily temperatures in Goldau can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You'll set off for Basel on the 4th (Sat).

Things to do in Goldau

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Winter Sports
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Basel, Switzerland

Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Basel road trip app.

You can drive from Goldau to Basel in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You will leave for home on the 4th (Sat).

Things to do in Basel

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
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Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
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.