10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
— 1 night
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St. Gallen
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Appenzell
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Lucerne
— 1 night
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Interlaken
— 2 nights
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Zermatt
— 1 night
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Bern
— 1 night
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Zurich
— 2 nights
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Zurich — 1 night

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich driving holiday planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Zurich is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Bangkok to Zurich. Traveling from Bangkok in June, expect nights in Zurich to be cooler, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 27°C. You'll set off for St. Gallen on the 8th (Wed).
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Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
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St. Gallen

The heart of eastern Switzerland, St.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Kathedrale St.Gallen and then don't miss a visit to Stiftsbibliothek.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Gallen journey planner.

Take a train from Zurich to St. Gallen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in St. Gallen can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Appenzell.
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Historic Sites
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Appenzell

Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Mauritius Church and then sample the tasty concoctions at Brauerei Locher AG.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Appenzell trip planner.

Appenzell is very close to St. Gallen. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.
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Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites
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Lucerne — 1 night

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Titlis, then take in the views from Chapel Bridge, then contemplate the long history of Museggmauer, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lucerne holiday planner.

You can drive from Appenzell to Lucerne in 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Lucerne are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.
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Interlaken — 2 nights

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 10th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, don't miss a visit to 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn, and then admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Harderkulm and then let your taste buds guide you at Interlaken Walking Tours.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Interlaken online route planner.

You can drive from Lucerne to Interlaken in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Zermatt.
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Zermatt — 1 night

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 12th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn and then explore the activities along Leisee.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Zermatt online day trip planner.

Getting from Interlaken to Zermatt by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Bern.
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Bern — 1 night

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cathedral of Bern, then engage your brain at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), then take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bern trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Bern takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can take a train to Zurich.
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Zurich — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): wander the streets of Old Town, walk around Lindenhofplatz, then admire the landmark architecture of Fraumünster Church, and finally wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Rapperswil Rose Gardens, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, then take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum, and finally wander the streets of Niederdorf.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Bern to Zurich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.
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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.
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