6 days in Switzerland Itinerary

6 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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6 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly + train:  6​h 45​min
1
Bern
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Lausanne
— 1 night
train:  3​h 15​min
3
Zermatt
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Zurich
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Stockholm

1
night
Bern

Bern ©
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 21st (Tue): hunt for treasures at Federal Building (Bundeshaus).

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bern online attractions planner .

Stockholm, Sweden to Bern is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight, bus, and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Stockholm, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bern, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lausanne.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Shopping Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Papiliorama
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The Cathedral of Bern ©
The Cathedral of Bern
Central Railroad Station ©
Central Railroad Station
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

1
night
Lausanne

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
On the 23rd (Thu), stop by Lindt Chocolate Shop Aubonne, explore the world behind art at Collection de l'Art Brut, identify plant and animal life at Corniche Lavaux Vineyards, then go for a walk through Lakeside Promenade Fleuri, and finally examine the collection at Chaplin's World.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Lausanne road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bern to Lausanne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lausanne

Museums Childrens Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Montreux, Lindt Chocolate Shop Aubonne, Chaplin's World
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Collection de l'Art Brut ©
Collection de l'Art Brut
Corniche Lavaux Vineyards ©
Corniche Lavaux Vineyards
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World

1
night
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 24th (Fri), look for gifts at Laderach, hit the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise, then look for gifts at Metzgerei Bayard, then stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally make a trip to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Zermatt route planning website .

Traveling by train from Lausanne to Zermatt takes 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Zurich.

Things to do in Zermatt

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

2
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): kick back and relax at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, then stop by Confiserie Sprungli, and then explore the activities along Limmat. On your second day here, wander the streets of Lindenhof, stroll through Seebad Seeliken, then explore the world behind art at The Rosengart Collection, and finally take a stroll through Altstadt Luzern.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Zurich vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Zermatt to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lucerne, Seebad Seeliken
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Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Confiserie Sprungli ©
Confiserie Sprungli
Limmat ©
Limmat

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