6 days in Switzerland Itinerary

6 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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6 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Strasbourg
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Zurich
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
St. Moritz
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Grindelwald
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
End: Strasbourg

2
nights
Zurich

Zurich
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Visiting Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Mt Pilatus will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Niederdorf and Old Town Chur. When in Zurich, make a side trip to see Ufschotti Park in Lucerne, approximately 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Old Town and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Zurich trip planning tool .

Strasbourg, France to Zurich is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lucerne, Old Town Chur
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Niederdorf
Niederdorf
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town Chur ©
Old Town Chur

1
night
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
On the 26th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Morteratsch Glacier, get great views at Muottas Muragl, then explore the activities along Lake St. Moritz, and finally take some stellar pictures from Diavolezza.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read St. Moritz sightseeing planner .

Drive from Zurich to St. Moritz in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, daytime highs in St. Moritz are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Morteratsch Glacier
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Lake St. Moritz ©
Lake St. Moritz
Morteratsch Glacier ©
Morteratsch Glacier
Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl

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nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
On the 27th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen, take in the dramatic scenery at Murrenbach Waterfalls, and then explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Staubbach Waterfall and then admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Grindelwald travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from St. Moritz to Grindelwald takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Aletsch Glacier
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Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

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