31 days in Switzerland & Vaduz Itinerary

31 days in Switzerland & Vaduz Itinerary

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31 days in Switzerland & Vaduz Itinerary

Start: Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Basel, Switzerland
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
2
Bern, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Thun, Switzerland
— 3 nights
4
Geneva, Switzerland
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
5
Lausanne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Lugano, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Chur, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Vaduz, Liechtenstein
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2
nights
Basel, Switzerland

Basel ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Neu-Falkenstein Castle, Wehrkirche St. Arbogast, Schloss Ebenrain, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): make a trip to Rathaus, take a stroll through Altstadt-Spaziergange durch Basel, then steep yourself in history at Basel Minster, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Neu-Falkenstein Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Kunstmuseum Basel, admire the masterpieces at Fondation Beyeler, then examine the collection at Jean Tinguely Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Ebenrain, and finally don't miss a visit to Wehrkirche St. Arbogast.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Basel trip planner .

Cluj-Napoca, Romania to Basel is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cluj-Napoca to Basel due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Basel

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Neu-Falkenstein Castle, Wehrkirche St. Arbogast, Schloss Ebenrain, Fondation Beyeler
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Basel Minster ©
Basel Minster
Rathaus ©
Rathaus
Kunstmuseum Basel ©
Kunstmuseum Basel

3
nights
Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Gurten, Zahringerbrunnen, Egelsee, and other attractions. The adventure continues: wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, get engrossed in the history at Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum, appreciate the history behind Barenpark, and take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten).

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bern journey maker app .

Traveling by train from Basel to Bern takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Thun.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Clock Tower - Zytglogge ©
Clock Tower - Zytglogge

3
nights
Thun, Switzerland

Thun ©
Thun is a town and a municipality in the administrative district of Thun in the canton of Bern in Switzerland with about 43,783 inhabitants, as of 31 December 2013.It is located where the Aare flows out of Lake Thun, 30km south of Bern.Besides tourism, machine and precision instrument engineering, the largest garrison in the country, the food industry, armaments and publishing are of economic importance to Thun.The official language of Thun is German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect.HistoryThe area of what is now Thun was inhabited since the Neolithic age (mid-3rd millennium BC). You've added Arnensee, Stockhorn, Schloss Hunegg Hilterfingen, and other attractions to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Thun: Simmenfalle (in Lenk im Simmental) and Oeschinen Lake (in Kandersteg).

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Thun online attractions planner .

Thun is just a stone's throw from Bern. In September in Thun, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Thun

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lenk im Simmental, Simplon Pass, Lauenensee, Schloss Hunegg Hilterfingen, Oeschinen Lake
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Oeschinen Lake ©
Oeschinen Lake
Simmenfalle ©
Simmenfalle
Iffigfall ©
Iffigfall

4
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Brunswick Monument, Musee des Suisses Dans Le Monde, Musee International de la Reforme, and other attractions. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), ponder the world of politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, and get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Geneva visit planner .

Getting from Thun to Geneva by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. September in Geneva sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Lausanne.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums Nature Parks
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

2
nights
Lausanne, Switzerland

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Lausanne, then don't miss a visit to Sauvabelin Tower, then examine the collection at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), and finally go for a stroll along the water at Le Port d'Ouchy. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at HR Giger Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Castle of Gruyeres, then explore the world behind art at Collection de l'Art Brut, and finally contemplate the long history of Chateau de Chillon.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lausanne trip planning app .

You can take a train from Geneva to Lausanne in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Lausanne

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Gruyeres, Chateau de Chillon
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Cathedrale de Lausanne ©
Cathedrale de Lausanne
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon

4
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), Jesuitenkirche, Reichenbach Falls, and other attractions. When in Lucerne, make a side trip to see Titlis in Engelberg, approximately 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, take a stroll through Altstadt Luzern, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, and take in the views from Spreuer Bridge.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lucerne day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Lausanne to Lucerne in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. September in Lucerne sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Lugano.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Reichenbach Falls, Titlis
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge

3
nights
Lugano, Switzerland

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Parco delle Gole della Breggia, Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso, Swissminiatur, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lugano, tour or see a game at Lido di Lugano, take in the awesome beauty at Monte San Salvatore, and walk around Parco Civico.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lugano trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Lugano takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Lucerne in September, expect nights in Lugano to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Chur.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Swissminiatur, Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso, Parco delle Gole della Breggia, Castelgrande
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Parco Civico ©
Parco Civico
Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Monte San Salvatore ©
Monte San Salvatore

3
nights
Chur, Switzerland

Chur ©
Chur or Coire is the capital and largest town of the Swiss canton of Grisons and lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. You've added Hoher Kasten, Seealpsee, Morteratsch Glacier, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Chur trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Lugano to Chur by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vaduz.

Things to do in Chur

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Caumasee, Morteratsch Glacier, Muottas Muragl, Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona, Hoher Kasten
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Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona ©
Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona
Bernina Express ©
Bernina Express
Seealpsee ©
Seealpsee

1
night
Vaduz, Liechtenstein

Vaduz ©
As the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz is the country's financial and economic hub.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): make a trip to Burg Gutenberg, explore the historical opulence of Vaduz Castle, take an in-depth tour of Liechtenstein National Museum, then make a trip to Liechtenstein Center, and finally examine the collection at Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Vaduz trip itinerary planning app .

Drive from Chur to Vaduz in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Vaduz

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Burg Gutenberg
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Vaduz Castle ©
Vaduz Castle
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein ©
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein
Burg Gutenberg ©
Burg Gutenberg

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kirche Enge, Augustinerkirche, Kunsthalle Zurich, and other attractions you added. Step out of Zurich with an excursion to Rhine Falls in Neuhausen am Rheinfall--about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, walk around Lindenhofplatz, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Zurich trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Vaduz to Zurich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Zurich, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rhine Falls
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls

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