11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Richterswil
— 3 nights
— 4 nights
— 1 night
— 2 nights
Drive to Geneva Cointrin International Airport, Fly to Valletta


Richterswil — 3 nights

Richterswil is a municipality in the district of Horgen in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland.HistoryRichterswil is first mentioned in 1265 as Richtliswile.During the 17th Century, a series of peasant revolts broke out across Switzerland. Take a break from the city and head to Rhine Falls and Klontalersee. Get some historical perspective at Munot and Munsterkirche. Venture out of the city with trips to Stein am Rhein (in Stein am Rhein), Schloss Laufen (in Dachsen) and Kirche St. Johann (in Schaffhausen). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Restaurant Horn, take in the pleasant sights at Fronalpstock, make a trip to Burgruine Alt-Waedenswil, and Head underground at Hollgrotten.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Richterswil trip itinerary builder site.

Valletta, Malta to Richterswil is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Valletta in August, things will get slightly colder in Richterswil: highs are around 28°C and lows about 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Interlaken.
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Interlaken — 4 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.
Visiting Harderkulm and Trümmelbachfälle will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Schlosskirche and Kirche Wurzbrunnen are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Interlaken: Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli (in Gimmelwald), Aare Gorge (in Meiringen) and Oberhofen Castle (in Oberhofen am Thunersee). There's much more to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, explore the fascinating underground world of St. Beatus Hoehlen, have fun at Bodelibad Interlaken, and explore the activities along Lake Brienz.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Interlaken trip builder website.

Explore your travel options from Richterswil to Interlaken with the Route module. In August in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Sierre.
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Sierre — 1 night

Sierre is the capital of the district of Sierre in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sierre trip itinerary planning website.

Explore your travel options from Interlaken to Sierre with the Route module. When traveling from Interlaken in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sierre: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Leysin.
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Leysin — 2 nights

Leysin is a municipality of the canton of Vaud in the Aigle district of Switzerland. On the 27th (Fri), get interesting insight from Steed Tours, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon, then go for a walk through Montreux Lakeside, and finally take a tour by water with Lake Geneva Marine (Genfersee Schifffahrt). Here are some ideas for day two: ski along the peaceful trails at Glacier 3000.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Leysin online attractions planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sierre to Leysin. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sat) before leaving for home.
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Switzerland travel guide

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.