I am planning a trip to switzerland coming end of april. I have been reading website and looking for information a lot. We have kinda decided to based in Lucerne for most of the trip rather than rushing through every city. This is what we (a family of 5) are planning to do:
Day 1 – Arrive Zurich Airport from London (Arrive in the afternoon) – Travel to Lucerne by train and check in – Tour around the town
Day 2 – Mount Pilatus – Lake Lucerne – Local attraction/tour around the town
Day 3 – Engelberg & Mount Titlis
Day 4 – Mount Rigi or Day Trip to Jungfraujoch
Day 5 – Day trip to Zurich or stay in zurich for a night
Day 6 – Back to London in the afternoon/evening
I want to make sure that this itinerary is not too hectic as I will be travelling with my parents (don’t want them to feel tired). I take it the best way to save money on travelling around would be a swiss rail pass?
Regarding Day5/6, I am not sure whether it is a better plan to stay in Zurich one night or just do a day trip to Zurich from Lucerne. Is there much to do/see in Zurich ?
Is there anything else major places I should visit/see while I am around Lucerne?
Thanks for the advice.
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