Hello, we are a family of 4 adults traveling together for two weeks in August. Here is our sample itinerary we put together with the help of maps, travel guides and train timings. We plan on getting a 15 day Swiss Travel Pass, assuming that is the most suitable one for this trip. I will appreciate your suggestions. Thanks very much.
3 nights in Lucerne, 2 nights in Interlaken, 2 nights in Zermatt, 3 nights in Lausanne, 3 nights in Zurich.
Day 1: arrival at Zurich early morning, departure to Lucerne same day. Afternoon sightseeing in Lucerne.
Day 2: Mount Stanserhorn & Mount Pilatus.
Day 3: Day trip to Lugano and back (2.5 hours train ride each way).
Day 4 Lucerne to Interlaken (2 hours by train). Visit Aare Gorge in the afternoon.
Day 5: Jungfrau trip (if the weather is bad in the mountains, go to Unterseen or Lake Thun or Lake Brienz – what do you recommend?)
Day 6: Interlaken to Zermatt by tunnel 2.5 hours. In the afternoon go to Matterhorn
Day 7: Gornergratbahn
Day 8: Zermatt to Lausanne (3 hours by train). Sightseeing in Lausanne in the afternoon.
Day 9: day trip to Montreaux, Chateau de Chillon & Gruyeres.
Day 10: Day trip to Geneva
Day 11: Lausanne to Bern (1 hour by train), sightseeing in Bern during the day (hoping to store bags in the train station) and go to Zurich in the evening.
Day 12: go to see Rhine Falls. Anything else you recommend on that day after Rhine Falls?
Day 13: sightseeing in Zurich.
Day 14: Return flight Back home.