The Grand Tour of Switzerland

14 day itinerary by car

The Grand Tour is a scenic route made up of 25 different sections (or legs), which highlights the best of Switzerland.  In most cases it is possible to cover more than one leg each day.

day 1 -3

Starting off in Basel, moving onto Neuchatel on day two and sightseeing in Bern for day 3. Some highlights being Laufen, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Gstaad, Interlaken and Thun.

Moving onto Lucerne on Day 4 where you'll spend some time taking in the sights and then onto Zurich for more sightseeing. Highlights: Schaffhausen and Rhine Falls and Einsiedeln.

day 4-7

From Zurich, it's off to Appenzell, followed by St. Moritz and then to Lugano. Highlights on the route: Heidi’s village in Maienfeld and St. Gotthard Pass.

day 8-10

The last few days will be spent in Zermatt and Lausanne with a full day sightseeing around Lake Geneva. Head back to Neuchatel on day 14. Highlights: Bettmeralp, St-Maurice and Montreux.

day 11-14

We also have an alternative itinerary that includes visits to major cities and smaller towns, mountain and lakeside locations and some of the country’s most popular attractions.

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