18 days in Lucerne & Zurich Itinerary

18 days in Lucerne & Zurich Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lucerne
— 8 nights
2
Zurich
— 9 nights

8
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Get out of town with these interesting Lucerne side-trips: Mont -Bell Grindelwald (in Grindelwald), Viewing Point Schoenbuehel (in Lungern) and Lauterbrunnen Church (in Lauterbrunnen). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, don't miss a visit to Clock Tower - Zytglogge, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and explore the activities along Lake Lucerne.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Lucerne vacation maker website.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Lucerne is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Dubai in September: high temperatures in Lucerne hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bern, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Parasailing & Paragliding, BakeliteMuseumArlesheim, Mont -Bell Grindelwald
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch

9
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Pfalzkeller (in St. Gallen), Rhine Falls (in Neuhausen am Rheinfall) and Riehen (Wenken Park & FLYFSX.CH). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Zurich trip planner.

You can drive from Lucerne to Zurich in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Winterthur, Riehen, Pfalzkeller, Rhine Falls, Romisch Katholische Kirche
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

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