Best Places To Visit In Switzerland – How To Get The Most Out Of Your Trip


If you are spending 5 or more days in Switzerland, you may be wondering how to get the most out of this stunning country. Whilst it may feel like a good amount of time to go exploring, there are so many places to visit and things to do that you will still be spoilt for choice.

Rather than worrying about fitting everything in, researching train timetables and calculating if you will have enough time to visit everything on your Swiss bucket list; why not invest in a multi-day guided tour?

Switzerland offers an assortment of awesome views of stunning mountains and lakes, a range of delicacies to savour and unique experiences to enjoy. However, it is not the cheapest place to visit. When you opt for a guided tour, all of your food and travel are included, which means you can spend more time enjoying yourself and less time keeping an eye on your finances. All you need to do is book your accommodation.

So, without further ado, here are our suggestions for guided multi-day tours to make your time in Switzerland even more enjoyable.

How to spend 6 days in Switzerland

Explore the east of Switzerland with this multi-day tour. This tour will take you through the following places:

  • Luzern (also known as Lucerne)
  • Chur
  • St Moritz
  • Lugano
  • Locarno
  • Andermatt

What you will experience during your 6 days in Switzerland

Each day is packed with activity. You will be soaking up the architecture, savouring tasty chocolate treats, wandering through shops and taking in picturesque lakes. 

Switzerland’s oldest city

The charming town of Chur is Switzerland’s oldest, so you can expect to find it steeped in history. The town offers a variety of galleries, museums, restaurants, bars and boutiques.

Switzerland’s highest town

The multi-day trip includes a visit to Davos, Switzerland’s highest town. Here, you can enjoy splendid mountain views and breathe in that clean, crisp mountain air.

The highest cable car

You can’t travel to Switzerland without taking a trip in a cable car. So why not make it the highest cable car in Graubunden followed by a delicious lunch in the Panorama Restaurant?

Chocolate delicacies to savour

The chocolatiers at Alprose create 6,000 tons of chocolate treats every year and there is a museum dedicated to these tasty morsels. Take in the history of the brand and hit the chocolate shop to stock up on gifts for your loved ones – don’t forget a tasty treat for yourself.

This is just a taste of the places you will visit and the things you will do during your 6 days in Switzerland. Find more information and book here.

Best of Switzerland in 5 days

Book a 5-day tour to explore the South of Switzerland. Your tour will include visiting the following places:

  • Luzern (also known as Lucerne)
  • Andermatt
  • Zermatt
  • Montreux
  • Bern

What you will experience during your 5 days in Switzerland

This tour offers flexibility for you to make the trip your own. Options include cheese and chocolate factories, mountain rides, historical towns and lake visits.

Visit a glass factory

Working glass factories use the art of glass blowing to create wine glasses, vases and even Christmas tree decorations. You can watch the artists at work and experience a range of exhibitions such as listening to glass sing.

Take in the view of Rhone Glacier

One of the many amazing sites you will take in during your 5-day tour includes the Rhone Glacier. A stunning view in winter and summer, this is the largest glacier in the Urner Alps.

Mountain rides

Rather than walking to the Gornergrat, Klein-Matterhorn or the Rothorn, why not travel by gondola? There are a variety of travel options to take you from peak to peak. Alternatively, if you are itching for a hike, this is the place to do it.

Chocolate or cheese anyone?

Once you have had your fill of exploring the town and taking in the views at the lakeside, you have the opportunity to visit a chocolate or cheese factory. Whatever takes your fancy, you can learn all about your snack of choice as well as trying a treat or two yourself.

Explore Bern

Our visit to Bern offers a day free to explore Switzerland’s capital. From picnicking in the Rose Garden to visiting the bears or watching one of Switzerland’s oldest clocks come to life; you can do as you please in this intriguing city.

If you like the idea of a 5-day Swiss tour that offers flexibility, find out more and book here.

However you choose to spend your time exploring Switzerland, we are sure you will have a wonderful experience creating everlasting memories.

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