The Golden Triangle
of Switzerland

7 days/6 nights

Good for First Time Visitor



Day 1

Arrival in Lucerne by train from the Swiss border or airport.
Overnight in Lucerne.


Shopping, nightlife, boat trip on Lake Lucerne, sightseeing in old town, Transport Museum, excursions to Engelberg, Mt. Titlis and Mt. Pilatus.


Day 2

Explore Lucerne and its old town. Make sure you visit one of its surrounding mountains like Mt. Pilatus, Mt. Rigi or Mt. Titlis.
Overnight in Lucerne.


Monte Brè (925 m) – Lugano’s closest mountain with its wonderful panorama of the town, lake and mountains.


Day 3

Board the train for Lugano to experience the Mediterranean charm of food and architecture. 

Overnight in Lugano.


Shopping, a stroll along the lake shore, Olympic Museum, beautiful old town, impressive cathedral, boat trip on Lake Geneva.


Day 4

Make a boat excursion to the village of Gandria or explore theSwiss Miniature in Melide, an open air miniature park. Overnight in Lugano.


Chillon Castle, cogwheel train to Rochers-de-Naye, animal park “Marmottes Paradis” and alpine garden.

Possible extensions/ alternatives

– Half-day city tour of Lucerne
– Stay in Montreux
– Overnight in Zürich before tour
– Overnight in Geneva after tour

Travel times

Lucerne–Engelberg 1 hr.
Titlis Excursion 5 hrs.
Lucerne–Alpnachstad 20 mins.
Pilatus excursion 4 hrs.
Lucerne–Lugano 2 hrs. 28 mins.
Lugano via Brig–Lausanne 5 hrs. 45 mins.

Swiss Travel System

– The Swiss Pass covers trains, buses, boats as well as city
trams and buses
– Children up to 16 years travel for free with their parents
– Free entry to more than 400 museums
– Up to 50% on most mountain-top trains and cable cars

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