The Grand Tour of Switzerland

Fall in love with Switzerland

Travel around Switzerland on the Grand Tour of Switzerland and explore its unique beauty. The route guides you through vibrant cities, charming villages, window clear lakes and stunning mountain views.

Looking for a summer holiday? Why not going on a road trip and explore Europe’s most beautiful country. The Grand tour of Switzerland is packed full of highlights.

This journey of discovery through the land of superlatives covers 1’600 kilometres, passes through four language regions, over five Alpine passes and along 22 lakes. You’ll also marvel at 11 UNESCO World Heritage Properties and two biospheres wait for you.

The many good reasons for making short or extended stopovers along the route and in the nearby valleys are not less impressive. Whether it’s outdoor activities, art and culture or pure nature. Be inspired by the Grand Tour and you will fall a little more in love with Switzerland with every passing kilometre.

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44 top attractions, eleven of which UNESCO World Heritage Sites and two biospheres
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22 lakes larger than 0.5 square kilometres along the route
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Core route: 1643 km (1021 miles)
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Recommended travel period
April to October
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Highest point of the tour
Furka Pass, 2429m above sea level
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Lowest point of the tour
Lake Maggiore, 193m above sea level

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