Relaxed 14-Day Switzerland Road Trip from Zurich to Lucerne, Bern, and Basel

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14 days & 13 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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Sit back and enjoy a relaxed 14-day road trip in Switzerland with this laid-back self-drive vacation.

This self-drive package allows you to immerse in the local culture as you travel through the picture-perfect landscapes in Switzerland at a relaxed pace. Get a dose of comfort, fun, and recreation in Zurich, Lucerne, Innertkirchen, Bern, and Basel. Make yourself at home at top-rated hotels and stay 4 nights in Zurich, 2 nights in Lucerne, 3 nights in Bern, and 4 nights in Basel. Finally, taste the local food and enjoy a refreshing drink at the most popular restaurants and bars along your road trip route in Switzerland.

Experience an easy 14-day self-drive tour across Switzerland with this carefully arranged travel plan. We’ll help you from the beginning to the end of your vacation in Switzerland so you can leave with the best road trip memories.

Freedom of choice is key to a relaxing road trip in Switzerland. For your self-drive vacation, we’ll offer you a selection of the best rental vehicles with CDW insurance. Upon arrival in Zurich, you’ll collect your rental car of choice. From there, you’ll begin your 14-day journey across Switzerland and discover its unique culture, history, and diverse scenery.

You’ll choose among the best hotels and places to stay in Switzerland. Each stop offers top-notch comfort and unique charm, designed to help you unwind and enjoy your journey. Rest assured, we’ll always offer you accommodations that fit your budget and needs, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable travel experience throughout Switzerland.

We’ll introduce you to some of the best travel destinations in Switzerland. This relaxed road trip features the stunning Zürich Zoo in Zurich. Another highlight of this self-drive tour is the captivating Chapel Bridge.

Traveling leisurely through Switzerland means you could spend as much time as you want at the magnificent Lion Monument Lucerne. With this travel plan, you could also soak in the atmosphere of the memorable bear pit. Get close to the spectacular Basel Zoo and the wonderful Titlis Cliff Walk. You’ll have plenty of time to take in each attraction's unique features, learn its unique history, and appreciate it to the fullest.

Between sightseeing, you can make the most of your downtime and join a popular tour in Switzerland. Tours offer a special way of discovering what else Switzerland has to offer.

This relaxed road trip also gives you plenty of time to stroll through Switzerland's shopping hotspots. Here you can visit shops, discover the locals’ way of life, or try various specialties. Check out all the souvenirs and gifts you can buy in the area and bring home a piece of the country that will remind you of your relaxing vacation in Switzerland.

By the end of your 14-day road trip through Switzerland, you’ll return home feeling refreshed and enriched by your experience. You’ll have many stories about your pleasant and relaxed road trip vacation in Switzerland and memories to cherish forever.

This self-drive vacation package includes everything you need for a stress-free, easy road trip through Switzerland. You’ll have a cozy place to stay for 13 nights, with a selection of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll also provide you with the best car rental you can use throughout the 14 days of your self-drive road trip in Switzerland. On top of all that, you also have the option to add flights to your travel plan and personalize each day of your itinerary by adding tours and tickets.

This self-drive package includes 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide. You can access the guide at any point of your journey through our mobile app, where you can also keep and organize your travel documents.

Spend an amazing 14-day vacation in Switzerland and get to know more about this fantastic destination. Choose your travel dates and plan a laid-back and relaxed road trip in Switzerland today!

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Hotel, 13 nights
Rental car, 14 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
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Destinations

photo of Arlesheim village from above, with the Dom church and green countryside - near Basel, Switzerland.Arlesheim
photo of the Merian Gardens is a Botanical Garden in Münchenstein, Switzerland.Münchenstein
View of the Old Town of Basel with red stone Munster cathedral and the Rhine river, Switzerland.Basel / 4 nights
Panoramic view of historic Zurich city center with famous Fraumunster, Grossmunster and St. Peter and river Limmat at Lake Zurich on a sunny day with clouds in summer, Canton of Zurich, SwitzerlandZürich / 4 nights
Lucerne - town in SwitzerlandLucerne / 2 nights
Bern, Switzerland. View of the old city center and Nydeggbrucke bridge over river Aare.Bern / 3 nights
Basel-Landschaft - state in SwitzerlandBasel-Landschaft

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Photo of Rhine Falls or Rheinfall, Switzerland panoramic aerial view.Rhine Falls
Chapel Bridge, Lucerne, Luzern, SwitzerlandChapel Bridge
Photo of the landscape of the Zurich zoo, Switzerland.Zürich Zoo
Photo of Lucerne dying lion monument, Switzerland.Lion Monument
Photo of Pink flamingos in the water in the zoo of Basel, Switzerland.Basel Zoo
Photo of a Bear is walking along edge of pool in Bern Bear Pit (Barengraben) in Bern Bear Park, Berne, Switzerland.Bear pit
Photo of bridge at Limmatquai in the city center of Zurich, Switzerland. People on the background. Seen from Lindenhof hill.Lindenhof
Photo of Swiss Transport Museum, lucerne, Switzerland.Swiss Museum of Transport
Photo of Grossmünster Romanesque-style Protestant church in Zürich, Switzerland.Grossmünster
Photo of Swiss National Museum or Landesmuseum in Zurich, Switzerland.Swiss National Museum
Photo of the Basel Minster Cathedral in Switzerland.Basel Minster
photo of stunning view of the top of Harder Kulm in Interlaken in winter, Switzerland photographed in summer with paragliders flying around. Hilly Alpine landscape and Lake Thun in background.Harderkulm
St Beatus Caves
photo of Zurich Kunsthaus, Switzerland. The Kunsthaus Zurich houses one of the most important art museums in Switzerland and Europe.Kunsthaus Zürich
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum
photo of Middle bridge over Rhine River in Basel, Switzerland.Middle bridge
Photo of Zurich opera house and Sechselautenplatz town square view, largest city in Switzerland.Zürich Opera House
China Garden, Seefeld, Riesbach, Zurich, District Zurich, SwitzerlandChinagarten Zürich
Aare Gorge - West Entrance, Schattenhalb, Interlaken-Oberhasli administrative district, Oberland administrative region, Bern, SwitzerlandAare Gorge - West Entrance
photo of aerial view of scenic Bern old town cityscape with old buildings Bern Minster cathedral tower and Aare River view in Bern SwitzerlandBern Minster
UNESCO- Von Bern, Grünes Quartier, Stadtteil I, Bern, Bern-Mittelland administrative district, Bernese Mittelland administrative region, SwitzerlandUNESCO - Bern Old Town
photo of a beautiful sky with green trees and beautiful roses in Rose Garden Bern in Switzerland.Rose Garden Bern
photo of part of the ancient Spreuer Bridge (Spreuerbrücke) over the river Reuss in the historical town center of Lucerne, the famous city in Central Switzerland.Spreuer Bridge, Lucerne
Tinguely Fountain, Vorstädte, Basel, Basel-City, SwitzerlandTinguely Fountain
photo of Titlis Cliff Walk in Mount Titlis in the Swiss Alps in winter time.Titlis Cliff Walk
Fine Arts Museum Basel, Vorstädte, Basel, Basel-City, SwitzerlandFine Arts Museum Basel
photo of FIFA Museum in Zurich, Switzerland.FIFA Museum
Botanical Garden, Weinegg, Riesbach, Zurich, District Zurich, SwitzerlandBotanical Garden
photo of morning view of Zurich, Switzerland. View of the historic city center with famous Fraumunster Church, on the Limmat river.Fraumünster
photo of astronomical clock on the medieval Zytglogge clock tower in Kramgasse street in old city center of Bern, Switzerland.Zytglogge
photo of Bundesplatz the Swiss Capital Building in Bern, Switzerland.Bundesplatz
photo of Arboretum Zürich in Switzerland.Arboretum Zürich
Bernisches Historisches Museum / Einstein Museum, Kirchenfeld, Stadtteil IV, Bern, Bern-Mittelland administrative district, Bernese Mittelland administrative region, SwitzerlandBernisches Historisches Museum / Einstein Museum
photo of Lake Lucerne and City Skyline with Church of St. Leodegar is a Roman Catholic church in the city of Lucerne, Switzerland.Church of St Leodegar
photo of Zürichhorn on a glorious autumn afternoon in Zurich, Switzerland.Zürichhorn
Kannenfeld Park, St. Johann, Basel, Basel-City, SwitzerlandKannenfeld Park
photo of Spalentor Gate in Basel, one of the most beautiful gates of Switzerland.Gate of Spalen
photo of Museum Tinguely in Basel, Switzerland.Museum Tinguely
Museum of Natural History Basel, Altstadt Grossbasel, Basel, Basel-City, SwitzerlandMuseum of Natural History Basel
Museum of CommunicationMuseum of Communication
Merian Gärten, Münchenstein, Bezirk Arlesheim, Basel-Landschaft, SwitzerlandMerian Gärten
photo of pavillon in the old botanical garden on a nice sunny day in Zurich, Switzerland.Old Botanical Garden, Zurich
Grand Casino Basel, St. Johann, Basel, Basel-City, SwitzerlandGrand Casino Basel
Dreiländereck FR/CH/DE, Kleinhüningen, Basel, Basel-City, SwitzerlandDreiländereck
photo of MFO-Park, Oerlikon, Zuerich; city park built in the dimensions of the old Machine Factory in Switzerland.MFO-Park
photo of The Federal Palace of Switzerland, the parliament building of Switzerland in Bern, the Capital of Switzerland.Federal Palace of Switzerland
photo of Kronenhalle in Zurich, Switzerland.Kronenhalle
Basel Paper Mill
Rieter Park, Enge, Kreis 2, Zurich, District Zurich, SwitzerlandRieter Park
photo of beautiful sunny day at University of Basel Botanical Garden in Basel, Switzerland.University of Basel Botanical Garden
photo of skyline of the old town of Basel with Basler Minster and Wettstein Bridge in the foreground on a blue cloud spring day in Basel, Switzerland.Wettsteinbrücke
Eremitage Arlesheim, Arlesheim, Bezirk Arlesheim, Basel-Landschaft, SwitzerlandEremitage Arlesheim
Stiftung Tierpark Weihermätteli, Liestal, Bezirk Liestal, Basel-Landschaft, SwitzerlandStiftung Tierpark Weihermätteli
Apollogrotte, Arlesheim, Bezirk Arlesheim, Basel-Landschaft, SwitzerlandApollogrotte
photo of St-Alban City Gate at morning in Basel, Switzerland.St Alban
Pharmacy Museum of the University of Basel, Altstadt Grossbasel, Basel, Basel-City, SwitzerlandPharmacy Museum of the University of Basel
Waldfriedhof SchaffhausenWaldfriedhof Schaffhausen
photo of the ancient city Gate of Saint John (Sankt-Johanns-Tor). It is one of the most beautiful old gates in Basel in Switzerland.Gate of Saint John

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Day 1 – Zurich - arrival day

Day 1

Day 1 – Zurich - arrival day

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Your slow-paced and relaxed road trip through Switzerland begins when you reach Zurich, where you’ll stay for a total of 4 nights.

Zurich is an outstanding hub for culture, comfort, and exploration. The city offers travelers plenty of experiences to look forward to, including the magnificent Lindenhof. Around 11,259 visitors have rated this fascinating square and travel destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

When you're done sightseeing for the day, you'll check in at one of the best hotels or places to stay in the city. Take your pick and make it your home during your leisurely tour of the city.

Exploring the food culture in Zurich offers you an exciting chance to connect with locals and experience diversity along your relaxed road trip. When you’re ready to eat, we recommend you visit one of the best dining spots in the city.

An excellent example is Weisses Rössli. This restaurant offers a menu of comforting meals and is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 525 customers.

Zeughauskeller serves great food and is a favorite among hungry travelers and locals. This popular restaurant in Zurich has a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 7,976 reviews.

Swiss Chuchi Restaurant is another one of the city’s best restaurants. With an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 3,383 customers, Swiss Chuchi Restaurant is sure to provide you with an unforgettable dining experience.

If you’re curious about what Zurich looks like at night, a trip to some of the best bars near your accommodation is what you need next. Experience the local nightlife at The Dolder Grand, our top recommendation in the city. Customers have rated this bar an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 3,031 reviews.

Tibits offers a variety of refreshing drinks and is one of the best places to relax in Zurich. This well-known city bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,746 customers.

Locals like unwinding at Kennedy's Irish Pub. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,395 customers and is a perfect place for socializing.

Free your mind of worries and enjoy your first taste of relaxation in Switzerland! Expect more to come as you continue this laid-back and relaxed road trip in Switzerland!

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Day 2 – Zurich

Day 2

Day 2 – Zurich

  • Zürich
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Drive 11 km, 45 min

  • Zürich Zoo
  • Fraumünster
  • Grossmünster
  • Zürich Opera House
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On day 2 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, you'll explore the best attractions in Zurich at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Zurich, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 3 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Zürich Zoo. This incredible zoo has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 26,031 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Switzerland by seeing another popular site in Zurich, the wonderful Fraumünster. This church building is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 26,031 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Grossmünster. This church building has received an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 8,203 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Zürich Opera House. This opera house is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.7 out of 5 stars from 6,119 visitors.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 2 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Switzerland. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Zurich itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Switzerland extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Zurich. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Babu's. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,949 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Café Bar ODEON, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Café Bar ODEON is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by 1,374 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Oliver Twist. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,495 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Zurich and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular El Lokal. This vibrant bar is rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,127 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Markthalle. Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,771 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Another recommendation you shouldn’t miss is Rimini Bar. Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks. Rimini Bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,417 bar goers.

Enjoy the rest of day 2 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 3 – Zurich

Day 3

Day 3 – Zurich

  • Zürich
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Drive 7 km, 51 min

  • Botanical Garden
  • Zürichhorn
  • Chinagarten Zürich
  • Kronenhalle
  • Kunsthaus Zürich
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Day 3 of your comfortable self-drive tour across Switzerland gives you another chance to explore the magnificent city of Zurich and visit more of its attractions.

Zurich has plenty of activities and sights, so you won’t be short of things to do during your laid-back and relaxed road trip in Switzerland. Fortunately, your accommodation, where you’ll be staying for 2 nights more is conveniently located near several of the city’s best attractions.

One of the best stops on your hassle-free journey is the popular Botanical Garden, one of the top attractions in the city. In fact, the incredible Botanical Garden has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 3,132 visitors.

You could also spend some time relaxing at the amazing Zürichhorn. This city feature got an average score of 4.7 out of 5 stars from its 2,483 guests.

Another place of interest in the city of Zurich is the notable Chinagarten Zürich. The popular Chinagarten Zürich is a highlight of many travel packages in Zurich. As a matter of fact, this remarkable park has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from around 5,297 travelers.

Aside from the above-mentioned attractions in Zurich, you also have the opportunity to stop by the marvelous Kronenhalle. Take your time exploring this wonderful architectural structure and one of the city’s most notable places. This magnificent site has a rating of 4.6 stars out of 5 from 1,759 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore more, head to the outstanding Kunsthaus Zürich. It’s one of the most visited places in Zurich as around 382,603 people visit this spot every year. With a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 6,485 travelers, a trip to the spectacular Kunsthaus Zürich is something to look forward to in Zurich.

Get a more in-depth understanding of Zurich by checking out the amazing selection of tours and excursions you can add to your relaxed road trip itinerary. Explore more of the city’s wonders, create memorable experiences, and join laid-back to challenging activities. You’ll be happy to learn that there are plenty of top-rated tours and activities in Zurich.

When it’s time to eat, the city has a variety of restaurants and cuisines to suit your palate and complement your relaxed road trip experience. Take a leisurely walk around Zurich, while looking for a place to eat. Or, check out our top recommendations below and treat yourself to a nice meal.

Cantinetta Antinori is one of the top restaurants in the city. This Zurich-based food place has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,379 guests.

If you’re looking for another option near your accommodation, Kafi Dihei is also one of the best restaurants you can try in the city. Kafi Dihei proved an excellent choice for around 1,129 visitors, who gave the restaurant an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Another local favorite in Zurich is Viadukt, which has an average score of 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 1,179 individuals’ reviews.

After your meal, consider getting a drink at one of the top bars in Zurich, Café Bar ODEON. This bar enjoys an average rating of 4.5 over 5 stars given by 1,374 customers.

Another drinking place in the city we recommend you try out is Oliver Twist. Check out its selection of liquors, and learn why it has been rated 4.4 over 5 stars by 1,495 customers.

If you prefer another place to unwind, Metropol may be a more excellent choice for you. This bar offers a variety of drinks you can choose from. Around 1,341 customers have rated it an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

Toast to an amazing time in Zurich and end day 3 of your slow-paced and relaxed road trip in Switzerland on a great note!

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Day 4 – Zurich and Lucerne

Day 4

Day 4 – Zurich and Lucerne

  • Zürich
  • Lucerne
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Drive 56 km, 1 hour 43 min

  • Swiss National Museum
  • Old Botanical Garden, Zurich
  • Arboretum Zürich
  • FIFA Museum
  • Rieter Park
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Day 4 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Switzerland gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Zurich. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Lucerne, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 2 nights.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Swiss National Museum is waiting for you. This organization has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 7,999 visitors.

The next stop on your road trip vacation is Old Botanical Garden, Zurich. This unique botanical garden is a highly recommended place to visit, rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,633 visitors.

Don’t forget to make a stop at the incredible Arboretum Zürich. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,782 visitors, this arboretum is one of the top sights to visit in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination is the outstanding FIFA Museum. This popular museum and attraction has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,219 people.

If you’re keen to continue your discovery, make your way to Rieterpark. This attraction is a valued must-see tourist destination in the area that has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,220 visitors.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Zurich has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Switzerland. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Lucerne. In Lucerne, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Switzerland.

With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 624 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing Grottino 1313.

Locals also recommend Mill'Feuille as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at Mill'Feuille as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,538 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at tibits Luzern. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,445 customers.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like Bierliebe & Friends. Bierliebe & Friends is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 680 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is Suite small plates & cocktails. This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,046 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

Alternatively, head to Shamrock Irish Pub. This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night. Shamrock Irish Pub is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 833 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Switzerland!

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Day 5 – Lucerne

Day 5

Day 5 – Lucerne

  • Lucerne
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Drive 9 km, 54 min

  • Spreuer Bridge, Lucerne
  • Chapel Bridge
  • Church of St Leodegar
  • Lion Monument
  • Swiss Museum of Transport
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Day 5 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip through Switzerland serves as your introduction to Lucerne. This is your chance to experience the very best of the city and appreciate Switzerland and its distinct culture and people.

Upon arriving in Lucerne, you can check in at the accommodation of your choice for a quick break. This 4-star hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 2,391 former guests.

You’ll enjoy restful days and nights at the 5-star Schweizerhof Luzern. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,267 guests, Schweizerhof Luzern is the best luxury hotel option we recommend while in the city.

The 3-star Tourist offers comfort at an affordable price, perfect for practical travelers. Tourist is a top-rated budget hotel in Lucerne with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 2,382 guests.

These recommendations are among the most popular places to stay in Lucerne. If any of these options are not available during your stay in the city, we’ll provide you with the best alternatives. Our flexible booking system will automatically offer you a selection of accommodations that fit your budget and needs.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Lucerne, allowing you to explore the city at a relaxed pace. For example, you can take in the unique atmosphere of the city from the outstanding Spreuer Bridge, Lucerne. This wooden bridge and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in Lucerne. The fascinating Spreuer Bridge, Lucerne has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 4,021 travelers.

Lucerne is also home to the captivating Chapel Bridge, a local top-tier point of interest and another popular attraction in the city. About 29,664 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4.7 out of 5 stars.

The extraordinary Church of St. Leodegar is another unforgettable place you can visit on your easy and relaxed road trip across Switzerland. Rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,624 travelers, Church of St. Leodegar proves to be one of the top sights in the area.

You’ll enjoy the time you’ll spend at the incredible Lion Monument Lucerne. A trip to this wonderful site will inspire you. Visitors have rated their experience at this amazing sculpture and attraction an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 19,987 reviews.

When you’re in the mood to experience something amazing, we recommend you visit the fantastic Swiss Museum of Transport. Every year, travelers of more than 562,605 in count gather around this fascinating technology museum and sightseeing spot to appreciate its unique features. Around 11,371 visitors have rated the famous Swiss Museum of Transport an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Tours often allow you to see beyond what books and social media feature about Lucerne, its culture, and people. So for a more meaningful travel experience in the city, we recommend you join one of the most popular tours available on this day of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland.

Mealtimes are the perfect opportunities to immerse yourself in the local culture of Switzerland. After a day of appreciating the best places to visit in Lucerne, explore the city like a local by trying out the best restaurants in the area.

Ranking high on our list of the best restaurants in Lucerne is Bolero. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,089 customers, you really have to try the savory dishes of this excellent restaurant.

Locals love Pastarazzi for its delicious meals, and we recommend you visit the restaurant at least once during your stay in Lucerne. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 797 customers.

Another alternative is La Cucina. This restaurant serves a variety of comforting food and drinks and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 865 customers.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Lucerne. At Zur Werkstatt, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 501 customers.

Alternatively, unwind and relive your best memories of this day of your relaxed road trip at Parterre, another popular bar in the city. Customers have rated this fantastic bar an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 538 reviews.

Bar bei Miguel is also one of the best places in Lucerne where you can let loose and enjoy some celebratory drinks. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 207 customers.

Sleep comfortably and prepare for another day of your laid-back adventure in Switzerland!

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Day 6 – Ballenberg, Harderkulm, Beatenberg, Lammi, and Innertkirchen

Day 6

Day 6 – Ballenberg, Harderkulm, Beatenberg, Lammi, and Innertkirchen

  • Bern
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Drive 211 km, 3 hours 53 min

  • Titlis Cliff Walk
  • Aare Gorge - West Entrance
  • Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum
  • Harderkulm
  • St Beatus Caves
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Day 6 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Switzerland gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the hamlet of Ballenberg. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Bern, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 3 nights.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Harderkulm is waiting for you. This mountain has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 6,505 visitors.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Ballenberg has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Switzerland. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Bern. In Bern, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Switzerland.

After a long day of driving and exploring along your relaxed road trip route, sitting down for a well-cooked restaurant meal in Harderkulm is an excellent idea.

A popular restaurant we recommend you try is Brasserie Obstberg, one of the best restaurants in Harderkulm. With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 628 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing Brasserie Obstberg.

Locals also recommend Süder as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at Süder as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 519 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at Restaurant Rosengarten. Restaurant Rosengarten is another of the most popular places to eat in Harderkulm. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 4,281 customers.

Take a stroll around the area, head back to your accommodation for the night, or continue your evening at one of the best-rated bars in the hamlet.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like Turnhalle. Turnhalle is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,298 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is tibits. This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,518 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

Alternatively, head to Lötschberg. This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night. Lötschberg is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,268 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Switzerland!

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Day 7 – Bern

Day 7

Day 7 – Bern

  • Bern
  • More

Drive 4 km, 1 hour 1 min

  • Rose Garden Bern
  • Bear pit
  • Bernisches Historisches Museum / Einstein Museum
  • Museum of Communication
  • More

Day 7 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip through Switzerland serves as your introduction to Bern. This is your chance to experience the very best of the city and appreciate Switzerland and its distinct culture and people.

Upon arriving in Bern, you can check in at the accommodation of your choice for a quick break. This 4-star hotel has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars from 1,990 former guests.

You’ll enjoy restful days and nights at the 5-star Hotel Schweizerhof Bern & Spa. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,417 guests, Hotel Schweizerhof Bern & Spa is the best luxury hotel option we recommend while in the city.

The 3-star Prizeotel Bern-City offers comfort at an affordable price, perfect for practical travelers. Prizeotel Bern-City is a top-rated budget hotel in Bern with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 11,194 guests.

These recommendations are among the most popular places to stay in Bern. If any of these options are not available during your stay in the city, we’ll provide you with the best alternatives. Our flexible booking system will automatically offer you a selection of accommodations that fit your budget and needs.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Bern, allowing you to explore the city at a relaxed pace. For example, you can take in the unique atmosphere of the city from the outstanding Rose Garden Bern. This architectural structure and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in Bern. The fascinating Rose Garden Bern has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 4,288 travelers.

Bern is also home to the captivating bear pit, a local architectural structure and another popular attraction in the city. About 13,764 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4.4 out of 5 stars.

The extraordinary Bernisches Historisches Museum / Einstein Museum is another unforgettable place you can visit on your easy and relaxed road trip across Switzerland. Rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,839 travelers, Bernisches Historisches Museum / Einstein Museum proves to be one of the top sights in the area.

You’ll enjoy the time you’ll spend at the incredible Museum of Communication. A trip to this wonderful site will inspire you. Visitors have rated their experience at this amazing museum and attraction an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 1,903 reviews.

Every year, travelers gather around this fascinating sightseeing spot to appreciate its unique features.

Tours often allow you to see beyond what books and social media feature about Bern, its culture, and people. So for a more meaningful travel experience in the city, we recommend you join one of the most popular tours available on this day of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland.

Mealtimes are the perfect opportunities to immerse yourself in the local culture of Switzerland. After a day of appreciating the best places to visit in Bern, explore the city like a local by trying out the best restaurants in the area.

Ranking high on our list of the best restaurants in Bern is Kornhauskeller. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,436 customers, you really have to try the savory dishes of this excellent restaurant.

Locals love Luce for its delicious meals, and we recommend you visit the restaurant at least once during your stay in Bern. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,541 customers.

Another alternative is Casino Bern. This restaurant serves a variety of comforting food and drinks and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,429 customers.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Bern. At Mr. Pickwick Pub Bern, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,069 customers.

Alternatively, unwind and relive your best memories of this day of your relaxed road trip at Adrianos Bar & Café, another popular bar in the city. Customers have rated this fantastic bar an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 865 reviews.

Einstein – café & bel étage – is also one of the best places in Bern where you can let loose and enjoy some celebratory drinks. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 837 customers.

Sleep comfortably and prepare for another day of your laid-back adventure in Switzerland!

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Day 8 – Bern

Day 8

Day 8 – Bern

  • Bern
  • More

Drive 1 km, 24 min

  • Federal Palace of Switzerland
  • Bundesplatz
  • Zytglogge
  • UNESCO - Bern Old Town
  • Bern Minster
  • More

On day 8 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, you'll explore the best attractions in Bern at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Bern, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 1 night will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Federal Palace of Switzerland. This incredible architectural structure has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,866 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Switzerland by seeing another popular site in Bern, the wonderful Bundesplatz. This square is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,866 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Zytglogge. This astronomical clock has received an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,318 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable UNESCO - Bern Old Town. This top-tier point of interest is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.7 out of 5 stars from 4,711 visitors.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Bern Minster. This amazing site is a wonderful church building with more than 4,755 wanderlust-filled travelers rating it an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 8 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Switzerland. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Bern itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Switzerland extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Bern. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Entrecôte Fédérale. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,171 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Ristorante Azzurro Terra e Mare, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Ristorante Azzurro Terra e Mare is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by 1,032 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Noa. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 799 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Bern and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular Klösterli Weincafe. This vibrant bar is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 759 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular The BEEF Steakhouse & Bar. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 826 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Another recommendation you shouldn’t miss is Lorenzini. Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks. Lorenzini has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 779 bar goers.

Enjoy the rest of day 8 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 9 – Münchenstein and Basel

Day 9

Day 9 – Münchenstein and Basel

  • Basel-Landschaft
  • Arlesheim
  • Münchenstein
  • Basel
  • More

Drive 118 km, 2 hours 22 min

  • Stiftung Tierpark Weihermätteli
  • Eremitage Arlesheim
  • Apollogrotte
  • Merian Gärten
  • More

Day 9 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Switzerland gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Münchenstein. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Basel, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 4 nights.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Merian Gärten is waiting for you. This park has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,796 visitors.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Münchenstein has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Switzerland. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Basel. In Basel, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Switzerland.

After a long day of driving and exploring along your relaxed road trip route, sitting down for a well-cooked restaurant meal in Reigoldswil is an excellent idea.

A popular restaurant we recommend you try is Restaurant Stucki - Tanja Grandits, one of the best restaurants in Reigoldswil. With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 520 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing Restaurant Stucki - Tanja Grandits.

Locals also recommend Hotel Les Trois Rois as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at Hotel Les Trois Rois as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,540 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at Restaurant Fiorentina Basel. Restaurant Fiorentina Basel is another of the most popular places to eat in Reigoldswil. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,379 customers.

Take a stroll around the area, head back to your accommodation for the night, or continue your evening at one of the best-rated bars in the city.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like tibits. Tibits is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,794 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is KLARA 13 AG. This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,460 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

Alternatively, head to HANS IM GLÜCK - BASEL Steinenvorstadt. This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night. HANS IM GLÜCK - BASEL Steinenvorstadt is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,144 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Switzerland!

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Day 10 – Basel

Day 10

Day 10 – Basel

  • Basel
  • More

Drive 1 km, 26 min

  • Fine Arts Museum Basel
  • Basel Minster
  • Museum of Natural History Basel
  • Middle bridge
  • More

Day 10 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip through Switzerland serves as your introduction to Basel. This is your chance to experience the very best of the city and appreciate Switzerland and its distinct culture and people.

Upon arriving in Basel, you can check in at the accommodation of your choice for a quick break. This 4-star hotel has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,529 former guests.

You’ll enjoy restful days and nights at the 5-star Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 382 guests, Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois is the best luxury hotel option we recommend while in the city.

The 3-star Alexander offers comfort at an affordable price, perfect for practical travelers. Alexander is a top-rated budget hotel in Basel with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 382 guests.

These recommendations are among the most popular places to stay in Basel. If any of these options are not available during your stay in the city, we’ll provide you with the best alternatives. Our flexible booking system will automatically offer you a selection of accommodations that fit your budget and needs.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Basel, allowing you to explore the city at a relaxed pace. For example, you can take in the unique atmosphere of the city from the outstanding Fine Arts Museum Basel. This museum and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in Basel. The fascinating Fine Arts Museum Basel has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 3,982 travelers.

Basel is also home to the captivating Basel Minster, a local cathedral and another popular attraction in the city. About 7,367 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4.6 out of 5 stars.

The extraordinary Museum of Natural History Basel is another unforgettable place you can visit on your easy and relaxed road trip across Switzerland. Rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,071 travelers, Museum of Natural History Basel proves to be one of the top sights in the area.

You’ll enjoy the time you’ll spend at the incredible middle bridge. A trip to this wonderful site will inspire you. Visitors have rated their experience at this amazing road bridge and attraction an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 5,992 reviews.

Every year, travelers gather around this fascinating sightseeing spot to appreciate its unique features.

Tours often allow you to see beyond what books and social media feature about Basel, its culture, and people. So for a more meaningful travel experience in the city, we recommend you join one of the most popular tours available on this day of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland.

Mealtimes are the perfect opportunities to immerse yourself in the local culture of Switzerland. After a day of appreciating the best places to visit in Basel, explore the city like a local by trying out the best restaurants in the area.

Ranking high on our list of the best restaurants in Basel is WERK 8. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 996 customers, you really have to try the savory dishes of this excellent restaurant.

Locals love Gifthüttli for its delicious meals, and we recommend you visit the restaurant at least once during your stay in Basel. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,132 customers.

Another alternative is Za Zaa - Lebanese Soul Food. This restaurant serves a variety of comforting food and drinks and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 926 customers.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Basel. At Flanagan's, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,232 customers.

Alternatively, unwind and relive your best memories of this day of your relaxed road trip at Volkshaus Basel, another popular bar in the city. Customers have rated this fantastic bar an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 1,123 reviews.

NOOHN is also one of the best places in Basel where you can let loose and enjoy some celebratory drinks. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 829 customers.

Sleep comfortably and prepare for another day of your laid-back adventure in Switzerland!

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Day 11 – Basel

Day 11

Day 11 – Basel

  • Basel
  • More

Drive 18 km, 1 hour 18 min

  • Dreiländereck
  • Grand Casino Basel
  • Kannenfeld Park
  • Gate of Saint John
  • Basel Zoo
  • More

On day 11 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, you'll explore the best attractions in Basel at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Basel, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 2 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Dreiländereck. This incredible must-see tourist destination has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 1,724 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Switzerland by seeing another popular site in Basel, the wonderful Grand Casino Basel. This casino is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 1,724 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Kannenfeldpark. This top-tier point of interest has received an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,474 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Gate of Saint John. This tower is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.5 out of 5 stars from 246 visitors.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Basel Zoo. This amazing site is a wonderful zoo with more than 15,001 wanderlust-filled travelers rating it an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars. By visiting this attraction, you’ll be one of the 2,012,511 people who do so each year.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 11 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Switzerland. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Basel itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Switzerland extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Basel. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Restaurant Boo Klybeck. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 551 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Ufer7 Basel, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Ufer7 Basel is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by 573 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Schlüsselzunft. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 563 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Basel and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular Ängel or Aff. This vibrant bar is rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 575 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular KaBAR. Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars by 630 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Another recommendation you shouldn’t miss is Schall und Rauch Bar. Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks. Schall und Rauch Bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 104 bar goers.

Enjoy the rest of day 11 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 12 – Basel

Day 12

Day 12 – Basel

  • Basel
  • More

Drive 10 km, 1 hour

  • Tinguely Fountain
  • Wettsteinbrücke
  • St Alban
  • Basel Paper Mill
  • Museum Tinguely
  • More

Day 12 of your comfortable self-drive tour across Switzerland gives you another chance to explore the magnificent city of Basel and visit more of its attractions.

Basel has plenty of activities and sights, so you won’t be short of things to do during your laid-back and relaxed road trip in Switzerland. Fortunately, your accommodation, where you’ll be staying for 1 night more is conveniently located near several of the city’s best attractions.

One of the best stops on your hassle-free journey is the popular Tinguely Fountain, one of the top attractions in the city. In fact, the incredible Tinguely Fountain has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 4,054 visitors.

You could also spend some time relaxing at the amazing Wettsteinbrücke. This city feature got an average score of 4.5 out of 5 stars from its 939 guests.

Another place of interest in the city of Basel is the notable St. Alban. The popular St. Alban is a highlight of many travel packages in Basel. As a matter of fact, this remarkable quarter of the city of basel, switzerland has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from around 406 travelers.

Aside from the above-mentioned attractions in Basel, you also have the opportunity to stop by the marvelous Basel Paper Mill. Take your time exploring this wonderful paper museum and one of the city’s most notable places. This magnificent site has a rating of 4.7 stars out of 5 from 1,386 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore more, head to the outstanding Museum Tinguely. With a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,274 travelers, a trip to the spectacular Museum Tinguely is something to look forward to in Basel.

Get a more in-depth understanding of Basel by checking out the amazing selection of tours and excursions you can add to your relaxed road trip itinerary. Explore more of the city’s wonders, create memorable experiences, and join laid-back to challenging activities. You’ll be happy to learn that there are plenty of top-rated tours and activities in Basel.

When it’s time to eat, the city has a variety of restaurants and cuisines to suit your palate and complement your relaxed road trip experience. Take a leisurely walk around Basel, while looking for a place to eat. Or, check out our top recommendations below and treat yourself to a nice meal.

After your meal, consider getting a drink at one of the top bars in Basel, Papa Joe's Basel. This bar enjoys an average rating of 4 over 5 stars given by 2,127 customers.

Another drinking place in the city we recommend you try out is Unternehmen Mitte. Check out its selection of liquors, and learn why it has been rated 4.2 over 5 stars by 1,710 customers.

If you prefer another place to unwind, Essential by Dorint Basel City may be a more excellent choice for you. This bar offers a variety of drinks you can choose from. Around 1,114 customers have rated it an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

Toast to an amazing time in Basel and end day 12 of your slow-paced and relaxed road trip in Switzerland on a great note!

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Day 13 – Neuhausen, Schaffhausen, and Zurich

Day 13

Day 13 – Neuhausen, Schaffhausen, and Zurich

  • Basel
  • Zürich
  • More

Drive 151 km, 2 hours 29 min

  • Pharmacy Museum of the University of Basel
  • Gate of Spalen
  • University of Basel Botanical Garden
  • Rhine Falls
  • Waldfriedhof Schaffhausen
  • More

On day 13 of your laid-back and relaxed road trip adventure, you’ll have the chance to visit two remarkable areas in Switzerland. Since this self-drive tour offers freedom and flexibility, you can decide how much time you want to spend in each place to enjoy the memorable travel destinations in Switzerland.

Your first destination is the beautiful city of Basel. As the day progresses, you’ll continue your in-depth tour of the country in the city of Neuhausen. You’ll spend 1 night in Zurich.

Take the opportunity to relax while admiring what the city has to offer. While on a relaxed road trip, one of the best places to explore in the city is the remarkable Pharmacy Museum of the University of Basel. This museum and popular sightseeing spot has an average rating of 4.6 over 5 stars from 344 visitors.

Another top sight worth checking out is the amazing Gate of Spalen. This tower and go-to attraction has an average rating of 4.6 over 5 stars from 2,435 travelers.

If you’re looking for another unforgettable attraction to explore during your laid-back trip, the wonderful University of Basel Botanical Garden is the perfect place for you. This botanical garden and travel location has received a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,042 reviewers.

While exploring the city of Basel, we highly recommend you join one of its top-rated tours. Joining a tour will allow you to better understand the local culture in Switzerland, meet new people, and create memorable experiences, while you comfortably enjoy.

After a fun experience in Basel, buckle up and enjoy a relaxing drive to your next stop, the incredible city of Neuhausen. This is your opportunity to create more unforgettable memories in Switzerland and discover the wonderful Neuhausen.

While in Neuhausen, take a break at one of its best attractions, the great Rhine Falls. This waterfall and popular site has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 69,929 reviews.

This travel spotis a go-to place in Neuhausen.

As this day of your laid-back exploration of the best attractions in Switzerland comes to a close, continue your relaxed road trip adventure in Zurich. Drive leisurely, enjoy the views, and listen to some good music. In Zurich, you’ll choose from the best hotels and places to stay in the city and restore your energy.

After a long day of traveling and sightseeing, take it easy and have a wonderful dinner at one of the best restaurants in Zurich.

After dinner, many travelers enjoy hanging out and unwinding at some of the top bars in Zurich. The popular La Stanza has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,083 customers and is the perfect place to fully appreciate your unhurried and relaxed road trip vacation in Switzerland.

You could also relax with a drink at another popular bar like Kon-Tiki Coffeeshop & Bar. This hang-out has an average rating of 4.5 from 870 individuals.

If you want to visit another place, the locals of Zurich recommend Rio Bar. Due to its local reputation, this bar boasts an average rating of 4.3 over 5 stars from 992 individuals.

Celebrate another day of your relaxing road trip through Switzerland with a toast at a top-rated bar in Zurich!

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Day 14 – Zurich - departure day

Day 14

Day 14 – Zurich - departure day

  • Zürich - Departure day
  • More
  • MFO-Park
  • More

Day 14 of your relaxed road trip in Switzerland is your departure day. If you have a flight to catch, you’ll drop off your rental car well in advance before your departure. Choose a late flight to enjoy a stress-free last day in Zurich.

Depending on when you need to leave, you might be able to fit in some sightseeing or shopping. Embrace the beauty of Zurich once more and find some souvenirs to help you remember your time in the city. To end your relaxing road trip in Switzerland on top, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

MFO-Park is an extraordinary attraction that is perfect for your last day in Zurich. This top sight is a popular urban park, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,417 visitors.

Unwind and look back at the past 14 days of your relaxed road trip over a bite to eat. This is your chance to enjoy one last traditional meal in Zurich or just grab something light to keep you going.

Give yourself enough time to wave goodbye to Zurich and begin your journey home. The unforgettable experiences you’ve collected along your 14-day relaxed road trip in Switzerland is a story you will tell for the rest of your life.

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