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Hello everyone!


I will be leaving to Switzerland on August 25th and wanted to pick your brain on my itinerary!


These are the highlights and I've already printed out the train rides to coordinate the timings.

I will be getting the half fare card.

Mon 26-Aug
Hotel: In Zurich
Arrive at noon, tour Old Zurich & shopping

Tues 27-Aug
HoteL: In Zurich
Zur to Steim Am Rhein in morning afternoon, possibly shopping in Zurich evening

Wed 28-Aug
Hotel: In Lucern
Zur to Baar. Luggage in Baar station, Hella Grotto Caves, then to Lucern and sight see Lucern

Thurs 29-Aug
Hotel: In Lucern
Golden trip day up in Mount Pilatus and the two peak hikes, if time sight see in Lucern in evening

Fri 30-Aug
Hotel: In Lucern
We were going to take the Viator Swiss alps tour (viator.com/tours/…d576-3885LUPASS) from lucern and discovered they don't have availability Aug 30. Any suggestions on what to do instead from Lucern?

Sat 31-Aug
hotel: interlaken (Note: we were thinking of staying in Murren or anywhere in the Lauterbrunnen area instead and cancelling our hotel in Interlaken. Any suggestions?)

Murren hiking 4-5 hr hike from Murren to Stechelberg, sleeping in Interlaken (hotel location can be changed)

Sun 01-Sep In Lausanne
Interlaken to Montreux. Luggage in locker. Chateau de Chillon, Dinner in vevey, sleep in Lausanne

02-Sep
Hotel: Solothurn
Browse lausanne morning. Head to Solothurn for rest of day

Tues 03-Sep
Hotel: Zurich airport
Solothurn to baden, hot springs, eat in zurich, late check-in at airport

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