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Location: Lisboa

Day 1 - 6 Apr 2021

Aeroporto Humberto Delgado

Lisboa, Aeroporto Humberto Delgado

Content: Departing from Lisbon Airport to this exciting trip! Can’t wait to show you the amazing places that are there to visit in Switzerland 😍

Location: Kloten

Day 1 - 6 Apr 2021

Aeroporto de Zurique

Kloten, Aeroporto de Zurique

Content: Arriving to Switzerland! Zurich airport is not a big one, however it is SUPER organized and everything worked really quickly and smoothly.

Location: St. Gallen

Day 1 - 6 Apr 2021

St. Gallen

St. Gallen, St. Gallen
St. Gallen, St. Gallen
St. Gallen, St. Gallen

Content: From the airport, you can take a train to wherever you want 😊 I started in Saint Gallen! I came here to visit a friend but I have to say that it is also a good place to visit in Switzerland if you have the time 😊

CityLodge - self check-in guestrooms

St. Gallen, CityLodge - self check-in guestrooms

Content: In St. Gallen I stayed at a friend’s place. However she recommended me this hotel. She stayed there for a while and she really liked it 😊 Plus, it is pretty cheap for Switzerland! 💯 10/10

Sorell Hotel City Weissenstein

St. Gallen, Sorell Hotel City Weissenstein

Content: A bit on the pricier side there is also this option. It is an incredible hotel with high quality rooms, really nice staff and great location! It is also famous in the area for being really good. 💯 10/10

Location: St. Gallen

Day 2 - 7 Apr 2021

St. Gallen Cathedral

St. Gallen, St. Gallen Cathedral
St. Gallen, St. Gallen Cathedral
St. Gallen, St. Gallen Cathedral
St. Gallen, St. Gallen Cathedral
St. Gallen, St. Gallen Cathedral
St. Gallen, St. Gallen Cathedral
St. Gallen, St. Gallen Cathedral

Content: Starting the day visiting the famous St. Gallen Cathedral! Even if you are not into religion, this is a nice place to visit. Everything is so clean and well preserved! 💯 10/10

Gesstreppe

St. Gallen, Gesstreppe
St. Gallen, Gesstreppe
St. Gallen, Gesstreppe
St. Gallen, Gesstreppe
St. Gallen, Gesstreppe

Content: Time to walk! By having a walk in the city you can already tell how living in Switzerland looks like: everything super organized and relaxing 🤗 After some minutes, you can arrive to this viewpoint with a huge view over the whole city and even the lake Konstanz (on your right)! I did this in winter and it was VERY cold, so be aware of that 😅 Ps: This viewpoint is located right in front of the Drei Weieren, where we went next. 💯 10/10

Drei Weieren

St. Gallen, Drei Weieren
St. Gallen, Drei Weieren
St. Gallen, Drei Weieren
St. Gallen, Drei Weieren
St. Gallen, Drei Weieren
St. Gallen, Drei Weieren
St. Gallen, Drei Weieren
St. Gallen, Drei Weieren
St. Gallen, Drei Weieren

Content: In the same area as the viewpoint, you have the Drei Weieren, which is a park with 3 ponds! It is a place full of nature and famous during the summer since people swim here 😊 Plus, you can have a walk around the forest, it is really beautiful as you can see from the photos! 🌳 💯 10/10

Roter Platz

St. Gallen, Roter Platz
St. Gallen, Roter Platz

Content: Coming back to the city you have cute shops and malls! But one famous street that is interesting to take a look at is the Red Square! This is actually a street that is FULLY covered with a red giant “carpet”. How different is that? 😅

Süd Bar

St. Gallen, Süd Bar
St. Gallen, Süd Bar

Content: If you like HOT WINE this is the place (and even if you don’t you should give it a try!). The bar itself is really cool and the wine is amazing. Totally recommend it! 🍷 💯 10/10

Stars and Stripes

St. Gallen, Stars and Stripes
St. Gallen, Stars and Stripes

Content: Well, this is not a typical Swiss restaurant. However it has a good quality-price relation, a great environment and food! Plus, you have happy hour everyday 🥰🥂 💯 8/10

Location: St. Gallen

Day 3 - 8 Apr 2021

St. Gallen

St. Gallen, St. Gallen
St. Gallen, St. Gallen
St. Gallen, St. Gallen
St. Gallen, St. Gallen
St. Gallen, St. Gallen

Content: Time to start exploring te country! The easiest way to move around, if you don’t have a car, is by train. But I am not going to lie, it is NOT cheap (as well as everything in Switzerland 😅). I advise you to buy a train pass for several days. It is expensive but in the end, if you are visiting several places it pays off. Despite the prices, the trains are AMAZING as you can see. I’ve never traveled in such great conditions! 😊

Location: Lugano

Day 3 - 8 Apr 2021

Lugano

Lugano, Lugano
Lugano, Lugano
Lugano, Lugano
Lugano, Lugano
Lugano, Lugano

Content: Arriving in Lugano! This city is in the Italian part of Switzerland, and you can tell that right away when you arrive there 😍 the vibe remembered me of Italy. Plus, you also have better weather here!

Riva Vincenzo Vela

Lugano, Riva Vincenzo Vela
Lugano, Riva Vincenzo Vela

Content: You can reach the bay by walking from the train station. No need for transports! You also pass through the city and shopping streets (which are really cool since they are full of expensive shops that also give that Italian vibe). But the view you have over the lake is just stunning 😍😍

Lugano boats

Lugano, Lugano boats
Lugano, Lugano boats
Lugano, Lugano boats
Lugano, Lugano boats
Lugano, Lugano boats
Lugano, Lugano boats

Content: One thing I TOTALLY recommend when going to Lugano is to take a boat trip! There are many touristic boats there (with flexible schedules). You can pass through several small villages and have a view over the mountains, lake and the city! Plus, if you buy the train pass I mentioned before, the boat trip is included! Totally in love with this experience 💙 💯 10/10

Parco Ciani

Lugano, Parco Ciani
Lugano, Parco Ciani
Lugano, Parco Ciani
Lugano, Parco Ciani
Lugano, Parco Ciani
Lugano, Parco Ciani
Lugano, Parco Ciani
Lugano, Parco Ciani
Lugano, Parco Ciani

Content: Another must visit location in Lugano is this park! Famous for the gate that opens towards the lake 😍 It is great to have a walk and relax. Plus, if you come here during spring/summer you can see these beautiful flowers and tulips! How beautiful is this landscape? 👌 💯 10/10

Lugano, Stazione

Lugano, Lugano, Stazione
Lugano, Lugano, Stazione

Content: Coming back to the train station, is time to go to another destination for the next days! Don’t forget to enjoy the views over the ride 😍

Location: Lucerna

Day 3 - 8 Apr 2021

Lucerne Train Station

Lucerna, Lucerne Train Station

Content: Arriving in Luzern! When you leave the train station you can already get a wonderful view of the city 🇨🇭👌

Location: Luzern

Day 3 - 8 Apr 2021

Waldstaetterhof

Luzern, Waldstaetterhof

Content: Checking in the hotel for the next 2 nights. Hotels in Switzerland are expensive. However, I found this one to have a good quality-price relation. It is well located, good space and everything clean and comfortable. Totally would recommend staying here! 💯 8/10

Location: Luzern

Day 4 - 9 Apr 2021

Kapellbrücke

Luzern, Kapellbrücke
Luzern, Kapellbrücke
Luzern, Kapellbrücke
Luzern, Kapellbrücke
Luzern, Kapellbrücke
Luzern, Kapellbrücke
Luzern, Kapellbrücke

Content: Starting the day in the most iconic bridge of the city 🤩 The Chapel Bridge! You can have a walk here and appreciate the views over the city and Mount Pilatus 🤩 plus inside the bridge itself it is beautiful and you have a ceiling full of marvelous paintings. 💯 10/10

Jesuit Church, Lucerne

Luzern, Jesuit Church, Lucerne
Luzern, Jesuit Church, Lucerne
Luzern, Jesuit Church, Lucerne
Luzern, Jesuit Church, Lucerne

Content: Near the bridge you have the Jesuit Church! It is also a famous attraction in the city and REALLY beautiful on the inside! 💯 8/10

Hofkirche St. Leodegar

Luzern, Hofkirche St. Leodegar
Luzern, Hofkirche St. Leodegar
Luzern, Hofkirche St. Leodegar
Luzern, Hofkirche St. Leodegar

Content: Heading more towards the city center, you can also visit this famous church! If not for it, the environment around it is just great. There are many traditional shops and cafes in the area. 💯 10/10

Restaurant Fritschi

Luzern, Restaurant Fritschi
Luzern, Restaurant Fritschi
Luzern, Restaurant Fritschi
Luzern, Restaurant Fritschi
Luzern, Restaurant Fritschi

Content: In front of the church there are these cute traditional houses. How pretty are they? Plus, you can find other famous PAINTED houses in other streets of the city! One that I really liked was in the Restaurant Fritschi (the location I added here) 😊 💯 10/10

Schwanenplatz

Luzern, Schwanenplatz
Luzern, Schwanenplatz
Luzern, Schwanenplatz
Luzern, Schwanenplatz
Luzern, Schwanenplatz
Luzern, Schwanenplatz

Content: Finishing the day by crossing the bridge that leads to the Schwanenplatz (a square that means “swan’s place) and again getting stunning views over the lake, mountains and swans. This place is just a DREAM 🦢 💯 10/10

Location: Alpnach

Day 5 - 10 Apr 2021

Monte Pilatus

Alpnach, Monte Pilatus
Alpnach, Monte Pilatus
Alpnach, Monte Pilatus
Alpnach, Monte Pilatus

Content: When in Luzern, you can take a tour to Mount Pilatus! You can reach this by hiking (which is a long time) or by cable car 😊 In my eyes, it is totally worth it. The views are stunning and it is an one life experience! Plus, when in Switzerland is always good to do this kind of activities more related with nature 😍🏔 💯 10/10

Location:

Day 5 - 10 Apr 2021

Lago dos Quatro Cantões

, Lago dos Quatro Cantões
, Lago dos Quatro Cantões
, Lago dos Quatro Cantões
, Lago dos Quatro Cantões

Content: You can also take a boat tour in the lake! I didn’t get the chance to do it. However, friends recommended me to do so and I can imagine how beautiful the views can be 😊

Location: Luzern

Day 5 - 10 Apr 2021

Bachmann

Luzern, Bachmann
Luzern, Bachmann
Luzern, Bachmann

Content: Taking some souvenirs of Switzerland? Of course you should consider CHOCOLATE! 🍫 This store has a ton of options and the smell when you enter is amazing! 💯 10/10

Location: Montreux

Day 5 - 10 Apr 2021

Montreux, gare

Montreux, Montreux, gare
Montreux, Montreux, gare

Content: Taking another train, now to the next destination: Montreux! Again, enjoy the views you can get during the train ride. They are stunning 🤩

J5 Hotels Helvetie

Montreux, J5 Hotels Helvetie

Content: We are only staying one night in Montreux since it is a pretty small place 😊 This hotel was absolutely amazing. It was not as expensive as the rest, at least when I went there, and everything worked out well! 💯 10/10

Location: Montreux

Day 6 - 11 Apr 2021

Promenade sur les quais de Montreux

Montreux, Promenade sur les quais de Montreux
Montreux, Promenade sur les quais de Montreux
Montreux, Promenade sur les quais de Montreux
Montreux, Promenade sur les quais de Montreux
Montreux, Promenade sur les quais de Montreux
Montreux, Promenade sur les quais de Montreux
Montreux, Promenade sur les quais de Montreux
Montreux, Promenade sur les quais de Montreux
Montreux, Promenade sur les quais de Montreux

Content: These views were one of my favorites during the whole trip. I can’t just describe the tranquility, calm and beauty of this place. The views over the lake Geneva and the Alps might make you to question yourself if you are not in heaven 😅💙😍 Totally worth it to come to this town! 💯 10/10

Location: Veytaux

Day 6 - 11 Apr 2021

Castelo de Chillon

Veytaux, Castelo de Chillon
Veytaux, Castelo de Chillon
Veytaux, Castelo de Chillon
Veytaux, Castelo de Chillon
Veytaux, Castelo de Chillon
Veytaux, Castelo de Chillon
Veytaux, Castelo de Chillon
Veytaux, Castelo de Chillon
Veytaux, Castelo de Chillon
Veytaux, Castelo de Chillon

Content: You can continue your walk (or catch a bus) and go visit this famous castle!!! The framework is just BREATHTAKING. It truly seems you are inside a movie 🤩 Plus, if you want you can also book and visit the castle inside 😊 Totally worth it. 💯 10/10

Location: Montreux

Day 6 - 11 Apr 2021

Freddie Mercury statue

Montreux, Freddie Mercury statue
Montreux, Freddie Mercury statue

Content: You can head to the city center and go see the famous statue of Freddie Mercury! Montreux was actually the place he lived in during the final years of his life. 💯 10/10

Gorges du Chauderon

Montreux, Gorges du Chauderon
Montreux, Gorges du Chauderon

Content: The statue is located in this location. Enjoy the cafes and the views again over the lake. Plus, this is a place where people hang out a lot so the environment is pretty cool 🤩 💯 10/10

Location: Zürich

Day 6 - 11 Apr 2021

Zurich HB

Zürich, Zurich HB
Zürich, Zurich HB

Content: Taking a train to the next destination: Zurich! This is going to be a long ride, so make sure you rest 😊

Hotel Hottingen

Zürich, Hotel Hottingen

Content: Checking in a new hotel! This hotel was one of my favorites during the whole trip. The staff was really nice, helpful and the room itself very comfortable and spacious. Plus, the breakfast was also very nice. Totally recommend it 🥰 💯 10/10

Location: Zürich

Day 7 - 12 Apr 2021

Mühlesteg

Zürich, Mühlesteg
Zürich, Mühlesteg
Zürich, Mühlesteg
Zürich, Mühlesteg
Zürich, Mühlesteg

Content: Starting the day exploring this amazing city! You can make a stop in this cute bridge that has a wider view through the city. There is also the tradition of putting here a padlock like the famous bridge in Paris 😅🥰

Location: Zurique

Day 7 - 12 Apr 2021

Lindenhof

Zurique, Lindenhof
Zurique, Lindenhof
Zurique, Lindenhof
Zurique, Lindenhof
Zurique, Lindenhof
Zurique, Lindenhof
Zurique, Lindenhof
Zurique, Lindenhof
Zurique, Lindenhof

Content: This was one of my favorite spots in the city. In the old town of Zurich, there is this historical center. You can climb the hill and head to this small park and viewpoint. Totally worth it, I promise. The views are amazing and the place is very relaxing 🥰 💯 10/10

Location: Zürich

Day 7 - 12 Apr 2021

Igreja de S.Pedro

Zürich, Igreja de S.Pedro
Zürich, Igreja de S.Pedro
Zürich, Igreja de S.Pedro
Zürich, Igreja de S.Pedro

Content: This cute church is located also in a higher point of the city but totally worth it. On its way you can get to know more about the city by walking and realizing how Swiss people live here. Despite being a big city, it is not as messy and stressful as usual 🤗 💯 10/10

Museu Nacional Suíço

Zürich, Museu Nacional Suíço
Zürich, Museu Nacional Suíço
Zürich, Museu Nacional Suíço
Zürich, Museu Nacional Suíço
Zürich, Museu Nacional Suíço
Zürich, Museu Nacional Suíço
Zürich, Museu Nacional Suíço

Content: Time for a museum! This is the National Swiss Museum, here you can find expositions focused in showing Switzerland’s history and culture. Make sure to book in advance! 😉 Plus, behind the museum you have a wonderful park. Very nice to have a lunch or just relax 🤗 💯 10/10

Location: Kilchberg

Day 7 - 12 Apr 2021

Lindt Home of Chocolate

Kilchberg, Lindt Home of Chocolate
Kilchberg, Lindt Home of Chocolate

Content: Because coming to Switzerland without going to a chocolate factory is not worth it 🤣 I am joking, but if you like chocolate I recommend coming here! The smell is amazing and the whole chocolate experience is 🤤 I unfortunately ran out of battery when coming here and I was not able to take pictures but they are exactly as you can see on the internet! Also, make sure to book this in advance so that you can choose the time that is most suitable for you 😊 💯 10/10

Location: Zürich

Day 8 - 13 Apr 2021

Universidade de Zurique

Zürich, Universidade de Zurique
Zürich, Universidade de Zurique
Zürich, Universidade de Zurique
Zürich, Universidade de Zurique
Zürich, Universidade de Zurique

Content: Today, heading towards the opposite side of the river, you can visit the famous University of Zurich! The building outdoors is just breathtaking 🤩

ETHZ

Zürich, ETHZ
Zürich, ETHZ
Zürich, ETHZ
Zürich, ETHZ
Zürich, ETHZ
Zürich, ETHZ
Zürich, ETHZ
Zürich, ETHZ

Content: ETH is also a really famous university and right next to the previous one. It is where Einstein studied 🤓 Behind the university you have also the amazing viewpoint over the city that you can see in the photos. Totally worth it! 💯 10/10

Grossmünster

Zürich, Grossmünster
Zürich, Grossmünster
Zürich, Grossmünster

Content: Going down again, you can visit this famous church! It is one of the most well known in Switzerland and it used to be a monastery. 💯 8/10

Münster Bridge

Zürich, Münster Bridge
Zürich, Münster Bridge
Zürich, Münster Bridge
Zürich, Münster Bridge
Zürich, Münster Bridge
Zürich, Münster Bridge

Content: This bridge right in front of the previous church is one of the most well known in the city! You can have gorgeous views over the lake, the church and other bridge. It is a really photogenic place 🤩📸 💯 10/10

Location:

Day 8 - 13 Apr 2021

Lago de Zurique

, Lago de Zurique
, Lago de Zurique
, Lago de Zurique

Content: Next, you can head to the margins of the lake! It is again full of swans and really beautiful 🤗 During the summer, people actually bath here so make sure you bring a swimsuit! 💯 10/10

Location: Zürich

Day 8 - 13 Apr 2021

Casa de Ópera de Zurique

Zürich, Casa de Ópera de Zurique

Content: Finally, you can head to the Opera 🤩 The building is stunning and if you are an Opera lover I totally recommend coming here. Be sure to book it in advance (I was unlucky that when I arrived there it was fully booked 🥺). Plus, the square in front of it is full of cafes and ice cream trailers 😍

Location: Appenzell

Day 9 - 14 Apr 2021

Appenzell, Bahnhof

Appenzell, Appenzell, Bahnhof
Appenzell, Appenzell, Bahnhof
Appenzell, Appenzell, Bahnhof
Appenzell, Appenzell, Bahnhof

Content: After a few days in the city, it is time to go back to nature again. Next stop: Appenzell 🙌 It is not really well known, but I swear it is worth a visit!

Hotel Löwen

Appenzell, Hotel Löwen

Content: Despite being a small town, Appenzell is not cheap. However, every little house and hotel is traditional and special! 😍 This one more specifically is well located, very clean, comfortable and spacious. When I came here, since I booked in advance I had the chance to get a lower price than usual, so make sure you do the same 😊 💯 10/10

Appenzell

Appenzell, Appenzell
Appenzell, Appenzell
Appenzell, Appenzell
Appenzell, Appenzell
Appenzell, Appenzell
Appenzell, Appenzell

Content: Time to get to know the town 🤗 This small town is a good example of a typical and traditional swiss town between the mountains that you usually see on the internet 😍 It is famous for its PAINTED houses that are spread over the village’s center! They are really impressive and I recommend “getting lost” in these streets 🙌 💯 10/10

Parish Church of St. Mauritius, Appenzell

Appenzell, Parish Church of St. Mauritius, Appenzell
Appenzell, Parish Church of St. Mauritius, Appenzell

Content: You can have a bigger walk (no need for transports) and visit this church! Along the way you get beautiful views of the town and mountains 🤗 💯 10/10

Location: Rüte

Day 9 - 14 Apr 2021

Sitterstrasse

Rüte, Sitterstrasse
Rüte, Sitterstrasse
Rüte, Sitterstrasse
Rüte, Sitterstrasse
Rüte, Sitterstrasse
Rüte, Sitterstrasse
Rüte, Sitterstrasse
Rüte, Sitterstrasse

Content: You can also explore the surroundings of the church and cross small bridges like this one to have amazing views over the river Lauftenbach + mountains + village. How beautiful is this combination? 😍 Plus, you can always grab a typical swiss beer in a shop and enjoy 🙌

Location: Wasserauen

Day 10 - 15 Apr 2021

Ebenalp - Appenzellerland

Wasserauen, Ebenalp - Appenzellerland
Wasserauen, Ebenalp - Appenzellerland
Wasserauen, Ebenalp - Appenzellerland

Content: Time to go for the last adventure of the trip!!! This time we are going hiking 🤩 From Appenzell, you can catch a train to Wasserauen, and from there you can start a hiking rail towards Ebenalp! (Or if you want you can take a cable car 😊) Along the way and when arriving you can get this STUNNING views (as you can see from the photos). The nature, mountains and lakes are simply breathtaking. Worth every single step! 🙌🏞 💯 10/10

Location: Schwende

Day 10 - 15 Apr 2021

Aescher - Gasthaus am Berg

Schwende, Aescher - Gasthaus am Berg
Schwende, Aescher - Gasthaus am Berg
Schwende, Aescher - Gasthaus am Berg

Content: You can also visit this ICONIC restaurant built into the side of a cliff! If you DON’T WANT TO HIKE, you also have the option to come here by cable car 🤗🚠 The restaurant and the views are fantastic. 💯 10/10

Location: Appenzell

Day 10 - 15 Apr 2021

Chäslade Rahel Manser

Appenzell, Chäslade Rahel Manser
Appenzell, Chäslade Rahel Manser
Appenzell, Chäslade Rahel Manser

Content: Back in Appenzell, you can’t miss trying the FAMOUS APPENZELLER (a very famous CHEESE 🧀)! This shop here was amazing; it had a huge variety of cheese and the prices were good. Definitely come here if you have the chance 🙌 💯 10/10

Location: Appenzell

Day 11 - 16 Apr 2021

Appenzell, Bahnhof

Appenzell, Appenzell, Bahnhof
Appenzell, Appenzell, Bahnhof

Content: The trip is coming to an end 🥺 From Appenzell you can catch another train again back to Zurich! The train arrives right underneath the airport, so the access is pretty easy 😊

Location: Kloten

Day 11 - 16 Apr 2021

Aeroporto de Zurique

Kloten, Aeroporto de Zurique

Content: It is time to say goodbye to this small yet AMAZING country 🇨🇭 This trip is an expensive one, however the experience was just amazing and, also, you can’t find the safety and beauty that you encounter there everywhere… Overall, I totally loved visiting Switzerland and I wish I can go back there another day to explore the rest. There is still A LOT to see 🙌😍