Get inspired for an alpine driving adventure with our guide to the three best road trips in Switzerland. With some of the most inspired vistas, you can drive these routes at any time of year. Whether you're planning an epic ski-trip to Switzerland or simply want to take a tour of the most famous cities to experience the culture and cuisine of this fascinating nation, our Switzerland road trip planner provides detailed itineraries sure to save you time planning your upcoming vacation.
The great part about driving in Switzerland or anywhere in Europe is that it allows you to slow down, pause, or linger at points of interest along the way. You can set your own itinerary and when you're behind the wheel of a comfortable and safe car you're free to enjoy the view and you'll notice aspects of each village, roadway or vista that you might miss through the window of a bus, train or taxi. Switzerland, perhaps more than any destination, is tailor-made for road trips. With inspiring panoramic views at every bend in the road and some of the most amazing natural landscapes in Europe, driving through Switzerland on one of the routes suggested below is a fantastic way to take in the natural beauty of the Swiss alps, Alpine villages, or simply to find yourself with some of the best photographs you've ever taken (it's hard to mess-up a photo of the alps!). Get started now by reading all about our favorite drives and road trips in Switzerland, and when you're ready to start prepping for your trip review our Top 10 Tips for a Great Road Trip.