Travel Checklist for Switzerland - Insider Tips!

Do you need a travel checklist for Switzerland? Good, in this blog post we'll let you know what you need for your trip to & around this beautiful alpine country! Whether you'll arrive by plane, train or you'll drive by car to Switzerland, we got you covered. You wanna go hiking or camping too? Visiting in winter? Don't worry, it's all listed. Here you go.

Travel Checklist for Switzerland - Insider Tips

The Ultimate Travel Checklist for Switzerland - Insider Tips!

So here's your travel checklist for Switzerland:

Travel Documents

  • Flight ticket
  • Passport (if needed)
  • Identity card (only if no passport needed to enter the country - for EU citizens only)
  • Driving license in case you're renting a car
  • Travel insurance (we recommend World Nomads)
  • Lonely Planet Switzerland


  • short sleeve t-shirts
  • long sleeve t-shirts
  • sports wear: t-shirts & leggings if going hiking
  • trousers
  • nice jacket or coat for the city sightseeing
  • warm jacket for the mountains
  • rain jacket
  • swimsuit, if going in a spa in winter or swimming in the lakes & rivers in summer
  • socks
  • underwear
  • ski wear, if going skiing: ski socks, ski trousers, ski jacket, ski helmet, ski glasses, ski gloves, ski sticks, ski shoes & skies


  • walking shoes for exploring cities
  • hiking shoes for the mountains
  • flip flops in summer or for showering in the hotel, hostel...


  • Laptop if (really) needed
  • Smartphone
  • Smartphone charger
  • Power bank for your phone, if needed
  • Camera + charger
  • Lenses
  • Drone (if owned) + charger
  • Additional batteries for your phone, camera, drone...
  • Additional memory cards for camera, drone if needed
  • Travel adapter plug for Switzerland
  • Kindle
  • Waterproof bag for the gadgets (in case of kayaking & swimming down the rivers - fun activity in Switzerland!)
  • headphones if needed

Accessoires & Other Gear


  • sun cream
  • body lotion
  • deodorant
  • toothbrush
  • toothpaste
  • make up (women if needed)
  • mascara removal
  • make up removal pads
  • hairbrush

Travel medicine

Well, all packed? Good! We wish you an enjoyable trip to & around Switzerland - check out what places to visit and how to spend the days in the country in other blogs posts we wrote about. Cheers!

Are you planning to visit Switzerland? Which places are you heading to? Let us know in the comments below!

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