10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich
— 7 nights
2
Bern
— 1 night

7
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Lake Zurich and Chapel Bridge. Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Lucerne (Hofkirche, Lake Lucerne, &more), Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Titlis (in Engelberg). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain, take some stellar pictures from Rhine Falls, and explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Zurich online travel route planner.

Boston, USA to Zurich is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. In April, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Bern.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Lucerne, Titlis, Rhine Falls
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz ©
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich

1
night
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
On the 26th (Sun), have fun and explore at Chaplin's World, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), thentake a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and finally ponder the design of Zahringerbrunnen. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Einstein House (Einsteinhaus) and then explore the activities along Aare River.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bern trip maker website.

Traveling by train from Zurich to Bern takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Chaplin's World
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Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Aare River
Aare River

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