16 days in Switzerland, Garmisch-Partenkirchen & Munich Itinerary

16 days in Switzerland, Garmisch-Partenkirchen & Munich Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
2
Brienz, Switzerland
— 2 nights
3
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
4
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 2 nights
5
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
— 2 nights
6
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Shop till you drop at Bahnhofstrasse and Altstadt Luzern. Kids will appreciate attractions like Old Town and Swimming Pools Unter Letten. Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Kriens (Pilatus Luzern & Mt Pilatus). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, explore the galleries of Haus zum Rech, examine the collection at Musee Visionnaire Zurich, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Zurich planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Zurich is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Riyadh in June: high temperatures in Zurich hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Brienz.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

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nights
Brienz, Switzerland

Brienz ©
With roots tracing back to the Bronze Age, traditional Brienz gives the impression of being lost in time.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Aare Gorge, head outdoors with Gletscherschlucht Rosenlaui, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Reichenbach Falls, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Michel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Giessbachfälle, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Axalp, thenexplore the activities along Lake Brienz, and finally stop by Kirchhofer - Swiss Arts.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Brienz day trip planning site.

Drive from Zurich to Brienz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. June in Brienz sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Brienz

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Meiringen, Gletscherschlucht Rosenlaui
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Reichenbach Falls ©
Reichenbach Falls
Aare Gorge ©
Aare Gorge
Lake Brienz ©
Lake Brienz

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nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Visiting Trümmelbachfälle and Blumental Panorama Trail will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Galerie Rigassi by SOON. Explore Interlaken's surroundings by going to Bern (Federal Building (Bundeshaus), Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), &more). The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, get your game on at Seilpark Interlaken, pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche, and look for all kinds of wild species at Alpenwildpark.

Start your trip to Interlaken by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Interlaken is just a stone's throw from Brienz. In June, daytime highs in Interlaken are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Bern, Lauterbrunnen, Blumental Panorama Trail
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Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Parasailing & Paragliding
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

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nights
Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Wetterhorn, fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First, stop by Mont -Bell Grindelwald, thentake in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen, and finally hit the slopes at Bodmi Arena. On the next day, take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald online itinerary maker.

Grindelwald is very close to Interlaken. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Parks Tours

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Jungfraujoch
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Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Iron Bridge Partnachklamm, thenget outside with Zugspitze, thenfly down the slopes at Partenkiirchner Bergbahen, and finally head outdoors with Alpine Coaster Oberammergau. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): hike along Hollentalklamm and then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Linderhof.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Garmisch-Partenkirchen travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Garmisch-Partenkirchen takes 6 hours. In June, daytime highs in Garmisch-Partenkirchen are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Hollentalklamm, Schloss Linderhof, Alpine Coaster Oberammergau
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Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze
Hollentalklamm ©
Hollentalklamm
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
On the 16th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, thencontemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, and then explore the activities along English Garden. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Deutsches Museum, see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Munich trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Munich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Munich can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
English Garden ©
English Garden

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