16 days in Switzerland, Strasbourg & Luxembourg City Itinerary

16 days in Switzerland, Strasbourg & Luxembourg City Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— Few hours
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Strasbourg, France
— 2 nights
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 3 nights
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Bern, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Zürich Airport, EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport and Bern Belp Airport. In December, plan for daily highs up to 41°F, and evening lows to 30°F. On the 7th (Sat), you're off to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Tours

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Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg ©

Crossroads of Europe

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
On the 7th (Sat), wander the streets of La Petite France. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Barrage Vauban.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Strasbourg trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Zurich to Strasbourg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Strasbourg are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 33°F. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Parks · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
La Petite France ©
La Petite France
Barrage Vauban ©
Barrage Vauban
Parc de l'Orangerie ©
Parc de l'Orangerie

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), then explore the different monuments and memorials at Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, then see the interesting displays at Conservatoire National de Vehicules Historiques, and finally step into the grandiose world of Vianden Castle.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Luxembourg City online trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Luxembourg City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 42°F, and evening lows to 34°F. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Bern.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Vianden Castle ©
Vianden Castle
Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial ©
Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial

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Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum. There's more to do: wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bern online route planner.

Drive from Luxembourg City to Bern in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. Traveling from Luxembourg City in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Bern, with lows around 26°F. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Interlaken.

Things to do in Bern

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Clock Tower - Zytglogge ©
Clock Tower - Zytglogge

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Funky Chocolate Club Switzerland as well as Oberhofen Castle. On the next day, learn something new at Funky Chocolate Club Switzerland.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Interlaken trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Bern to Interlaken by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Bern in December, expect nights in Interlaken to be about the same, around 25°F, while days are slightly colder, around 34°F. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Historic Sites · Classes

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Oberhofen Castle ©
Oberhofen Castle
Funky Chocolate Club Switzerland ©
Funky Chocolate Club Switzerland

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lucerne online trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Interlaken to Lucerne in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Interlaken, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Lucerne, ranging from highs of 40°F to lows of 29°F. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Fri) before leaving for Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

See even more of Zurich: wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Zurich holiday maker site.

You can take a train from Lucerne to Zurich in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)

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