17 days in The Netherlands, Switzerland & Jungfrau Region Itinerary

17 days in The Netherlands, Switzerland & Jungfrau Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
The Hague, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
3
Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
4
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
5
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 1 night
6
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
7
Zurich, Switzerland
— 5 nights

3
nights
The Hague, The Netherlands

The Hague ©
Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Louwman Museum The Hague, get in on the family fun at Madurodam, have fun and explore at Den Haag, and admire the masterpieces at Kunstmuseum Den Haag.

Before you visit The Hague, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to The Hague is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Dubai in July, things will get colder in The Hague: highs are around 26°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) ©
Louwman Museum The Hague ©
Louwman Museum The Hague
Madurodam ©
Madurodam

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and Leprozenpoort. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam itinerary app.

Traveling by car from The Hague to Amsterdam takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

1
night
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
On the 31st (Fri), ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain and then explore the activities along Lake Geneva.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Geneva trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Geneva in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Amsterdam in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Geneva, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

1
night
Interlaken, Switzerland

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then look for gifts at Swiss Chocolate Chalet, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Interlaken online holiday builder.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Interlaken takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Geneva in July: highs in Interlaken hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Trümmelbachfälle
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Swiss Chocolate Chalet ©
Swiss Chocolate Chalet

1
night
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 2nd (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen, take in the awesome beauty at The Eiger, then stop by Vogts Corner, and finally fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald travel itinerary planner.

Grindelwald is very close to Interlaken. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

The Eiger
Highlights from your plan
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First
The Eiger ©
The Eiger
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen

2
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look and learn at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, then admire the landmark architecture of Lucerne Station, then snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lucerne trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Lucerne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a train. In August in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums · Childrens Museums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz ©
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge

5
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lake Zurich and Lindenhofplatz. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain, take a stroll through Old Town, make a trip to Sechselautenplatz, and make a splash at Swimming Pools Unter Letten.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Zurich tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Zurich takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lindenhofplatz ©
Lindenhofplatz
Uetliberg Mountain ©
Uetliberg Mountain

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