19 days in Switzerland Itinerary

19 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
— 5 nights
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Grindelwald
— 4 nights
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Zermatt
— 5 nights
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Bern
— 4 nights

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Zurich

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Head to Bahnhofstrasse and Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerlandfor plenty of shopping. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Strandbad Mythenquai. Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Ufschotti Park, Chapel Bridge, &more) and Seebad Eich (in Eich). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, wander the streets of Lake Zurich, Eastern Bank, and stop by Old Town.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich sightseeing planning site.

Ankara, Turkey to Zurich is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Ankara to Zurich due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder evenings in Zurich when traveling from Ankara in July, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

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Old Town
4.6
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Neighborhood
Bahnhofstrasse
3.9
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Water Body
Lake Lucerne
4.8

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Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Take a break from Grindelwald with a short trip to Blumental Panorama Trail in Murren, about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Schynige Platte, and contemplate the waterfront views at Bachalpsee Lake.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Grindelwald online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Grindelwald takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

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Jungfraujoch
4.4
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Aletsch Glacier
4.8
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Waterfall
Trümmelbachfälle
4.6

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Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis and Mountaineers' Cemetery. Family-friendly places like Gornergrat and Sunnegga will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, trek along Murmelweg Wanderung, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and stroll through 5-Seenweg.

Plan trip to Zermatt with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Zermatt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
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Gornergrat
4.8
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The Matterhorn
4.8

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Bern

Bern ©

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
For shopping fun, head to UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern or Buchhandlung Boedeli. Family-friendly places like Parasailing & Paragliding and Harderkulm will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Bern side-trips: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux), Lake Brienz (in Brienz) and St. Beatus Hoehlen (in Sundlauenen). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Aare River, look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark, and ponder the design of Simsonbrunnen.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bern online holiday planner.

Take a train from Zermatt to Bern in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Bern, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

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