21 days in Switzerland & Eastern Germany Itinerary

21 days in Switzerland & Eastern Germany Itinerary

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Quedlinburg, Germany
— 1 night
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Berlin, Germany
— 8 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
4
Lugano, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
6
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights

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Quedlinburg, Germany

Quedlinburg ©
Quedlinburg is a town situated just north of the Harz mountains, in the district of Harz in the west of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. On the 26th (Sat), look for gifts at Glasmanufaktur Harzkristall, tee off at Golf Club Schloss Meisdorf, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Altstadt Quedlinburg.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Quedlinburg trip maker website.

Rajkot, India to Quedlinburg is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Rajkot to Quedlinburg. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Quedlinburg

Golf · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Glasmanufaktur Harzkristall, Golf Club Schloss Meisdorf
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Altstadt Quedlinburg ©
Altstadt Quedlinburg

8
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Head to Winterfeldt Markt and Maskworldfor some retail therapy. Popular historic sites such as Charlottenburg Palace and Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, shop like a local with Die Hackeschen Hoefe, stop by Korsettmanufaktur TO.mTO Berlin, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Berlin.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Berlin road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Quedlinburg to Berlin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Berlin

Shopping · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): wander the streets of Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, and then explore the activities along Lake Zurich. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), then wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, and then examine the collection at Zurcher Spielzeugmuseum.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Zurich day trip planner.

Getting from Berlin to Zurich by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lugano.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

2
nights
Lugano, Switzerland

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Castelgrande, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lugano, and then examine the collection at Fossil Museum of Monte San Giorgio. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Fondazione Gabriele e Anna Braglia, take some stellar pictures from Monte San Salvatore, then browse the different shops at Fox Town Factory Stores, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Lugano.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Lugano trip planner.

You can drive from Zurich to Lugano in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Fossil Museum of Monte San Giorgio, Fox Town Factory Stores, Castelgrande
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Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Castelgrande ©
Castelgrande
Fossil Museum of Monte San Giorgio ©
Fossil Museum of Monte San Giorgio

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, examine the collection at Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum, and then explore the stunning scenery at Aare Gorge. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center), then take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then take some stellar pictures from The Cathedral of Bern, and finally explore the activities along Flussbad Schwabis Thun.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Interlaken trip builder app.

Drive from Lugano to Interlaken in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, Interlaken is little chillier than Lugano - with highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Museums · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

Bern, Flussbad Schwabis Thun, Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum, Aare Gorge
Highlights from your plan
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Parasailing & Paragliding
Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center) ©
Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center)

3
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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): fly down the slopes at Trockener Steg, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Mauritius, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally fly down the slopes at Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society and then look for gifts at Ski Service.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Zermatt online vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Interlaken to Zermatt takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Ski Service
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Ski Service ©
Ski Service
Trockener Steg ©
Trockener Steg

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