23 days in Canton of Bern Itinerary

23 days in Canton of Bern Itinerary

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Bern
— 11 nights
2
Lenk im Simmental
— 4 nights
3
Wengen
— 5 nights
4
Meiringen
— 2 nights

11
nights
Bern

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Bring the kids along to Aare River and Rose Garden (Rosengarten). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bern: Thunersee (in Thun), Lake Brienz (in Brienz) and Interlaken (Alpenwildpark, Swissraft-Activity, &more). There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, see the interesting displays at Klingendes Museum, make a trip to Clock Tower - Zytglogge, and get outside with Elfenau.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bern trip itinerary maker site.

Zurich to Bern is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lenk im Simmental.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Interlaken, Murren, Thunersee, Lake Brienz, Oldtimer Galerie
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Tierpark Dahlholzli ©
Tierpark Dahlholzli
Aare River
Aare River

4
nights
Lenk im Simmental

Lenk im Simmental ©
Themed trails make vacations in Lenk im Simmental popular with winter sports lovers.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Adrenalin Skischule Lenk and Alprundweg Leiterli. Venture out of the city with trips to Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg (in Murren), Adelboden (Tschentenalp, Trottiland, &more) and Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke (in Frutigen). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Sibe Brunne, hit the slopes at Skigebiet Metsch, let little ones run wild at Lenkerseeli/Spielplatz, and visit Lenk-Simmental Tourismus AG.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lenk im Simmental online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bern to Lenk im Simmental in 1.5 hours. In September in Lenk im Simmental, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Wengen.

Things to do in Lenk im Simmental

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Adelboden, Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg, Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke
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Sibe Brunne ©
Sibe Brunne
Alprundweg Leiterli ©
Alprundweg Leiterli
Simmenfalle ©
Simmenfalle

5
nights
Wengen

Wengen ©
Wengen is a mountain village in the Bernese Oberland of central Switzerland. Venture out of the city with trips to Grindelwald (Faulhorn, Bachalpsee Lake, &more) and Lauterbrunnen (Staubbach Waterfall, Trümmelbachfälle, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, admire the natural beauty at Schynige Platte, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Eiger, and trek along Maennlichen Romantic Trail.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Wengen trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Lenk im Simmental to Wengen with the Route module. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Meiringen.

Things to do in Wengen

Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Lauterbrunnen, Schynige Platte
Highlights from your plan
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Schynige Platte ©
Schynige Platte
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

2
nights
Meiringen

Meiringen ©
Meiringen is a municipality in the Interlaken-Oberhasli administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Reichenbach Falls, then head outdoors with Gletscherschlucht Rosenlaui, then explore the stunning scenery at Aare Gorge, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Alpbachschlucht. On your second day here, explore the ancient world of Restiturm, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Michel, then see the interesting displays at Sherlock Holmes Museum, and finally snap pictures at Trift Bridge.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Meiringen road trip website.

Traveling by train from Wengen to Meiringen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In October in Meiringen, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Meiringen

Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Gletscherschlucht Rosenlaui, Trift Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Alpbachschlucht ©
Alpbachschlucht
Aare Gorge ©
Aare Gorge
Reichenbach Falls ©
Reichenbach Falls

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