4 days in Birmingham, Lucerne & Grindelwald Itinerary

4 days in Birmingham, Lucerne & Grindelwald Itinerary

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Start: Manchester, United Kingdom
Drive:  1 h 45 min
1
Birmingham, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  8 h
End: Manchester, United Kingdom

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Birmingham, United Kingdom

Birmingham ©
Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery and then steep yourself in history at Birmingham Back to Backs.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Birmingham journey maker app.

Manchester to Birmingham is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Birmingham are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites Museums
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Birmingham Back to Backs ©
Birmingham Back to Backs
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery ©
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take in the views from Chapel Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesuitenkirche, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, thentake in the exciting artwork at Kunsthalle Luzern, thenget engrossed in the history at Bourbaki Panorama, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Lucerne Station, thentake in the awesome beauty at Rigi, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, and finally examine the collection at Schachmuseum.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Lucerne online trip planner.

Fly from Birmingham to Lucerne in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Birmingham to Lucerne. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Birmingham in December: high temperatures in Lucerne hover around 5°C and lows are around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Parks Museums
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Rigi ©
Rigi

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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 22nd (Tue): hit the slopes at Bussalp, tour the pleasant surroundings at Grindelwald-First, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Wetterhorn.

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

Getting from Lucerne to Grindelwald by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Bussalp ©
Bussalp
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First
The Wetterhorn ©
The Wetterhorn

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