49 days in Zurich & Karlsruhe Itinerary

49 days in Zurich & Karlsruhe Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 26 nights
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Karlsruhe, Germany
— 22 nights

26
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Venture out of the city with trips to Muri Abbey (in Muri), Titlis (in Engelberg) and Lucerne (Town Hall, Chapel Bridge, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich journey maker site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Zurich is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Karlsruhe.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Bern, Lucerne, Interlaken, Winterthur, Basel
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus

22
nights
Karlsruhe, Germany

Karlsruhe ©
One of Germany's first truly "planned" cities, Karlsruhe is naturally a center for technological development and important national institutions.
Explore Karlsruhe's surroundings by going to Rothenburg (Fleisch- und Tanzhaus, Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), &more), Europa-Park (in Rust) and Stuttgart (Neckar Park, Mercedes-Benz Museum, &more). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Heidelberg, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, wander the streets of Altstadt (Old Town), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stiftskirche Baden-Baden.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Karlsruhe online tour planner.

Getting from Zurich to Karlsruhe by car takes about 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Karlsruhe

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Baden-Baden, Stuttgart, Heidelberg, Freiburg im Breisgau
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Europa-Park ©
Europa-Park
Mercedes-Benz Museum ©
Mercedes-Benz Museum
Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg

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