5 days in Switzerland & Colmar Itinerary

5 days in Switzerland & Colmar Itinerary

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5 days in Switzerland & Colmar Itinerary

Start: Zurich, Switzerland
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Engelberg, Switzerland
— Few hours
train:  45​min
3
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Colmar, France
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Zurich, Switzerland

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 16th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Zurich route site .

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major airports are Zürich Airport, Basel Mulhouse Freiburg and Bern Belp Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Engelberg.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

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Engelberg, Switzerland

Engelberg ©
Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Tal Museum Engelberg, then don't miss a visit to Kloster Engelberg - Benediktinerabtei, and then take in the views from Titlis Bridge.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Engelberg online itinerary maker .

Drive from Zurich to Engelberg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Lucerne.

Things to do in Engelberg

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Tal Museum Engelberg ©
Tal Museum Engelberg
Titlis Bridge ©
Titlis Bridge
Kloster Engelberg - Benediktinerabtei ©

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 18th (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lucerne trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Engelberg to Lucerne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Colmar.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Parks
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus

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Colmar, France

Colmar ©
Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): wander the streets of Little Venice.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Colmar online holiday planner .

Drive from Lucerne to Colmar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Colmar

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Old Town ©
Old Town
Eglise St-Martin ©
Eglise St-Martin

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