5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich
— 2 nights
2
Lucerne
— 1 night
3
Bern
— 1 day

2
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: go for a walk through Sackelamtshusli, thenstroll through Rhine Falls, and then visit Old Town.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Zurich journey planner.

Berlin, Germany to Zurich is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. July in Zurich sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You'll set off for Lucerne on the 19th (Sun).

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rhine Falls, Sackelamtshusli
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls

1
night
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hofkirche, appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, thentake in the views from Chapel Bridge, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Lucerne Station.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Lucerne trip maker tool.

You can drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Lion Monument ©
Lion Monument
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus

1
day
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cathedral of Bern, take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), thenidentify plant and animal life at Barenpark, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower - Zytglogge.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bern trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Lucerne to Bern by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Clock Tower - Zytglogge ©
Clock Tower - Zytglogge

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