5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Munich
Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Chur
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Thun
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Neuchatel
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Fribourg
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Munich

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Chur

Chur ©
Chur or Coire is the capital and largest town of the Swiss canton of Grisons and lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): wander the streets of Old Town Chur.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Chur day trip planning tool .

Munich, Germany to Chur is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Thun.

Things to do in Chur

Museums Spas Fun & Games
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Forum Wurth Chur ©
Forum Wurth Chur
Old Town Chur ©
Old Town Chur
Spas

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Thun

Thun ©
Thun is a town and a municipality in the administrative district of Thun in the canton of Bern in Switzerland with about 43,783 inhabitants, as of 31 December 2013.It is located where the Aare flows out of Lake Thun, 30km south of Bern.Besides tourism, machine and precision instrument engineering, the largest garrison in the country, the food industry, armaments and publishing are of economic importance to Thun.The official language of Thun is German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect.HistoryThe area of what is now Thun was inhabited since the Neolithic age (mid-3rd millennium BC). Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Protestant City Church Thun, then contemplate the waterfront views at Thunersee, then admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), and finally take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Thun road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Chur to Thun takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can take a train to Neuchatel.

Things to do in Thun

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Bern
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Thunersee ©
Thunersee
Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

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Neuchatel

Neuchatel ©
Neuchatel represents a compact university town in Western Switzerland.
On the 26th (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at Caractere, atelier galerie bijoux et objets contemporains, stroll around Creux du Van, then get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie de la Tour de Diesse, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lac de Neuchatel.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Neuchatel road trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Thun to Neuchatel takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Fribourg.

Things to do in Neuchatel

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Creux du Van ©
Creux du Van
Lac de Neuchatel
Lac de Neuchatel

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Fribourg

Fribourg ©
Fribourg or Freiburg is the capital of the Swiss canton of Fribourg and the district La Sarine. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower - Zytglogge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Magdalena Hermitage, then tee off at Golf Urbain, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale St-Nicolas.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Fribourg trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Neuchatel to Fribourg takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. October in Fribourg sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fribourg

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trips

Clock Tower - Zytglogge, Magdalena Hermitage
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Cathedrale St-Nicolas ©
Cathedrale St-Nicolas
Clock Tower - Zytglogge ©
Clock Tower - Zytglogge

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