5 days in Zurich & Engelberg Itinerary

5 days in Zurich & Engelberg Itinerary

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5 days in Zurich & Engelberg Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Zurich
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Engelberg
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  24​h
End: Perth

2
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): explore the activities along Lake Zurich, admire the landmark architecture of Fraumünster Church, and then wander the streets of Old Town. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Zurich day trip planning website .

Perth, Australia to Zurich is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Perth to Zurich due to the time zone difference. In January, Zurich is cooler than Perth - with highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Engelberg.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Chapel Bridge
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

1
night
Engelberg

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 3rd (Mon): snap pictures at Titlis Bridge and then get outside with SnowXpark.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Engelberg road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Zurich to Engelberg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In February in Engelberg, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Engelberg

Outdoors
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SnowXpark ©
SnowXpark
Titlis Cliff Walk ©
Titlis Cliff Walk

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