7 days in Canton of Bern Itinerary

7 days in Canton of Bern Itinerary

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7 days in Canton of Bern Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Gimmelwald
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Frutigen
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Bern
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: London

4
nights
Gimmelwald

Gimmelwald ©
Gimmelwald is a small village in the Bernese Oberland in Switzerland, halfway up the mountain between Stechelberg and Mürren, at an elevation of 1363 meters (4472 feet). Gimmelwald is known for trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, and stop by Central Sport.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Gimmelwald route maker site .

London, UK to Gimmelwald is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Gimmelwald. In April, daily temperatures in Gimmelwald can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Frutigen.

Things to do in Gimmelwald

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Wengen, Blumental Panorama Trail, Aletsch Glacier
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli ©
Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

1
day
Frutigen

Frutigen ©
Frutigen is a municipality in the Bernese Oberland in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): snap pictures at Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke, then make a trip to Lotschberg Base Tunnel, and then admire all the interesting features of Tropenhaus Frutigen.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Frutigen road trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gimmelwald to Frutigen. In April in Frutigen, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bern.
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Lotschberg Base Tunnel ©
Lotschberg Base Tunnel
Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke ©
Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke
Tropenhaus Frutigen ©
Tropenhaus Frutigen

2
nights
Bern

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
On the 29th (Sun), indulge your taste buds at Funky Chocolate Club Switzerland, head outdoors with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), get a taste of the local shopping with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then don't miss a visit to Clock Tower - Zytglogge, and finally pause for some photo ops at Barenpark.

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Drive from Frutigen to Bern in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bern

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Interlaken
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Parasailing & Paragliding
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Clock Tower - Zytglogge ©
Clock Tower - Zytglogge