7 days in Switzerland Itinerary

7 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland holiday planner

Make it your trip
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Zurich
— 2 nights
Train
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Bern
— 1 night
Drive
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Montreux
— 2 nights
Drive
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Basel
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Zurich

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Step off the beaten path and head to Swiss Science Center Technorama and Zoological Museum. Bring the kids along to Stiftsbibliothek and Kathedrale St.Gallen. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Old Town, stop by Confiserie Sprungli, see the interesting displays at FIFA World Football Museum, and don't miss a visit to Sechselautenplatz.

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Bengaluru, India to Zurich is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Bengaluru to Zurich, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in November, expect Zurich to be colder, temps between 10°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Bern

— 1 night

City of Bears

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 8th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cathedral of Bern, admire the local landmark of Mosesbrunnen, get engrossed in the history at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), then wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then identify plant and animal life at Barenpark, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tierpark Dahlholzli.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Bern trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Zurich to Bern takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Bern can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Bern

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Montreux

— 2 nights
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St Vincent, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon, then pause for some photo ops at Monument to Vladimir Nabokov, then go for a walk through Montreux Lakeside, and finally examine the collection at Queen Studio Experience. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rochers-de-Naye, see the interesting displays at Musee Suisse du Jeu, then don't miss a visit to Charlie Chaplin's Grave, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Christmas Market in Montreux, and finally pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Montreux tour planner.

Getting from Bern to Montreux by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Basel.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Basel

Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Basel trip builder.

Traveling by car from Montreux to Basel takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. November in Basel sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C at night. On the 10th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Basel

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.