7 days in Switzerland Itinerary

7 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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7 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Zurich
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Grindelwald
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Bern
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: London

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town and Fraumünster Church. Bring the kids along to Ufschotti Park and Strandbad Mythenquai. Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lucerne (Mt Pilatus, Bourbaki Panorama, & more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), make a trip to Bahnhofstrasse, and stop by Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Zurich trip itinerary tool .

London, UK to Zurich is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Zurich due to the time zone difference. In August in Zurich, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

2
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): get interesting insight from Jungfraujoch and then admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Kleine Scheidegg, take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Eiger Trail.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald holiday planner .

You can drive from Zurich to Grindelwald in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Bern.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Trümmelbachfälle
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
The Eiger Trail ©
The Eiger Trail

1
night
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum, admire the masterpieces at Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center), examine the collection at Kindermuseum Creaviva, then take an in-depth tour of Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), then take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie Rigassi by SOON.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bern trip planner .

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Bern takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in Bern, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bern

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Kindermuseum Creaviva ©
Kindermuseum Creaviva

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