8 days in Interlaken & Kandersteg Itinerary

8 days in Interlaken & Kandersteg Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canton of Bern vacation maker

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Interlaken
— 2 nights
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Kandersteg
— 5 nights
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Interlaken

— 2 nights
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
On the 18th (Sun), look for gifts at Swiss Chocolate Chalet, then take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde, and finally admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle. On your second day here, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Brienz, then trek along The Eiger, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Maennlichen.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Interlaken trip planner.

Geneva to Interlaken is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Geneva, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Interlaken, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kandersteg.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Kandersteg

— 5 nights
Kandersteg is a municipality in the Frutigen-Niedersimmental administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. Change things up with these side-trips from Kandersteg: Adelboden (in Adelboden), Riederalp (in Riederalp) and Simmenfalle (in Lenk im Simmental). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Oeschinen Lake, hit the slopes at Rodelbahn Oeschinensee, get great views at Bluemlisalphutte SAC 2840m, and trek along Gemmi Pass.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kandersteg road trip planner.

You can drive from Interlaken to Kandersteg in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Kandersteg

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips