8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
— 4 nights
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Bern
— 2 nights

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Zurich

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Lion Monument, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Old Town, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), don't miss a visit to Bahnhofstrasse, and explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Zurich trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Zurich is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 5°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Museums · Nature · Neighborhoods

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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

2
nights
Bern

Bern ©

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 19th (Sat): cross one thing off your bucket list with Skydive Switzerland and then find your balance on the water with Hightide Kayak School. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge, then wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then get great views at The Cathedral of Bern, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Aare River.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bern attractions site.

You can take a train from Zurich to Bern in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bern

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

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Skydive Switzerland ©
Skydive Switzerland
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Hightide Kayak School ©
Hightide Kayak School

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