8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Interlaken
— 1 day
2
Zermatt
— 2 nights
3
Riva San Vitale
— 1 night
4
Zurich
— 3 nights

1
day
Interlaken

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 24th (Sun), examine the collection at Kunsthaus, thenexamine the collection at Touristik-Museum der Jungfrau-Region, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Interlaken trip planner.

San Antonio, USA to Interlaken is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from San Antonio to Interlaken is 7 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from San Antonio in March; daily highs in Interlaken reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Museums Adventure Outdoors
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Kunsthaus ©
Kunsthaus
Touristik-Museum der Jungfrau-Region ©
Touristik-Museum der Jungfrau-Region

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 25th (Mon), trek along Murmelweg Wanderung, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie". Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Monta Rosa Hut and then see the winter wonderland with Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Zermatt trip maker site.

You can take a train from Interlaken to Zermatt in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Riva San Vitale.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise
Monta Rosa Hut ©
Monta Rosa Hut

1
night
Riva San Vitale

Riva San Vitale ©
Riva San Vitale is a municipality in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland, located in the district of Mendrisio.HistoryRiva San Vitale is first mentioned in 774 as Primo Sobenno. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baptisterium Riva San Vitale, get curious at Fossil Museum of Monte San Giorgio, see the interesting displays at Museo Vincenzo Vela, thenexamine the collection at Museo Della Civilta Contadina, and finally delve into the distant past at Monte San Giorgio.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Riva San Vitale day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zermatt to Riva San Vitale. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Riva San Vitale

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Fossil Museum of Monte San Giorgio, Museo Vincenzo Vela, Museo Della Civilta Contadina, Monte San Giorgio
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Fossil Museum of Monte San Giorgio ©
Fossil Museum of Monte San Giorgio
Monte San Giorgio ©
Monte San Giorgio
Museo Della Civilta Contadina ©
Museo Della Civilta Contadina

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Museum Rietberg and Old Town. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Musee Paleontologique de Zurich. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Riva San Vitale to Zurich by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in March, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg
Old Town ©
Old Town
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)

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