8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Zurich
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Geneva
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Ufschotti Park. Head to Bahnhofstrasse and ARTBOX.GALLERYfor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Mt Pilatus & Hofkirche). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Old Town, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip maker .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Zurich is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tel Aviv in July, expect Zurich to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

3
nights
Interlaken

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Kleine Scheidegg. Get in touch with nature at Maennlichen and Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken. Explore Interlaken's surroundings by going to Grindelwald Area (Jungfraujoch & Aletsch Glacier). It doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Interlaken online tour planner .

You can drive from Zurich to Interlaken in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Maennlichen, UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
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Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

1
night
Geneva

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
On the 7th (Wed), browse the range of quality goods at Manor Geneve, then ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, and then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale de St-Pierre.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Geneva online road trip planner .

Drive from Interlaken to Geneva in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Interlaken in August, expect nights in Geneva to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Shopping Historic Sites
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Manor Geneve ©
Manor Geneve
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

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