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
Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Montreux
— 1 night
+2
train + foot + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Landesmuseum. Popular historic sites such as Old Town and Zunfthaus zur Meisen are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Bahnhofstrasse, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, and explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg.

Discover how to plan a Zurich trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Zurich is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Tel Aviv, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Zurich, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Grindelwald Area.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)

3
nights
Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen ©
Jungfrau Region consists of two valleys north of the Jungfrau, a popular mountain-climbing destination standing 4,158 m (13,642 ft).
Take a break from the city and head to Jungfraujoch and Aletsch Glacier. SOON Galerie and Galerie Wydi will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grindelwald Area: UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern (in Bern), Parasailing & Paragliding (in Interlaken) and Mt Pilatus (in Lucerne). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Grindelwald Area itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Zurich to Grindelwald Area takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Montreux.

Things to do in Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Bern, Interlaken, Mt Pilatus
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

1
night
Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon and then see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Montreux trip planner .

Traveling by car from Grindelwald Area to Montreux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Chateau de Chillon
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Queen Studio Experience ©
Queen Studio Experience

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