8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Drive
1
Montreux
— 1 day
Drive
2
Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Zurich
— 4 nights
Fly

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1
day
Montreux

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
On the 12th (Sun), get in on the family fun at Marmot's Paradise (Marmottes Paradis), learn about winemaking at La Cave Vevey-Montreux, appreciate the history behind Monument to Vladimir Nabokov, then walk around Promenade Sur Les Quais De Montreux, and finally appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Montreux trip planner.

Geneva to Montreux is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Montreux

Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks · Wineries
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3
nights
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.
Kids will enjoy Adventure Park Seilpark Interlaken and Alpenwildpark. Take a break from the city and head to Lauterbrunnen Village and Heimwehfluh. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Interlaken: Grindelwald (Maennlichen Romantic Trail & Maennlichen Royal Walk). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, explore the stunning scenery at Swissraft-Activity, play a few rounds at Golf Club Interlaken-Unterseen, and have some family-friendly fun at Heidi's Photo Chalet.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Interlaken trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Montreux to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Interlaken sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Adventure Park Seilpark Interlaken ©
Entertainment Center
Adventure Park Seilpark Interlaken
4.7
Harderkulm ©
Mountain
Harderkulm
4.5

4
nights
Zurich

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Lake Zurich and Seebad Enge. Visiting Mt Pilatus and Strandbad Mythenquai will get you outdoors. When in Zurich, make a side trip to see Hofkirche in Lucerne, approximately Lucerne away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Niederdorf, see the interesting displays at Zoological Museum, look for gifts at Lindt Chocolate Shop Kilchberg, and kick back and relax at Wyden Badi.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Interlaken to Zurich by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In July in Zurich, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

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Lake Zurich ©
Must see
Lake Zurich
4.7
Mt Pilatus ©
Must see
Mt Pilatus
4.7
Niederdorf
Must see
Niederdorf
4.6

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