9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
+2
Fly + foot + train:  9​h 30​min
1
Montreux
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Zurich
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Kuwait City

1
night
Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): learn about winemaking at Chevalley Vineyards, then have fun and explore at Chaplin's World, then pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Montreux attractions website .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Montreux is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Kuwait City to Montreux, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums Childrens Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Chevalley Vineyards, Chateau de Chillon, Chaplin's World
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Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Freddie Mercury Statue ©
Freddie Mercury Statue

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and The Eiger Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First, take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Interlaken trip itinerary app .

Getting from Montreux to Interlaken by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Grindelwald, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Trümmelbachfälle
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Parasailing & Paragliding

4
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get a sense of the local culture at Old Town and Grossmunster. Escape the urban bustle at Mt Pilatus and Rhine Falls. Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lucerne (Lake Lucerne & Lion Monument). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, get a new perspective on nature at Musee Paleontologique de Zurich, explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich vacation planner .

You can drive from Interlaken to Zurich in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lucerne, Rhine Falls
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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