9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Zurich
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Interlaken
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Zermatt
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
4
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.
Head to Bahnhofstrasse and ARTBOX.GALLERYfor some retail therapy. We've included these beaches for you: Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Ufschotti Park. Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lucerne (Bourbaki Panorama & Mt Pilatus). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Old Town, explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), stop by Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Mythenquai.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Zurich itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Zurich is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in June, with highs in Zurich at 27°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive 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.
Get in touch with nature at Maennlichen and Parasailing & Paragliding. Go for a jaunt from Interlaken to Bern to see UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, race across the water with a speed boat tour, head outdoors with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken, and explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Interlaken online tour planner .

You can drive from Zurich to Interlaken in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

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

1
night
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): stop by Laderach, pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, then make a trip to Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Zermatt journey planner.

You can take a train from Interlaken to Zermatt in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Montreux.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Nature Museums
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery

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 6th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon and then examine the collection at Queen Studio Experience.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Montreux journey planning app .

You can take a train from Zermatt to Montreux in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chateau de Chillon
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Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Queen Studio Experience ©
Queen Studio Experience

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