9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Zurich
1
Zurich
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Appenzell
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Murren
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Bern
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Geneva
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Zurich

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Let the collections at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and ARTBOX.GALLERY capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Lion Monument, & more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg, pause for some photo ops at Hans Waldmann Statue, and take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Zurich trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Zurich. June in Zurich sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Appenzell.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg
Landesmuseum ©
Landesmuseum

1
night
Appenzell

Appenzell ©
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): examine the collection at Kunsthalle Ziegelhutte, examine the collection at Appenzeller Brachtummuseum Urnaesch, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Appenzell Customs, then explore the world behind art at Kunstmuseum Appenzell, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Santis der Berg.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Appenzell trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Zurich to Appenzell takes 1.5 hours. In June in Appenzell, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Murren.

Things to do in Appenzell

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Urnaesch
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Kunstmuseum Appenzell ©
Kunstmuseum Appenzell
Kunsthalle Ziegelhutte ©
Kunsthalle Ziegelhutte
Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch ©

1
night
Murren

Murren ©
With a population of just 450 people, Murren brings to life an authentic Swiss mountain village.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle and then admire all the interesting features of Jungfraujoch.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Murren planning site .

Explore your travel options from Appenzell to Murren with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bern.

Things to do in Murren

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Trümmelbachfälle, Jungfraujoch
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

2
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Rigassi by SOON, get a taste of the local shopping with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then engage your brain at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), then explore the world behind art at Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center), and finally see the interesting displays at Kindermuseum Creaviva. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museum fur Kommunikation, see the interesting displays at Schweizerisches , then examine the collection at Klingende Sammlung, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge.

For where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Bern day trip site .

You can drive from Murren to Bern in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Bern are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Bern

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Kindermuseum Creaviva ©
Kindermuseum Creaviva
Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center) ©

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 29th (Sat), see the interesting displays at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, then ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and finally see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Geneva online driving holiday planner .

Drive from Bern to Geneva in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums Historic Sites
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Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

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