5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Bern
Drive:  1 h
1
Interlaken
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Lucerne
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Neuhausen am Rheinfall
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
4
Zurich
— 1 night
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Singapore

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, then stop by Buchhandlung Boedeli, and then get your game on at Seilpark Interlaken. On your second day here, tee off at Golf Club Interlaken-Unterseen, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Interlaken attractions planner.

Bern to Interlaken is an approximately 1- hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Trümmelbachfälle
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm

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hours
Lucerne

Lucerne
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lucerne itinerary planner.

You can drive from Interlaken to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. July in Lucerne sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 27th (Mon), you're off to Neuhausen am Rheinfall.

Things to do in Lucerne

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Neuhausen am Rheinfall

Neuhausen am Rheinfall ©
Neuhausen am Rheinfall is a small municipality best known as home to Rhine Falls, a tourist attraction and Europe's largest waterfall.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Museum Lindwurm, then take a stroll through Stein am Rhein, and then admire the sheer force of Rhine Falls. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Munot, then pause for some serene contemplation at Kirche St. Johann, and then stop by Ihr Fabrikat & Meerhaus.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Neuhausen am Rheinfall journey website.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Neuhausen am Rheinfall takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. July in Neuhausen am Rheinfall sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Neuhausen am Rheinfall

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Stein am Rhein, Schaffhausen
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Stein am Rhein ©
Stein am Rhein
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls
Ihr Fabrikat & Meerhaus ©
Ihr Fabrikat & Meerhaus

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Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): stop by Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland and then take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse.

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You can drive from Neuhausen am Rheinfall to Zurich in an hour. Another option is to 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 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Shopping Neighborhoods
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Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland ©
Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland

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