7 days in Switzerland Itinerary

7 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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7 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Manama
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Zurich
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Geneva
— 1 night
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Manama

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Ufschotti Park and Strandbad Mythenquai. Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lucerne (Mt Pilatus, The Nine Towers, & more). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, and pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Zurich day trip app .

Manama, Bahrain to Zurich is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Manama to Zurich due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Manama in August, with highs in Zurich at 28°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Grindelwald Area.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

2
nights
Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen ©
Jungfrau Region consists of two valleys north of the Jungfrau, a popular mountain-climbing destination standing 4,158 m (13,642 ft).
On the 13th (Tue), get interesting insight from Jungfraujoch and then take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Murrenbach Waterfalls, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then head outdoors with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken, and finally get your game on at Seilpark Interlaken.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Grindelwald Area travel planner .

Traveling by car from Zurich to Grindelwald Area takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trip

Interlaken
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Parasailing & Paragliding
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): engage your brain at CERN and then ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Geneva online journey builder .

Getting from Grindelwald Area to Geneva by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Geneva are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums Childrens Museums
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CERN ©
CERN
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

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