9 days in Salzburg, Munich & Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Salzburg, Munich & Switzerland Itinerary

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9 days in Salzburg, Munich & Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Orlando, United States
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Orlando, United States

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, parks, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg, admire the striking features of Mirabell Palace, examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg travel route planner .

Orlando, USA to Salzburg is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET) is 6 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Orlando in April, with highs in Salzburg at 58°F and lows at 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

2
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
On the 26th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, then admire the natural beauty at Nymphenburg Palace, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, then see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, then engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Munich online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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English Garden ©
English Garden
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Mt Pilatus, & more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern (Fluntern Cemetery), get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, and admire the landmark architecture of Fraumünster Church.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Zurich trip website .

Getting from Munich to Zurich by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town

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