8 days in Zurich & San Francisco Itinerary

8 days in Zurich & San Francisco Itinerary

Make it your trip
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly
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San Francisco, United States
— 4 nights
Fly

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Zurich, Switzerland — 3 nights

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Lion Monument, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern, see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and don't miss a visit to Zurich Succulent Plant Collection.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip itinerary builder website.

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major aiports are Zürich Airport, EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport and Bern Belp Airport. In May, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to fly to San Francisco.
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Adventure
Side Trip
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San Francisco, United States — 4 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary site.

Fly from Zurich to San Francisco in 14 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Zurich to San Francisco. Traveling from Zurich in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 13°C in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
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