23 days in Canton of Bern Itinerary

23 days in Canton of Bern Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bern
— 11 nights
2
Lenk im Simmental
— 4 nights
3
Wengen
— 5 nights
4
Meiringen
— 2 nights

11
nights
Bern

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Bring the kids along to Aare River and Clock Tower - Zytglogge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bern: Thunersee (in Thun), Interlaken (Alpenwildpark, Swissraft-Activity, &more) and Lake Brienz (in Brienz). And it doesn't end there: shop like a local with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, examine the collection at Klingendes Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), and explore the activities along Egelsee.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bern trip site.

Zurich to Bern is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September in Bern, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lenk im Simmental.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Interlaken, Murren, Thunersee, Gelmersee, Panorama Rundweg Thunersee
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Tierpark Dahlholzli ©
Tierpark Dahlholzli
Aare River
Aare River

4
nights
Lenk im Simmental

Lenk im Simmental ©
Themed trails make vacations in Lenk im Simmental popular with winter sports lovers.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Adrenalin Skischule Lenk and Lenkerseeli/Spielplatz. Venture out of the city with trips to Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg (in Murren), Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke (in Frutigen) and Adelboden (Tschentenalp, Trottiland, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Sibe Brunne, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Alprundweg Leiterli, hit the slopes at Skigebiet Metsch, and visit Lenk-Simmental Tourismus AG.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lenk im Simmental online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bern to Lenk im Simmental in 1.5 hours. In September in Lenk im Simmental, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Wengen.

Things to do in Lenk im Simmental

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Adelboden, Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg, Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke
Highlights from your plan
Sibe Brunne ©
Sibe Brunne
Alprundweg Leiterli ©
Alprundweg Leiterli
Simmenfalle ©
Simmenfalle

5
nights
Wengen

Wengen ©
Wengen is a mountain village in the Bernese Oberland of central Switzerland. Venture out of the city with trips to Grindelwald (Faulhorn, Bachalpsee Lake, &more) and Lauterbrunnen (Staubbach Waterfall, Trümmelbachfälle, &more). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, look for gifts at Alpia Sport + Mode, take in nature's colorful creations at Schynige Platte, and take a stroll through Alpiglen.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Wengen route app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lenk im Simmental to Wengen. In October, daily temperatures in Wengen can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Meiringen.

Things to do in Wengen

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Lauterbrunnen, Schynige Platte
Highlights from your plan
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Schynige Platte ©
Schynige Platte
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

2
nights
Meiringen

Meiringen ©
Meiringen is a municipality in the Interlaken-Oberhasli administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Reichenbach Falls, thenhead outdoors with Gletscherschlucht Rosenlaui, thenexplore the stunning scenery at Aare Gorge, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Alpbachschlucht. On your second day here, explore the ancient world of Restiturm, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Michel, thensee the interesting displays at Sherlock Holmes Museum, and finally snap pictures at Trift Bridge.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Meiringen road trip website.

Traveling by train from Wengen to Meiringen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In October in Meiringen, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Meiringen

Historic Sites Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Trift Bridge, Gletscherschlucht Rosenlaui
Highlights from your plan
Alpbachschlucht ©
Alpbachschlucht
Aare Gorge ©
Aare Gorge
Reichenbach Falls ©
Reichenbach Falls

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