14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland trip planner
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Zurich
— 2 nights
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Engelberg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grindelwald
— 3 nights
Drive
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Zermatt
— 3 nights
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Bern
— 3 nights
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Zurich — 2 nights

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Lucerne (Chapel Bridge & Lake Lucerne). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, walk around Lindenhofplatz, and take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Zurich trip itinerary builder.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Zurich is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Zurich is minus 3 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Dubai in July: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 30°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Engelberg.
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Engelberg — 2 nights

Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): stroll through Ski School Active Snow Team Engelberg and then take in the awesome beauty at Titlis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at St Gotthard Pass and then take a memorable drive along Furka Pass.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Engelberg road trip app.

Getting from Zurich to Engelberg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Engelberg are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Grindelwald.
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Grindelwald — 3 nights

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Step out of Grindelwald with an excursion to Lake Brienz in Brienz--about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Jungfraujoch, stroll through Grindelwald-First, admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, and explore the activities along Bachalpsee Lake.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Grindelwald trip planning site.

Drive from Engelberg to Grindelwald in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Zermatt.
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Zermatt — 3 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for sightseeing, nature, and classes. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Gornergrat, stroll through 5 Lakes Walk, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and explore and take pictures at Sunnegga.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Zermatt trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Zermatt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Bern.
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Bern — 3 nights

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark, then take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Aare River.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bern vacation maker website.

Getting from Zermatt to Bern by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In July, daytime highs in Bern are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You will leave for home on the 27th (Wed).
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Switzerland travel guide

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Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.
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