5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland sightseeing planner
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Zurich
— 1 night
Fly
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Montreux
— 1 night
Drive
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Bern
— 1 night
Drive
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Interlaken
Drive
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Zurich
— 1 night
Drive
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Sattel
Drive

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Zurich — 1 night

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Old Town has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Limmat.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich road trip planning website.

If you are flying in from Turkey, the closest major aiports are Zürich Airport, EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport and Bern Belp Airport. In July in Zurich, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Montreux.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Montreux — 1 night

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Golden Pass Railway, Rochers-de-Naye and Montreux Lakeside. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): step aboard La Suisse - Belle Epoque - paddle steamboat, then go for a walk through Montreux Lakeside, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rochers-de-Naye, and finally get interesting insight from Golden Pass Railway.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Montreux itinerary planner.

Fly from Zurich to Montreux in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bern.
Tours · Parks · Nature
Side Trips

Bern — 1 night

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Aare River as well as Bundesplatz. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Bundesplatz, take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and then explore the activities along Aare River.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bern trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Montreux to Bern takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Bern, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Sat) before leaving for Interlaken.
Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

Interlaken

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Speed Boats Tours as well as Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Interlaken trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Bern to Interlaken in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Zurich.
Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors
Side Trip

Zurich — 1 night

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Zurich journey builder site.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Zurich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. On the 14th (Sun), you're off to Sattel.
Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Sattel

Sattel is a municipality in Schwyz District in the canton of Schwyz in Switzerland. For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sattel road trip website.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Sattel takes an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.
Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Museums

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
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.