8 days in Interlaken & Zurich Itinerary

8 days in Interlaken & Zurich Itinerary

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8 days in Interlaken & Zurich Itinerary

Start: Montreux
train:  2​h
1
Interlaken
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Zurich
— 3 nights
End: Zurich

4
nights
Interlaken

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 Glacier Express, Mt Pilatus, Parasailing & Paragliding, and other attractions you added. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, walk around Hohematte Park, and take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Interlaken sightseeing planning tool .

Montreux to Interlaken is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Interlaken are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Mt Pilatus, Jungfraujoch, Trümmelbachfälle, Glacier Express
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Parasailing & Paragliding

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the next day, take a stroll through Old Town (Altstadt), take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Zurich trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Interlaken to Zurich in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chapel Bridge
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town

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