8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Las Vegas
Fly:  18​h
Zermatt
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
Interlaken
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Zurich
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
Las Vegas

2
days
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, and then see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Laderach, then hit the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and then take some stellar pictures from Gornergrat.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Zermatt journey maker app

Las Vegas, USA to Zermatt is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Zermatt is 9 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Interlaken.

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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise

2
days
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.
On the 29th (Tue), head outdoors with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken and then appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, savor the flavors at Funky Chocolate Club Switzerland, then look for gifts at Mad Cow, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Harderkulm.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Interlaken online travel planner

You can take a train from Zermatt to Interlaken in 2.5 hours. May in Interlaken sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

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Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
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Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm
Parasailing & Paragliding
Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken ©
Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken

3
days
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Dying Lion of Lucerne Monument, & more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town (Altstadt), and explore the world behind art at Kunsthaus.

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Traveling by car from Interlaken to Zurich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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