11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bern
— 2 nights
2
Grindelwald
— 2 nights
3
Interlaken
— 2 nights
4
Lenk im Simmental
— 2 nights

2
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Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
On the 23rd (Mon), get great views at The Cathedral of Bern, wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), thenidentify plant and animal life at Barenpark, and finally don't miss a visit to Clock Tower - Zytglogge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): engage your brain at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), have fun and explore at Chaplin's World, thenappreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue, and finally explore the historical opulence of Gruyeres Castle.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bern day trip tool.

Dallas, USA to Bern is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Dallas to Bern due to the time zone difference. In December, Bern is little chillier than Dallas - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Bern

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Freddie Mercury Statue, Chaplin's World, Gruyeres Castle
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Gruyeres Castle ©
Gruyeres Castle
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Clock Tower - Zytglogge ©
Clock Tower - Zytglogge

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Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First and then take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): stop by Vogts Corner, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Grindelwald online holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Bern to Grindelwald takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trip

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Brienz, walk around Hohematte Park, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, thenget your game on at Heidi's Photo Chalet, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Schlosskirche. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Wydi, thencruise along BOHAG Helikopterrundflug, thenadmire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, and finally look for gifts at Mad Cow.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Interlaken road trip planning website.

Interlaken is just a short distance from Grindelwald. In December, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lenk im Simmental.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Brienz, Trümmelbachfälle
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Parasailing & Paragliding
BOHAG Helikopterrundflug
BOHAG Helikopterrundflug
Mad Cow ©
Mad Cow

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Lenk im Simmental

Lenk im Simmental ©
Themed trails make vacations in Lenk im Simmental popular with winter sports lovers.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): visit Lenk-Simmental Tourismus AG, stroll through Skigebiet Betelberg, thenmake a trip to Pedestrianised Promenade and Shopping Mile, and finally hit the slopes at Skigebiet Metsch. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Gemmi Pass and then fly down the slopes at Bergbahnen Lenk.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Lenk im Simmental trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Lenk im Simmental takes 1.5 hours. December in Lenk im Simmental sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lenk im Simmental

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Gemmi Pass, Pedestrianised Promenade and Shopping Mile
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Gemmi Pass ©
Gemmi Pass
Lenk-Simmental Tourismus AG ©
Lenk-Simmental Tourismus AG

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