13 days in Switzerland Itinerary

13 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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1
Bern
— 2 nights
2
Basel
— Few hours
3
Eich
— 2 nights
4
Zurich
— 1 night
5
Lugano
— 2 nights
6
Lauterbrunnen
— 2 nights
7
Grindelwald
— 2 nights

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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 20th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Zahringerdenkmal monument, take some stellar pictures from The Cathedral of Bern, ponder the design of Mosesbrunnen, then get engrossed in the history at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), then wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and finally admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Federal Building (Bundeshaus), take in panoramic vistas at Gurten, then get engrossed in the history at Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Barenpark, and finally get to know the resident critters at Tierpark Dahlholzli.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bern day trip website.

Geneva to Bern is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. June in Bern sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Basel.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)
Tierpark Dahlholzli ©
Tierpark Dahlholzli
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

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Basel

Basel ©
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basel Minster and then make a trip to Rathaus.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Basel day trip planner.

Getting from Bern to Basel by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Eich.

Things to do in Basel

Historic Sites
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Basel Minster ©
Basel Minster
Rathaus ©
Rathaus

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Eich

Eich ©
Eich is a municipality in the district of Sursee in the canton of Lucerne in Switzerland.HistoryEich is first mentioned in 1045 as Heiche. To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Eich day trip planner.

Getting from Basel to Eich by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June in Eich, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Eich

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Toni's Zoo, Seebad Sempach
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Toni's Zoo ©
Toni's Zoo
Seebad Eich ©
Seebad Eich
Seebad Sempach ©
Seebad Sempach

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Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 24th (Wed), stroll through Strandbad Mythenquai, then examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Flussbad Oberer Letten.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Eich to Zurich by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lugano.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Flussbad Oberer Letten ©
Flussbad Oberer Letten
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich ©
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich

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Lugano

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Bring the kids along to Lake Lugano and Monte San Salvatore. When in Lugano, make a side trip to see Falconeria Locarno in Locarno, approximately Locarno away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Monte Tamaro, don't miss a visit to Piazza della Riforma, enjoy some diversion at Lido di Lugano, and walk around Parco Sul Fiume Cassarate Al Piano Stampa.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lugano trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Zurich to Lugano in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Lugano can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Falconeria Locarno, Swissminiatur, Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie, Monte Tamaro
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Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Falconeria Locarno ©
Falconeria Locarno
Monte Tamaro ©
Monte Tamaro

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Lauterbrunnen

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): get great views at Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg, stroll through Blumental Panorama Trail, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauterbrunnen Church, take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall, then admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village, and finally appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Lauterbrunnen online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lugano to Lauterbrunnen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Murren
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Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Lauterbrunnen Village ©
Lauterbrunnen Village

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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 30th (Tue): explore the activities along Bachalpsee Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bussalp, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Eiger, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen.

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

Grindelwald is very close to Lauterbrunnen. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

The Eiger
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Bachalpsee Lake ©
Bachalpsee Lake
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen
The Eiger ©
The Eiger

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