5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich
— 1 night
2
Interlaken
— 3 nights

1
night
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): wander the streets of Old Town, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and then admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Tue): snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, thendon't miss a visit to Bahnhofstrasse, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Zurich online trip builder.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Zurich. In December, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Chapel Bridge
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Interlaken: Huggler Holzbildhauerei (in Brienz), Lucerne (Rigi, Lake Lucerne, &more) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Schlosskirche.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Interlaken trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Zurich in December, with highs in Interlaken at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Lucerne, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Huggler Holzbildhauerei, Trümmelbachfälle
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Rigi ©
Rigi

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