10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Lucerne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Interlaken
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Bern
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Geneva
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

2
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lucerne: Zurich (Old Town, Lake Zurich, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lucerne online sightseeing planner .

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Lucerne is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from San Juan to Lucerne is 5 hours. In May, Lucerne is much colder than San Juan - with highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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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.
On the 6th (Wed), admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, get outside with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then stroll around Hohematte Park, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm. On your second day here, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch.

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You can drive from Lucerne to Interlaken in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daytime highs in Interlaken are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Jungfraujoch, Trümmelbachfälle
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm

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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 8th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Castle of Gruyeres, admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), then shop like a local with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and finally don't miss a visit to Clock Tower - Zytglogge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark, explore the activities along Aare River, then explore the engaging exhibits at Chaplin's World, and finally appreciate the history behind Zahringerdenkmal monument.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bern trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Bern takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Bern are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Chaplin's World, Gruyeres Castle
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Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World

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Geneva

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
On the 10th (Sun), get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva. On your second day here, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, and then don't miss a visit to The Flower Clock.

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Drive from Bern to Geneva in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Geneva, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature Parks Fun & Games
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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