15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bern
— 2 nights
2
Zermatt
— 2 nights
3
Grindelwald
— 3 nights
4
Engelberg
— 1 night
5
Zurich
— 4 nights

2
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
You'll explore and learn at Kindermuseum Creaviva and Schweizerisches . Get outdoors at Parasailing & Paragliding and Heimwehfluh. Change things up with these side-trips from Bern: Interlaken (Alpenwildpark, Harderkulm, &more). The adventure continues: shop like a local with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, admire the masterpieces at Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center), take an in-depth tour of Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum, and browse the exhibits of Einstein House (Einsteinhaus).

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bern trip planning site.

Sydney, Australia to Bern is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 9 hours. When traveling from Sydney in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Bern, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Bern

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Interlaken
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UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Parasailing & Paragliding
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 15th (Mon), tee off at Golf Club Matterhorn, thenlook for gifts at Metzgerei Bayard, and then cruise along Gornergrat. On the next day, enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, and then stroll through Trockener Steg.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Zermatt route planner.

Getting from Bern to Zermatt by train takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can take a train to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Clay Shoot Zermatt ©
Clay Shoot Zermatt

3
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Escape the urban bustle at Jungfraujoch and Maennlichen. Explore Grindelwald's surroundings by going to Blumental Panorama Trail (in Murren) and Axalp (in Brienz). And it doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First, stop by Molitor, take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, and take in the awesome beauty at Faulhorn.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Grindelwald trip planning website.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Grindelwald in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Engelberg.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Blumental Panorama Trail, Axalp, Molitor
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First

1
night
Engelberg

Engelberg ©
Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Titlis and then explore the activities along Lake Trubsee.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Engelberg road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Engelberg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. June in Engelberg sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Engelberg

Parks Nature Winter Sports
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Titlis ©
Titlis
Lake Trubsee ©
Lake Trubsee

4
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Appreciate the collections at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Zoological Museum. We've included these beaches for you: Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Ufschotti Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Pilatus Luzern (in Kriens) and Altstadt Luzern (in Lucerne). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Bahnhofstrasse, pause for some photo ops at Pestalozzianlage, examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and take in panoramic vistas at Loorenkopf Aussichtsturm.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich route builder site.

Traveling by car from Engelberg to Zurich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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