8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland attractions planner

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Interlaken
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lucerne
— 4 nights
Drive to Zürich Airport, Fly to Vitoria

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Interlaken

— 2 nights
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.
Interlaken is known for adventure, nature, and classes. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, stop by Mont -Bell Grindelwald, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and fly down the slopes at Maennlichen.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Interlaken trip itinerary website.

Vitoria, Brazil to Interlaken is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Vitoria to Interlaken. While traveling from Vitoria, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Interlaken, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Lucerne

— 4 nights
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, Musee Visionnaire Zurich, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Luzern, and snap pictures at Chapel Bridge.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lucerne route maker tool.

Drive from Interlaken to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Lucerne are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. You'll set off for home on the 16th (Sat).

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

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Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.