8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  6​h 15​min
1
Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
St. Moritz
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Lucerne
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: London

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.
Head to UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Molitorfor plenty of shopping. Get in touch with nature at Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken and Jungfraujoch. Step out of Interlaken with an excursion to Lauterbrunnen Village in Lauterbrunnen--about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Kleine Scheidegg, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

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London, UK to Interlaken is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Interlaken

Tours Nature Museums

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Molitor, Lauterbrunnen Village, UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum
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Lauterbrunnen Village ©
Lauterbrunnen Village
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum ©
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch

1
night
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Morteratsch Glacier, explore the striking landscape at Bernina Pass, and then explore the activities along Lake St. Moritz.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our St. Moritz itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Interlaken to St. Moritz in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Interlaken in July, plan for slightly colder days in St. Moritz, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Morteratsch Glacier, Bernina Pass
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Morteratsch Glacier ©
Morteratsch Glacier
Bernina Pass ©
Bernina Pass
Lake St. Moritz ©
Lake St. Moritz

3
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Rosengart Collection and Bahnhofstrasse. Visiting Lake Lucerne and Lake Zurich will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Lucerne side-trips: Zurich (Old Town, Niederdorf, & more). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, wander the streets of Altstadt Luzern, and take in the views from Chapel Bridge.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lucerne road trip planning tool .

Drive from St. Moritz to Lucerne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from St. Moritz in July: high temperatures in Lucerne hover around 29°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Neighborhoods Nature Parks

Side Trip

Zurich
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
The Rosengart Collection ©
The Rosengart Collection

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