6 days in Switzerland Itinerary

6 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Bern
— 1 day
2
Zermatt
— 2 nights
3
Grindelwald
— 1 night
4
Lucerne
— 2 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): engage your brain at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), shop like a local with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then contemplate the waterfront views at Aare River, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower - Zytglogge.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bern travel itinerary planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Bern is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Zermatt.

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Aare River
Aare River
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Clock Tower - Zytglogge ©
Clock Tower - Zytglogge

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Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society, and then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): explore the activities along Riffelsee, go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse, then stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally take a memorable drive along Gornergrat.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Zermatt online vacation builder.

You can take a train from Bern to Zermatt in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga

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Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
On the 19th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch and then take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Grindelwald journey planning website.

Take a train from Zermatt to Grindelwald in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Jungfraujoch
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen

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Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, then look for all kinds of wild species at Mt Pilatus, then admire the landmark architecture of Lucerne Station, and finally snap pictures at Chapel Bridge. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lucerne trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Lucerne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Lucerne are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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