8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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1
Zurich
— 3 nights
2
Grindelwald
— 1 night
3
Zermatt
— 3 nights

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Lucerne (Chapel Bridge, Lucerne Station, &more) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, stop by Old Town, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, use the Zurich trip planner.

Bengaluru, India to Zurich is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Zurich is minus 4.5 hours. In October, Zurich is colder than Bengaluru - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town

1
night
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch and then take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald journey tool.

You can drive from Zurich to Grindelwald in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Grindelwald

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Side Trip

Jungfraujoch
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen

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nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 6th (Tue), explore the activities along Stellisee, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, and then make a trip to Mountaineers' Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Riffelsee, thentake in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, and then cruise along Gornergrat.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Zermatt tour planner.

Take a train from Grindelwald to Zermatt in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature Parks Outdoors
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga

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