10 days in Wengen, Montreux & Zurich Itinerary

10 days in Wengen, Montreux & Zurich Itinerary

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Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Wengen
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Wengen
— 4 nights
Drive
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Montreux
— 4 nights
Fly
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Zurich
— 1 night
Fly

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Wengen — 4 nights

Wengen is a mountain village in the Bernese Oberland of central Switzerland. Venture out of the city with trips to Grindelwald (Grindelwald-First, First Cliff Walk by Tissot, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Jungfraujoch, take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, don't miss a visit to 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn, and take in the awesome beauty at The Eiger.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Wengen online vacation planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Wengen is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Wengen is minus 3 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in August, with highs in Wengen at 26°C and lows at 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Montreux.
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Montreux — 4 nights

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Explore Montreux's surroundings by going to Gruyeres Castle (in Gruyeres) and Lausanne (Cathedrale de Lausanne & The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique)). There's still lots to do: awaken your taste buds at Swiss Riviera Wine Tours, appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue, explore the engaging exhibits at Chaplin's World, and step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Montreux road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Wengen to Montreux takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can fly to Zurich.
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Zurich — 1 night

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Zurich trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Montreux to Zurich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Zurich sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Thu) before leaving for home.
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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.
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