9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland attractions planner
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Geneva
— 1 night
Drive
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Bern
— 1 night
Drive
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Interlaken
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grindelwald
— 1 night
Drive
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Lauterbrunnen
— 2 nights
Drive
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Blausee-Mitholz
— 1 night

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Geneva — 1 night

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Parc Des Bastions, Free Walk Geneva and Jardin Anglais. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take advantage of the amenities at Bains des Paquis and then gain interesting insight with Free Walk Geneva.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Geneva attractions site.

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major aiports are Geneva Cointrin International Airport, Bern Belp Airport and EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport. In August in Geneva, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bern.
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Bern — 1 night

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Aare River. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the activities along Aare River.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bern online trip builder.

Getting from Geneva to Bern by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Bern sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. You'll set off for Interlaken on the 28th (Sun).
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Highlights from your trip

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Schynige Platte as well as Speed Boats Tours. On the 28th (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at Schynige Platte, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Brienz, then get great views at Harderkulm, then stop by Buchhandlung Boedeli, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Interlaken holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bern to Interlaken takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Bern in August, expect nights in Interlaken to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grindelwald.
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Grindelwald — 1 night

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
On the 30th (Tue), fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First, then identify plant and animal life at Maennlichen, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Eiger.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Grindelwald trip itinerary planner.

Grindelwald is just a stone's throw from Interlaken. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lauterbrunnen.
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Lauterbrunnen — 2 nights

A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
On the 31st (Wed), admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls and then admire the sheer force of Lauterbrunnen Village. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle and then take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lauterbrunnen itinerary planner.

Lauterbrunnen is just a short distance from Grindelwald. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Blausee-Mitholz.
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Blausee-Mitholz — 1 night

Kandergrund is a municipality in the Frutigen-Niedersimmental administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland.HistoryThe area may have been lightly inhabited during the Bronze age, however the earliest documented settlement was around the Castle (now ruins) Felsenburg. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): explore the activities along Blausee and then let the kids burn off some steam at Nature Park Blausee.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Blausee-Mitholz route maker website.

You can drive from Lauterbrunnen to Blausee-Mitholz in an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Blausee-Mitholz can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C.
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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.
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