11 days in Interlaken & Lucerne Itinerary

11 days in Interlaken & Lucerne Itinerary

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Interlaken
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Interlaken

— 5 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Eiger and Speed Boats Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Interlaken: Murren (007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn, Blumental Panorama Trail, &more), Reichenbach Falls (in Meiringen) and Rhone Glacier (in Gletsch). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, contemplate the waterfront views at Aare River, appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Village, and pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche.

Before you visit Interlaken, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

London, UK to Interlaken is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also take a train; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Interlaken due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Interlaken are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Lucerne

— 5 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spreuer Bridge (Spreuerbrucke) and The Rosengart Collection. Step out of Lucerne to go to Zurich and see Lake Zurich, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, make a trip to The Nine Towers, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), and pause for some serene contemplation at Jesuitenkirche.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lucerne itinerary tool.

You can drive from Interlaken to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips