17 days in Switzerland, Germany & Austria Itinerary

17 days in Switzerland, Germany & Austria Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
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Hallstatt, Austria
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Sechselautenplatz, explore the activities along Flussbad Oberer Letten, then contemplate the waterfront views at Seebad Enge, and finally explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Zurich using our trip planner.

Green Bay, USA to Zurich is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Green Bay to Zurich, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in June, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature
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Flussbad Oberer Letten ©
Flussbad Oberer Letten
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Seebad Enge ©
Seebad Enge

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Interlaken, Switzerland

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, then admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Interlaken day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Zurich to Interlaken in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

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Parasailing & Paragliding
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Lauterbrunnen Village ©
Lauterbrunnen Village

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
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 Mt Pilatus and Chapel Bridge. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, don't miss a visit to Kornmarkt, snap pictures at Spreuer Bridge, and glide through the air with Paragliding Luzern.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Lucerne trip planner.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Lucerne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Lucerne sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge

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Munich, Germany

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
On the 7th (Mon), admire the striking features of Old Town Hall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Heiliggeistkirche, then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and finally make a trip to Mariensaule. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Eisbach Wave, walk around English Garden, then admire the natural beauty at Hofgarten, and finally don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Munich online vacation planner.

Drive from Lucerne to Munich in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. June in Munich sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
English Garden ©
English Garden

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Pferdeschwemme (Horse Well), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church), admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, then stroll the grounds of Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian), and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Salzburg tour planner.

Getting from Munich to Salzburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Adventure · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church) ©
Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church)
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Pferdeschwemme (Horse Well) ©
Pferdeschwemme (Horse Well)

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Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hallstatt Lutheran Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish of the Assumption, then see the interesting displays at Museum Hallstatt, then Head underground at Dachstein Giant Ice Caves, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hallstatt route maker.

You can drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Dachstein Giant Ice Caves
Dachstein Giant Ice Caves
Museum Hallstatt ©
Museum Hallstatt

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Melk Abbey and Wachau Valley. Change things up with these side-trips from Vienna: Burgruine Duernstein (in Durnstein) and Stadtpfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt (in Melk). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at The Third Man Museum, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna trip planner.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In June in Vienna, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey
Wine Tours & Tastings

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Berlin, Germany

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Your day by day itinerary now includes East Side Gallery as well as Treptower Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Großer Tiergarten and Berlin Central Station. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Palace of Tears, explore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie, pause for some photo ops at Victory Column (Siegessaule), and make a trip to Brandenburg Gate.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Berlin road trip planning site.

Getting from Vienna to Berlin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Großer Tiergarten ©
Großer Tiergarten
Palace of Tears ©
Palace of Tears

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