25 days in Switzerland Itinerary

25 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
— 6 nights
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Thun
— 5 nights
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Spiez
— 5 nights
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Erlenbach im Simmental
— 5 nights
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Bern
— 3 nights
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Zurich

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lucerne (Chapel Bridge, Lion Monument, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich holiday planner.

Lyon, France to Zurich is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Zurich when traveling from Lyon in March, with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Thun.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

5
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Thun

Thun is a town and a municipality in the administrative district of Thun in the canton of Bern in Switzerland with about 43,783 inhabitants, as of 31 December 2013.It is located where the Aare flows out of Lake Thun, 30km south of Bern.Besides tourism, machine and precision instrument engineering, the largest garrison in the country, the food industry, armaments and publishing are of economic importance to Thun.The official language of Thun is German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect.HistoryThe area of what is now Thun was inhabited since the Neolithic age (mid-3rd millennium BC). Explore Thun's surroundings by going to Titlis (in Engelberg), Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux) and Lenk im Simmental (Skigebiet Metsch, Iffigfall, &more). There's much more to do: wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bussalp, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Faulhorn.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Thun trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Thun takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. March in Thun sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Spiez.

Things to do in Thun

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

5
nights
Spiez

Spiez is a town and municipality on the shore of Lake Thun in the Bernese Oberland region of the Swiss canton of Bern. Explore Spiez's surroundings by going to Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux), Lenk im Simmental (Skigebiet Metsch, Iffigfall, &more) and Freizeit- und Sportarena (in Adelboden). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Titlis, get outside with Spiezer Rundwanderweg, and play a few rounds at Minigolf.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Spiez journey planner.

Spiez is just a short distance from Thun. In March, daily temperatures in Spiez can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Erlenbach im Simmental.

Things to do in Spiez

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

5
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Erlenbach im Simmental

Erlenbach im Simmental is a municipality in the district of Niedersimmental in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. Get out of town with these interesting Erlenbach im Simmental side-trips: Air-Glaciers, S.A. (in Lauterbrunnen), Lenk im Simmental (Skigebiet Metsch, Iffigfall, &more) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Stockhorn, trek along Via Ferrata, and stroll through Blumental Panorama Trail.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Erlenbach im Simmental online travel route planner.

Erlenbach im Simmental is very close to Spiez. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Bern.

Things to do in Erlenbach im Simmental

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails

Side Trips

3
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Bern

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Bern is known for museums, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, don't miss a visit to Clock Tower - Zytglogge, enjoy some diversion at ROPETECH Ropes Course, and walk around Gurten.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bern road trip planner.

Drive from Erlenbach im Simmental to Bern in an hour. March in Bern sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
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.