5 days in Basel, Lauterbrunnen & Grindelwald Itinerary

5 days in Basel, Lauterbrunnen & Grindelwald Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland trip planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Basel
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Basel
— 1 day
Train
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Lauterbrunnen
— 1 night
Train
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Grindelwald
— 2 nights
Drive to Zürich Airport, Fly to El Dorado International Airport

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Basel

— 1 day
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): visit Basel's Old Town, contemplate the long history of Basel Minster, and then meet the residents at Zoo Basel.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Basel online trip itinerary builder.

Bogota, Colombia to Basel is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or fly. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Bogota to Basel due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Bogota in October, plan for little chillier days in Basel, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Basel

Neighborhoods · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Lauterbrunnen

— 1 night
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Staubbach Waterfall.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Lauterbrunnen tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by train from Basel to Lauterbrunnen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Grindelwald

— 2 nights

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 11th (Mon), explore the activities along Bachalpsee Lake and then explore the activities along Lake Brienz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Grindelwald-First, get to know the fascinating history of Kleine Scheidegg, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Eiger, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Grindelwald trip planner.

Grindelwald is just a short distance from Lauterbrunnen. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips