15 days in Switzerland, Konstanz & Austria Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland, Konstanz & Austria Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Konstanz, Germany
— 1 night
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 day
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Seefeld in Tirol, Austria
— 4 nights
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Flachau, Austria
— 3 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights

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Zurich, Switzerland — 1 night

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 12th (Mon), wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse and then examine the collection at WOW Museum - Room for Illusions.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich online route planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Zürich Airport, EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport and Bern Belp Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Interlaken.
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Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Interlaken, Switzerland — 1 night

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.
On the 13th (Tue), explore the activities along Lake Thun, walk around Bruno Weber Park, then examine the collection at Lindt Home of Chocolate, then take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, and finally take in the views from Chapel Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Harderkulm, identify plant and animal life at Mt Pilatus, and then get your game on at JungfrauPark Interlaken.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Interlaken online day trip planner.

You can drive from Zurich to Interlaken in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in September, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lucerne.
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Parks · Nature · Museums · Winter Sports
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Lucerne, Switzerland — 2 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne.

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Getting from Interlaken to Lucerne by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Konstanz.
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Konstanz, Germany — 1 night

Set on the border with Switzerland and on the shores of the lake of the same name, Konstanz represents both a city of leisure and some of the country’s best education.
On the 16th (Fri), head off the coast to Mainau and then take in breathtaking views at Leutaschklamm / Geisterklamm.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Konstanz trip planner.

Drive from Lucerne to Konstanz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck, Austria — 1 day

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
On the 17th (Sat), examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten and then relax and rejuvenate at Aqua Dome - Tirol Therme Laengenfeld.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck attractions planner.

You can drive from Konstanz to Innsbruck in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In September in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Seefeld in Tirol.
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Museums · Spas
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Seefeld in Tirol, Austria — 4 nights

Attractions like Fortress Hohensalzburg and Rosshutte make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Seefeld in Tirol: Geoweg Ruefikopf (in Lech), Alpine Coaster (in Imst) and Piburger See (in Oetz).

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Seefeld in Tirol trip planner.

Seefeld in Tirol is just a stone's throw from Innsbruck. Traveling from Innsbruck in September, expect nights in Seefeld in Tirol to be about the same, around 46°F, while days are slightly colder, around 63°F. On the 21st (Wed), you're off to Flachau.
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Flachau, Austria — 3 nights

Kids will enjoy Old Town and Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick". Get out of town with these interesting Flachau side-trips: Konigssee (in Schoenau am Koenigssee), Salzwelten Salzburg (in Hallein) and Grossglockner High Alpine Road (in Heiligenblut).

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Flachau itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Seefeld in Tirol to Flachau takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Salzburg.
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Salzburg, Austria

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Salzburg itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Flachau to Salzburg takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in Salzburg are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. You will leave for Vienna on the 24th (Sat).
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Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Vienna, Austria — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): admire the striking features of Historic Center of Vienna, then don't miss a visit to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and then find something for the whole family at Prater.

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Traveling by car from Salzburg to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. You will leave for home on the 26th (Mon).
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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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Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Architectural Buildings
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.
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