4 days in Switzerland Itinerary

4 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland visit planner
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Zurich
— 1 day
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Lucerne
— 1 night
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Lauterbrunnen
— 1 night
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Interlaken
— 1 night
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Bern
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Zurich — 1 day

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 26th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town and then explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Zurich online visit planner.

Stuttgart, Germany to Zurich is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Lucerne.
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Lucerne — 1 night

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 27th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, then appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, then take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Mt Pilatus.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Lucerne route builder app.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Lucerne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lauterbrunnen.
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Lauterbrunnen — 1 night

A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch and then take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Lauterbrunnen tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Lauterbrunnen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.
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Interlaken — 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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, then explore the activities along Lake Brienz, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Interlaken travel route builder app.

Interlaken is just a short distance from Lauterbrunnen. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bern.
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Bern

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bern travel route planner.

Getting from Interlaken to Bern by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Bern can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 29th (Sun), you'll travel back home.
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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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