8 days in Sigriswil, Saint-Imier & Courtelary Itinerary

8 days in Sigriswil, Saint-Imier & Courtelary Itinerary

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Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Sigriswil
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Sigriswil
— 3 nights
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Saint-Imier
— 3 nights
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Courtelary
— 1 night
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Sigriswil — 3 nights

Sigriswil is a municipality in the administrative district of Thun in the canton of Bern in Switzerland.HistorySigriswil is first mentioned in 1222-23 as Sigriswile.Archeological remains dating from the Late Neolithic and Bronze Age show that the area around Sigriswil has been inhabited as early as 5000 years ago. Venture out of the city with trips to Stockhorn (in Erlenbach im Simmental) and Tropenhaus Frutigen (in Frutigen). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Panoramabrucke Sigriswil, hike along Panorama Rundweg Thunersee, explore the historical opulence of Oberhofen Castle, and get outside with Spiezer Rundwanderweg.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sigriswil trip itinerary planning tool.

Columbus, USA to Sigriswil is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Columbus to Sigriswil, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Columbus in September, things will get slightly colder in Sigriswil: highs are around 68°F and lows about 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Saint-Imier.
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Saint-Imier — 3 nights

Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Musee Espace Paysan Horloger. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Fromages Spielhofer, explore the activities along Etang de la Gruere, then see the interesting displays at Musee Longines, and finally get outside with Parc regional Chasseral.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Saint-Imier travel route builder website.

You can drive from Sigriswil to Saint-Imier in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Sigriswil in September, you will find days in Saint-Imier are a bit cooler (61°F), and nights are about the same (44°F). On the 12th (Sun), you're off to Courtelary.
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Courtelary — 1 night

Courtelary is a municipality of the French-speaking Bernese Jura, in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise d'Undervelier, Head underground at Grotte Sainte Colombe, then stop by Maison de la Tete de Moine, then look for all kinds of wild species at Fondation Pour le Cheval, and finally examine the collection at CHEZ Camille Bloch.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Courtelary online travel planner.

Courtelary is just a stone's throw from Saint-Imier. September in Courtelary sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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