9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich
— 2 nights
2
Bern
— 3 nights
3
Zermatt
— 3 nights

2
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 6th (Sat), take a stroll through Old Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, thentake a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Munot, look for gifts at Confiserie Sprungli, and then explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Zurich trip planning app.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Zurich is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Johannesburg to Zurich, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, Zurich is somewhat warmer than Johannesburg - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Munot
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Munot ©
Munot
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

3
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Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
You'll explore and learn at Fondation Beyeler and Fondation Pierre Gianadda. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Cathedral of Bern and HR Giger Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bern: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux), Queen Studio Experience (in Montreux) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). It doesn't end there: wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and step into the grandiose world of Gruyeres Castle.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bern journey planner.

Traveling by train from Zurich to Bern takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Bern

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Gruyeres, Chateau de Chillon, Queen Studio Experience, Mt Pilatus, Fondation Pierre Gianadda
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Fondation Beyeler ©
Fondation Beyeler
Fondation Pierre Gianadda ©
Fondation Pierre Gianadda

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Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 11th (Thu), see the winter wonderland with Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, take a memorable drive along Gornergrat, thenstroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Mauritius, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. On the next day, take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, take in the dramatic natural features at Gorner Gorge, and then browse the exhibits of Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Zermatt trip maker site.

You can take a train from Bern to Zermatt in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis
Parasailing & Paragliding

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