9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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1
Bern
— 1 night
2
Lenk im Simmental
— 1 night
3
Grindelwald
— 2 nights
4
Zurich
— 4 nights

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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.
On the 3rd (Mon), take some stellar pictures from The Cathedral of Bern, wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie Rigassi by SOON, thenhunt for treasures at Federal Building (Bundeshaus), and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Central Railroad Station.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Bern road trip planning site.

Amritsar, India to Bern is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4.5 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Amritsar in February; daily highs in Bern reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Lenk im Simmental.

Things to do in Bern

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
The Cathedral of Bern ©
The Cathedral of Bern
Central Railroad Station ©
Central Railroad Station

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Lenk im Simmental

Lenk im Simmental ©
Themed trails make vacations in Lenk im Simmental popular with winter sports lovers.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): stop by Lenk-Simmental Tourismus AG, thenlet little ones run wild at Lenkerseeli/Spielplatz, and then glide through natural beauty at Adrenalin Skischule Lenk.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lenk im Simmental road trip site.

Drive from Bern to Lenk im Simmental in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lenk im Simmental

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Lenk-Simmental Tourismus AG ©
Lenk-Simmental Tourismus AG

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Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Grindelwald-First, look for all kinds of wild species at Axalp, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Grindelwald vacation app.

You can drive from Lenk im Simmental to Grindelwald in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Axalp
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First

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Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get outdoors at Mt Pilatus and Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Town and Grossmunster. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Lucerne (Hofkirche, Biosphaere Entlebuch, &more). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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