9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Lucerne
— 3 nights
2
Interlaken
— 3 nights
3
Montreux
— 2 nights

3
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Attractions like Lake Zurich and Lake Lucerne make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Zurich (Zoo Zurich, Fraumünster Church, &more). There's more to do: take in the views from Chapel Bridge and get in on the family fun at Hallenbad Allmend Luzern.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lucerne trip itinerary planning tool.

Bengaluru, India to Lucerne is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in October, with highs in Lucerne at 17°C and lows at 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trip

Zurich
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich

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Interlaken

Interlaken ©
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.
Kids will enjoy Parasailing & Paragliding and Einstein House (Einsteinhaus). When in Interlaken, make a side trip to see Grindelwald-First in Grindelwald, approximately Grindelwald away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, have some family-friendly fun at Heidi's Photo Chalet, take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, and take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Interlaken day trip site.

Getting from Lucerne to Interlaken by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald-First, Trümmelbachfälle, Einstein House (Einsteinhaus)
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
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Jungfraujoch
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Trümmelbachfälle

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Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
On the 6th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon, then see the interesting displays at Chaplin's World, and then find something for the whole family at Swiss Vapeur Parc.

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Getting from Interlaken to Montreux by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Chateau de Chillon, Chaplin's World, Swiss Vapeur Parc
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Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
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Swiss Vapeur Parc
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Chateau de Chillon

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