9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich
— 2 nights
2
Grindelwald
— 3 nights
3
Lauterbrunnen
— 3 nights

2
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): wander the streets of Old Town, thenadmire the striking features of Fraumünster Church, and then explore the activities along Lake Zurich. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Chapel Bridge, thentake a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip itinerary builder tool.

Washington DC, USA to Zurich is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Washington DC in April, with highs in Zurich at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nature

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Chapel Bridge
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge

3
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Titlis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): take in the views from Titlis Cliff Walk, thenlook for gifts at Vogts Corner, thenget to know the fascinating history of Kleine Scheidegg, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Grindelwald tour itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Grindelwald takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to do a combination of to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Engelberg, Kleine Scheidegg
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Titlis ©
Titlis
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First
Kleine Scheidegg ©
Kleine Scheidegg

3
nights
Lauterbrunnen

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Lauterbrunnen is known for nature, adventure, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Jungfraujoch, admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lauterbrunnen Village, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauterbrunnen Church.

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Lauterbrunnen is very close to Grindelwald. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

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