8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Ubud, Bali
taxi + Fly + train:  22​h 30​min
Zermatt
— 2 nights
train + tram:  4​h 15​min
Jungfraujoch
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
Interlaken
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
Bern
— 1 night
train:  1​h
Lucerne
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
Zurich
— Few hours
Fly + taxi:  18​h 45​min
Ubud, Bali

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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 9th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Intercontinental Church Society, and then take some stellar pictures from Gornergrat.

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Ubud, Indonesia to Zermatt is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of taxi, flight, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Ubud to Zermatt. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Jungfraujoch.

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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Intercontinental Church Society
Intercontinental Church Society

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Jungfraujoch

Jungfraujoch ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): enjoy some diversion at Indoor Rope Park and then enjoy breathtaking views from Jungfraujoch Sphinx Observatory.

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Traveling by combination of train and tram from Zermatt to Jungfraujoch takes 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Interlaken.

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Jungfraujoch Sphinx Observatory ©
Jungfraujoch Sphinx Observatory

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): look for gifts at Mad Cow, push the limits with an extreme tour, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

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You can take a train from Jungfraujoch to Interlaken in 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Interlaken are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bern.

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Parasailing & Paragliding
Mad Cow
Mad Cow

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): make a trip to Clock Tower, take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and then admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten).

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Traveling by car from Interlaken to Bern takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Bern can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Lucerne.

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Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Clock Tower ©
Clock Tower

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Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, then explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, and then snap pictures at Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke).

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Take a train from Bern to Lucerne in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Lucerne are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Zurich.

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Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke) ©
Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke)
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus

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Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Zurich, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town (Altstadt), and then pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster.

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You can drive from Lucerne to Zurich in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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Old Town (Altstadt) ©
Old Town (Altstadt)
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster

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