8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Pittsburgh
Fly + Train:  15 h 30 min
1
Interlaken
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Zurich
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Pittsburgh

2
nights
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.
Interlaken is known for adventure, nature, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get your game on at Seilpark Interlaken, take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Interlaken trip planner.

Pittsburgh, USA to Interlaken is an approximately 16- hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Pittsburgh to Interlaken is 6 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Pittsburgh in July, with highs in Interlaken at 75°F and lows at 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Trümmelbachfälle, Maennlichen, Jungfraujoch
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Seilpark Interlaken ©
Seilpark Interlaken
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Parasailing & Paragliding

4
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kids will enjoy Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Swimming Pools Unter Letten. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Lucerne (Alte Apotheke, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). It doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich and enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Mythenquai.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Zurich road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Interlaken to Zurich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. July in Zurich sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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