8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
+2
Fly + bus + train:  12​h
1
Zermatt
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Bern
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Meiringen
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Zurich
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Kuwait City

3
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Intercontinental Church Society, then make a trip to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and finally stop by Laderach. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mauritius Church Zermatt, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, look for gifts at Lindt Chocolate Shop Zermatt, stop by Metzgerei Bayard, then look for gifts at Jack Wolfskin Store, and finally get great views at Gornergrat.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Zermatt trip maker site .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Zermatt is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kuwait City to Zermatt. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Bern.

Things to do in Zermatt

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Metzgerei Bayard ©
Metzgerei Bayard
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis
Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery

1
night
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cathedral of Bern, then browse the exhibits of Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), then take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Central Railroad Station.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bern day trip planning app .

Take a train from Zermatt to Bern in 2.5 hours. June in Bern sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Meiringen.

Things to do in Bern

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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

1
night
Meiringen

Meiringen ©
Meiringen is a municipality in the Interlaken-Oberhasli administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. On the 19th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Sherlock Holmes Museum, then see the interesting displays at Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Aare Gorge.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Meiringen day trip app .

Drive from Bern to Meiringen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daytime highs in Meiringen are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Meiringen

Museums Nature

Side Trip

Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum
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Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum ©
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum
Sherlock Holmes Museum ©
Sherlock Holmes Museum
Aare Gorge ©
Aare Gorge

2
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and then explore the world behind art at Rietberg Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Swiss National Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, and then take a stroll through Old Town (Altstadt).

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Getting from Meiringen to Zurich by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

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Old Town (Altstadt) ©
Old Town (Altstadt)
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)

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