9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Glarus
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Zermatt
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Lucerne
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Glarus

Glarus ©
Glarus is the capital of the canton of Glarus in Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Landesplattenberg Engi and then look for all kinds of wild species at Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, use the Glarus itinerary website .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Glarus is an approximately 9-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Glarus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in June: high temperatures in Glarus hover around 27°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Glarus

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Landesplattenberg Engi
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Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona ©
Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona
Landesplattenberg Engi ©
Landesplattenberg Engi

1
night
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): hike along Murmelweg Wanderung, then take in the dramatic natural features at Gorner Gorge, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Zermatt day trip planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Glarus to Zermatt. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Nature Outdoors
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gorner Gorge ©
Gorner Gorge

3
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.
Visiting Maennlichen and Aletsch Glacier will get you outdoors. Take a break from Interlaken with a short trip to The Eiger Trail in Grindelwald, about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, get interesting insight from Tours, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and identify plant and animal life at Alpenwildpark.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Interlaken driving holiday planning tool .

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Interlaken takes 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Parasailing & Paragliding

3
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Rigi, then explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, and then take in the views from Chapel Bridge.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, read Lucerne trip planner .

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Lucerne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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