10 days in Interlaken & Montreux Itinerary

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Interlaken
— 4 nights
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Montreux
— 5 nights
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Interlaken — 4 nights

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Town and Bahnhofstrasse. Get out of town with these interesting Interlaken side-trips: Zurich (Zurich Succulent Plant Collection & Lake Zurich) and Lucerne (Chapel Bridge & Lion Monument). Next up on the itinerary: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, stop by Buchhandlung Boedeli, tee off at Golf Club Interlaken-Unterseen, and explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Interlaken tour itinerary planning site.

New York City, USA to Interlaken is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Interlaken. In March, daytime highs in Interlaken are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Montreux.
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Montreux — 5 nights

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Get some cultural insight at Chateau de Chillon and Chaplin's World. Get out of town with these interesting Montreux side-trips: Fondation Opale (in Lens) and Gruyeres Castle (in Gruyeres). The adventure continues: go for a walk through Montreux Lakeside, surround yourself with nature on Steed Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Saint-Vincent, and get engrossed in the history at Musée de Montreux.

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Traveling by car from Interlaken to Montreux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
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