10 days in Interlaken & Montreux Itinerary

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Interlaken
— 6 nights
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Montreux
— 3 nights
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Interlaken — 6 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.
Old Town and Bahnhofstrasse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Harderkulm and Verkehrshaus der Schweiz. Change things up with these side-trips from Interlaken: Lucerne (KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre, Hofkirche, &more), Offene Kirche Elisabethen (in Basel) and Bern (Barenpark & UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern). Next up on the itinerary: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, examine the collection at Kunsthaus, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and look for gifts at Buchhandlung Boedeli.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Interlaken trip planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Interlaken is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Interlaken is 1 hour. April in Interlaken sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Montreux.
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Montreux — 3 nights

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Kids will enjoy Montreux Lakeside and Queen Studio Experience. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chateau de Chillon and The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique). There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue, admire the natural beauty at Alpine Garden La Rambertia, take in the exciting artwork at Plexus Art Gallery, and take an in-depth tour of Musée de Montreux.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Montreux road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Montreux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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