10 days in Interlaken & Montreux Itinerary

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Interlaken
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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.
Get some cultural insight at Old Town and Bahnhofstrasse. Bring the kids along to Harderkulm and Lake Lucerne. Explore Interlaken's surroundings by going to Bern (Einstein House (Einsteinhaus) & UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern), Zurich (Lake Zurich & Europuddle) and Lucerne (Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, Lion Monument, &more). The adventure continues: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, identify plant and animal life at Mt Pilatus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Schlosskirche, and look for gifts at Whiskyness.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our 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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Interlaken. In May, daytime highs in Interlaken are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Sun) before leaving for 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 appreciate attractions like Chateau de Chillon and Chaplin's World. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Queen Studio Experience and Musée de Montreux. Step out of Montreux with an excursion to Gruyeres Castle in Gruyeres--about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Montreux Lakeside, get a dose of the wild on Steed Tours, pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue, and get interesting insight from Lake Geneva Marine (Genfersee Schifffahrt).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Montreux online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Interlaken to Montreux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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