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 a sense of the local culture at Old Town and Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center). Kids will enjoy Parasailing & Paragliding and Lake Zurich. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Interlaken: Bern (UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern & Museum of Communication), Zurich (Lindenhof Hill, Bahnhofstrasse, &more) and Chapel Bridge (in Lucerne). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lauterbrunnen Village, and examine the collection at Artilleriewerk Faulensee.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Interlaken trip planner.

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, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough 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.
Get some cultural insight at Chateau de Chillon and Plexus Art Gallery. Kids will enjoy Montreux Lakeside and Queen Studio Experience. There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue, examine the collection at Nest, take a tour by water with Lake Geneva Marine (Genfersee Schifffahrt), and explore the engaging exhibits at Chaplin's World.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Montreux tour itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Interlaken to Montreux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.
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