10 days in Interlaken & Montreux Itinerary

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Interlaken
— 5 nights
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Montreux
— 4 nights
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Interlaken — 5 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 Museum of Communication are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Family-friendly places like Parasailing & Paragliding and Bahnhofstrasse will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Interlaken: Chapel Bridge (in Lucerne), Zurich (Lake Zurich, Zurich Succulent Plant Collection, &more) and Bern (UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern & Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center)). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, tee off at Golf Club Interlaken-Unterseen, take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, and stop by Buchhandlung Boedeli.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Interlaken driving holiday planner.

New York City, USA to Interlaken is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in March, and nighttime lows around 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Montreux.
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Montreux — 4 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 Musée de Montreux. Kids will enjoy Montreux Lakeside and Steed Tours. Go for a jaunt from Montreux to Gruyeres to see Gruyeres Castle about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rochers-de-Naye, see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience, and view the masterpieces at Plexus Art Gallery.

Before you visit Montreux, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Interlaken to Montreux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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