10 days in Interlaken & Montreux Itinerary

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Interlaken
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Montreux
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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 Galerie Wydi. Family-friendly places like Parasailing & Paragliding and Chapel Bridge will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Interlaken: Zurich (Bahnhofstrasse & Lake Zurich), Bern (Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center) & UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern) and Lucerne (Lion Monument & Museum Rosengart Collection). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, look for gifts at The Mad Cow, hit the slopes at Maennlichen, and play a few rounds at Golf Club Interlaken-Unterseen.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Interlaken trip planner.

New York City, USA to Interlaken is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Interlaken, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in March, and nighttime lows around 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car 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 a sense of the local culture at Chateau de Chillon and Plexus Art Gallery. Attractions like Montreux Lakeside and Queen Studio Experience make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rochers-de-Naye, take an in-depth tour of Musée de Montreux, and get a new perspective on things with Lake Geneva Marine (Genfersee Schifffahrt).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Montreux trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Montreux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.
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