10 days in Zurich & Stuttgart Itinerary

10 days in Zurich & Stuttgart Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive
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Stuttgart, Germany
— 5 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland — 3 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Town and Bahnhofstrasse. Escape the urban bustle at Mt Pilatus and Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen. When in Zurich, make a side trip to see Biosphaere Entlebuch in Lucerne, approximately Lucerne away. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern, and visit Niederdorf.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip planner.

Washington DC, USA to Zurich is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Zurich is 6 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in May, expect Zurich to be slightly colder, temps between 65°F and 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Stuttgart.
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Stuttgart, Germany — 5 nights

Cradle of the Automobile

Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
Appreciate the collections at Mercedes-Benz Museum and Fortress Marienberg. Visiting Eninger Weide and Tinnunculus will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stuttgart: Heidelberg (Schloss Heidelberg & Museum of the Palatinate (Kurpfalzisches Museum) and restaurant), Wurzburg (Würzburg Residence & Marienkapelle) and Rothenburg (Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T., &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Porsche Museum, explore the world behind art at Staatsgalerie, look for all kinds of wild species at Schwalblesklinge, and make a trip to Mahnmal fur die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Stuttgart online trip builder.

You can drive from Zurich to Stuttgart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June in Stuttgart, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 54°F at night. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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