15 days in Interlaken & Zermatt Itinerary

15 days in Interlaken & Zermatt Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland travel planner

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Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Interlaken
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Interlaken
— 6 nights
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Zermatt
— 7 nights
Drive to Zürich Airport, Fly to Washington

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Harderkulm and Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fondation Beyeler and Collection de l'Art Brut. Venture out of the city with trips to CHEZ Camille Bloch (in Courtelary), St. Ursenkathedrale (in Soleure) and Taubenlochschlucht (in Biel). Next up on the itinerary: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, wander the streets of Basel's Old Town, appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, and see the interesting displays at Musee de l'Elysee.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Interlaken trip itinerary planning website.

Washington, USA to Interlaken is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. When traveling from Washington in April, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Interlaken: temperatures range from 58°F by day to 39°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Thu) before leaving for Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Zermatt

— 7 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sunnegga and Breithorn. Family-friendly places like Gornergrat and Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Fondation Pierre Gianadda (in Martigny), Sion (Valere Basilica & Chateau de Tourbillon) and Les Mines De Sel De Bex (in Bex). The adventure continues: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt, take in nature's colorful creations at Dossen Glacier Garden, and take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Zermatt sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Interlaken to Zermatt takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 6th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 6: