35 days in Germany & Switzerland Itinerary

35 days in Germany & Switzerland Itinerary

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Hamburg, Germany
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
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Wurzburg, Germany
— 4 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 5 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Bern, Switzerland
— 5 nights

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Hamburg, Germany

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Hamburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Miniatur Wunderland, admire the striking features of Speicherstadt, get to know the resident critters at Tierpark Hagenbeck, and explore the world behind art at Kunsthalle Hamburg.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hamburg visit planning tool.

Melbourne, Australia to Hamburg is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in July, expect Hamburg to be somewhat warmer, temps between 27°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Tierpark Hagenbeck ©
Tierpark Hagenbeck

5
nights
Berlin, Germany

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Berlin trip planner.

Take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

4
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Wurzburg, Germany

Wurzburg ©

Pearl of the Romantic Road

Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wurzburg: Rothenburg (St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche), Town Walls, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence, get engrossed in the history at Fortress Marienberg, admire the striking features of St. Kilian Cathedral, and take in the local highlights with Wuerzburger Nachtwaechter.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Wurzburg trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Wurzburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Burgtor und Burg ©
Burgtor und Burg

5
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Munich, Germany

Munich ©

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Venture out of the city with trips to FLY ROYAL Paragliding (in Fussen), Schloss Neuschwanstein (in Schwangau) and Kirche St. Justina (in Bad Worishofen). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along English Garden, don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, and get curious at Deutsches Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Munich online holiday maker.

You can drive from Wurzburg to Munich in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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FLY ROYAL Paragliding ©
FLY ROYAL Paragliding
English Garden ©
English Garden
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lucerne: Zurich (Bahnhofstrasse, Lake Zurich, &more) and Lake Brienz (in Brienz). There's lots more to do: glide through the air with Paragliding Luzern, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hofkirche, take in the views from Spreuer Bridge, and fly down the slopes at Mt Pilatus.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lucerne trip planner.

Drive from Munich to Lucerne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Paragliding Luzern ©
Paragliding Luzern
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Brienz ©
Lake Brienz

3
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Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Grindelwald is known for winter sports, nature, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First, glide through the air with Airtime Paragliding, and stroll through The Eiger.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald day trip tool.

Getting from Lucerne to Grindelwald by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
The Eiger ©
The Eiger

4
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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for scenic drive, nature, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, kick your exploration up a notch at Forest Fun Park Zermatt, take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse, and contemplate the waterfront views at Riffelsee.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Zermatt trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Zermatt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Riffelsee ©
Riffelsee

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Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bern: Alpin Raft (in Matten bei Interlaken), Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux) and Harderkulm (in Interlaken). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Aare River, take an in-depth tour of Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum, admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), and stroll through Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Bern driving holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Bern takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bern

Tours · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Alpin Raft ©
Alpin Raft
Aare River
Aare River
Swiss Riviera Wine Tours ©
Swiss Riviera Wine Tours

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