4 days in Switzerland Itinerary

4 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland holiday planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

4 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Paris
train:  4​h 45​min
1
Bern
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Lauterbrunnen
— 1 night
train:  7​h
End: Vienna

1
night
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower - Zytglogge, then wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), and finally step into the grandiose world of Castle of Gruyeres. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Aare River, identify plant and animal life at Barenpark, get great views at The Cathedral of Bern, then stroll around Gurten, and finally pause for some photo ops at Zahringerdenkmal monument.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Bern day trip planning website .

Paris, France to Bern is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in May, plan for little chillier nights in Bern, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Castle of Gruyeres
Find places to stay May 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Clock Tower - Zytglogge ©
Clock Tower - Zytglogge
Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)

1
night
Lauterbrunnen

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Lauterbrunnen Church, then admire the sheer force of Staubbach Waterfall, then admire the sheer force of Murrenbach Waterfalls, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lauterbrunnen vacation planning website .

Traveling by car from Bern to Lauterbrunnen takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Staubbach Waterfall ©
Staubbach Waterfall
Murrenbach Waterfalls ©
Murrenbach Waterfalls

Similar Plans

6 days in Paris & Switzerland BY A USER FROM SRI LANKA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 8 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM ISRAEL June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Paris & Switzerland BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM OMAN July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 8 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM HONG KONG July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 29 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM INDIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans