5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Engelberg
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Engelberg
— 1 night
Drive
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Zurich
— 2 nights
Fly

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Engelberg

Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
On the 13th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch and then take in the awesome beauty at Titlis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Glasi Hergiswil and then take a memorable drive along Furka Pass.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Engelberg tour site.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Engelberg is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Engelberg. In December, Engelberg is much colder than Riyadh - with highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Engelberg

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Zurich

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 15th (Sun), stop by Old Town, then explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and then stop by Confiserie Sprungli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, then explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, and finally see the sky in a new way at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz.

To find out how to plan a trip to Zurich, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Engelberg to Zurich in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.