9 days in Switzerland & London Itinerary

9 days in Switzerland & London Itinerary

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9 days in Switzerland & London Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly + Drive:  14​h 15​min
1
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Toronto, Canada

2
nights
Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier and then take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall. On your second day here, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then take in the dramatic scenery at Giessbachfälle, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Axalp.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Grindelwald route maker website .

Toronto, Canada to Grindelwald is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET) is 6 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Brienz, Aletsch Glacier, Staubbach Waterfall, Parasailing & Paragliding
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Parasailing & Paragliding
Axalp ©
Axalp

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 30th (Mon), wander the streets of Old Town and then kick back and relax at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Tue): explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, stroll through Ufschotti Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Strandbad Mythenquai.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Zurich day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Zurich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Zurich, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Appreciate the collections at Natural History Museum and The British Museum. Get in touch with nature at The Big Cat Sanctuary and The Hawking Centre. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read London trip app .

Traveling by flight from Zurich to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in London can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

The Big Cat Sanctuary, The Hawking Centre
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Victoria and Albert Museum ©
Victoria and Albert Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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