11 days in Switzerland & Black Forest Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Baden-Baden, Germany
— 3 nights
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights


Zurich, Switzerland — 3 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Family-friendly places like Lake Zurich and Chapel Bridge will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Rigi, &more). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), admire the landmark architecture of Fraumünster Church, and get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Zurich itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Zurich is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tel Aviv in June, things will get little chillier in Zurich: highs are around 27°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Baden-Baden.
Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
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Baden-Baden, Germany — 3 nights

Belle Époque Europe's Summer Capital

Scenically located at the edge of the Black Forest, Baden-Baden offers scenery, culture, and relaxation in addition to a vibrant nightlife and dining scene, specializing in traditional German dishes.
Bring the kids along to Europa-Park and Miniaturwelt mit Sima's Cafe. When in Baden-Baden, make a side trip to see Rathaus Ettenheim in Ettenheim, approximately Ettenheim away. The adventure continues: walk around Lichtentaler Allee, explore the world behind art at Museum Frieder Burda, do a tasting at Weingut Schloss Neuweier, and admire the sheer force of Geroldsau Waterfall.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Baden-Baden travel route builder tool.

You can drive from Zurich to Baden-Baden in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June in Baden-Baden, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Interlaken.
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Interlaken, Switzerland — 3 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 enjoy Parasailing & Paragliding and Harderkulm. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Interlaken: Bern (UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern & Anna-Seiler-Brunnen) and Grindelwald-First (in Grindelwald). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, stroll around Hohematte Park, and admire the natural beauty at Schynige Platte.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Interlaken trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Baden-Baden to Interlaken takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Switzerland travel guide

Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
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.