8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Belo Horizonte
Fly:  21​h 15​min
Zurich
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
Geneva
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Interlaken
— Few hours
Fly:  23​h 15​min
Belo Horizonte

3
days
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Lucerne (Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke), Lake Lucerne, & more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take a stroll through Old Town (Altstadt), explore the world behind art at Kunsthaus, and make a trip to Grossmunster.

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Belo Horizonte, Brazil to Zurich is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Traveling from Belo Horizonte to Zurich, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Belo Horizonte in May, with highs in Zurich at 20°C and lows at 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Geneva.

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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

2
days
Geneva

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of St Pierre Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, then get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, and finally examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum.

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You can fly from Zurich to Geneva in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.

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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
St Pierre Cathedral ©
St Pierre Cathedral

1
day
Interlaken

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): savor the flavors at Funky Chocolate Club Switzerland, then get outside with Bumblebee-Hanggliding, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

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Drive from Geneva to Interlaken in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Geneva in May: highs in Interlaken hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Parasailing & Paragliding
Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken ©
Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken
Funky Chocolate Club Switzerland
Funky Chocolate Club Switzerland

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