11 days in Switzerland, Amsterdam & Prague Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland, Amsterdam & Prague Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Thun, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive to Zürich Airport, Fly to Najaf

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 3 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, examine the collection at Anne Frank House, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam holiday maker app.

Najaf, Iraq to Amsterdam is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Najaf to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Najaf in October, expect Amsterdam to be much colder, temps between 17°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Old Royal Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, then don't miss a visit to The Vrtba Garden, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Dancing House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): take a stroll through Lesser Town, look for gifts at Artel, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, and finally don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Prague day trip website.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. October in Prague sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Interlaken.
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Interlaken, Switzerland — 1 night

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 27th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Brienz, get great views at Harderkulm, then look for gifts at Buchhandlung Boedeli, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Interlaken trip site.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Interlaken takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lauterbrunnen.
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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland — 1 night

A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
On the 28th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch and then Head underground at St. Beatus Hoehlen.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lauterbrunnen trip planning website.

Lauterbrunnen is very close to Interlaken. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Thun.
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Thun, Switzerland — 1 night

Thun is a town and a municipality in the administrative district of Thun in the canton of Bern in Switzerland with about 43,783 inhabitants, as of 31 December 2013.It is located where the Aare flows out of Lake Thun, 30km south of Bern.Besides tourism, machine and precision instrument engineering, the largest garrison in the country, the food industry, armaments and publishing are of economic importance to Thun.The official language of Thun is German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect.HistoryThe area of what is now Thun was inhabited since the Neolithic age (mid-3rd millennium BC). On the 29th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Thunersee, get great views at The Cathedral of Bern, then visit UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and finally admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten).

For more things to do and more tourist information, read Thun trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lauterbrunnen to Thun takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grindelwald.
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Grindelwald, Switzerland — 2 nights

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
On the 30th (Sun), fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Eiger, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Grindelwald travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Thun to Grindelwald by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.
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Switzerland travel guide

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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.
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