8 days in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv & Chur Itinerary

8 days in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv & Chur Itinerary

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Jerusalem, Israel
— 2 nights
Tel Aviv, Israel
— 2 nights
Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Chur
Chur, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive to Zürich Airport, Fly to Budapest


Jerusalem, Israel

— 2 nights

Holy City

Few places in the world boast such a long history and such a rich multiethnic culture as Jerusalem, a city sacred to Jews, Muslims, and Christians.
On the 23rd (Sat), steep yourself in history at Jaffa Gate. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Ein Gedi Botanical Garden, stroll through En Gedi Nature Reserve, and then learn about all things military at ANZAC Memorial Center.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Jerusalem day trip site.

Budapest, Hungary to Jerusalem is an approximately 6-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Budapest to Jerusalem. Traveling from Budapest in May, expect Jerusalem to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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Tel Aviv, Israel

— 2 nights

White City

Called the "White City" thanks to the color of its World Heritage-listed architectural landmarks, Tel Aviv serves as Israel's modern and cosmopolitan second city.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Ben-Gurion House, get a new perspective on nature at Palmach Museum, examine the collection at The Yitzhak Rabin Center, then take an in-depth tour of Independence Hall Museum in the Shalom Mayer Tower, and finally see the interesting displays at Joseph Bau House Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Jerusalem Beach, then get your game on at Art Quest - Club Allenby 28, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bograshov Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Frishman Beach.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tel Aviv road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv takes an hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Jerusalem in May: highs in Tel Aviv hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Chur.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums
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Chur, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Chur or Coire is the capital and largest town of the Swiss canton of Grisons and lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. Bernina Express has been added to your itinerary. Get some historical perspective at Landwasser Viaduct and Old Town Chur. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Viamala and St. Leonhard Kapelle. Explore Chur's surroundings by going to Arosa Ski Resort (in Arosa) and Lenzerheide Ski Resort (in Lenzerheide).

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Chur trip maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tel Aviv to Chur. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chur

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trips

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