9 days in Hamburg, Lucerne & Zurich Itinerary

9 days in Hamburg, Lucerne & Zurich Itinerary

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Fly to Berlin Tegel, Train to Hamburg
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Hamburg, Germany
— 5 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Hamburg, Germany

— 5 nights

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Hamburger Fischmarkt has been added to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hamburg: Hannover (Herrenhauser Garten & The New Town Hall). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland, appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt, walk around Planten un Blomen, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hamburg vacation planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Hamburg is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and train. Traveling from Jerusalem to Hamburg, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, Hamburg is much colder than Jerusalem - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Lucerne.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

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Lucerne, Switzerland

— 1 night
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lucerne planning tool.

You can fly from Hamburg to Lucerne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Winter Sports
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Zurich, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 16th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain, then wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Loorenkopf Aussichtsturm.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Zurich online day trip planner.

Drive from Lucerne to Zurich in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In September in Zurich, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. You will leave for home on the 17th (Fri).

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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