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Dream trip to Switzerland!

Jun 17, 2011  Tripadvisor.com & reading Lonely Planet book on 'Switzerland' made me to choose this location for our perfect family holiday!
4.5 of 5 bubbles based on 1 vote

It was a much anticipated trip....the 1st trip ever with my parents, my in-laws, my children & hubby - all together!

  • Explore locations featured in this Trip List: Bernese Oberland, Bern, Brienz, Giessbach, Lucerne, Engelberg
  • Category: Recent trip
  • Traveler type: Culture, Sightseeing, Shopping, Active/Outdoors, Never been before
  • Appeals to: Families with small children, Seniors, Budget travelers, Active/adventure
  • Seasons: Summer
  • 1. Schleusenhaus

    Our dream chalet - our home for 4 days at Interlaken - Fully-functional 10-bedded chalet by river Aare!!

  • 2. Jungfrau
    Jungfrau, Bernese Oberland, Canton of Bern

    Europe's highest railway! A unique destination with a picturesque way to reach changing 3 trains!! Snow, snow & snow.....

  • 3. Bern
    Bern, Bern Mittelland District

    Very pretty city! Rent a bicycle to get the real feel of this place.... Excellent day-trip from Interlaken with return via cruise of the magical Lake Thun!!

  • 4. Ballenberg Open-Air Museum
    Ballenberg Open-Air Museum, Brienz, Bernese Oberland

    Get a feel of the culture of Switzerland - roam around the beautiful landscapes of this unique open air museum at Brienz! A day is not enough... For those just wanting a glimpse, this can be a great day-trip from Interlaken.

  • 5. Grandhotel Giessbach
    Grandhotel Giessbach, Giessbach, Brienz

    Awesome location - on Lake Brienz & besides a lovely waterfall! Popped out of a fairy-tale, literally! A heritage property with its own cog-wheel train to the boat quay! One can also reach the boat station from the hotel on foot through the lovely, dark, meandering woods, crossing bridges over the waterfall.... Very romantic! Can be done as a day-trip from Interlaken with return via cruise on Lake Brienz - icing on the cake!

  • 6. Lucerne

    Take a city-train ride to get a glimpse of Lucerne - nice experience! Stroll in the old-city's cobbled street markets - shop to your heart's content; dine by the river/lake-side, enjoy the views, visit the Swiss Transport Museum...

  • 7. Hotel Alpha
    Hotel Alpha, Lucerne

    Excellent budget hotel, located in calm surroundings, just 7 min walk from the Lucerne Train Station.

  • 8. Mount Titlis
    Mount Titlis, Engelberg, Canton of Obwalden

    Best snow fun for the entire family!! You cannot afford miss this one when at Switzerland!

  • 9. Mount Pilatus
    Mount Pilatus, Lucerne

    Tobogganing fun for children of all ages, en route Mt. Pilatus! Amazing views from the top! 'Golden round-trip' with cable-car & gondola ride on the way-up and cog-wheel train with the cruise back to Lucerne while returning! So much fun in one day!!