#6 best destination in the world

Old City (Bern)

  • Medieval city center of Bern, its compact layout has remained essentially unchanged since its construction during the 12th to 15th century
  • Home to Switzerland’s tallest minster as well as other churches, bridges and a large collection of Renaissance fountains
  • UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site

HR Giger Museum

  • Surreal paintings and sculptures by the artist known for the “Alien” movies, set in a medieval castle

Chillon Castle

  • Island castle located on Lake Geneva
  • Occupied by the house of Savoy and later by the Bernese from 1536 until 1798

Lake St. Moritz

  • In winter polo matches and horse races are held on the frozen lake
  • The White Turf races have been held since 1907 and brings wealthy tourists to the lake for champagne and betting

Costs

Number of Days: 15 days

Best Time To Fly: April-Oct

Airline tickets: $677

Seattle -> Zurich (round trip) $677

Food: $82/day x 15 days = $1,230

Rental car: $736

$92/day x 8 days = $736

Gas: $92

Entertainment: $29

Lodging: $148/night x 13 nights = $1,924

TOTAL: $4,688