5 days in Black Forest & Switzerland Itinerary

5 days in Black Forest & Switzerland Itinerary

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Baden-Baden, Germany
— 1 night
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights

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night
Baden-Baden, Germany

Baden-Baden ©
Scenically located at the edge of the Black Forest, Baden-Baden offers scenery, culture, and relaxation in addition to a vibrant nightlife and dining scene, specializing in traditional German dishes.
To see photos and other tourist information, you can read our Baden-Baden itinerary planner.

Arnhem, The Netherlands to Baden-Baden is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In December, daily temperatures in Baden-Baden can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Schwarzenbach-Talsperre, Black Forest High Road, Gertelbachwasserfaelle
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Goenneranlage ©
Goenneranlage
Geroldsau Waterfall ©
Geroldsau Waterfall
Schwarzenbach-Talsperre ©
Schwarzenbach-Talsperre

2
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), snap pictures at Spreuer Bridge, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, stroll through Pilatus Luzern, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Giessbachfälle, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Aare Gorge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lucerne day trip planning site.

Getting from Baden-Baden to Lucerne by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Baden-Baden in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Lucerne, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Bergbahnen Meiringen-Hasliberg, Aare Gorge, Giessbachfälle
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Pilatus Luzern ©
Pilatus Luzern
Aare Gorge ©
Aare Gorge
Giessbachfälle ©
Giessbachfälle

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