11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich
— 4 nights
2
Interlaken
— 2 nights
3
Lenk im Simmental
— 1 night
4
Zermatt
— 3 nights

4
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kids will enjoy Lake Zurich and Zoo Zurich. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Lucerne (Hallenbad Allmend Luzern, Lucerne Station, &more). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Old Town, cool off at Swimming Pools Unter Letten, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain, and examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

Before you visit Zurich, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Colombo, Sri Lanka to Zurich is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Colombo to Zurich due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Colombo in December, things will get cooler in Zurich: highs are around 5°C and lows about -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz ©
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz

2
nights
Interlaken

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): look for gifts at Swiss Chocolate Chalet, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, have some family-friendly fun at Heidi's Photo Chalet, then look for all kinds of wild species at Heimwehfluh, and finally get your game on at Seilpark Interlaken. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Interlaken day trip site.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Zurich in December: high temperatures in Interlaken hover around 1°C and lows are around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Lenk im Simmental.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Maennlichen, Jungfraujoch
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen

1
night
Lenk im Simmental

Lenk im Simmental ©
Themed trails make vacations in Lenk im Simmental popular with winter sports lovers.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): visit Lenk-Simmental Tourismus AG, fly down the slopes at Skigebiet Betelberg, and then glide through natural beauty at Adrenalin Skischule Lenk.

Plan a Lenk im Simmental trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Interlaken to Lenk im Simmental in 1.5 hours. In December in Lenk im Simmental, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lenk im Simmental

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports
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Lenk-Simmental Tourismus AG ©
Lenk-Simmental Tourismus AG

3
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 23rd (Wed), cruise along Gornergrat, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then play a few rounds at Golf Club Matterhorn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, then stop by Lindt Chocolate Shop Zermatt, and finally make a trip to Photopoint Kirchbrucke bridge.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Zermatt trip itinerary maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lenk im Simmental to Zermatt. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Tours · Nature
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Clay Shoot Zermatt ©
Clay Shoot Zermatt

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