13 days in Switzerland Itinerary

13 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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13 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Zurich
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
2
Grindelwald
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
3
Bern
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Zermatt
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  19​h
End: Singapore

4
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Head to Bahnhofstrasse and Hauptbahnhoffor plenty of shopping. Take a break from the city and head to Mt Pilatus and Lake Lucerne. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lucerne (Altstadt Luzern & Lion Monument). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Old Town, shop like a local with ARTBOX.GALLERY, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Zurich trip itinerary planning app .

Singapore, Singapore to Zurich is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. In November, Zurich is cooler than Singapore - with highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

3
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Get outdoors at Jungfraujoch and Murrenbach Waterfalls. When in Grindelwald, make a side trip to see Central Sport in Wengen, approximately 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First, take a stroll through Alpiglen, admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauterbrunnen Church.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Grindelwald trip planner .

You can drive from Zurich to Grindelwald in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Jungfraujoch, Central Sport
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

2
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): explore the activities along Aare River, then wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie Rigassi by SOON, and finally make a trip to Clock Tower - Zytglogge. On your second day here, appreciate the history behind Barenpark, look for gifts at Gysi AG Chocolatier Suisse, then hunt for treasures at Federal Building (Bundeshaus), and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten).

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bern trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Grindelwald to Bern in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Shopping Nature
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Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Federal Building (Bundeshaus) ©
Federal Building (Bundeshaus)

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 10th (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", and then play a few rounds at Golf Club Matterhorn. Keep things going the next day: stop by Laderach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Matterhorn Ski Paradise, then make a trip to Walk of Climb, and finally stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Zermatt attractions planning website .

Traveling by train from Bern to Zermatt takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise
Golf Club Matterhorn ©
Golf Club Matterhorn

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