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
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Interlaken
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Zermatt
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
4
Geneva
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Singapore

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Lucerne (Mt Pilatus, Markuskirche, & more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip itinerary maker site .

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. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Zurich due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Zurich reach 5°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lucerne
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

3
nights
Interlaken

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.
Step out of Interlaken with an excursion to The Eiger Trail in Grindelwald--about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Jungfraujoch, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village, and admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Interlaken trip planner .

Traveling by car from Zurich to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Zurich in December; daily highs in Interlaken reach 1°C and lows reach -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Lauterbrunnen, The Eiger Trail
Highlights from your plan
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Parasailing & Paragliding
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

3
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for nature, winter sports, museums, historic sites, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, explore the striking landscape at Gorner Gorge, get interesting insight from Tours, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie".

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Zermatt travel planning app .

You can take a train from Interlaken to Zermatt in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School ©
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School

2
nights
Geneva

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
On the 24th (Tue), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, then get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, and finally see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Geneva travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Geneva takes 4 hours. December in Geneva sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Room Escape Games
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

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