14 days in Switzerland & Colmar Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland & Colmar Itinerary

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14 days in Switzerland & Colmar Itinerary

Start: Bangkok, Thailand
Fly:  12​h
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Zurich, Switzerland
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Colmar, France
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Basel, Switzerland
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
6
Bern, Switzerland
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
7
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
8
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 1 day
cable car:  30​min
9
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— Few hours
train:  15​min
10
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
11
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
12
Montreux, Switzerland
— 1 night
train:  30​min
13
Lausanne, Switzerland
— 1 day
train:  30​min
14
Montreux, Switzerland
— 1 night
train:  1​h
15
Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h
End: Bangkok, Thailand

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich day trip planning tool .

Bangkok, Thailand to Zurich is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train. Traveling from Bangkok to Zurich, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Bangkok in April: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 17°C and lows are around 5°C. On the 6th (Sat), you're off toColmar.

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors Parks Museums

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Colmar, France

Colmar ©
Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Old Town. On the 6th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Old Town, then take a stroll through Little Venice, and then don't miss a visit to Vieille Ville.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Colmar trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Zurich to Colmar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Colmar, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Basel.

Things to do in Colmar

Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vieille Ville
Highlights from your plan
Musée d'Unterlinden ©
Musée d'Unterlinden
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Basel, Switzerland

Basel ©
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Altstadt-Spaziergange durch Basel as well as Tinguely-Brunnen. On the 7th (Sun), make a trip to Tinguely-Brunnen and then take a stroll through Altstadt-Spaziergange durch Basel.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Basel trip maker website .

You can drive from Colmar to Basel in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. April in Basel sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Zurich.

Things to do in Basel

Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Altstadt-Spaziergange durch Basel ©

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Zurich Fondue Tram, Confiserie Sprungli, Old Town (Altstadt), and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): savor the flavors at Zurich Fondue Tram.

Plan trip to Zurich with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by train from Basel to Zurich takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Old Town ©
Old Town
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): see the sky in a new way at Swiss Museum of Transport.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lucerne online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Lucerne are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz ©
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower - Zytglogge, make a trip to Zahringerbrunnen, get engrossed in the history at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), then wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then take some stellar pictures from The Cathedral of Bern, and finally admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten).

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bern holiday planning app .

Traveling by train from Lucerne to Bern takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daily temperatures in Bern can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)
Tierpark Dahlholzli ©
Tierpark Dahlholzli
Einstein House (Einsteinhaus) ©
Einstein House (Einsteinhaus)

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Interlaken, Switzerland

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.
To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Interlaken driving holiday planning website .

Drive from Bern to Interlaken in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. On the 11th (Thu), you're off toGrindelwald.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
On the 11th (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, then take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, and then get to know the fascinating history of Kleine Scheidegg.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Grindelwald sightseeing planner.

Grindelwald is just a short distance from Interlaken. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trip

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
Highlights from your plan
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Kleine Scheidegg ©
Kleine Scheidegg

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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Lauterbrunnen
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
To see maps and tourist information, read our Lauterbrunnen trip planning app .

Lauterbrunnen is just a stone's throw from Grindelwald. You'll set off for Interlaken on the 11th (Thu).

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Flying Wheels Electric Bike Tours. On the 12th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hohematte Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche, and finally take a memorable tour with Flying Wheels Electric Bike Tours.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Interlaken vacation maker app .

Interlaken is just a stone's throw from Lauterbrunnen. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm
Hohematte Park ©
Hohematte Park
Schlosskirche ©
Schlosskirche

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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Glacier Express. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, make a trip to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, then stop by Laderach, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mauritius Church Zermatt, and finally don't miss a visit to Mountaineers' Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour in style with Glacier Express.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Zermatt trip itinerary planning website .

You can take a train from Interlaken to Zermatt in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Montreux.

Things to do in Zermatt

Tours Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Express ©
Glacier Express
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis

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Montreux, Switzerland

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Maison Cailler Chocolaterie has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Memorial, admire the landmark architecture of Chateau de Chillon, then step into the grandiose world of Castle of Gruyeres, then get behind the scenes at Maison Cailler Chocolaterie, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Chaplin's World.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Montreux trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Zermatt to Montreux in 3 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Lausanne.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trips

Maison Cailler Chocolaterie, Castle of Gruyeres, Chaplin's World, Chateau de Chillon
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Castle of Gruyeres ©
Castle of Gruyeres

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Lausanne, Switzerland

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): admire the striking features of Cathedrale de Lausanne, go for a stroll along the water at Le Port d'Ouchy, see the interesting displays at Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), then appreciate the extensive heritage of Place de la Palud, then admire the masterpieces at Collection de l'Art Brut, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Escaliers du Marche.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lausanne trip itinerary maker .

Lausanne is just a short distance from Montreux. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Montreux.

Things to do in Lausanne

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale de Lausanne ©
Cathedrale de Lausanne
Le Port d'Ouchy ©
Le Port d'Ouchy

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Montreux, Switzerland

Montreux
To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Montreux online trip itinerary planner .

Montreux is very close to Lausanne. You'll set off for Geneva on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Montreux

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Geneva, Switzerland

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Virtual Room, Patek Philippe Museum and Room Escape Games. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Room.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Geneva trip planner .

Take a train from Lausanne to Geneva in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. You will leave for home on the 18th (Thu).

Things to do in Geneva

Fun & Games Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Room Escape Games

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