14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Johor Bahru
+2
bus + subway + Fly:  17​h
1
Zurich
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Bellinzona
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Grindelwald
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Bern
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
5
Zermatt
— 2 nights
+4
train + Fly + subway + foot + bus:  21​h 30​min
End: Johor Bahru

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bahnhofstrasse and Grossmunster. Take a break from the city and head to Mt Pilatus and Lake Zurich. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lucerne (Hofkirche & Ufschotti Park). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, kick back and relax at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich trip planner .

Johor Bahru, Malaysia to Zurich is an approximately 17-hour combination of bus, subway, and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, subway, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus, subway, flight, shuttle, and train. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Johor Bahru to Zurich due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Johor Bahru in July, with highs in Zurich at 30°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bellinzona.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town
Hofkirche ©
Hofkirche

1
night
Bellinzona

Bellinzona ©
Bellinzona is the capital of the canton Ticino in Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take a memorable drive along Ponte Tibetano Valle di Sementina, explore the historical opulence of Castelgrande, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie, then step into the grandiose world of Castelli di Bellinzona, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello di Montebello.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bellinzona online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Zurich to Bellinzona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Bellinzona are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Bellinzona

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Ponte Tibetano Valle di Sementina
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Ponte Tibetano Valle di Sementina ©
Ponte Tibetano Valle di Sementina
Castelgrande ©
Castelgrande
Castello di Montebello ©
Castello di Montebello

4
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kleine Scheidegg and Lauterbrunnen Church. Step off the beaten path and head to Aletsch Glacier and Staubbach Waterfall. Explore Grindelwald's surroundings by going to Lauterbrunnen Village (in Lauterbrunnen) and Oeschinen Lake (in Kandersteg). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, get all the equipment you need at Molitor, hit the slopes at Maennlichen, and stroll through The Eiger Trail.

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You can drive from Bellinzona to Grindelwald in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bern.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Wengen, Oeschinen Lake
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Lauterbrunnen Village ©
Lauterbrunnen Village
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

2
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
On the 20th (Sat), take some stellar pictures from The Cathedral of Bern, wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie Rigassi by SOON, get a taste of the local shopping with Federal Building (Bundeshaus), then take a stroll around Haus der Religionen - Dialog der Kulturen, and finally shop like a local with Central Railroad Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Schloss THUN, explore the activities along Thunersee, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale St-Nicolas, and finally examine the collection at HR Giger Museum.

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Drive from Grindelwald to Bern in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Bern

Shopping Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Thun, Cathedrale St-Nicolas, Museum HR Giger
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The Cathedral of Bern ©
The Cathedral of Bern
Cathedrale St-Nicolas ©
Cathedrale St-Nicolas
Schloss THUN ©
Schloss THUN

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Gorner Gorge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, and then take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga. Keep things going the next day: stop by Laderach, hit the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish church of St Mauritius, then stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Zermatt route builder site .

Traveling by train from Bern to Zermatt takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Nature
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise
Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery

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