15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Grindelwald
— 3 nights
2
Montreux
— 1 night
3
Zermatt
— 1 night
4
Bern
— 3 nights
5
Zurich
— 3 nights
6
Appenzell
— 2 nights

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 in touch with nature at Aletsch Glacier and Trümmelbachfälle. Step out of Grindelwald to go to Wengen and see Central Sport, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: get great views at Jungfraujoch, tour the pleasant surroundings at Grindelwald-First, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald trip planning tool.

Mumbai, India to Grindelwald is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Trümmelbachfälle, Central Sport
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

1
night
Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
On the 16th (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon, steep yourself in history at Musée de Montreux, then have fun and explore at Chaplin's World, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Plexus Art Gallery.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Montreux journey planner.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Montreux in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Chateau de Chillon, Chaplin's World
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Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Plexus Art Gallery ©
Plexus Art Gallery

1
night
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapelle Schwarzsee "Maria zum Schnee", then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, then stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Zermatt trip builder site.

You can drive from Montreux to Zermatt in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zermatt

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis
Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery

3
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Appreciate the collections at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) and Klingendes Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center). The adventure continues: make a trip to Federal Building (Bundeshaus), view the masterpieces at Contemporary Art Gallery (Kunsthalle Bern), see the interesting displays at Schweizerisches , and get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie Rigassi by SOON.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bern trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Bern takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can take a train to Zurich.

Things to do in Bern

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique)
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UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) ©
Klingendes Museum ©
Klingendes Museum

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get some cultural insight at Old Town and Bahnhofstrasse. Visit Fraumünster Church and Grossmunster for their historical value. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), shop like a local with ARTBOX.GALLERY, appreciate the history behind Hans Waldmann Statue, and get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Zurich trip builder site.

You can take a train from Bern to Zurich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Appenzell.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

2
nights
Appenzell

Appenzell ©
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Kunstmuseum Appenzell, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Mauritius Church, look for gifts at Alpschaukaeserei Schwaegalp, then examine the collection at Kunsthalle Ziegelhutte, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Landsgemeindeplatz.

For maps and more tourist information, go to the Appenzell trip maker website.

Getting from Zurich to Appenzell by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Appenzell are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Appenzell

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Urnaesch, Landsgemeindeplatz, Alpschaukaeserei Schwaegalp
Highlights from your plan
Kunstmuseum Appenzell ©
Kunstmuseum Appenzell
Landsgemeindeplatz ©
Landsgemeindeplatz
Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch ©
Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch

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