15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  18​h
1
Geneva
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Martigny
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Zermatt
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Fiesch in Valais
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Zurich
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Bains des Paquis, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, then take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and finally examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Geneva online sightseeing planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Geneva is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Geneva due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October, things will get cooler in Geneva: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Martigny.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum

1
night
Martigny

Martigny ©
Martigny is the capital of the French-speaking district of Martigny in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. On the 10th (Sat), head outdoors with Les Gorges du Durnand, see the interesting displays at Fondation Pierre Gianadda, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Abbaye de Saint-Maurice d'Agaune.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Martigny trip planning website .

You can take a train from Geneva to Martigny in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In October, daytime highs in Martigny are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Martigny

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Les Gorges du Durnand, Abbaye de Saint-Maurice d'Agaune, Chateau de Chillon
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Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Abbaye de Saint-Maurice d'Agaune ©
Abbaye de Saint-Maurice d'Agaune
Fondation Pierre Gianadda ©
Fondation Pierre Gianadda

3
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Escape the urban bustle at Gornergrat and The Matterhorn. There's much more to do: fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School, explore the striking landscape at Gorner Gorge, have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt, and get outside with Monta Rosa Hut.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Zermatt tour itinerary maker website .

Traveling by train from Martigny to Zermatt takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Fiesch in Valais.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School ©
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School

1
night
Fiesch in Valais

Fiesch in Valais ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): hike along Gommer Hohenweg and then take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Fiesch in Valais trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Zermatt to Fiesch in Valais with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Fiesch in Valais

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Aletsch Glacier, Gommer Hohenweg
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Gommer Hohenweg ©
Gommer Hohenweg

3
nights
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.
Visiting Parasailing & Paragliding and Harderkulm will get you outdoors. Explore Interlaken's surroundings by going to The Eiger Trail (in Grindelwald) and Lauterbrunnen (Lauterbrunnen Village & Murrenbach Waterfalls). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, get outside with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken, appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Interlaken attractions planner .

You can drive from Fiesch in Valais to Interlaken in 2.5 hours. October in Interlaken sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, The Eiger Trail
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
The Eiger Trail ©
The Eiger Trail
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get a sense of the local culture at Old Town and Grossmunster. Get outdoors at Mt Pilatus and Rhine Falls. Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Lake Lucerne & Lion Monument). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, head outdoors with Hallenbad City, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Zurich vacation builder .

You can drive from Interlaken to Zurich in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. October in Zurich sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lucerne, Rhine Falls
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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