15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get in touch with nature at Lake Zurich and Lake Lucerne. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Town and Grossmunster. Step out of Zurich to go to Lucerne and see Biosphaere Entlebuch, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and examine the collection at Musee Visionnaire Zurich.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich planning site.

Singapore, Singapore to Zurich is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Zurich is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect Zurich to be colder, temps between 5°C and -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

2
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Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): trek along Maennlichen Romantic Trail and then take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen, then get to know the fascinating history of Kleine Scheidegg, then take a stroll through Alpiglen, and finally look for gifts at Vogts Corner.

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

Traveling by car from Zurich to Grindelwald takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen
Maennlichen Romantic Trail ©
Maennlichen Romantic Trail

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 29th (Sun), pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue, admire the landmark architecture of Marche couvert de Montreux, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rochers-de-Naye, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon, and finally see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Montreux trip planner.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Montreux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chateau de Chillon
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Rochers-de-Naye ©
Rochers-de-Naye
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Queen Studio Experience ©
Queen Studio Experience

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 30th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, trek along 5-Seenweg, then pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Mauritius, then explore the galleries of Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Tue): look for gifts at Laderach, see the winter wonderland with Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Zermatt trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Montreux to Zermatt in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise
5-Seenweg ©
5-Seenweg

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 1st (Wed), get great views at The Cathedral of Bern, wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then see the interesting displays at Kindermuseum Creaviva, then admire the masterpieces at Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center), and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Aare River, contemplate the waterfront views at Thunersee, and then admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten).

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bern sightseeing planner.

Take a train from Zermatt to Bern in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. December in Bern sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Thunersee
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Thunersee ©
Thunersee
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
The Cathedral of Bern ©
The Cathedral of Bern

2
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Galerie Wydi and Kunsthaus. Visiting Parasailing & Paragliding and Blumental Panorama Trail will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Schlosskirche, delve into the distant past at Unspunnen Castle, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Interlaken route planning site.

You can drive from Bern to Interlaken in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Interlaken

Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Blumental Panorama Trail, Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum ©
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum

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