15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Train:  18 h
1
Lucerne
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Lenk im Simmental
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Zermatt
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
5
Geneva
— 2 nights
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

4
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Zoo Zurich and Verkehrshaus der Schweiz. Venture out of the city with trips to Zurich (Lake Zurich, Fraumünster Church, & more). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, and take in the views from Chapel Bridge.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lucerne travel itinerary planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Lucerne is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Lucerne is minus 7 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December; daily highs in Lucerne reach 5°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Zurich
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

3
nights
Interlaken

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.
Explore Interlaken's surroundings by going to Grindelwald (The Eiger Trail & Grindelwald-First). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, look for all kinds of wild species at Maennlichen, get your game on at Heidi's Photo Chalet, and trek along North face Trail.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Interlaken trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Lucerne to Interlaken in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. When traveling from Lucerne in December, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Interlaken: temperatures range from 1°C by day to -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Lenk im Simmental.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Parasailing & Paragliding

1
night
Lenk im Simmental

Lenk im Simmental
Themed trails make vacations in Lenk im Simmental popular with winter sports lovers.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Skigebiet Metsch, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Trottiland, and then hit the slopes at Skigebiet Betelberg.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lenk im Simmental day trip site .

You can drive from Interlaken to Lenk im Simmental in 1.5 hours. December in Lenk im Simmental sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lenk im Simmental

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Trottiland

3
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
When in Zermatt, make a side trip to see Premier Alpine Centre SA in Nendaz, approximately 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", and take a memorable drive along Gornergrat.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Zermatt online tour itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lenk im Simmental to Zermatt. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Premier Alpine Centre SA
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Hohbalmen ©
Hohbalmen

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): admire the striking features of Cathedrale de St-Pierre, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, enjoy the sand and surf at Bains des Paquis, then get curious at CERN, and finally appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Geneva day trip planning tool .

Take a train from Zermatt to Geneva in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Room Escape Games
CERN
CERN

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