16 days in Austria, Munich & Switzerland Itinerary

16 days in Austria, Munich & Switzerland Itinerary

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16 days in Austria, Munich & Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly:  17​h
1
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Hallstatt, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Salzburg, Austria
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  5​h 30​min
5
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Singapore, Singapore

2
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
On the 21st (Sat), don't miss a visit to Marienplatz and then contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Viktualienmarkt and then admire the landmark architecture of St. Peter's Church.

Plan my day in Munich using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Singapore, Singapore to Munich is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect Munich to be colder, temps between 5°C and -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Shopping
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church
Viktualienmarkt ©
Viktualienmarkt

3
nights
Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Get some historical perspective at Old Town and Pfarrkirche St, Nikolaus. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Badestrand Hallstatt and Pfarre St. Wolfgang. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, make a trip to Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", and pause for some serene contemplation at Hallstatt Lutheran Church.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Munich to Hallstatt in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Pfarrkirche St, Nikolaus, Pfarre St. Wolfgang
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Pfarre St. Wolfgang ©
Pfarre St. Wolfgang
Hallstatt Lutheran Church ©
Hallstatt Lutheran Church

few
hours
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 26th (Thu), explore the galleries of Mozarts Geburtshaus, get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg driving holiday planning tool .

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, daytime highs in Salzburg are 6°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus
St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter) ©
Getreidegasse ©
Getreidegasse

2
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Munich route app .

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 30th (Mon), you're off toZurich.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites
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Heiliggeistkirche ©
Heiliggeistkirche
Old Town Hall ©
Old Town Hall

4
nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Chaplin's World. Bring the kids along to Skigebiet Betelberg and Einstein House (Einsteinhaus). Change things up with these side-trips from Interlaken: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux) and Galerie Rigassi by SOON (in Bern). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen, identify plant and animal life at Alpenwildpark, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde, and look for gifts at Buchhandlung Boedeli.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Interlaken trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Munich to Interlaken takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. While traveling from Munich, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Interlaken, ranging from highs of 1°C to lows of -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bern, Skigebiet Betelberg, Chaplin's World, Chateau de Chillon, Maennlichen
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Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, and then admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Interlaken to Zurich by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Zurich

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

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