16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  17​h
1
Zurich
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
St. Moritz
— 2 nights
train:  8​h
3
Zermatt
— 2 nights
train:  4​h
4
Lucerne
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
5
Interlaken
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
6
Geneva
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lake Zurich as well as Old Town. Step out of the city life by going to Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Strandbad Arbon. Discover out-of-the-way places like Sportbahnen Atzmannig and Landesplattenberg Engi. Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Lindt Chocolate Shop Altendorf (in Altendorf), St Mauritius Church (in Appenzell) and Bad RagARTz (in Bad Ragaz).

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Zurich trip itinerary planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Zurich is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, expect Zurich to be much colder, temps between 5°C and -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bad RagARTz, Sportbahnen Atzmannig, Lindt Chocolate Shop Altendorf, Landesplattenberg Engi, Strandbad Arbon
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen

2
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Moritz tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Zurich to St. Moritz takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sun) before leaving for Zermatt.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Fuorcla Surlej, Nietzsche-Haus
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Piz Corvatsch ©
Piz Corvatsch
Engadine ©
Engadine
Fuorcla Surlej
Fuorcla Surlej

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Laderach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hohbalmen, then fly down the slopes at Trockener Steg, and finally hit the slopes at Swiss Ski School Saas Fee.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Zermatt trip planning website .

You can take a train from St. Moritz to Zermatt in 8.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can take a train to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Swiss Ski School Saas Fee
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5-Seenweg ©
5-Seenweg
Swiss Ski School Saas Fee ©
Swiss Ski School Saas Fee
Trockener Steg ©
Trockener Steg

2
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Lucerne using our trip planner.

Getting from Zermatt to Lucerne by train takes about 4 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Thu) before leaving for Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Victorinox Factory Store, Fronalpstock
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Fronalpstock ©
Fronalpstock
The Nine Towers ©
The Nine Towers

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.
You've now added Jungfraujoch to your itinerary. Get outdoors at Maennlichen and The Eiger Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to Blumental Panorama Trail and Adelboden. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Interlaken: 007 Walk of fame - Schilthorn (in Murren) and Maennlichen Royal Walk (in Grindelwald). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Eiger, hike along North face Trail, head outdoors with Freiluft- und Hallenbad Boedeli, and stop by Mad Cow.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Interlaken holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Interlaken takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Lucerne in December, expect nights in Interlaken to be about the same, around -4°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Grindelwald, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Murren, Adelboden, Murrenbach Waterfalls
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Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen
The Eiger Trail ©
The Eiger Trail
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Portes du Soleil, explore the ancient world of Roman Columns, then stop by Tristan Carbonatto Chocolatier, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Port-Choiseul.

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Drive from Interlaken to Geneva in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Interlaken in December, with highs in Geneva at 6°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Roman Columns, Tristan Carbonatto Chocolatier
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Portes du Soleil ©
Portes du Soleil
Plage de Port-Choiseul ©
Plage de Port-Choiseul
Manor Geneve ©
Manor Geneve

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