16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Lucerne
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Interlaken
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Zermatt
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
4
Geneva
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Singapore

4
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Verkehrshaus der Schweiz and Zoo Zurich. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lucerne: Zurich (Fraumünster Church, Lake Zurich, & more). The adventure continues: 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 admire the striking features of Lucerne Station.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Lucerne road trip planning tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Lucerne is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in October; daily highs in Lucerne reach 17°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Zurich
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz ©
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich

4
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'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Seilpark Interlaken and Einstein House (Einsteinhaus). Get out of town with these interesting Interlaken side-trips: Bern (Zahringerbrunnen, Simsonbrunnen, & more) and Grindelwald (The Eiger Trail & Grindelwald-First). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, take in nature's colorful creations at Alpenrose Landscape Gardens, stroll around Hohematte Park, and look for gifts at Vogts Corner.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Interlaken trip planner .

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Interlaken takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bern, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald, Trümmelbachfälle
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Seilpark Interlaken ©
Seilpark Interlaken
Tierpark Dahlholzli ©
Tierpark Dahlholzli

3
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Bring the kids along to Premier Alpine Centre SA and Chemin des Planetes. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, cruise along Gornergrat, don't miss a visit to Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", and explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Zermatt route website .

You can take a train from Interlaken to Zermatt in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Premier Alpine Centre SA, Chemin des Planetes
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Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Riffelsee ©
Riffelsee

4
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Chaplin's World and CERN. Venture out of the city with trips to Swiss Vapeur Parc (in Le Bouveret) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), and get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Geneva journey planner.

Getting from Zermatt to Geneva by train takes about 4 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Swiss Vapeur Parc, Chaplin's World, Chateau de Chillon
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Swiss Vapeur Parc ©
Swiss Vapeur Parc

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