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:  9​h 30​min
3
Zermatt
— 2 nights
train:  4​h
4
Lucerne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Interlaken
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
6
Geneva
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
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 Rhine Falls, Limmat-Schifffahrt and Old Town. Head to Maurice de Mauriac and Einkaufszentrum Glattfor some retail therapy. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and don't miss a visit to Sechselautenplatz.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Zurich day trip site .

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 when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Zurich is minus 7 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 5°C and lows are around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rhine Falls, Einkaufszentrum Glatt
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Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Einkaufszentrum Glatt ©
Einkaufszentrum Glatt
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls

2
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read St. Moritz trip maker website .

You can drive from Zurich to St. Moritz in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Zermatt.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Nietzsche-Haus
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Piz Corvatsch ©
Piz Corvatsch
Engadine ©
Engadine
Nietzsche-Haus ©
Nietzsche-Haus

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
You've added Gornergrat, Gorner Gorge, Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and other attractions to your itinerary. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, take a memorable ride with Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, then contemplate the waterfront views at Stellisee, then contemplate the waterfront views at Leisee, and finally take a memorable drive along Gornergrat.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Zermatt road trip planning app .

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

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Nature Transportation
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Glacier Paradise ©
Matterhorn Glacier Paradise

2
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Titlis.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Lucerne tour itinerary builder tool .

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

Winter Sports Parks Nature

Side Trip

Titlis
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Titlis ©
Titlis

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grindelwald-First, Jungfraujoch and Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Eiger and 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn. Get in touch with nature at Blumental Panorama Trail and Murrenbach Waterfalls. Next up on the itinerary: trek along North face Trail.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Interlaken trip tool .

You can drive from Lucerne to Interlaken in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. While traveling from Lucerne, 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 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Murren, Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway, Grindelwald-First, Murrenbach Waterfalls
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The Eiger ©
The Eiger
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway ©
Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway

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.
On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Roman Columns, stop by Tristan Carbonatto Chocolatier, and then kick back and relax at Plage de Port-Choiseul.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Geneva trip itinerary app .

You can 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) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Shopping Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

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