17 days in Switzerland Itinerary

17 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland trip itinerary maker

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly:  17 h
1
Geneva
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
2
Zermatt
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Lenk im Simmental
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Grindelwald
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Bern
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
6
Zurich
— 5 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Singapore

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de St-Pierre, then pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), then admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Room. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise de Saint-Sulpice and then explore the activities along Lake Geneva.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Geneva trip maker website.

Singapore, Singapore to Geneva is an approximately 17- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, tram, and train. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in March, with highs in Geneva at 13°C and lows at 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Eglise de Saint-Sulpice
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): hit the slopes at Trockener Steg, then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and then enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go from sight to sight with Gornergrat, then stop by Laderach, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally hike along Murmelweg Wanderung.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Zermatt online trip planner.

You can take a train from Geneva to Zermatt in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Lenk im Simmental.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Laderach ©
Laderach

2
nights
Lenk im Simmental

Lenk im Simmental ©
Themed trails make vacations in Lenk im Simmental popular with winter sports lovers.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): stroll through Alprundweg Leiterli and then stroll through Adrenalin Skischule Lenk. Keep things going the next day: trek along Sentier Panoramique de Tracouet and then contemplate the waterfront views at Oeschinen Lake.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lenk im Simmental tour builder tool.

Explore your travel options from Zermatt to Lenk im Simmental with the Route module. In March, daytime highs in Lenk im Simmental are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lenk im Simmental

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Sentier Panoramique de Tracouet, Oeschinen Lake
Highlights from your plan
Alprundweg Leiterli ©
Alprundweg Leiterli
Oeschinen Lake ©
Oeschinen Lake

3
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grindelwald: Wengen (Minigolf & Central Sport). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, get outside with Air-Glaciers, S.A., admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, and take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Grindelwald trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lenk im Simmental to Grindelwald takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Wengen, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
Highlights from your plan
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First

2
nights
Bern

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
On the 16th (Mon), make a trip to Mosesbrunnen, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cathedral of Bern, look for gifts at Swiss Chocolate Chalet, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then have some family-friendly fun at Heidi's Photo Chalet, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Schlosskirche. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower - Zytglogge, ponder the design of Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen, get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus Bern, then admire the local landmark of Vennerbrunnen, then ponder the design of Zahringerbrunnen, and finally wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bern trip planner.

Drive from Grindelwald to Bern in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. March in Bern sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Zurich.

Things to do in Bern

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Interlaken
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Clock Tower - Zytglogge ©
Clock Tower - Zytglogge

5
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Kriens (St Gallus Catholic Church & Mt Pilatus), Elsener Messerschmied AG (in Rapperswil) and Lucerne (Markuskirche, Lake Lucerne, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, wander the streets of Old Town, explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Zurich online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Bern to Zurich by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lucerne, Elsener Messerschmied AG
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

Similar Plans

18 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM INDIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 18 days in Switzerland & France BY A USER FROM THAILAND April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 18 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 31 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM INDONESIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 18 days in Germany, Austria & Switzerland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 18 days in Switzerland, Milan & Lake Como BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 15 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 30 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Paris & Switzerland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 23 days in Italy, Switzerland & New Zealand BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 16 days in Germany, Switzerland & Bregenz BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans