18 days in Switzerland Itinerary

18 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
— 4 nights
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Lucerne
— 2 nights
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Bern
— 2 nights
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Montreux
— 1 night
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
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Murren
— 4 nights
7
Zurich
— 1 night

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Zurich

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Venture out of the city with trips to Seealpsee (in Wasserauen) and Santis der Berg (in Urnaesch). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, get outside with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection, and stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, read our Zurich online holiday planner.

Manila, Philippines to Zurich is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manila to Zurich is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Manila in October, things will get colder in Zurich: highs are around 17°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Lake Zurich
4.7
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Neighborhood
Bahnhofstrasse
3.9

2
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, take a tour by water with Paragliding Luzern, then identify plant and animal life at Mt Pilatus, and finally take in the views from Chapel Bridge.

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You can drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bern.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Mt Pilatus
4.7
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Water Body
Lake Lucerne
4.8
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Must see
Chapel Bridge
4.7

2
nights
Bern

Bern ©

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cathedral of Bern, wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, get curious at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tierpark Dahlholzli, then identify plant and animal life at Barenpark, and finally don't miss a visit to Clock Tower - Zytglogge. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Federal Building (Bundeshaus), admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), then admire the masterpieces at Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center), and finally explore the activities along Thunersee.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bern trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Bern takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Bern are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Montreux.

Things to do in Bern

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
4.7
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Water Body
Thunersee
4.9

1
night
Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
On the 31st (Sat), examine the collection at Chaplin's World, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon, then take in the pleasant sights at Montreux Lakeside, and finally pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Montreux trip builder site.

You can drive from Bern to Montreux in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Children’s Museum
Chaplin's World
4.7

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 1st (Sun), take a memorable drive along Gornergrat, then make a trip to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and then push the limits with Forest Fun Park Zermatt. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt, and then snap pictures at Hangebrucke.

Before you visit Zermatt, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by train from Montreux to Zermatt takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Murren.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
The Matterhorn
4.8
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Scenic Drive
Gornergrat
4.8
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Bridge
Hangebrucke
4.7

4
nights
Murren

Murren ©
With a population of just 450 people, Murren brings to life an authentic Swiss mountain village.
Venture out of the city with trips to Artilleriewerk Faulensee (in Faulensee), Niederhorn Cable-car (in Beatenberg) and St. Beatus Hoehlen (in Sundlauenen). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, hike along Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli, stroll through Blumental Panorama Trail, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Murren road trip planning app.

Take a train from Zermatt to Murren in 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Zurich.

Things to do in Murren

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Mountain
The Eiger
4.9
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World heritage site
Jungfraujoch
4.4

1
night
Zurich

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): stop by Confiserie Sprungli, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and then take a stroll through Old Town. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then make a trip to Sechselautenplatz.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich online trip builder.

Traveling by train from Murren to Zurich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Neighborhood
Old Town
4.6

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