60 days in Switzerland Itinerary

60 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland attractions planner

Make it your trip
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Zurich
— 10 nights
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Geneva
— 8 nights
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Zermatt
— 9 nights
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Bern
— 10 nights
Drive
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Grindelwald
— 8 nights
Drive
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Engelberg
— 6 nights
Drive
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Lugano
— 7 nights
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Zurich

— 10 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lucerne (The Rosengart Collection, Altstadt Luzern, &more), Rhine Falls (in Neuhausen am Rheinfall) and Gewerbemuseum Winterthur (in Winterthur). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, shop like a local with Bahnhofstrasse, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Zurich, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Zurich trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Zurich is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Zurich due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in August, you will find days in Zurich are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are much colder (16°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Geneva.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Geneva

— 8 nights

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Explore Geneva's surroundings by going to Chaplin's World (in Corsier-sur-Vevey), Montreux (Freddie Mercury Statue, Montreux Lakeside, &more) and Lausanne (La Suisse - Belle Epoque - paddle steamboat, The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon, and pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation).

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Geneva day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Geneva takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Zermatt

— 9 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zermatt: Interlaken (Parasailing & Paragliding, Hohematte Park, &more), St. Beatus Hoehlen (in Sundlauenen) and Lake Brienz (in Brienz). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, and contemplate the waterfront views at Riffelsee.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Zermatt trip planner.

You can drive from Geneva to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Bern

— 10 nights

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bern: Thunersee (in Thun), Lenk im Simmental (Sibe Brunne, Iffigfall, &more) and Adelboden (in Adelboden). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Aare River, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), take an in-depth tour of Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Gurten.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bern attractions tool.

Take a train from Zermatt to Bern in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Bern can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Grindelwald

— 8 nights

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Change things up with these side-trips from Grindelwald: Wengen (Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway & Molitor), Reichenbach Falls (in Meiringen) and Murren (Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg, 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Village, admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Grindelwald trip maker.

Getting from Bern to Grindelwald by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Engelberg.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Engelberg

— 6 nights
Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
Change things up with these side-trips from Engelberg: St Gotthard Pass (in Airolo), Trift Bridge (in Gadmen) and Rhone Glacier (in Gletsch). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Titlis, appreciate the history behind Teufelsbrucke, admire the sheer force of Cascata della Piumogna, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lag da claus.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Engelberg trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Engelberg in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In September, daytime highs in Engelberg are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lugano.

Things to do in Engelberg

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lugano

— 7 nights

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Get out of town with these interesting Lugano side-trips: Bellinzona (Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie, San Bernardino Pass, &more), Locarno (Cimetta, Falconeria Locarno, &more) and Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso (in Orselina). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lugano, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria degli Angioli, stroll through Monte San Giorgio, and take in the awesome beauty at Monte Tamaro.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Lugano day trip planner.

You can drive from Engelberg to Lugano in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Engelberg in September since evenings lows in Lugano dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.