9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  17​h
1
Geneva
— 1 day
train:  2​h
2
Bern
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Appenzell
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Zurich
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Singapore

1
day
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 26th (Thu), kick back and relax at Bains des Paquis, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, then get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and finally see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum.

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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, bus, and train. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Geneva due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Geneva hover around 6°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Geneva

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Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

2
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Rigassi by SOON, take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, get curious at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), then see the interesting displays at Klingende Sammlung, then admire the local landmark of Zahringerbrunnen, and finally admire the masterpieces at Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center). Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum, then examine the collection at Schweizerisches , then learn more about the world around you at Museum of Natural History of Bern, and finally view the masterpieces at SOON Galerie.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bern trip planning tool .

You can drive from Geneva to Bern in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Geneva in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Bern, with lows around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Appenzell.

Things to do in Bern

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Kindermuseum Creaviva ©
Kindermuseum Creaviva
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center) ©

1
night
Appenzell

Appenzell ©
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. On the 29th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR, admire the masterpieces at Kunstmuseum Appenzell, see the interesting displays at Kunsthalle Ziegelhutte, then see the interesting displays at Appenzeller Brachtummuseum Urnaesch, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Appenzell Customs.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Appenzell trip itinerary builder site .

Drive from Bern to Appenzell in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Appenzell

Museums

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Urnaesch, Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR
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Kunstmuseum Appenzell ©
Kunstmuseum Appenzell
Kunsthalle Ziegelhutte ©
Kunsthalle Ziegelhutte
Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR ©

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Visiting Mt Pilatus and Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen will get you outdoors. Old Town and Grossmunster will appeal to history buffs. Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lucerne (Bourbaki Panorama & Ufschotti Park). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Bahnhofstrasse, shop like a local with ARTBOX.GALLERY, explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and look for gifts at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Zurich tour website .

Traveling by car from Appenzell to Zurich takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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Side Trip

Lucerne
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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