17 days in Switzerland Itinerary

17 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Interlaken
— 2 nights
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Bern
— 1 night
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Geneva
— 2 nights
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Montreux
— 2 nights
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Verbier
— 1 night
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Zermatt
— 1 night
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Andermatt
— 1 night
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Lugano
— 1 night
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St. Moritz
— 1 night
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Zurich
— 4 nights
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Interlaken

— 2 nights
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.
Visiting Mt Pilatus and Parasailing & Paragliding will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Interlaken to Engelberg to see Titlis about 1h 30 min away. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Artilleriewerk Faulensee and look for gifts at Kirchhofer - Swiss Arts.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Interlaken trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Interlaken is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Interlaken. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in December, with highs in Interlaken at 1°C and lows at -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bern.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bern

— 1 night

City of Bears

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 6th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Galerie Rigassi by SOON, visit UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Garuda Massage.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bern trip planner.

You can drive from Interlaken to Bern in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Interlaken in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Bern, with highs around 5°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Bern

Shopping · Museums · Spas · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Geneva

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the activities along Lake Geneva and then see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): examine the collection at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, then examine the collection at House of Basketball, and then see the top attractions with CERN.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Geneva online travel route planner.

Drive from Bern to Geneva in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Nature · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Montreux

— 2 nights
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Gruyeres Castle, then see the interesting displays at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), and then admire the masterpieces at Collection de l'Art Brut. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by O'Coeur des Reves ..., see the interesting displays at Chaplin's World, and then see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Montreux trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Geneva to Montreux in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Verbier.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Verbier

— 1 night
Verbier is a village located in south-western Switzerland in the canton of Valais. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): surround yourself with nature on Maison de la Foret, center your mind and body at Wholeycow Yoga Massage Fitness, and then gear up at Ski Service.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Verbier trip website.

Traveling by car from Montreux to Verbier takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Verbier

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Spas

Side Trip

Zermatt

— 1 night
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 12th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn and then enjoy breathtaking views from Gornergrat.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Zermatt planner.

You can drive from Verbier to Zermatt in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Andermatt.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Andermatt

— 1 night
Andermatt is a mountain village and municipality in the canton of Uri in Switzerland. On the 13th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Museo Nazionale del San Gottardo, ski along the peaceful trails at Alpine Sports Andermatt, and then see the interesting displays at Talmuseum Ursern.

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Traveling by car from Zermatt to Andermatt takes 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lugano.

Things to do in Andermatt

Museums · Classes · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trip

Lugano

— 1 night

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): stop by Inperfetta Vintage, then buy something for everyone on your list at Fox Town Factory Stores, and then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Cantonale Giovanni Zust.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Lugano trip app.

You can drive from Andermatt to Lugano in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Lugano

Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

St. Moritz

— 1 night
St.
On the 15th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz, then take in the dramatic natural features at Bernina Pass, then examine the collection at Museum Mili Weber Haus, and finally admire the masterpieces at Berry Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our St. Moritz trip planner.

Getting from Lugano to St. Moritz by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Lugano in December, plan for little chillier days in St. Moritz, with highs around 5°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Zurich

— 4 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Do your shopping at Bahnhofstrasse and Altstadt Luzern. Museum Rietberg and Bourbaki Panorama will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Chapel Bridge & Lion Monument). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum, examine the collection at Augusto Giacometti Entrance Hall, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from St. Moritz to Zurich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, daytime highs in Zurich are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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.