15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland trip planner
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Fly to Milan Malpensa, Train to Zermatt
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Zermatt
— 3 nights
Drive
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Montreux
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lauterbrunnen
— 1 night
Drive
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St. Moritz
— 2 nights
Drive
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St. Gallen
— 1 night
Drive
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Lucerne
— 4 nights
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Zermatt — 3 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Aletsch Glacier and Mountaineers' Cemetery. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Riffelsee, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and take in panoramic vistas at Gornergrat.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Zermatt road trip planning website.

Singapore, Singapore to Zermatt is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Montreux.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
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Montreux — 3 nights

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Fondation Pierre Gianadda and Corniche Lavaux Vineyards. Get out of town with these interesting Montreux side-trips: Lausanne (Collection de l'Art Brut & Le Port d'Ouchy). There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Montreux Lakeside, examine the collection at Museum of Viticulture and Wine (Musee de la Vigne et du Vin), Head underground at Les Mines De Sel De Bex, and relax and rejuvenate at Les Bains de Lavey.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Montreux trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Montreux takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lauterbrunnen.
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Museums · Parks · Spas · Nature
Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen — 1 night

A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
On the 23rd (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall, then admire the sheer force of Lauterbrunnen Village, and then admire the sheer force of Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lauterbrunnen online trip maker.

Drive from Montreux to Lauterbrunnen in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to St. Moritz.
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Nature · Parks

St. Moritz — 2 nights

St.
On the 24th (Mon), take some stellar pictures from Piz Nair, then take some stellar pictures from Diavolezza, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Muottas Muragl, stroll through Berninapass, and then explore the striking landscape at Morteratsch Glacier.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the St. Moritz vacation planner.

You can drive from Lauterbrunnen to St. Moritz in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and tram. In October, daily temperatures in St. Moritz can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to St. Gallen.
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St. Gallen — 1 night

The heart of eastern Switzerland, St.
On the 26th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Stiftsbibliothek, then admire the landmark architecture of Kathedrale St.Gallen, and then get engrossed in the history at Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our St. Gallen vacation maker tool.

Traveling by car from St. Moritz to St. Gallen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from St. Moritz in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 8°C in St. Gallen. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lucerne.
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Museums · Historic Sites
Side Trip

Lucerne — 4 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lucerne: Zurich (Lake Zurich & Old Town) and Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum (in Hofstetten bei Brienz). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Mt Pilatus, get curious at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and explore the activities along Lake Lucerne.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lucerne trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from St. Gallen to Lucerne in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
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Museums · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods
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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.
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