15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
— 1 night
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Lucerne
— 2 nights
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Engelberg
— 1 night
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Lucerne
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Bern
— 1 night
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Lucerne
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Lausanne
— 1 night
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Zermatt
— 1 night
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Lausanne
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Geneva
— 1 night
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Lausanne
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Veytaux
— 1 night
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Lausanne
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Zurich
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Zurich — 1 night

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 10th (Mon), examine the collection at Augusto Giacometti Entrance Hall, then wander the streets of Schanzengraben Canal, then look for gifts at Maurice de Mauriac, and finally explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Zurich trip builder website.

Singapore, Singapore to Zurich is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Zurich is minus 7 hours. In October, Zurich is much colder than Singapore - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lucerne.
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Lucerne — 2 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Head to Aeschbach Chocolatier and Kunsthalle Luzernfor some retail therapy. You'll explore and learn at Fondation Beyeler and Museum Rosengart Collection. Venture out of the city with trips to Augusta Raurica (in Augst) and Basel (Basel Paper Mill - Swiss Museum for Paper, Writing and Printing & Museum Tinguely). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Musegg Wall, get engrossed in the history at Bourbaki Panorama, snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hofkirche.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lucerne online itinerary planner.

Getting from Zurich to Lucerne by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Engelberg.
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Engelberg — 1 night

Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Engelberg trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by train from Lucerne to Engelberg takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lucerne.
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Lucerne

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Traveling by train from Engelberg to Lucerne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You will leave for Bern on the 14th (Fri).
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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.
On the 15th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at French Church, wander the streets of Matte, identify plant and animal life at Barenpark, then admire the local landmark of Simsonbrunnen, then get curious at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), and finally wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bern road trip planner.

Getting from Lucerne to Bern by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October in Bern, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Lucerne.
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Lucerne

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Traveling by car from Bern to Lucerne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 15th (Sat), you're off to Lausanne.
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Lausanne — 1 night

Swiss San Francisco

Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
On the 16th (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Esplanade de Montbenon, take an in-depth tour of Musee Historique de Lausanne, then explore the engaging exhibits at Musee Cantonal d'Archeologie et d'Histoire, then step into the grandiose world of Palais De Rumine, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee Cantonal des Beaux-Arts.

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

Traveling by train from Lucerne to Lausanne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Zermatt.
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Zermatt — 1 night

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): trek along 5 Lakes Walk, stop by Lindt Chocolate Shop Zermatt, cast your line with Fly Fish Zermatt, then don't miss a visit to Mountaineers' Cemetery, then see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Intercontinental Church Society.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Zermatt road trip tool.

Traveling by train from Lausanne to Zermatt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Lausanne.
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Lausanne

Swiss San Francisco

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lausanne trip planner.

Getting from Zermatt to Lausanne by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 17th (Mon), you're off to Geneva.
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Geneva — 1 night

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 18th (Tue): examine the collection at Musee des Suisses Dans Le Monde, pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame Basilica, admire the striking features of Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, then take in the exciting artwork at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery, and finally see the interesting displays at Fondation Baur, Musee des Arts d’Extreme-Orient.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Geneva journey planning website.

Traveling by car from Lausanne to Geneva takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Geneva, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Lausanne.
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Lausanne

Swiss San Francisco

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Getting from Geneva to Lausanne by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. On the 18th (Tue), you're off to Veytaux.
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Veytaux — 1 night

Veytaux is a municipality in the district of Riviera-Pays-d'Enhaut in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland.The Chateau of Chillon provides a marvelous view of the entire Lake of Geneva located in Avenue de Chillon.HistoryVeytaux is first mentioned in 1332 as Veytour.GeographyVeytaux has an area, of 6.8km2. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): stop by Maison de l'Etivaz, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Instinctif, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon, and finally learn about all things military at Fort De Chillon.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Veytaux trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Lausanne to Veytaux in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lausanne.
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Lausanne

Swiss San Francisco

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Drive from Veytaux to Lausanne in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. You will leave for Zurich on the 19th (Wed).
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Zurich — 4 nights

Big Small Town

Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum Rietberg and Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich. Discover out-of-the-way places like Niederdorf and Oskar-Reinhart Foundation Museum. Go for a jaunt from Zurich to Winterthur to see Sammlung Oskar Reinhart about 32 minutes away. Explore Zurich further: don't miss a visit to Limmatquai, browse the different shops at Einkaufszentrum Glatt, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, and visit Old Town.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Lausanne to Zurich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.
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Switzerland travel guide

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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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