60 days in Switzerland Itinerary

60 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland trip planner
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Zurich
— 8 nights
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Appenzell
— 5 nights
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Grindelwald
— 5 nights
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Saas-Fee
— 5 nights
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Zermatt
— 7 nights
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Montreux
— 7 nights
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Geneva
— 7 nights
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Bern
— 7 nights
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Basel
— 7 nights
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Zurich — 8 nights

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Lucerne (Rigi, Lake Lucerne, &more). Spend the 15th (Sat) in the animal kingdom at Zoo Zurich. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg, stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern, and get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Zurich tour planning site.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Zurich is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in January; daily highs in Zurich reach 5°C and lows reach -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Appenzell.
Parks · Museums · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trip

Appenzell — 5 nights

Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. Get out of town with these interesting Appenzell side-trips: Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona (in Glarus) and Eichhornliweg (in Arosa). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Santis der Berg, Head underground at Wildkirchlihohle, explore the world behind art at Kunstmuseum Appenzell, and get your bearings at Stiftsbibliothek.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Appenzell vacation builder website.

Getting from Zurich to Appenzell by car takes about 1.5 hours. January in Appenzell sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Grindelwald.
Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Grindelwald — 5 nights

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Explore Grindelwald's surroundings by going to Engelberg (Titlis Cliff Walk & Titlis), Luftseilbahn Wengen-Mannlichen (in Wengen) and Lake Brienz (in Brienz). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, fly down the slopes at Maennlichen, trek along The Eiger, and get to know the fascinating history of Kleine Scheidegg.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Grindelwald trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Appenzell to Grindelwald by car takes about 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Saas-Fee.
Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Side Trips

Saas-Fee — 5 nights

Saas-Fee is the main village in the Saastal, or the Saas Valley, and is a municipality in the district of Visp in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saas-Fee: Grimentz (Lac des Autannes & Grimentz Ski Resort), Burgkirche Raron (in Raron) and The Matterhorn (in Zermatt). There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Ski Zenit, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, tour the pleasant surroundings at Luftseilbahnen Fiesch-Eggishorn AG, and take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier.

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Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Saas-Fee takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Zermatt.
Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours
Side Trips

Zermatt — 7 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for sightseeing, nature, and winter sports. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Gornergrat, play a few rounds at Golf Club Matterhorn, enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt, and fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Zermatt online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Saas-Fee to Zermatt in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Montreux.
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Winter Sports

Montreux — 7 nights

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Venture out of the city with trips to Massages-Deforel. Ch (in Echarlens), Montagne Magique Ski School (in Haute-Nendaz) and Lausanne (Cathedrale de Lausanne & The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique)). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon, savor the flavors at Swiss Riviera Wine Tours, stop by Ski Service, and fly down the slopes at Bruson Ski Area.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Montreux trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Zermatt to Montreux in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Geneva.
Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours
Side Trips

Geneva — 7 nights

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 Saumon Fume des Acacias (in Fleurier) and Absintherie du Pere Francois (in Motiers). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum, ponder the world of politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, and admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Geneva journey maker tool.

Traveling by car from Montreux to Geneva takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daytime highs in Geneva are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Bern.
Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Bern — 7 nights

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bern: Interlaken (Harderkulm & Parasailing & Paragliding), Ambra Minerals (in Murten) and Thun (Thunersee & Garuda Massage). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 2nd (Wed) at Bernaqua | Water Park | Fitness | Wellness. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, examine the collection at Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center), take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower - Zytglogge, and admire the landmark architecture of The Cathedral of Bern.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bern trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Bern takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Geneva in February, expect little chillier with lows of -4°C in Bern. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Basel.
Parks · Theme Parks · Museums · Nature
Side Trips

Basel — 7 nights

Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
Get out of town with these interesting Basel side-trips: Etangs de Bonfol (in Bonfol), Tufelsschlucht (in Haegendorf) and Saint-Ursanne (Fontaine du Mai & Cloitre de St-Ursanne). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basel Minster, stop by Basel's Old Town, see the interesting displays at Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel, and engage your brain at Naturhistorisches Museum Basel.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Basel online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bern to Basel takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Basel sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums
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.