60 days in Switzerland Itinerary

60 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland attractions 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Lucerne (Rigi, Lake Lucerne, &more) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). Spend the 28th (Mon) in the animal kingdom at Zoo Zurich. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, and stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich driving holiday site.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Zurich is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 7 hours. In March, Zurich is much colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) 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 much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch, admire the landmark architecture of Kathedrale St.Gallen, take in the awesome beauty at Santis der Berg, and admire the masterpieces at Kunstmuseum St.Gallen.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Appenzell online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Appenzell takes 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Appenzell are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can 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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Grindelwald: Luftseilbahn Wengen-Mannlichen (in Wengen), Lake Brienz (in Brienz) and Engelberg (Titlis Cliff Walk & Titlis). There's still lots to do: get great views at Jungfraujoch, stroll through Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg, and look for all kinds of wild species at Maennlichen.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Grindelwald tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Appenzell to Grindelwald takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) 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. Get out of town with these interesting Saas-Fee side-trips: Burgkirche Raron (in Raron), The Matterhorn (in Zermatt) and Grimentz (Lac des Autannes & Grimentz Ski Resort). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, see where the ancients bathed at Walliser Alpentherme & Spa Leukerbad, fly down the slopes at Ski Zenit, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Saas-Fee Ski Resort.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Saas-Fee travel route builder website.

Drive from Grindelwald to Saas-Fee in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car 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, take in the awesome beauty at Castor Mountain, stop by Laderach, and see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Zermatt journey maker site.

Drive from Saas-Fee to Zermatt in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Montreux: Massages-Deforel. Ch (in Echarlens), Lausanne (Cathedrale de Lausanne & The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique)) and Montagne Magique Ski School (in Haute-Nendaz). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon, hit the slopes at Neige Aventure - OnTheMountain, stroll through Premier Alpine Centre, and indulge your senses at Swiss Riviera Wine Tours.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Montreux online tour builder.

Drive from Zermatt to Montreux in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car 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 Absintherie du Pere Francois (in Motiers) and Saumon Fume des Acacias (in Fleurier). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall, and get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle).

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Geneva day trip planner.

Drive from Montreux to Geneva in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. April in Geneva sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bern: Thun (Thunersee & Garuda Massage), Interlaken (Harderkulm & Parasailing & Paragliding) and Ambra Minerals (in Murten). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 13th (Fri) at Bernaqua | Water Park | Fitness | Wellness. There's much more to do: take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, hunt for treasures at Federal Building (Bundeshaus), take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), and identify plant and animal life at Barenpark.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bern day trip planner.

You can drive from Geneva to Bern in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Basel: Tufelsschlucht (in Haegendorf), Etangs de Bonfol (in Bonfol) and Saint-Ursanne (Fontaine du Mai & Cloitre de St-Ursanne). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basel Minster, stop by Basel's Old Town, see the interesting displays at Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel, and relax and rejuvenate at Orachorn Thai Massage & Spa.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Basel vacation planning app.

Traveling by car from Bern to Basel takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
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.