15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Zurich
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Lucerne
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Grindelwald
— 1 night
train:  3​h 45​min
4
Zermatt
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
5
Montreux
— 1 day
train:  1​h
6
Geneva
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Bern
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
8
Zurich
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Bahnhofstrasse, wander the streets of Old Town, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Rapperswil, contemplate the long history of Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden, then pause for some serene contemplation at Kloster Einsiedeln, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally wander the streets of Niederdorf.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich road trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Zurich is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Singapore to Zurich, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in October, things will get much colder in Zurich: highs are around 17°C and lows about 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Rapperswil, Kloster Einsiedeln
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Kloster Einsiedeln ©
Kloster Einsiedeln
Schloss Rapperswil ©
Schloss Rapperswil

2
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Mt Pilatus has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): wander the streets of Altstadt Luzern, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesuitenkirche, then take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, and finally explore the world behind art at The Rosengart Collection. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Augusta Raurica, then see the interesting displays at Glasi Hergiswil, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Uferpromenade Weggis.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lucerne route maker tool .

Traveling by car from Zurich to Lucerne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Glasi Hergiswil, Uferpromenade Weggis, Augusta Raurica
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Uferpromenade Weggis ©
Uferpromenade Weggis
Glasi Hergiswil ©
Glasi Hergiswil

1
night
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
On the 16th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Lauterbrunnen Church and then take a stroll through Alpiglen.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Grindelwald trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Grindelwald takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Historic Sites Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen Church, Kleine Scheidegg
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Kleine Scheidegg ©
Kleine Scheidegg
Alpiglen ©
Alpiglen
Lauterbrunnen Church ©
Lauterbrunnen Church

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
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 18th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at 5-Seenweg, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Intercontinental Church Society, make a trip to Mountaineers' Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish church of St Mauritius, then browse the exhibits of Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and finally stop by Laderach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Zermatt online attractions planner .

Traveling by train from Grindelwald to Zermatt takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Montreux.

Things to do in Zermatt

Historic Sites Trails Museums
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Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis
Parish Church of St. Mauritius ©
Parish Church of St. Mauritius

1
day
Montreux

Montreux ©
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 19th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue, admire the landmark architecture of Marche couvert de Montreux, contemplate the long history of Vieille-Ville de Montreux, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at L'Eglise St Vincent, and finally see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Montreux road trip planning app .

Take a train from Zermatt to Montreux in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Geneva.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites Museums
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Queen Studio Experience ©
Queen Studio Experience
Eglise St Vincent ©
Eglise St Vincent
Freddie Mercury Statue ©
Freddie Mercury Statue

2
nights
Geneva

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Geneva vacation planner .

Traveling by train from Montreux to Geneva takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Bern.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nyon, Prangins Castle, Vieux-Carouge
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Chateau de Nyon ©
Chateau de Nyon
Prangins Castle ©
Prangins Castle
Musee des Suisses Dans Le Monde ©
Musee des Suisses Dans Le Monde

2
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Roman Amphitheatre, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Ursenkathedrale, then pause for some serene contemplation at Kirche Liesberg, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kloster Mariastein. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Zahringerdenkmal monument, then learn more about the world around you at Museum of Natural History of Bern, then examine the collection at Museum fur Kommunikation, and finally take a stroll through Matte.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bern trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Geneva to Bern takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Zurich.

Things to do in Bern

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Kirche Liesberg, St. Ursenkathedrale, Roman Amphitheatre, Kloster Mariastein
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Kloster Mariastein ©
Kloster Mariastein
Museum fur Kommunikation ©
Museum fur Kommunikation
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

2
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
On the 23rd (Wed), stop by Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Museum Aargau - Wildegg Castle, shop like a local with ARTBOX.GALLERY, examine the collection at Zoological Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, and finally take a stroll through Schanzengraben Canal.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Zurich holiday builder app .

Traveling by train from Bern to Zurich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

St. Gallen, Schloss Werdenberg, Wildegg Castle, St Mauritius Church, Sammlung Oskar Reinhart
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Wildegg Castle ©
Wildegg Castle
Zoological Museum ©
Zoological Museum
Kathedrale St.Gallen ©
Kathedrale St.Gallen

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