15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich
— 2 nights
2
Lucerne
— 2 nights
3
Grindelwald
— 1 night
4
Zermatt
— 2 nights
5
Montreux
— 1 day
6
Geneva
— 2 nights
7
Bern
— 2 nights
8
Zurich
— 2 nights

2
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Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 12th (Sat), take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, wander the streets of Old Town, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Rapperswil, steep yourself in history at Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Kloster Einsiedeln, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally wander the streets of Niederdorf.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich road trip planning app.

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. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in October, with highs in Zurich at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Rapperswil, Kloster Einsiedeln
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden ©
Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden
Kloster Einsiedeln ©
Kloster Einsiedeln

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Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
You've now added Mt Pilatus to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take a stroll through Altstadt Luzern, pause for some serene contemplation at Jesuitenkirche, thentake in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, and finally see the interesting displays at The Rosengart Collection. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Augusta Raurica, thenexamine the collection at Glasi Hergiswil, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Uferpromenade Weggis.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lucerne trip planner.

You can drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 16th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Uferpromenade Weggis, Augusta Raurica, Glasi Hergiswil
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The Rosengart Collection ©
The Rosengart Collection
Uferpromenade Weggis ©
Uferpromenade Weggis
Augusta Raurica ©
Augusta Raurica

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauterbrunnen Church and then stop by Alpiglen.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald road trip planning app.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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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): hike along 5-Seenweg, pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society, stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Mauritius, thenmake a trip to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and finally stop by Laderach.

Before you visit Zermatt, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can take a train from Grindelwald to Zermatt in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. 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 Outdoors Parks
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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.
On the 19th (Sat), appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue, admire the striking features of Marche couvert de Montreux, steep yourself in history at Vieille-Ville de Montreux, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise St Vincent, and finally see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Montreux road trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Montreux takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites Museums
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Queen Studio Experience ©
Queen Studio Experience
Vieille-Ville de Montreux ©
Vieille-Ville de Montreux
Eglise St Vincent ©
Eglise St Vincent

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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 traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Geneva tour builder tool.

Traveling by car from Montreux to Geneva takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Bern.

Things to do in Geneva

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

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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, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Ursenkathedrale, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Kirche Liesberg, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kloster Mariastein. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Zahringerdenkmal monument, learn more about the world around you at Museum of Natural History of Bern, thenexamine the collection at Museum of Communication, and finally wander the streets of Matte.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bern holiday website.

You can drive from Geneva to Bern in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. October in Bern sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. 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

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

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Zurich

Zurich ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Wildegg Castle, view the masterpieces at ARTBOX.GALLERY, see the interesting displays at Zoological Museum, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, and finally wander the streets of Schanzengraben Canal.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Zurich trip itinerary maker tool.

Take a train from Bern to Zurich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

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