12 days in Switzerland Itinerary

12 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich
— 3 nights
2
Grindelwald
— 2 nights
3
Interlaken
— 2 nights
4
Bern
— 3 nights

3
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Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Take a break from the city and head to Mt Pilatus and Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Town and Kirche St. Jakob. Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Lucerne (Chapel Bridge & Biosphaere Entlebuch) and Pilatus Luzern (in Kriens). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Zurich, and head outdoors with Hallenbad City.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich sightseeing 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. Traveling from Singapore in June, you will find days in Zurich are slightly colder (°C), and nights are much colder (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): explore the activities along Bachalpsee Lake and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg, and finally take in the awesome beauty at The Eiger.

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Traveling by car from Zurich to Grindelwald takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
The Eiger ©
The Eiger
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First

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Interlaken

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, look for all kinds of wild species at Heimwehfluh, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, delve into the distant past at Rothenfluh Ruins, have some family-friendly fun at Seilpark Interlaken, thenidentify plant and animal life at Alpenwildpark, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Interlaken road trip website.

Interlaken is just a stone's throw from Grindelwald. June in Interlaken sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Trümmelbachfälle
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm

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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.
Get outdoors at Barenpark and Aare River. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chateau de Chillon and Chaplin's World. Step out of Bern to go to Montreux and see Freddie Mercury Statue, which is approximately 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, take some stellar pictures from The Cathedral of Bern, admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), and examine the collection at Museum of Communication.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bern travel route planner.

You can drive from Interlaken to Bern in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Bern can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bern

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Freddie Mercury Statue, Chateau de Chillon, Chaplin's World
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Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

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