13 days in Switzerland Itinerary

13 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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13 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  17​h
1
Geneva
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Bern
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Zermatt
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Lucerne
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
St. Moritz
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Zurich
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Singapore

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Geneva road trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Geneva is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time to Central European Time is minus 7 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in December, with highs in Geneva at 6°C and lows at 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bern.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Room Escape Games

1
night
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the activities along Aare River, take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bern visit planner .

Getting from Geneva to Bern by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Geneva in December, plan for little chillier nights in Bern, with lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Nature Shopping
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UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Room Escape Games
Clock Tower - Zytglogge ©
Clock Tower - Zytglogge

1
night
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 11th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Murmelweg Wanderung, then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and then take in the views from Hangebrucke.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Zermatt online road trip planner .

You can take a train from Bern to Zermatt in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Trails Outdoors
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Hangebrucke ©
Hangebrucke

3
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Interlaken: Grindelwald (Maennlichen Romantic Trail & The Eiger Trail) and Molitor (in Wengen). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, get your game on at Heidi's Photo Chalet, fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Interlaken fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Interlaken takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald, Molitor
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

1
night
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 15th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, then appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, then explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, and finally snap pictures at Chapel Bridge.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Lucerne planner .

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Lucerne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. When traveling from Interlaken in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Lucerne: temperatures range from 5°C by day to -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge

1
night
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz, then take some stellar pictures from Muottas Muragl, then take in the dramatic natural features at Morteratsch Glacier, and finally take some stellar pictures from Diavolezza.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the St. Moritz itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Lucerne to St. Moritz takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, daily temperatures in St. Moritz can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Morteratsch Glacier
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Morteratsch Glacier ©
Morteratsch Glacier
Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl
Lake St. Moritz ©
Lake St. Moritz

4
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Step out of Zurich to go to Neuhausen am Rheinfall and see Rhine Falls, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Reality Center, shop like a local with Bahnhofstrasse, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from St. Moritz to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. December in Zurich sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Rhine Falls
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls
Sim Academy ©
Sim Academy

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