14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Basel
— 2 nights
2
Montreux
— 2 nights
3
Lauterbrunnen
— 1 night
4
Bellinzona
— 1 night
5
St. Moritz
— 2 nights
6
Lucerne
— 4 nights

2
nights
Basel

Basel ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): stop by Basel's Old Town, thenexplore the world behind art at Fondation Beyeler, thensteep yourself in history at Augusta Raurica, and finally don't miss a visit to Tinguely-Brunnen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Murus Gallicus - Der Keltenwall, examine the collection at Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel, thenadmire the masterpieces at Jean Tinguely Museum, thenexamine the collection at Basel Paper Mill Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Offene Kirche Elisabethen.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Basel trip itinerary planning tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Basel is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 7 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Basel reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Basel

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Augusta Raurica, Fondation Beyeler
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Basel's Old Town ©
Basel's Old Town
Augusta Raurica ©
Augusta Raurica
Fondation Beyeler ©
Fondation Beyeler

2
nights
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 9th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Aigle Castle, thenexamine the collection at Fondation Pierre Gianadda, thengo for a walk through Montreux Lakeside, and finally see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at HR Giger Museum, learn about winemaking at Corniche Lavaux Vineyards, thenadmire the masterpieces at Collection de l'Art Brut, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Place de la Palud.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Montreux trip maker tool.

You can drive from Basel to Montreux in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Lausanne, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Aigle Castle, HR Giger Museum
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Fondation Pierre Gianadda ©
Fondation Pierre Gianadda
HR Giger Museum ©
HR Giger Museum
Corniche Lavaux Vineyards ©
Corniche Lavaux Vineyards

1
night
Lauterbrunnen

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lauterbrunnen Village and then admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lauterbrunnen travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Montreux to Lauterbrunnen in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bellinzona.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature Parks
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Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
Lauterbrunnen Village ©
Lauterbrunnen Village

1
night
Bellinzona

Bellinzona ©
Bellinzona is the capital of the canton Ticino in Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Castelgrande, steep yourself in history at Castle of Sasso Corbaro, thenstep into the grandiose world of Castelli di Bellinzona, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello di Montebello.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bellinzona attractions site.

Traveling by car from Lauterbrunnen to Bellinzona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In December in Bellinzona, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Bellinzona

Historic Sites Museums
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Castelgrande ©
Castelgrande
Castello di Montebello ©
Castello di Montebello
Castelli di Bellinzona ©
Castelli di Bellinzona

2
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): explore the activities along Lake St. Moritz, tour the pleasant surroundings at Muottas Muragl, and then see the interesting displays at Segantini Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Val Roseg, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Morteratsch Glacier, thenget great views at Piz Nair, and finally get great views at Diavolezza.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read St. Moritz trip site.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Bellinzona to St. Moritz in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Bellinzona in December, expect nights in St. Moritz to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Pontresina
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Lake St. Moritz ©
Lake St. Moritz
Morteratsch Glacier ©
Morteratsch Glacier
Val Roseg ©
Val Roseg

4
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Visit Jesuitenkirche and The Cathedral of Bern for their historical value. Get outdoors at Maennlichen and The Eiger. Explore Lucerne's surroundings by going to Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum (in Hofstetten bei Brienz) and Federal Building (Bundeshaus) (in Bern). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Glasi Hergiswil, pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, tour the pleasant surroundings at Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hofkirche.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Lucerne itinerary website.

Getting from St. Moritz to Lucerne by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train. In December in Lucerne, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Bern, Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum, Glasi Hergiswil, Maennlichen
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Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum ©
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum
The Eiger ©
The Eiger
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen

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