15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  15​h
1
Zurich
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Interlaken
— 4 nights
Train:  2​h 45​min
3
Zermatt
— 3 nights
Train:  3​h 45​min
4
Geneva
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Bangkok

4
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Lucerne (Chapel Bridge, Mt Pilatus, & more). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Zurich travel route builder website .

Bangkok, Thailand to Zurich is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Zurich is minus 6 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Bangkok in May: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 21°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

4
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Interlaken

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern (in Bern) and Grindelwald-First (in Grindelwald). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, tee off at Golf Club Interlaken-Unterseen, take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, and get your game on at Heidi's Photo Chalet.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Interlaken trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Zurich to Interlaken in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, Grindelwald-First
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Parasailing & Paragliding

3
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for scenic drive, nature, winter sports, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cruise along Gornergrat, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, hike along 5-Seenweg, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Zermatt online tour builder .

Traveling by train from Interlaken to Zermatt takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise

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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.
On the 13th (Wed), ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, then explore the activities along Lake Geneva, and then don't miss a visit to The Flower Clock. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Bains des Paquis, take in the exciting artwork at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Geneva trip planner .

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Geneva takes 4 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Beaches
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Room Escape Games
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

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