16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Lucerne
— 3 nights
2
Buchs Aargau
— 3 nights
3
Basel
— 3 nights
4
Geneva
— 5 nights

3
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich. Step out of the city life by going to Titlis and Seebad Mit Strand Am Vierwaldstattersee. Venture out of the city with trips to Zunfthaus zur Meisen (in Zurich) and Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum (in Hofstetten bei Brienz). Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, see the interesting displays at Alpineum, get engrossed in the history at Richard Wagner Museum, and explore the world behind art at Modern Art Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lucerne route planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Lucerne is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Lucerne is minus 7 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in January, with highs in Lucerne at 4°C and lows at -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Buchs Aargau.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Zurich, Seebad Mit Strand Am Vierwaldstattersee, Titlis, Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum
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Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Titlis ©
Titlis
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum ©
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum

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Buchs Aargau

Buchs Aargau ©
Museum Kloster Sankt Georgen and Wildegg Castle will appeal to history buffs. Appreciate the collections at Stapferhaus Lenzburg and Museum Langmatt. Venture out of the city with trips to Naturmuseum Olten (in Olten) and Schaffhausen (Museum zu Allerheiligen & IWC Museum).

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Buchs Aargau tour itinerary planning app.

Drive from Lucerne to Buchs Aargau in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 4°C in January, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Basel.

Things to do in Buchs Aargau

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Schaffhausen, Baden, Wildegg Castle, Naturmuseum Olten, Stapferhaus Lenzburg
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Wildegg Castle ©
Wildegg Castle
Stapferhaus Lenzburg ©
Stapferhaus Lenzburg
Museum zu Allerheiligen ©
Museum zu Allerheiligen

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center) and Jean Tinguely Museum. Basel Paper Mill Museum and Fondation Beyeler will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Basel's surroundings by going to Bern (Kindermuseum Creaviva, Detonation, &more) and Biel (Omega Museum & Pasquart). The adventure continues: examine the collection at HeK (Haus der elektronischen Künste Basel) and admire the masterpieces at Museum for Contemporary Art (Museum fur Gegenwartskunst).

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Basel tour planning website.

You can drive from Buchs Aargau to Basel in an hour. In January, daytime highs in Basel are 6°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Basel

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bern, Biel, Fondation Beyeler
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Einstein House (Einsteinhaus) ©
Einstein House (Einsteinhaus)
Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center) ©
Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center)
Fondation Beyeler ©
Fondation Beyeler

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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.
Let the collections at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum and Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle) capture your imagination. Maison Tavel and Musée de Montreux will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Geneva: Ski Service (in Verbier), Martigny (Barryland - Musee Et Chiens Du St-Bernard & Fondation Pierre Gianadda) and Lausanne (Musee de l'Elysee & The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique)). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum, get curious at CERN, look for gifts at Philippe Pascoet, Maitre Chocolatier Suisse, and take an in-depth tour of Musee D'Art Et D'Histoire.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Geneva online route planner.

You can drive from Basel to Geneva in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Martigny, Lausanne, Ski Service, Musée de Montreux
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Maison Tavel ©
Maison Tavel
The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) ©
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum

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