29 days in Switzerland Itinerary

29 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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29 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Train:  19​h
1
Zermatt
— 5 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
2
Bern
— 6 nights
Train:  1​h
3
Lucerne
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
St. Moritz
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Zurich
— 8 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Singapore

5
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: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise, learn something new at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School, and take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Zermatt trip itinerary planning site .

Singapore, Singapore to Zermatt is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight, bus, and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Zermatt due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Aletsch Glacier
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

6
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bern: Castle of Gruyeres (in Gruyeres), Freddie Mercury Statue (in Montreux) and Lenk im Simmental (Skigebiet Metsch & Skigebiet Betelberg). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Chateau de Chillon, take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), and take some stellar pictures from The Cathedral of Bern.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bern trip app .

You can take a train from Zermatt to Bern in 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Lucerne.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Lenk im Simmental, Freddie Mercury Statue, The Central Church Of Thun, Chaplin's World, Chateau de Chillon
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Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

6
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lucerne: Schwarzhorn (in Grindelwald), Gletscherschlucht Rosenlaui (in Rosenlaui) and Titlis (in Engelberg). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, take a stroll through Altstadt Luzern, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesuitenkirche.

To find out how to plan a trip to Lucerne, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Bern to Lucerne in an hour. Another option is to drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Astrid-Kapelle, Schwarzhorn, Gletscherschlucht Rosenlaui, Titlis
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge

3
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
St. Moritz is known for nature, museums, nightlife, historic sites, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Muottas Muragl, take some stellar pictures from Piz Nair, make a trip to Chesa Futura, and explore the activities along Lake of Staz (Lej da Staz).

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our St. Moritz itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to St. Moritz takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December in St. Moritz, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature Parks Fun & Games
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Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl
Lake St. Moritz ©
Lake St. Moritz
Diavolezza ©
Diavolezza

8
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Step out of Zurich with an excursion to Rhine Falls in Neuhausen am Rheinfall--about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Zurich, and pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from St. Moritz to Zurich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Rhine Falls
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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