15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
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Bern
— 2 nights
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Geneva
— 1 night
Drive
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Zermatt
— 3 nights
Drive
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Grindelwald
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lucerne
— 5 nights
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Bern

— 2 nights

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Explore Bern's surroundings by going to Interlaken (Parasailing & Paragliding & Harderkulm). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Aare River, get to know the resident critters at Tierpark Dahlholzli, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), and identify plant and animal life at Barenpark.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bern travel planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Bern is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in July: highs in Bern hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Geneva

— 1 night

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva.

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Traveling by car from Bern to Geneva takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature

Zermatt

— 3 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
When in Zermatt, make a side trip to see The Matterhorn in Matterhorn, approximately Matterhorn away. And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of Gornergrat, explore the activities along Riffelsee, snap pictures at Furi Suspension Bridge, and stroll through 5 Lakes Walk.

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Drive from Geneva to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Grindelwald

— 3 nights

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Go for a jaunt from Grindelwald to Brienz to see Lake Brienz about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, hike along The Eiger, admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, and explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Grindelwald trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Zermatt to Grindelwald in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lucerne

— 5 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lucerne: Zurich (Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), Old Town, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, admire the landmark architecture of Lucerne Station, pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, and don't miss a visit to Kornmarkt.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lucerne online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Lucerne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Wildlife

Side Trip

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.