15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland tour itinerary maker

Make it your trip
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Geneva
— 1 night
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Montreux
— 1 night
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Zermatt
— 4 nights
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Interlaken
— 2 nights
Drive
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Engelberg
— 1 night
Drive
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Zurich
— 4 nights
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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 30th (Sat): ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain and then stop by Molard Souvenirs.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Geneva day trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Geneva is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Geneva, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Singapore in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Geneva, with highs around 32°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 17°C. On the 31st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Geneva

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Montreux

— 1 night
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 31st (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Montreux holiday builder.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Montreux takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Zermatt

— 4 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Step out of Zermatt to go to Matterhorn and see The Matterhorn, which is approximately 3h 45 min away. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Gornergrat, take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society, and admire all the interesting features of Sunnegga.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Zermatt trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Montreux to Zermatt takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can take a train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

Interlaken

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Oeschinen Lake, then wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge. Here are some ideas for day two: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, identify plant and animal life at Maennlichen, and then hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Interlaken trip planning tool.

Getting from Zermatt to Interlaken by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Engelberg.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Engelberg

— 1 night
Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
On the 8th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Trubsee and then take in the awesome beauty at Titlis.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Engelberg tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Interlaken to Engelberg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Engelberg are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Engelberg

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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Zurich

— 4 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lucerne (Rigi & Lake Lucerne) and Rhine Falls (in Neuhausen am Rheinfall). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, and get outside with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich travel planning tool.

You can drive from Engelberg to Zurich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Zurich, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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.