15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland tour planner

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Bern
— 2 nights
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Geneva
— 1 night
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Montreux
— 2 nights
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
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Grindelwald
— 2 nights
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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and The Cathedral of Bern. Museum-lovers will get to explore Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum and Einstein House (Einsteinhaus). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bern: Parasailing & Paragliding (in Interlaken) and Schwimmbad Merligen (in Merligen). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Aare River.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bern journey 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. Traveling from Singapore in July, you will find days in Bern are slightly colder (30°C), and nights are cooler (15°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.
On the 2nd (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Port-Choiseul, then see the interesting displays at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, and then take advantage of the amenities at Bains des Paquis.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Geneva trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Bern to Geneva by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Montreux.

Things to do in Geneva

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Montreux

— 2 nights
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
On the 3rd (Wed), contemplate the long history of Chateau de Chillon, examine the collection at Queen Studio Experience, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage des Pins. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), then step into the grandiose world of Gruyeres Castle, and then see the interesting displays at Chaplin's World.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Montreux trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Montreux takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Zermatt

— 2 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): stroll through 5 Lakes Walk, then take in the awesome beauty at Breithorn, then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at Gornergrat, then look for gifts at Laderach, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Zermatt trip builder site.

Drive from Montreux to Zermatt in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Grindelwald

— 2 nights

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): get great views at Jungfraujoch and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Eiger. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle and then fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald attractions planner.

You can drive from Zermatt to Grindelwald in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Mt Pilatus and Seebad Eich. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Town and Verkehrshaus der Schweiz. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lucerne: Zurich (Landesmuseum, FIFA Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Seebad Mit Strand Am Vierwaldstattersee, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, explore the world behind art at The Rosengart Collection, and pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument.

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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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · 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.