14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Montreux
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kandersteg
— 1 night
Drive
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Basel
— 2 nights
Drive
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St. Gallen
— 1 night
Drive
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St. Moritz
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lucerne
— 4 nights
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Montreux — 2 nights

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Kids will enjoy Montreux Lakeside and Ski Service. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rochers-de-Naye and Queen Studio Experience. It doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at Les Bains de Lavey and explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Montreux tour itinerary planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Montreux is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kandersteg.
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Kandersteg — 1 night

Kandersteg is a municipality in the Frutigen-Niedersimmental administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Oeschinen Lake and then don't miss a visit to Bluemlisalphutte SAC 2840m.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kandersteg tour itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Montreux to Kandersteg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Basel.
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Basel — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, see the interesting displays at Jean Tinguely Museum, and then take a stroll through Basel's Old Town. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the local landmark of Tinguely Fountain, then don't miss a visit to Muensterplatz, and then get engrossed in the history at Basel Paper Mill - Swiss Museum for Paper, Writing and Printing.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Basel road trip planning site.

You can drive from Kandersteg to Basel in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to St. Gallen.
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Museums · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games

St. Gallen — 1 night

The heart of eastern Switzerland, St.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): get your bearings at Stiftsbibliothek, then admire the landmark architecture of Kathedrale St.Gallen, and then get outside with Drei Weieren.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the St. Gallen vacation site.

Getting from Basel to St. Gallen by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. December in St. Gallen sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to St. Moritz.
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Outdoors · Historic Sites

St. Moritz — 2 nights

St.
On the 25th (Sun), take some stellar pictures from Diavolezza and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz. On the next day, get great views at Piz Nair and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Val Roseg.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Moritz trip builder site.

You can drive from St. Gallen to St. Moritz in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.
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Lucerne — 4 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kids will enjoy Old Town and Lake Zurich. Discover out-of-the-way places like Gurten and Bourbaki Panorama. Explore Lucerne's surroundings by going to Zurich (Landesmuseum & Bahnhofstrasse) and The Cathedral of Bern (in Bern). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and pause for some serene contemplation at Hofkirche.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lucerne trip planner.

Drive from St. Moritz to Lucerne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Lucerne are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.
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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.
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