15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
Drive
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Lucerne
— 2 nights
Train
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St. Gallen
Train
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Chur
Train
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St. Moritz
— 2 nights
Train
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
Train
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Montreux
— 2 nights
Train
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Grindelwald
— 3 nights
Bus
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Interlaken
— 1 night
Train
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Lucerne
Train
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Zurich
— 1 day
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Zurich

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Zurich trip builder app.

Singapore, Singapore to Zurich is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in October, with highs in Zurich at 17°C and lows at 8°C. On the 17th (Mon), you'll travel to Lucerne.
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Lucerne — 2 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 17th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Titlis and then look for all kinds of wild species at Mt Pilatus. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rigi, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, then pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, and finally take in the views from Chapel Bridge.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lucerne trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Lucerne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Lucerne are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Wed) before leaving for St. Gallen.
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St. Gallen

The heart of eastern Switzerland, St.
For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Gallen road trip site.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to St. Gallen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in St. Gallen are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. On the 19th (Wed), you're off to Chur.
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Chur

Chur or Coire is the capital and largest town of the Swiss canton of Grisons and lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Chur online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from St. Gallen to Chur in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. You will leave for St. Moritz on the 19th (Wed).
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St. Moritz — 2 nights

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Your day by day itinerary now includes Diavolezza. On the 20th (Thu), take some stellar pictures from Diavolezza, take in the dramatic natural features at Berninapass, then take some stellar pictures from Muottas Muragl, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the St. Moritz itinerary planner.

Drive from Chur to St. Moritz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or ride a tram. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in October, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Zermatt.
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Zermatt — 2 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Matterhorn Glacier Paradise as well as Gornergrat. On the 21st (Fri), take in panoramic vistas at Gornergrat.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Zermatt online route planner.

Drive from St. Moritz to Zermatt in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or ride a tram. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Montreux.
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Glacier 3000. On the 23rd (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rochers-de-Naye and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon. On your second day here, glide through natural beauty at Glacier 3000.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Montreux day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Montreux takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Grindelwald.
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Grindelwald — 3 nights

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Get in touch with nature at Jungfraujoch and The Eiger. Step out of Grindelwald with an excursion to Luftseilbahn Wengen-Mannlichen in Wengen--about 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Wetterhorn, stroll through Maennlichen, and contemplate the waterfront views at Bachalpsee Lake.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Grindelwald trip planner.

Drive from Montreux to Grindelwald in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Interlaken.
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Interlaken — 1 night

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.
On the 28th (Fri), take some stellar pictures from Harderkulm, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Interlaken trip planner.

Interlaken is just a stone's throw from Grindelwald. In October, daytime highs in Interlaken are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lucerne.
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Lucerne

To find other places to visit and tourist information, refer to the Lucerne online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Lucerne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. You will leave for Zurich on the 29th (Sat).
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Zurich — 1 day

Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): admire the local landmark of Europuddle, then explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and then take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Zurich trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Lucerne to Zurich in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
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Switzerland travel guide

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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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