15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland trip planner
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Fly
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Basel
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Lauterbrunnen
— 1 night
Drive
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Lausanne
— 4 nights
Drive
4
Zermatt
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Locarno
— 1 night
Drive
6
St. Moritz
— 2 nights
Drive
7
St. Gallen
— 1 night
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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.
Bring the kids along to Offene Kirche Elisabethen and Basel's Old Town. Step out of Basel with an excursion to Swiss Science Center Technorama in Winterthur--about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: stop by Jakob's Basler Leckerly (Manufaktur), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the masterpieces at Fondation Beyeler, and get engrossed in the history at Basel Paper Mill - Swiss Museum for Paper, Writing and Printing.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Basel trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Basel is an approximately 15.5-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 October, expect Basel to be colder, temps between 19°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lauterbrunnen.
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Museums · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games
Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen — 1 night

A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall, admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village, and then admire the sheer force of Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lauterbrunnen trip planner.

Getting from Basel to Lauterbrunnen by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lausanne.
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Nature · Parks

Lausanne — 4 nights

Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Attractions like Swiss Vapeur Parc and Le Port d'Ouchy make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Lausanne's surroundings by going to Papiliorama (in Kerzers), Montreux (Queen Studio Experience & Montreux Lakeside) and Ambra Minerals (in Murten). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Collection de l'Art Brut, see the interesting displays at Fondation Pierre Gianadda, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and take a peaceful walk through Creux du Van.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Lausanne using our trip planner.

Getting from Lauterbrunnen to Lausanne by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Zermatt.
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Parks · Museums · Spas · Nature
Side Trips

Zermatt — 2 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Riffelsee, tour along fresh powder with Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Intercontinental Church Society. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Sunnegga, stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, and then examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Zermatt online road trip planner.

Drive from Lausanne to Zermatt in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Locarno.
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Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Locarno — 1 night

Locarno's Mediterranean climate, palm trees, and 2,300 hours of sunlight per year make this city the warmest in Switzerland.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Monte Tamaro, then admire the verdant scenery at Valle Verzasca, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Falconeria Locarno.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Locarno trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Zermatt to Locarno in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and tram; or do a combination of car and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Locarno can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to St. Moritz.
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Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trips

St. Moritz — 2 nights

St.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of Staz (Lej da Staz), then explore the striking landscape at Morteratsch Glacier, then examine the collection at Museum Mili Weber Haus, and finally explore the striking landscape at Berninapass. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Diavolezza, take some stellar pictures from Muottas Muragl, and then explore the activities along Lake St. Moritz.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our St. Moritz day trip planning tool.

Getting from Locarno to St. Moritz by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Locarno in October: high temperatures in St. Moritz hover around 13°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to St. Gallen.
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Nature · Parks · Tours · Museums
Side Trips

St. Gallen — 1 night

The heart of eastern Switzerland, St.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Wildpark Peter & Paul, then pause for some serene contemplation at Kathedrale St.Gallen, and then admire the striking features of Stiftsbibliothek.

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Drive from St. Moritz to St. Gallen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from St. Moritz in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 8°C in St. Gallen. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

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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