14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Zurich
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Montreux
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
4
Zermatt
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Zurich

4
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Lucerne (Mt Pilatus, Lake Lucerne, & more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, get lost in a book at Zentralbibliothek, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Zurich travel route planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Zurich is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Zurich due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in August, things will get little chillier in Zurich: highs are around 28°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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nights
Interlaken

Interlaken ©
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.
Step out of Interlaken with an excursion to Aare Gorge in Meiringen--about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hohematte Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Interlaken trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Zurich to Interlaken by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Aare Gorge
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Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm
Parasailing & Paragliding
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

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Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Memorial, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Lausanne, see the interesting displays at HR Giger Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Castle of Gruyeres, and finally don't miss a visit to Sauvabelin Tower.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Montreux trip planner .

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Montreux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for the train ride to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Lausanne, Gruyeres, Chaplin's World, Chateau de Chillon
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Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World

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Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for nature, winter sports, museums, historic sites, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, take a memorable ride with Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, get great views at Gornergrat, and take in the dramatic natural features at Gorner Gorge.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Zermatt trip itinerary planning site .

You can take a train from Montreux to Zermatt in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Aletsch Glacier
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

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