14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Chapel Bridge, &more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), tour the pleasant surroundings at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, and browse the collection at Zentralbibliothek.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Zurich itinerary planning tool.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Zurich is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in August; daily highs in Zurich reach 28°C and lows reach 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
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
nights
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.
Go for a jaunt from Interlaken to Meiringen to see Aare Gorge about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, have some family-friendly fun at Seilpark Interlaken, appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, and get some thrills on the water with Jet Boat Interlaken.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Interlaken trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Zurich to Interlaken in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Interlaken are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Montreux.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue, steep yourself in history at Cathedrale de Lausanne, thensee the interesting displays at HR Giger Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Gruyeres Castle, and finally make a trip to Sauvabelin Tower.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Montreux driving holiday planner.

Getting from Interlaken to Montreux by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 20th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Lausanne, Gruyeres, Chateau de Chillon, Chaplin's World
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Gruyeres Castle ©
Gruyeres Castle
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Freddie Mercury Statue ©
Freddie Mercury Statue

3
nights
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 scenic drive, nature, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Gornergrat, take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, and take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Zermatt trip itinerary builder app.

You can take a train from Montreux to Zermatt in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive 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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