14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland travel route planner

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Zurich
— 4 nights
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Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive
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Montreux
— 3 nights
Drive
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Zermatt
— 3 nights
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Zurich

— 4 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: 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 17.5-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 · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Interlaken

— 3 nights
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: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, get some thrills on the water with Jet Boat Interlaken, take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, and take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Interlaken tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Zurich to Interlaken in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 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 · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Montreux

— 3 nights
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, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale de Lausanne, then see the interesting displays at HR Giger Museum, then step 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 drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Zermatt

— 3 nights
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, and classes. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Gornergrat, catch a ride on Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, 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 drive from Montreux to Zermatt in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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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.