14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Zurich
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Interlaken
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Montreux
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
4
Zermatt
— 2 nights
train:  8​h
End: Rome

5
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Mt Pilatus, & more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, wander the streets of Old Town (Altstadt), explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern (Fluntern Cemetery), and shop like a local with Bahnhofstrasse.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Zurich day trip website .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Zurich is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in July, with highs in Zurich at 30°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

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

4
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.
Explore Interlaken's surroundings by going to Mount Titlis (in Engelberg) and Bern (Barenpark & UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern). There's still lots to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, and race across the water with Jet Boat Interlaken.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Interlaken trip maker .

Traveling by car from Zurich to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bern, Mount Titlis, Trümmelbachfälle
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Mount Titlis ©
Mount Titlis
Parasailing & Paragliding
Jet Boat Interlaken ©
Jet Boat Interlaken

2
nights
Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Castle of Gruyeres, then examine the collection at Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Lausanne, and finally make a trip to Sauvabelin Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Rochers-de-Naye, then admire the landmark architecture of Chateau de Chillon, then pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Memorial, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Lakeside Promenade Fleuri.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Montreux trip planner .

Drive from Interlaken to Montreux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Lausanne, Castle of Gruyeres, Chateau de Chillon
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Castle of Gruyeres ©
Castle of Gruyeres
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
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 6th (Mon): take a memorable ride with Rothorn, then examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Matterhorn Ski Paradise. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, then stroll through Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, and then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Zermatt trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Montreux to Zermatt by train takes about 3 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Matterhorn Glacier Paradise ©
Matterhorn Glacier Paradise
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga

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