14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland journey maker

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Zurich
— 5 nights
Drive
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Interlaken
— 4 nights
Drive
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Montreux
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
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Zurich

— 5 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Lion Monument, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, take a stroll through Old Town, and take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip itinerary website.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Zurich is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Zurich due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in July; daily highs in Zurich reach 30°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 31:

Interlaken

— 4 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Interlaken: Bern (Barenpark & UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern) and Titlis (in Engelberg). The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, race across the water with Jet Boat Interlaken, take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Interlaken online vacation planner.

Drive from Zurich to Interlaken in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. July in Interlaken sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 4:

Montreux

— 2 nights
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 Gruyeres Castle, then see the interesting displays at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Lausanne, and finally make a trip to Sauvabelin Tower. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Rochers-de-Naye, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon, then appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Montreux Lakeside.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Montreux journey website.

Drive from Interlaken to Montreux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 6:

Zermatt

— 2 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 6th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis and then tour along fresh powder with Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, then take a memorable ride with Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, and then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Zermatt day trip app.

Getting from Montreux to Zermatt by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 8:

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
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.