14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  21​h 15​min
1
Zurich
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Interlaken
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Montreux
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Mt Pilatus, & more). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town (Altstadt), look for gifts at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich vacation builder.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Zurich is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Zurich is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in March, expect Zurich to be cooler, temps between 13°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Interlaken side-trips: Mount Titlis (in Engelberg) and Bern (Barenpark & UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern). And it doesn't end there: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, and get outside with Bumblebee-Hanggliding GmbH.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Interlaken holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. March in Interlaken sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bern, Trümmelbachfälle, Titlis
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Titlis ©
Titlis
Parasailing & Paragliding
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

2
nights
Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Castle of Gruyeres, examine the collection at Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale de Lausanne, and finally don't miss a visit to Sauvabelin Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rochers-de-Naye, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon, then pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Memorial, and finally go for a walk through Lakeside Promenade Fleuri.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Montreux vacation trip planner.

Drive from Interlaken to Montreux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Interlaken in March, you will find days in Montreux are somewhat warmer (16°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Lausanne, Chateau de Chillon, Castle of Gruyeres
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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 30th (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Rothorn, then see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum, and then hit the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, then enjoy breathtaking views from Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, and then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Zermatt itinerary maker.

Getting from Montreux to Zermatt by train takes about 3 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Zermatt

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

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