17 days in Switzerland Itinerary

17 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Start: Singapore
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Zurich
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Mendrisio
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Lenk im Simmental
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Zermatt
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
5
Interlaken
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Geneva
— 2 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Singapore

2
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get outdoors at Lake Zurich and Lake Lucerne. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Town and Grossmunster. Change things up with a short trip to Mt Pilatus in Kriens (about 1h 15 min away). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich trip itinerary maker.

Singapore, Singapore to Zurich is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Zurich is minus 7 hours. In April, Zurich is colder than Singapore - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Mendrisio.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

1
night
Mendrisio

Mendrisio ©
Mendrisio is a municipality in the district of Mendrisio in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.Mendrisio is the seat of the Accademia di Architettura of the university of Italian-speaking Switzerland (USI).The municipality was boosted in size on 4 April 2004 when it incorporated the former municipality of Salorino. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, thendelve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello, thendo a tasting at Agriloro, and finally walk around Parco delle Gole della Breggia.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mendrisio attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Mendrisio takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Lenk im Simmental.

Things to do in Mendrisio

Historic Sites Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello, Agriloro, Parco delle Gole della Breggia
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Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello ©
Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello
Agriloro ©
Agriloro
Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista ©
Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista

1
night
Lenk im Simmental

Lenk im Simmental ©
Themed trails make vacations in Lenk im Simmental popular with winter sports lovers.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Alprundweg Leiterli, thenlet the kids burn off some steam at Lenkerseeli/Spielplatz, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Simmenfalle.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Lenk im Simmental trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Mendrisio to Lenk im Simmental in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lenk im Simmental

Parks Nature Trails
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Alprundweg Leiterli ©
Alprundweg Leiterli
Simmenfalle ©
Simmenfalle

4
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Get outdoors at The Matterhorn and Trockener Steg. Next up on the itinerary: fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School, have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt, take a memorable tour with Alpine Adventures Zermatt (Fly Zermatt), and head outdoors with Monta Rosa Hut.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Zermatt trip builder site.

Explore your travel options from Lenk im Simmental to Zermatt with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can take a train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School ©
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Parasailing & Paragliding and Speed Boats Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Interlaken: Axalp (in Brienz) and Blumental Panorama Trail (in Murren). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, make a trip to Lauterbrunnen Church, and identify plant and animal life at Alpenwildpark.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Interlaken trip builder tool.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Interlaken in 3 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Aletsch Glacier, Axalp, Lauterbrunnen Church, Blumental Panorama Trail
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Axalp ©
Axalp

2
nights
Geneva

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the activities along Lake Geneva. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take advantage of the amenities at Bains des Paquis, thenadmire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale de St-Pierre.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Geneva vacation app.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Geneva takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Geneva, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Beaches
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

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