18 days in Switzerland Itinerary

18 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zermatt
— 5 nights
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Montreux
— 2 nights
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Interlaken
— 3 nights
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Bellinzona
— 2 nights
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Zurich
— 4 nights

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5
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Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis and Parish Church of St. Mauritius. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sunnegga and Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise. There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Gornergrat, enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, and look for gifts at Metzgerei Bayard.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Zermatt trip itinerary planning website.

Singapore, Singapore to Zermatt is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and train. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Zermatt due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours
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Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis
Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga

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 29th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Chaplin's World, look for gifts at O'Coeur des Reves ..., and then go for a walk through Montreux Lakeside. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Tourbillon, step into the grandiose world of Valere Basilica, then examine the collection at Fondation Pierre Gianadda, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Montreux trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Zermatt to Montreux by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Chateau de Tourbillon ©
Chateau de Tourbillon
Valere Basilica ©
Valere Basilica

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Cathedral of Bern and Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls. Head to Federal Building (Bundeshaus) and Alpia Sport + Modefor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Interlaken: Maennlichen Royal Walk (in Grindelwald), Aare Gorge (in Meiringen) and Wengen (Swiss Made Shop Wengen & Central Sport). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg, take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and see the interesting displays at Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Interlaken travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Montreux to Interlaken in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. May in Interlaken sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Bellinzona.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

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Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum ©
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum
Kleine Scheidegg ©
Kleine Scheidegg

2
nights
Bellinzona

Bellinzona ©
Bellinzona is the capital of the canton Ticino in Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Castello di Montebello, step into the grandiose world of Castle of Sasso Corbaro, explore the historical opulence of Castelli di Bellinzona, then step into the grandiose world of Castelgrande, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria degli Angioli, look for gifts at Emerold board shop, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte San Salvatore.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bellinzona online route maker.

Getting from Interlaken to Bellinzona by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, Bellinzona is a bit warmer than Interlaken - with highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Bellinzona

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Castello di Montebello ©
Castello di Montebello
Castelgrande ©
Castelgrande
Castelli di Bellinzona ©
Castelli di Bellinzona

4
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Zurich

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get some historical perspective at Old Town and Hofkirche. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fraumünster Church and Altstadt Luzern. Step out of Zurich to go to Lucerne and see Lake Lucerne, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum, look for gifts at Confiserie Sprungli, and wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Zurich itinerary planner.

Getting from Bellinzona to Zurich by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bellinzona in June; daily highs in Zurich reach 27°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Hofkirche ©
Hofkirche
Old Town ©
Old Town

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