14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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

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 17.5-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.
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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). There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, get some thrills on the water with Jet Boat Interlaken, take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, and take some stellar pictures from Harderkulm.

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You can drive from Zurich to Interlaken in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Montreux.
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Montreux — 2 nights

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
On the 4th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Gruyeres Castle, then examine the collection at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Lausanne, and finally get interesting insight from Sauvabelin Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rochers-de-Naye, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon, then pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue, and finally go for a walk through Montreux Lakeside.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Montreux trip maker.

Getting from Interlaken to Montreux by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: 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.
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Zermatt — 2 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): ski along the peaceful trails at Rothorn, 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 next day: tour along fresh powder with Sunnegga, take a memorable ride with Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, and then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Zermatt tour planner.

Traveling by car from Montreux to Zermatt takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Wed) before leaving for home.
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Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
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.
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