17 days in Switzerland Itinerary

17 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Fly
1
Zurich
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Mendrisio
— 1 night
Drive
3
Lenk im Simmental
— 1 night
Drive
4
Zermatt
— 4 nights
Train
5
Interlaken
— 4 nights
Drive
6
Geneva
— 2 nights
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Zurich — 2 nights

Big Small Town

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. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Zurich trip builder app.

Singapore, Singapore to Zurich is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. In April, Zurich is colder than Singapore - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Mendrisio.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature
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Mendrisio — 1 night

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, then delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello, then do 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 flight from Zurich to Mendrisio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lenk im Simmental.
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Lenk im Simmental — 1 night

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, then let 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 drive to Zermatt.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Zermatt — 4 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Take a break from the city and head to The Matterhorn and Trockener Steg. Next up on the itinerary: see the winter wonderland with Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School, get outside with Monta Rosa Hut, tour the pleasant surroundings at 5 Lakes Walk, and enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt.

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

Drive from Lenk im Simmental to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can take a train to Interlaken.
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Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Tours
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Parasailing & Paragliding and Axalp. Step out of Interlaken with an excursion to Blumental Panorama Trail in Murren--about 42 minutes away. 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. Alternatively, you can drive. 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.
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Geneva — 2 nights

Capital of Peace

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, then admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale de Saint-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 fly back home.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
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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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