16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland trip planner
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Zurich
— 1 night
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Zermatt
— 3 nights
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Lauterbrunnen
— 4 nights
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Lucerne
— 3 nights
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Zurich
— 3 nights
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Zurich — 1 night

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 10th (Sat), explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Zurich is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Zurich due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in September: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Zermatt.
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Zermatt — 3 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, Hinterdorfstrasse, Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and other attractions. There's more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Gornergrat and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Intercontinental Church Society.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Zermatt route planner.

Getting from Zurich to Zermatt by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Wed) before leaving for Lauterbrunnen.
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Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Transportation
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Lauterbrunnen — 4 nights

A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kleine Scheidegg. Escape the urban bustle at Jungfraujoch and Lauterbrunnen Village. Step off the beaten path and head to Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum and 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn. There's more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall.

To see ratings and other tourist information, you can read our Lauterbrunnen tour planning tool.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Lauterbrunnen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Lucerne.
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Nature · Tours · Museums · Parks
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Lucerne — 3 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Bourbaki Panorama, Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, Glasi Hergiswil, and other attractions. Escape the urban bustle at Mt Pilatus and Glacier Garden Lucerne (Gletschergarten). The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Lucerne online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Lauterbrunnen to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. September in Lucerne sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Zurich.
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Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Zurich — 3 nights

Big Small Town

Your day by day itinerary now includes Landesmuseum as well as Planetary Path (Planetenweg). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Town and Zoological Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Zurich trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Zurich takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sat) before leaving for home.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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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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