10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Lucerne
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Grindelwald
— 2 nights
Train:  3​h 45​min
3
Zermatt
— 2 nights
Train:  3​h 45​min
4
Geneva
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h
End: Singapore

3
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lucerne: Interlaken (Harderkulm, Parasailing & Paragliding, & more) and Zurich (Lake Zurich, Grossmunster, & more). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, and pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lucerne road trip planning site .

Singapore, Singapore to Lucerne is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Lucerne reach 5°C and lows reach -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Zurich, Interlaken
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Maennlichen, admire the sheer force of Murrenbach Waterfalls, then explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, and finally take in the awesome beauty at The Eiger.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald visit planner .

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Grindelwald takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Murrenbach Waterfalls
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
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 13th (Fri): have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, then don't miss a visit to Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", and finally make a trip to Mountaineers' Cemetery. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Murmelweg Wanderung, stroll through Matterhorn Ski Paradise, then cruise along Gornergrat, then steep yourself in history at Bergfuhrerdenkmal, and finally take some stellar pictures from Photopoint Kirchbrucke bridge.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Zermatt trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Grindelwald to Zermatt by train takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Nature
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise

1
night
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 15th (Sun): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms and then explore the activities along Lake Geneva.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Geneva day trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Geneva takes 4 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Room Escape Games

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