14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + train:  17​h 15​min
1
Bern
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Grindelwald
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
3
Zermatt
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Appenzell
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Zurich
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Singapore

3
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Head to UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and SOON Galeriefor plenty of shopping. Your inner history buff will appreciate Chateau de Chillon and Einstein House (Einsteinhaus). Get out of town with these interesting Bern side-trips: Neuchatel (Caractere, atelier galerie bijoux et objets contemporains & Creux du Van) and Montreux (Freddie Mercury Statue, Corniche Lavaux Vineyards, & more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Kindermuseum Creaviva, admire the local landmark of Zahringerbrunnen, get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie Rigassi by SOON, and get engrossed in the history at Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bern road trip planning app .

Singapore, Singapore to Bern is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. In December, Bern is cooler than Singapore - with highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Bern

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Montreux, Neuchatel, Chateau de Chillon
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Kindermuseum Creaviva ©
Kindermuseum Creaviva
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen and then take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along The Eiger Trail, explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Grindelwald-First, and finally look for gifts at Vogts Corner.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Grindelwald trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Bern to Grindelwald takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trip

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
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Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 21st (Sat), stroll through Murmelweg Wanderung, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hohbalmen, then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Intercontinental Church Society, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at English Church. Here are some ideas for day two: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, stroll through Matterhorn Ski Paradise, then head outdoors with Gornergrat, and finally examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Zermatt trip itinerary planning app .

Take a train from Grindelwald to Zermatt in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Appenzell.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise

1
night
Appenzell

Appenzell ©
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): examine the collection at Museum Appenzell, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Mauritius Church, look for gifts at Alpschaukaeserei Schwaegalp, examine the collection at Appenzeller Brachtummuseum Urnaesch, then see the interesting displays at Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Appenzell trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zermatt to Appenzell. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Appenzell

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Urnaesch, St. Gallen, Alpschaukaeserei Schwaegalp
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Museum Appenzell ©
Museum Appenzell
St Mauritius Church ©
St Mauritius Church
Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch ©

5
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get some cultural insight at Old Town and Bahnhofstrasse. Fraumünster Church and Grossmunster will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Zurich to go to Lucerne and see Mt Pilatus, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum, and explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip site .

Traveling by car from Appenzell to Zurich takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Mt Pilatus
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

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