16 days in Austria, Munich & Switzerland Itinerary

16 days in Austria, Munich & Switzerland Itinerary

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1
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
2
Hallstatt, Austria
— 3 nights
3
Salzburg, Austria
— Few hours
4
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
5
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 4 nights
6
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): don't miss a visit to Marienplatz and then steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace. Keep things going the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Viktualienmarkt and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Munich journey planning website.

Singapore, Singapore to Munich is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Munich due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, things will get colder in Munich: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Munich

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Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church

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Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Pfarrkirche St, Nikolaus and Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Family-friendly places like Pfarre St. Wolfgang and Badestrand Hallstatt will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: go for a walk through Old Town, enjoy breathtaking views from Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Hallstatt trip planner.

Traveling by car from Munich to Hallstatt takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pfarre St. Wolfgang, Pfarrkirche St, Nikolaus
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Pfarre St. Wolfgang ©
Pfarre St. Wolfgang
Badestrand Hallstatt ©
Badestrand Hallstatt

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 26th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, and then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

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Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus
St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter) ©
St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter)
Getreidegasse ©
Getreidegasse

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©
For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Munich visit planner.

Getting from Salzburg to Munich by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites
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Heiliggeistkirche ©
Heiliggeistkirche
Old Town Hall ©
Old Town Hall

4
nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
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.
Get some historical perspective at Chateau de Chillon and Schlosskirche. Kids will appreciate attractions like UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Buchhandlung Boedeli. Explore Interlaken's surroundings by going to Skigebiet Betelberg (in Lenk im Simmental), Chaplin's World (in Corsier-sur-Vevey) and Bern (Einstein House (Einsteinhaus) & Galerie Rigassi by SOON). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen, take a memorable tour with Tours, shop like a local with Galerie Wydi, and look for all kinds of wild species at Alpenwildpark.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Interlaken trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Munich to Interlaken takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Munich in December, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Interlaken: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bern, Chateau de Chillon, Skigebiet Betelberg, Chaplin's World, Maennlichen
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UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, and then admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip planning website.

You can drive from Interlaken to Zurich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

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