20 days in Switzerland Itinerary

20 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
— 4 nights
2
Grindelwald
— 3 nights
3
Bern
— 3 nights
4
Zermatt
— 4 nights
5
Verbier
— 1 night
6
Geneva
— 3 nights

4
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Lucerne (Chapel Bridge, Lion Monument, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, stop by Glen Fahrn 'the Pearl' Zurich, take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum, and take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich day trip planning website.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Zurich is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Zurich, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in March; daily highs in Zurich reach 13°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Change things up with these side-trips from Grindelwald: Wengen (Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway & Molitor). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, glide through the air with Airtime Paragliding, fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First, and take some stellar pictures from First Cliff Walk by Tissot.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald trip builder.

You can drive from Zurich to Grindelwald in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Wengen, Airtime Paragliding
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway ©
Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway

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Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lake Brienz (in Brienz), HouseTrap (in Bulle) and Hightide Kayak School (in Boenigen). And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, get great views at The Cathedral of Bern, admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), and enjoy breathtaking views from Gurten.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bern journey planner.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Bern in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Lake Brienz, HouseTrap, Hightide Kayak School
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Hightide Kayak School ©
Hightide Kayak School
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Lake Brienz ©
Lake Brienz

4
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Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for scenic drive, nature, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse, and look for gifts at Laderach.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Zermatt itinerary planning site.

Take a train from Bern to Zermatt in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Verbier.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School ©
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School

1
night
Verbier

Verbier ©
Verbier is a village located in south-western Switzerland in the canton of Valais. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): fly down the slopes at Bruson Ski Area, center your mind and body at Wholeycow Yoga Massage Fitness, and then look for gifts at Ski Service.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Verbier online itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Verbier takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Verbier

Spas · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Ski Service ©
Ski Service
Bruson Ski Area ©
Bruson Ski Area

3
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Geneva side-trips: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux), Montreux Lakeside (in Montreux) and Cathedrale de Lausanne (in Lausanne). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and stop by DAVIDOFF Geneve.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Geneva trip planner.

You can drive from Verbier to Geneva in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chateau de Chillon, Montreux Lakeside, Cathedrale de Lausanne
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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