12 days in Switzerland Itinerary

12 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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12 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Zurich
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
St. Moritz
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Bellinzona
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Bern
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
5
Lausanne
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
6
Zermatt
— 1 night
+2
train + bus + Fly:  19​h
End: Singapore

1
night
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 30th (Thu), take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, get engrossed in the history at Swiss National Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, and finally look for gifts at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich. On your second day here, shop like a local with Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and then take a stroll through Old Town (Altstadt).

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Zurich trip planning app .

Singapore, Singapore to Zurich is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Zurich is minus 7 hours. In May, Zurich is much colder than Singapore - with highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church
Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster

2
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): examine the collection at Mill Weber House, view the masterpieces at Galerie Gmurzynska, then take some stellar pictures from Muottas Muragl, then look for gifts at Metzgerei Plinio, and finally explore the activities along Lake St. Moritz. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Diavolezza, take in the dramatic natural features at Morteratsch Glacier, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Burial Church of Santa Maria, then examine the collection at Segantini Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Chesa Futura.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our St. Moritz trip planner .

You can drive from Zurich to St. Moritz in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Zurich in May: high temperatures in St. Moritz hover around 15°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Bellinzona.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Pontresina, Metzgerei Plinio
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Lake St. Moritz ©
Lake St. Moritz
Segantini Museum ©
Segantini Museum
Mill Weber House ©
Mill Weber House

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Bellinzona

Bellinzona ©
Bellinzona is the capital of the canton Ticino in Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Castello di Montebello, steep yourself in history at Sasso Corbaro Castle, stop by Chocolat Stella, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie, then explore the historical opulence of Castelgrande, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelli di Bellinzona.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bellinzona trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from St. Moritz to Bellinzona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from St. Moritz in June: high temperatures in Bellinzona hover around 30°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Bellinzona

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Chocolat Stella
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Castello di Montebello ©
Castello di Montebello
Castelgrande ©
Castelgrande
Castle of Sasso Corbaro ©
Castle of Sasso Corbaro

2
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cathedral of Bern, browse the eclectic array of goods at Federal Building (Bundeshaus), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale St-Nicolas, then see the interesting displays at Across the screen, the Film and TV museum, and finally see the interesting displays at HR Giger Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum, view the masterpieces at Contemporary Art Gallery (Kunsthalle Bern), view the masterpieces at Galerie Rigassi by SOON, take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then get engrossed in the history at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), and finally ponder the design of Zahringerbrunnen.

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Drive from Bellinzona to Bern in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Bern when traveling from Bellinzona in June, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Lausanne.

Things to do in Bern

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fribourg, Museum HR Giger
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The Cathedral of Bern ©
The Cathedral of Bern
Museum HR Giger ©
Museum HR Giger
Cathedrale St-Nicolas ©
Cathedrale St-Nicolas

2
nights
Lausanne

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Sulpice (Eglise de St-Sulpice), view the masterpieces at Fondation de l'Hermitage, then admire the masterpieces at Collection de l'Art Brut, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Chaplin's World. On your second day here, look for gifts at Maison de l'Etivaz, admire the striking features of Chateau de Chillon, then examine the collection at Queen Studio Experience, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Plexus Art Gallery.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lausanne road trip planning app .

You can drive from Bern to Lausanne in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lausanne

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Montreux, Maison de l'Etivaz, Chaplin's World, Chateau de Chillon
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Fondation de l'Hermitage ©
Fondation de l'Hermitage
Collection de l'Art Brut ©
Collection de l'Art Brut
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon

1
night
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): stop by Metzgerei Bayard, tour the pleasant surroundings at Matterhorn Ski Paradise, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Zermatt trip builder website .

Traveling by train from Lausanne to Zermatt takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery
Metzgerei Bayard ©
Metzgerei Bayard

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