16 days in Zurich, Geneva & Milan Itinerary

16 days in Zurich, Geneva & Milan Itinerary

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16 days in Zurich, Geneva & Milan Itinerary

Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly:  16​h
1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Geneva, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Milan, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Singapore, Singapore

6
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Do your shopping at Bahnhofstrasse and Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Swiss National Museum. Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lucerne (Mt Pilatus, Lake Lucerne, & more), UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern (in Bern) and Parasailing & Paragliding (in Interlaken). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Old Town (Altstadt), see the interesting displays at Zurich Toy Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, and explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Zurich trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Zurich is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Zurich reach 5°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Lucerne, UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, Parasailing & Paragliding
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

3
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

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 13th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take advantage of the amenities at Bains des Paquis, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Geneva tour planning site .

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Geneva takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December in Geneva, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Milan.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Beaches
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum
Room Escape Games

5
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Castello Sforzesco and Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. Bring the kids along to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and Al Puunt-Snack Beach Bar. Venture out of the city with trips to Museo Etnografico E Naturalistico Val Sanagra (in Grandola ed Uniti), Enoteca Principessa (in Bellagio) and Menaggio & Cadenabbia Golf Club (in Menaggio). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera, steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Milan online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Geneva to Milan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Al Puunt-Snack Beach Bar, Lido di Moltrasio, Enoteca Principessa, Museo Etnografico E Naturalistico Val Sanagra, Menaggio & Cadenabbia Golf Club
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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano

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