11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich
— 2 nights
2
Interlaken
— 3 nights
3
Lucerne
— 2 nights
4
Geneva
— 2 nights

2
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Zurich is known for nature, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and stroll around Lindenhofplatz.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich online trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Zurich is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Zurich. In December, Zurich is colder than Singapore - with highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, walk around Hohematte Park, then hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First, and finally get your game on at Heidi's Photo Chalet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle and then take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Interlaken tour itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Zurich to Interlaken by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Zurich in December; daily highs in Interlaken reach 1°C and lows reach -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Trümmelbachfälle, Jungfraujoch, Grindelwald-First
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First

2
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Lucerne is known for nature, wildlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, see the interesting displays at Schachmuseum, take in the awesome beauty at Rigi, and wander the streets of Altstadt Luzern.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Lucerne trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Interlaken to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. While traveling from Interlaken, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lucerne, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of -1°C. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature · Parks · Shopping
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Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Rigi ©
Rigi

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nights
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.
On the 14th (Sat), make a trip to The Flower Clock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Geneva trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lucerne to Geneva in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature · Parks · Fun & Games
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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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