14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland holiday planner

Make it your trip
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Zurich
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grindelwald
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lucerne
— 3 nights
Drive
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Zurich
— 2 nights
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Zurich

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Rhine Falls and then walk around Lindenhofplatz. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, and then take a stroll through Old Town.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Zurich holiday planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Zurich is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Zurich due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 5°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 3 — 5:

Zermatt

— 2 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 5th (Sun), fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then take in panoramic vistas at Gornergrat, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Sunnegga and then fly down the slopes at Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Zermatt tour itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Zurich to Zermatt in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 7:

Grindelwald

— 3 nights

Glacier Village

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 a short trip to Oeschinen Lake in Kandersteg (about 52 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, stop by Vogts Corner, examine the collection at Grindelwald Museum, and fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Grindelwald takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 10th (Fri), you're off to Lucerne.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 7 — 10:

Lucerne

— 3 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Explore Lucerne's surroundings by going to Engelberg (Titlis & Kloster Engelberg - Benediktinerabtei). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, take in panoramic vistas at Hammetschwand Lift, snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, and take a stroll through Altstadt Luzern.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Lucerne trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Grindelwald to Lucerne by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. December in Lucerne sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 10 — 13:

Zurich

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): head outdoors with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

Plan a trip to Zurich easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Drive from Lucerne to Zurich in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Parks · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 15:

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.