16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich
— 2 nights
2
Bern
— 3 nights
3
Zurich
— 1 day
4
Interlaken
— 1 night
5
Zurich
— 3 nights
6
Zermatt
— 2 nights
7
Zurich
— 1 night
8
St. Moritz
— 1 day

2
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 9th (Sun), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo Zurich and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Rhine Falls, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Altstadt Luzern, and then don't miss a visit to The Nine Towers.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Zurich is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Zurich due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in February: high temperatures in Zurich hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trips

Lucerne, Rhine Falls
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Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich
Uetliberg Mountain ©
Uetliberg Mountain
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls

3
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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from The Cathedral of Bern, admire the local landmark of Mosesbrunnen, admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, thencontemplate the long history of Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Gruyeres Castle, thenlook for gifts at Gysi AG Chocolatier Suisse, thenstroll around Gurten, and finally identify plant and animal life at Barenpark.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bern online trip itinerary builder.

Take a train from Zurich to Bern in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Zurich in February since evenings lows in Bern dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Zurich.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Gruyeres Castle
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Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Gurten ©
Gurten

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Zurich

Zurich ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Zurich, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and then take a stroll through Old Town.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Zurich trip planner.

You can take a train from Bern to Zurich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Nature Neighborhoods
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

1
night
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 14th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle and then take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch. Keep things going the next day: hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First, admire the natural beauty at Alpenrose Landscape Gardens, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, thenglide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Schlosskirche.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Interlaken itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Zurich to Interlaken in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
On the 16th (Sun), snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, get a taste of the local shopping with Bahnhofstrasse, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich). Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain, thenget outside with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection, thenstroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern, and finally get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum.

Before you visit Zurich, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Interlaken to Zurich by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Chapel Bridge
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Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): cruise along Gornergrat, hit the slopes at Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Stellisee, take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Mauritius, and finally examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Zermatt travel route website.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Zermatt takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Tours
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise

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night
Zurich

Zurich ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Bahnhofstrasse, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): take in the views from Chapel Bridge, thentake in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain, thenhead outdoors with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Zurich road trip app.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Chapel Bridge
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Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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day
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
On the 22nd (Sat), take in the awesome beauty at Muottas Muragl, explore the activities along Lake St. Moritz, thentake some stellar pictures from Diavolezza, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Piz Nair.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read St. Moritz tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to St. Moritz takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Zurich in February: high temperatures in St. Moritz hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature Parks
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Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl
Diavolezza ©
Diavolezza
Piz Nair ©
Piz Nair

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