16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland vacation planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  15​h
1
Zurich
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Bern
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Zurich
— 1 day
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Interlaken
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
5
Zurich
— 3 nights
train:  4​h 45​min
6
Zermatt
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 45​min
7
Zurich
— 1 night
train:  4​h 45​min
8
St. Moritz
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo

2
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 9th (Sun), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Zurich and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Rhine Falls, then wander the streets of Altstadt Luzern, and then make a trip to The Nine Towers.

Plan my Zurich trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Zurich is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Zurich, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in February; daily highs in Zurich reach 7°C and lows reach -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Bern.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trips

Lucerne, Rhine Falls
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich
Uetliberg Mountain ©
Uetliberg Mountain
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls

3
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
On the 11th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cathedral of Bern, admire the local landmark of Mosesbrunnen, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), then take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then engage your brain at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Castle of Gruyeres, then stop by Gysi AG Chocolatier Suisse, then walk around Gurten, and finally appreciate the history behind Barenpark.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bern tour planner.

Getting from Zurich to Bern by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Zurich in February, plan for a bit cooler nights in Bern, with lows around -4°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 Shopping

Side Trip

Castle of Gruyeres
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Clock Tower - Zytglogge ©
Clock Tower - Zytglogge

1
day
Zurich

Zurich ©
On the 13th (Thu), explore the activities along Lake Zurich, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, and then wander the streets of Old Town.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Zurich trip itinerary site .

Traveling by train from Bern to Zurich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
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.
On the 14th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle and then explore and take pictures at Jungfraujoch. Keep things going the next day: hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First, take in nature's colorful creations at Alpenrose Landscape Gardens, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Interlaken tour itinerary maker .

Getting from Zurich to Interlaken by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Trümmelbachfälle, Grindelwald-First, Jungfraujoch
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the views from Chapel Bridge, then take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich). Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain, then head outdoors with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection, then stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern (Fluntern Cemetery), and finally take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Zurich trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Interlaken to Zurich in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Chapel Bridge
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)

2
nights
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 18th (Tue): take a memorable drive along Gornergrat, then stroll through Matterhorn Ski Paradise, then make a trip to Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Stellisee, enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Mauritius, and finally make a trip to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Zermatt day trip planning app .

Getting from Zurich to Zermatt by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise

1
night
Zurich

Zurich ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern (Fluntern Cemetery). Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Chapel Bridge, take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain, then head outdoors with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich travel planner.

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 Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Chapel Bridge
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)

1
day
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): get great views at Muottas Muragl, explore the activities along Lake St. Moritz, then get great views at Diavolezza, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Piz Nair.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our St. Moritz trip planner .

Traveling by car from Zurich to St. Moritz takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Zurich in February; daily highs in St. Moritz reach 1°C and lows reach -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl
Lake St. Moritz ©
Lake St. Moritz
Diavolezza ©
Diavolezza

Similar Plans

14 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 19 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA August, kids, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 19 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 18 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 20 days in Italy, Switzerland & Paris BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 18 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans