24 days in Switzerland Itinerary

24 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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24 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + train:  18​h
1
Bern
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Zermatt
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Interlaken
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Lucerne
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Fiesch in Valais
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Murren
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Geneva
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

5
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Skigebiet Betelberg and Einstein House (Einsteinhaus). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bern: Basel (Zoo Basel, Basel Minster, & more) and Castle of Gruyeres (in Gruyeres). There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge, shop like a local with Federal Building (Bundeshaus), see the interesting displays at Kindermuseum Creaviva, and contemplate the waterfront views at Aare River.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bern online tour itinerary planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Bern is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Central European Time is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, expect Bern to be cooler, temps between 5°C and -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Historic Sites Winter Sports

Side Trips

Basel, Skigebiet Betelberg, Castle of Gruyeres
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Zoo Basel ©
Zoo Basel
Einstein House (Einsteinhaus) ©
Einstein House (Einsteinhaus)
Clock Tower - Zytglogge ©
Clock Tower - Zytglogge

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, Gornergrat and The Matterhorn. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): catch a ride on Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, grab a seat and go on Gornergrat, then go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Matterhorn Ski Paradise, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, browse the exhibits of Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, then pause for some serene contemplation at Parish church of St Mauritius, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie".

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Zermatt trip planning tool .

You can take a train from Bern to Zermatt in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Matterhorn Glacier Paradise ©
Matterhorn Glacier Paradise

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then stroll around Hohematte Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Schlosskirche, and then head outdoors with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Interlaken trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Zermatt to Interlaken by train takes about 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Interlaken are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors Parks Adventure
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm
Schlosskirche ©
Schlosskirche

3
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rhine Falls, Mount Titlis and Mt Pilatus. Venture out of the city with trips to Zurich (Bahnhofstrasse & Old Town). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne and pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Lucerne trip planner .

You can drive from Interlaken to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. When traveling from Interlaken in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Lucerne, with highs around 5°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Fiesch in Valais.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Zurich, Titlis, Rhine Falls
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Old Town ©
Old Town

4
nights
Fiesch in Valais

Fiesch in Valais ©
Aletsch Glacier has been added to your itinerary. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Oeschinen Lake and then explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Fiesch in Valais trip planner .

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Fiesch in Valais takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Fiesch in Valais

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Aletsch Glacier, Oeschinen Lake, Simplon Pass
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Oeschinen Lake ©
Oeschinen Lake
Simplon Pass ©
Simplon Pass

4
nights
Murren

Murren ©
With a population of just 450 people, Murren brings to life an authentic Swiss mountain village.
You've now added Jungfraujoch to your itinerary. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway, take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall, admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village, and stop by Molitor.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Murren trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Fiesch in Valais to Murren with the Route module. You'll set off for Geneva on the 21st (Sat).

Things to do in Murren

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Wengen
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway ©
Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway
Kleine Scheidegg ©
Kleine Scheidegg

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Geneva Water Fountain. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Geneva: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux), Chaplin's World (in Corsier-sur-Vevey) and Cathedrale de Lausanne (in Lausanne). Spend the 22nd (Sun) exploring at Lake Geneva. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de St-Pierre and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Geneva trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Murren to Geneva by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. December in Geneva sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cathedrale de Lausanne, Chaplin's World, Chateau de Chillon
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon

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