14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Train:  18 h
1
Lucerne
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Bellinzona
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Davos
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Basel
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Grindelwald
— 1 night
Train:  3 h 45 min
6
Zermatt
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
7
Montreux
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Peter’s Chapel, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, take in the waterfront at Nadelwehr, then pause for some serene contemplation at Franziskanerkirche, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Astrid-Kapelle.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Lucerne road trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Lucerne is an approximately 18- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Lucerne. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in March; daily highs in Lucerne reach 13°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Bellinzona.

Things to do in Lucerne

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Astrid-Kapelle
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Peter’s Chapel ©
Peter’s Chapel
Nadelwehr ©
Nadelwehr
Astrid-Kapelle ©
Astrid-Kapelle

1
night
Bellinzona

Bellinzona ©
Bellinzona is the capital of the canton Ticino in Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Castello di Montebello, step into the grandiose world of Castelli di Bellinzona, then step into the grandiose world of Castelgrande, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bellinzona day trip tool .

You can take a train from Lucerne to Bellinzona in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. March in Bellinzona sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Davos.

Things to do in Bellinzona

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso
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Castello di Montebello ©
Castello di Montebello
Castelgrande ©
Castelgrande

2
nights
Davos

Davos ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): fly down the slopes at Lenzerheide Ski Resort, take a stroll through Old Town Chur, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Davos Klosters Ski Resort, and finally fly down the slopes at Parsenn Skigebiet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then see the interesting displays at Spielzeugmuseum, then identify plant and animal life at Rinerhorn, and finally head outdoors with Jacobshorn.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Davos day trip tool .

Drive from Bellinzona to Davos in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Bellinzona in March; daily highs in Davos reach 8°C and lows reach -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Basel.

Things to do in Davos

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lenzerheide Ski Resort, Old Town Chur
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Lenzerheide Ski Resort ©
Lenzerheide Ski Resort
Old Town Chur ©
Old Town Chur
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
nights
Basel

Basel ©
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
On the 17th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Offene Kirche Elisabethen, explore the ancient world of Murus Gallicus - Der Keltenwall, then step into the grandiose world of Wildegg Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Schloss Lenzburg. On your second day here, examine the collection at Pharmaziemuseum Universitat Basel, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Peterskirche, then examine the collection at Basel Historical Museum – Museum of Music, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinagoga di Basilea.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Basel trip builder app.

Drive from Davos to Basel in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Davos in March, you will find days in Basel are a bit warmer (13°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Basel

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Wildegg Castle, Schloss Lenzburg
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Schloss Lenzburg ©
Schloss Lenzburg
Offene Kirche Elisabethen ©
Offene Kirche Elisabethen
Pharmaziemuseum Universitat Basel ©
Pharmaziemuseum Universitat Basel

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night
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Grindelwald Museum, appreciate the views at Gletscherschlucht Grindelwald, hike along Maennlichen Royal Walk, then hike along Maennlichen Romantic Trail, and finally don't miss a visit to Lauterbrunnen Church.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Grindelwald trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Basel to Grindelwald in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Lauterbrunnen Church
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Maennlichen Royal Walk ©
Maennlichen Royal Walk
Lauterbrunnen Church ©
Lauterbrunnen Church
Grindelwald Museum ©
Grindelwald Museum

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 Hinterdorfstrasse. On the 20th (Fri), hike along 5-Seenweg, take in the awesome beauty at Oberrothorn, then go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Mauritius. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Riederalp, take in the architecture and atmosphere at English Church, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hohbalmen, then appreciate the history behind Bergfuhrerdenkmal, and finally take some stellar pictures from Photopoint Kirchbrucke bridge.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Zermatt road trip app .

You can take a train from Grindelwald to Zermatt in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can catch the train to Montreux.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Riederalp
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5-Seenweg ©
5-Seenweg
Riederalp ©
Riederalp
Parasailing & Paragliding

3
nights
Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Get some historical perspective at Abbaye de Saint-Maurice d'Agaune and Corniche Lavaux Vineyards. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chateau de Tourbillon and Domaines des Iles. Venture out of the city with trips to Les Bisses de Nendaz (in Nendaz), Cathedrale St-Nicolas (in Fribourg) and Fondation Pierre Arnaud (in Lens). Next up on the itinerary: fly down the slopes at Villars-Gryon-Les Diablerets Ski Area, hunt for treasures at Mercato di Natale di Montreux (Montreux Noel), take in the views from Pont de la Batiaz, and head outdoors with Les Gorges du Durnand.

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Traveling by train from Zermatt to Montreux takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Sion, Les Bisses de Nendaz, Villars-Gryon-Les Diablerets Ski Area, Cathedrale St-Nicolas, Pont de la Batiaz
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Abbaye de Saint-Maurice d'Agaune ©
Abbaye de Saint-Maurice d'Agaune
Chateau de Tourbillon ©
Chateau de Tourbillon
Corniche Lavaux Vineyards ©
Corniche Lavaux Vineyards

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