8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland travel planner

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Fly
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Zurich
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Montreux
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Zermatt
— 1 night
Train to Milan Malpensa, Fly to Kuching

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Zurich

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get a sense of the local culture at Old Town and Grossmunster. Get outdoors at Lake Zurich and Ufschotti Park. Take a break from Zurich with a short trip to Hofkirche in Lucerne, about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, stroll through Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich holiday maker.

Kuching, Malaysia to Zurich is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Kuching to Zurich due to the time zone difference. In July, Zurich is a bit cooler than Kuching - with highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:

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Montreux

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Glacier 3000, then see the interesting displays at Fondation Pierre Gianadda, and then contemplate the long history of Chateau de Chillon. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Gruyeres Castle, then see the interesting displays at HR Giger Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at Rochers-de-Naye, and finally examine the collection at Queen Studio Experience.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Montreux trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Montreux takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 23 — 25:

1
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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 26th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Gorner Gorge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, then look for gifts at Lindt Chocolate Shop Zermatt, then don't miss a visit to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and finally make a trip to Mountaineers' Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Zermatt vacation maker tool.

You can drive from Montreux to Zermatt in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites
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Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
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.