27 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Geneva
— 5 nights
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Montreux
— 4 nights
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Lucerne
— 6 nights
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Davos
— 3 nights
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St. Moritz
— 3 nights
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Basel
— 5 nights
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Geneva — 5 nights

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Musee D'Art Et D'Histoire and Musee Ariana. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parc Des Bastions and Archeological Site at St. Pierre's Cathedral. On the 10th (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle), examine the collection at MEG Musee d’ethnographie de Geneve, contemplate the long history of Maison Tavel, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Geneva itinerary maker tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Geneva is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect Geneva to be cooler, temps between 6°C and 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Montreux.
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Montreux — 4 nights

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Get in touch with nature at Rochers-de-Naye and Villars Gryon. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Montreux Lakeside and Oeschinen Lake. Change things up with these side-trips from Montreux: Lausanne (Room Escape Games, Collection de l'Art Brut, &more), HR Giger Museum (in Gruyeres) and Glacier 3000 (in Les Diablerets). There's much more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at Les Bains de Lavey, explore the fascinating underground world of Les Mines De Sel De Bex, and see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience.

For where to stay and tourist information, use the Montreux itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Montreux takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Lucerne.
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Lucerne — 6 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Get outdoors at Maennlichen and Glacier Garden Lucerne (Gletschergarten). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Niederdorf and Castelgrande. Venture out of the city with trips to Castello di Montebello (in Bellinzona), Lauterbrunnen (Lauterbrunnen Village & Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls) and St. Gallen (Stiftsbibliothek, Kathedrale St.Gallen, &more). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Kloster Einsiedeln, admire the striking features of KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre, admire the masterpieces at Museum Rosengart Collection, and take an in-depth tour of Bourbaki Panorama.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lucerne trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Montreux to Lucerne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Lucerne are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Davos.
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Davos — 3 nights

Old Town Chur and Kirchner Museum Davos are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Parsenn Skigebiet and Parasailing & Paragliding. Venture out of the city with trips to Wine Tours Switzerland (in Maienfeld), Lenzerheide Ski Resort (in Lenzerheide) and Santis der Berg (in Urnaesch).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Davos trip maker.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Davos takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. December in Davos sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to St. Moritz.
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St. Moritz — 3 nights

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Visiting Val Fex and Val Roseg will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lake St. Moritz and Piz Nair. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the views at Engadine, get great views at Muottas Muragl, explore the striking landscape at Berninapass, and relax and rejuvenate at Mineralbad & Spa.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the St. Moritz online route maker.

Drive from Davos to St. Moritz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in St. Moritz, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Basel.
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Basel — 5 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basel's Old Town and Naturhistorisches Museum Basel. Basel Paper Mill - Swiss Museum for Paper, Writing and Printing and Basel Historical Museum - Barfuesserkirche are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to The Cathedral of Bern (in Bern), Gurten (in Wabern) and Spas (in Biel). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel, don't miss a visit to Muensterplatz, explore the world behind art at Museum Tinguely, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Basel tour itinerary planner.

Getting from St. Moritz to Basel by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Basel are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
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.
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