11 days in Zurich, Lucerne & Bern Itinerary

11 days in Zurich, Lucerne & Bern Itinerary

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11 days in Zurich, Lucerne & Bern Itinerary

Singapore
Fly:  16​h 30​min
Zurich
— Few hours
train:  1​h
Lucerne
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
Bern
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
Zurich
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
Singapore

few
hours
Zurich

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Zurich is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Zurich, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in June, expect nights in Zurich to be much colder, around 14°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 27°C. On the 13th (Tue), you're off toLucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors Parks Sightseeing
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4
days
Lucerne

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
You've added Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke), Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), Lake Lucerne, and other attractions to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum and Swiss Museum of Transport. Altstadt Luzern and Jesuitenkirche are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Lucerne side-trips: Reichenbach Falls (in Meiringen) and Lac de Claus (in Sedrun). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, take in the views from Spreuer Bridge, appreciate the history behind Dying Lion of Lucerne Monument, and take some stellar pictures from The Nine Towers.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lucerne trip builder.

Drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Sightseeing

Side Trips

Lac de Claus, Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum, Reichenbach Falls
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Reichenbach Falls
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum
Mt Pilatus

2
days
Bern

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and then explore the historical opulence of Castillo Oberhofen. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of St. Beatus Hoehlen and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Brienz.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bern sightseeing planner.

Take a train from Lucerne to Bern in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Bern, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Zurich.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Nature Sightseeing

Side Trips

Castillo Oberhofen, Lake Brienz, St. Beatus Hoehlen
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St. Beatus Hoehlen
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

4
days
Zurich

Do your shopping at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich and Bärenland. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fondation Beyeler and Technorama Shop AG. See even more of Zurich: take a stroll through Old Town (Altstadt), look for gifts at Confiserie Teuscher AG, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich.

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Traveling by train from Bern to Zurich takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Technorama Shop AG, Fondation Beyeler
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Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Old Town (Altstadt)
Fondation Beyeler

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