13 days in Switzerland Itinerary

13 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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13 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Singapore
Fly:  15​h
Zurich
— 1 night
train:  1​h
Lucerne
— 4 nights
train:  45​min
Engelberg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Zurich
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
Singapore

1
day
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Zoological Museum, Dolderbahn, Botanischer Garten, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town (Altstadt), get great views at Lindenhof, explore the activities along Limmat, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Rapperswil, then make a trip to Niederdorf, and finally get engrossed in the history at Swiss National Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Zurich trip builder.

Singapore, Singapore to Zurich is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Zurich due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Singapore, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Zurich, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 14°C. You'll set off for Lucerne on the 14th (Wed).

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rapperswil, Festungsmuseum Heldsberg
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Old Town (Altstadt) ©
Old Town (Altstadt)
Limmat ©
Limmat
Swiss National Museum ©
Swiss National Museum

4
days
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
You've added Lake Lucerne, Altstadt Luzern, Lucerne Station, and other attractions to your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten) and Hofkirche. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, look and learn at Swiss Museum of Transport, take in the views from Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesuitenkirche.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Lucerne trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Engelberg.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Hergiswiler Glas AG
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Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke) ©
Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke)

1
day
Engelberg

Engelberg ©
Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
You've now added Titlis Bridge to your itinerary. On the 18th (Sun), trek along Trift Glacier Suspension Bridge and then take in the views from Titlis Bridge.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Engelberg itinerary planner.

Drive from Lucerne to Engelberg in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Engelberg

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Trift Glacier Suspension Bridge
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Trift Glacier Suspension Bridge ©
Trift Glacier Suspension Bridge
Titlis Bridge ©
Titlis Bridge

5
days
Zurich

Zurich ©
You've now added Zurich Succulent Plant Collection to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Natur- und Tierpark Goldau and Kirche Enge. Step out of Zurich with an excursion to Kloster Einsiedeln in Einsiedeln--about 40 minutes away. See some other sides of Zurich: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, look for gifts at Confiserie Sprungli, and stroll through Zoo Zürich.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Zurich vacation planner.

You can drive from Engelberg to Zurich in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Natur- und Tierpark Goldau, Kloster Einsiedeln
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Natur- und Tierpark Goldau ©
Natur- und Tierpark Goldau
Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

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