23 days in Switzerland & Milan Itinerary

23 days in Switzerland & Milan Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Wengen, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 5 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland — 4 nights

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You've added Grossmunster, Opernhaus Zurich, Money Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum, see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip itinerary builder app.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Zurich is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in March, expect Zurich to be cooler, temps between 13°C and 1°C. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lucerne.
Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Lucerne, Switzerland — 4 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Luzerner Wochenmarkt as well as Free Walk Lucerne. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, take in the views from Spreuer Bridge (Spreuerbrucke), pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, and wander the streets of Altstadt Luzern.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lucerne day trip app.

Traveling by train from Zurich to Lucerne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Wengen.
Shopping · Parks · Nature · Tours
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Wengen, Switzerland — 3 nights

Wengen is a mountain village in the Bernese Oberland of central Switzerland. Explore Wengen's surroundings by going to Grindelwald (Bussalp & Grindelwald-First). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, hike along The Eiger, catch a ride on Luftseilbahn Wengen-Mannlichen, and get to know the fascinating history of Kleine Scheidegg.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Wengen day trip website.

You can take a train from Lucerne to Wengen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Wengen are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Interlaken.
Nature · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Interlaken, Switzerland — 1 night

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Interlaken itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Wengen to Interlaken in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in March, and nighttime lows around 0°C. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Zermatt.
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Zermatt, Switzerland — 5 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Step out of Zermatt to go to Saas-Fee and see Saas-Fee Ski Resort, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, admire all the interesting features of Gornergrat, head outdoors with Fly Fish Zermatt, and have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Zermatt trip itinerary website.

Traveling by train from Interlaken to Zermatt takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Milan.
Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports
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Milan, Italy — 4 nights

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milan: Verona (Piazza Bra, Arena di Verona, &more). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, stop by Enoteca Iemmallo, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Milan trip site.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Milan in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car and bus. In March in Milan, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. On the 22nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife · Fun & Games
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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.