14 days in Zurich, Strasbourg & Basel Itinerary

14 days in Zurich, Strasbourg & Basel Itinerary

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14 days in Zurich, Strasbourg & Basel Itinerary

Singapore, Singapore
Fly:  15​h 45​min
Zurich, Switzerland
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Strasbourg, France
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
Basel, Switzerland
— Few hours
Fly:  18​h
Singapore, Singapore

6
days
Zurich, Switzerland

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Shop till you drop at Bahnhofstrasse and Altstadt Luzern. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Town (Altstadt) and Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich. Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Dying Lion of Lucerne Monument, & more) and Interlaken (Funky Chocolate Club Switzerland, Mad Cow, & more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, don't miss a visit to Hauptbahnhof, get engrossed in the history at Swiss National Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Zurich itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Zurich is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Zurich due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, things will get much colder in Zurich: highs are around 5°C and lows about -1°C. You'll set off for Strasbourg on the 11th (Mon).

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Lucerne, Interlaken
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Kunsthaus
Old Town (Altstadt)
Bahnhofstrasse

5
days
Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
For shopping fun, head to Marché couvert de Colmar or Marche Couvert de Nancy. Get some cultural insight at La Petite France and Cathédrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Strasbourg: Vins d'alsace HORCHER (in Mittelwihr), Colmar (Little Venice & Old Town) and Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg (in Orschwiller). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Place Stanislas, see the interesting displays at Palais Rohan, ponder the world of politics at European Parliament, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Parc de la Pepiniere.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Strasbourg holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Strasbourg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Strasbourg can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. On the 16th (Sat), you're off toBasel.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nancy, Colmar, Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, Vins d'alsace HORCHER, Vieille ville d'Eguisheim
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La Petite France
Place Stanislas

1
day
Basel, Switzerland

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.
On the 16th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Church, then contemplate the long history of Basel Minster, then admire the masterpieces at Museum Tinguely, and finally take a stroll through Altstadt-Spaziergange durch Basel.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Basel vacation trip planner.

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Basel in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. December in Basel sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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Basel Minster
Museum Tinguely
St. Paul's Church

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