16 days in Switzerland & England Itinerary

16 days in Switzerland & England Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
2
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
3
York, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
4
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Old Town and Lake Zurich. Venture out of the city with trips to Markuskirche (in Lucerne) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg, look for gifts at CIRCLE - The Sustainable Shop, get outside with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection, and examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Zurich trip builder.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Zurich is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Zurich, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December: high temperatures in Zurich hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg

3
nights
Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Bring the kids along to The Roman Baths and Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens. Venture out of the city with trips to Bath (Bath Abbey & Bath Aqua Glass shop/stained glass studio), Cattle Country Adventure Park (in Berkeley) and St Saviour's Church (in Tetbury). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with The Cotswold Range and get your game on at SimAir737.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Cheltenham trip planning website.

You can fly from Zurich to Cheltenham in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Cheltenham due to the time zone difference. In December, Cheltenham is somewhat warmer than Zurich - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to York.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Parks Fun & Games Theme Parks

Side Trips

Bath, The Cotswold Range, Cattle Country Adventure Park, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, St Saviour's Church
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths

3
nights
York, United Kingdom

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Attractions like National Railway Museum and York Minster make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at York City Walls, examine the collection at York Castle Museum, experience rural life at Piglets Adventure Farm, and get in on the family fun at Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the York itinerary planner.

Drive from Cheltenham to York in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cheltenham in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in York, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
DIG ©
DIG
Piglets Adventure Farm ©
Piglets Adventure Farm

5
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Coca-Cola London Eye and Natural History Museum. There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, make a trip to Big Ben, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and get engrossed in the history at The British Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the London day trip website.

Getting from York to London by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in London can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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