11 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

11 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

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11 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + train:  15​h
1
Zermatt
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Andermatt
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
St. Moritz
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Lugano
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Toronto

3
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Change things up with these side-trips from Zermatt: Parasailing & Paragliding (in Interlaken), Grindelwald Area (Jungfraujoch & Aletsch Glacier) and Lauterbrunnen Church (in Lauterbrunnen). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish church of St Mauritius, enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, and stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Zermatt itinerary planner .

Toronto, Canada to Zermatt is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Zermatt is 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Andermatt.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Lauterbrunnen Church, Parasailing & Paragliding
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
nights
Andermatt

Andermatt ©
Andermatt is a mountain village and municipality in the canton of Uri in Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Lago Ritom, admire the sheer force of Alta Piumogna Waterfalls, and then take a memorable drive along Furka Pass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): take in the views from Titlis Bridge and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Titlis.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Andermatt itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Zermatt to Andermatt with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Andermatt

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Engelberg, Furka Pass, Lago Ritom, Alta Piumogna Waterfalls
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Furka Pass ©
Furka Pass
Titlis ©
Titlis
Titlis Bridge ©
Titlis Bridge

2
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
On the 26th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Bernina Pass, get great views at Muottas Muragl, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz, and finally take some stellar pictures from Diavolezza. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Church of San Gian, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Val Roseg, then explore the striking landscape at Morteratsch Glacier, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Silvaplana.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Moritz trip planner.

You can drive from Andermatt to St. Moritz in 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in St. Moritz can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Lugano.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pontresina, Church of San Gian, Lake Silvaplana, Bernina Pass
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Morteratsch Glacier ©
Morteratsch Glacier
Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl
Lake St. Moritz ©
Lake St. Moritz

2
nights
Lugano

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Monte San Giorgio, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte San Salvatore, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria degli Angeli, and finally walk around Parco Civico. On your second day here, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitero Monumentale, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lugano, then take in nature's colorful creations at Parco Villa Florida, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza della Riforma.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lugano tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from St. Moritz to Lugano in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, Lugano is somewhat warmer than St. Moritz - with highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Monte San Giorgio, Cimitero Monumentale
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Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Parco Civico ©
Parco Civico
Monte San Salvatore ©
Monte San Salvatore

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