15 days in Saas-Fee & Locarno Itinerary

15 days in Saas-Fee & Locarno Itinerary

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15 days in Saas-Fee & Locarno Itinerary

Start: Saas-Fee
— 11 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Saas-Fee


Saas-Fee ©
Saas-Fee is the main village in the Saastal, or the Saas Valley, and is a municipality in the district of Visp in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saas-Fee: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux), Zermatt (Hohbalmen, The Matterhorn, & more) and Montreux (Freddie Mercury Statue & Lakeside Promenade Fleuri). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Schynige Platte, don't miss a visit to Lotschberg Base Tunnel, explore the activities along Oeschinen Lake, and fly down the slopes at Saas Fee Ski Resort.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Saas-Fee holiday builder tool .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are Z├╝rich Airport, Bern Belp Airport and Geneva Cointrin International Airport. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Locarno.

Things to do in Saas-Fee

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Zermatt, Montreux, Frutigen, Castle of Gruyeres, Felsenkirche Eglise St.Michael
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Schynige Platte ©
Schynige Platte


Locarno ©
Locarno's Mediterranean climate, palm trees, and 2,300 hours of sunlight per year make this city the warmest in Switzerland.
On the 14th (Sat), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Falconeria Locarno, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria degli Angeli, and then explore the activities along Lake Lugano. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Monte San Salvatore, stroll around Parco Civico, and then admire the engineering at Verzasca Dam.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Locarno online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Saas-Fee to Locarno takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Locarno

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Lugano, Lungolago Di Ascona, Chocolat Stella
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Falconeria Locarno ©
Falconeria Locarno
Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Verzasca Dam ©
Verzasca Dam