15 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

15 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

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15 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + Drive:  15 h 45 min
1
Davos
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
St. Moritz
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Mendrisio
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Martigny
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
5
Zermatt
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Fly + Bus:  16 h 15 min
End: Washington DC

1
night
Davos

Davos ©
On the 7th (Sun), glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour and then fly down the slopes at Parsenn Skigebiet. Here are some ideas for day two: partake in some friendly competition at Das Magische Portal, then wander the streets of Old Town Chur, then hit the slopes at Lenzerheide Ski Resort, and finally stroll through Davos Klosters Ski Resort.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Davos online trip maker .

Washington DC, USA to Davos is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in February, things will get little chillier in Davos: highs are around 35°F and lows about 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Davos

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Chur, Lenzerheide Ski Resort
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Lenzerheide Ski Resort ©
Lenzerheide Ski Resort
Parasailing & Paragliding
Old Town Chur ©
Old Town Chur

3
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
Step out of St. Moritz to go to Pontresina and see Val Roseg, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Morteratsch Glacier, admire the masterpieces at Berry Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Piz Corvatsch, and get great views at Diavolezza.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Moritz itinerary planner.

You can drive from Davos to St. Moritz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, daytime highs in St. Moritz are 34°F, while nighttime lows are 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Mendrisio.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Pontresina, Bernina Pass
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Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl
Morteratsch Glacier ©
Morteratsch Glacier
Lake St. Moritz ©
Lake St. Moritz

3
nights
Mendrisio

Mendrisio ©
Mendrisio is a municipality in the district of Mendrisio in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.Mendrisio is the seat of the Accademia di Architettura of the university of Italian-speaking Switzerland (USI).The municipality was boosted in size on 4 April 2004 when it incorporated the former municipality of Salorino. Change things up with these side-trips from Mendrisio: Lugano (Lake Lugano & Monte Bre), Lungolago Di Ascona (in Ascona) and Bellinzona (Castelgrande & Castelli di Bellinzona). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Monte San Giorgio, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria degli Angioli, make a trip to Piazza della Riforma, and browse the different shops at Fox Town Factory Stores.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Mendrisio tour itinerary planner.

Drive from St. Moritz to Mendrisio in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Martigny.

Things to do in Mendrisio

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lugano, Bellinzona, Chiesa dei Santi Fedele e Simone, Monte San Giorgio, Lungolago Di Ascona
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Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Monte San Giorgio ©
Monte San Giorgio
Parco Civico ©
Parco Civico

2
nights
Martigny

Martigny ©
Martigny is the capital of the French-speaking district of Martigny in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. On the 15th (Mon), examine the collection at Fondation Pierre Gianadda, hit the slopes at Bruson Ski Area, look for gifts at Ski Service, then bet on your favorite at Karting Extreme Verbier, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Tour Bayart. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Barryland - Musee Et Chiens Du St-Bernard, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St Germain, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye de Saint-Maurice d'Agaune, and finally find something for the whole family at Swiss Vapeur Parc.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Martigny trip planner.

Getting from Mendrisio to Martigny by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. February in Martigny sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 32°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Martigny

Museums Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Verbier, Abbaye de Saint-Maurice d'Agaune, Tour Bayart, Swiss Vapeur Parc, Eglise St Germain
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Fondation Pierre Gianadda ©
Fondation Pierre Gianadda
Ski Service ©
Ski Service
Abbaye de Saint-Maurice d'Agaune ©
Abbaye de Saint-Maurice d'Agaune

4
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Step out of Zermatt with an excursion to Saas Fee Ski Resort in Saas-Fee--about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, snap pictures at Hangebrucke, cruise along Gornergrat, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Zermatt journey planner.

Traveling by train from Martigny to Zermatt takes 2.5 hours. On the 20th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Saas Fee Ski Resort
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise

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