15 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

15 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Swiss Alps trip planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Milan Malpensa, Bus to Lugano
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Lugano
— 3 nights
Drive
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Oberwald
— 1 night
Drive
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Le Bouveret
— 1 night
Drive
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Zermatt
— 5 nights
Drive
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St. Moritz
— 4 nights
Drive to Zürich Airport, Fly to Dubai

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Lugano

— 3 nights

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lugano: Tibetan bridge "Carasc" (in Sementina), Lido Locarno (in Locarno) and Valle Verzasca (in Lavertezzo). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Lugano, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Bre, stroll around Parco Ciani, and soak in style at Splash & Spa Tamaro.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lugano visit site.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Lugano is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Lugano is minus 3 hours. In August, Lugano is much colder than Dubai - with highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Oberwald.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Spas

Side Trips

Oberwald

— 1 night
Oberwald is a village in the municipality of Obergoms in Goms District in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.It is situated at an elevation of 1377 m and had a population of 277 in December 2007. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): cruise along Grimsel Pass, then cruise along Furka Pass, and then explore the striking landscape at Nufenen Pass.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Oberwald travel route planner.

Getting from Lugano to Oberwald by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Le Bouveret.

Things to do in Oberwald

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Le Bouveret

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lac de Tanay, then make a splash at Aquaparc, and then find something for the whole family at Swiss Vapeur Parc.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Le Bouveret driving holiday planner.

Drive from Oberwald to Le Bouveret in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Le Bouveret

Theme Parks · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Zermatt

— 5 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for nature, winter sports, and classes. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Gornergrat, see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Breithorn, and stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Zermatt trip planner.

You can drive from Le Bouveret to Zermatt in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

St. Moritz

— 4 nights
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Take a break from St. Moritz with a short trip to Val Roseg in Pontresina, about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Morteratsch Glacier, take some stellar pictures from Diavolezza, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Muottas Muragl.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the St. Moritz trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to St. Moritz takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or ride a tram. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Swiss Alps travel guide

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Mountains · Bodies of Water · Lookouts
The stunning Swiss Alps cover 65 percent of the Switzerland's surface area with dramatic mountain scenery. Its spectacular peaks and valleys are the result of tectonic thrusts, among them the Jungfrau-Aletsch region, the first World Heritage Site in the Alps. Connected by a network of trains and cable cars, this majestic vacation spot is accessible for all. The Swiss Alps are home to some of the highest mountains in the Alps, including the Monte Rosa, which stands at 4,634 m (15,203 ft). Pristine white snow and perfect blue skies await you, and ski sports and hiking trails aplenty top the list of things to do.