16 days in Swiss Alps & Austrian Alps Itinerary

16 days in Swiss Alps & Austrian Alps Itinerary

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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Lugano, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
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Kaprun, Austria
— 2 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 5 nights

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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for scenic drive, nature, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, explore the striking landscape at Gorner Gorge, contemplate the waterfront views at Stellisee, and don't miss a visit to Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie".

To find maps and more tourist information, you can read our Zermatt road trip planner.

Bengaluru, India to Zermatt is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive. Traveling from Bengaluru to Zermatt, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lugano.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga

1
night
Lugano, Switzerland

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Monte San Salvatore, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte San Giorgio, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lugano, and finally walk around Parco Ciani.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lugano online tour planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Zermatt to Lugano in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and tram. In June in Lugano, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Monte San Giorgio
Highlights from your plan
Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Monte San Salvatore ©
Monte San Salvatore
Monte San Giorgio ©
Monte San Giorgio

3
nights
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Go for a jaunt from Innsbruck to Maurach to see Achensee about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), hit the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, and steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Innsbruck travel planner.

You can drive from Lugano to Innsbruck in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Lugano in June, plan for little chillier nights in Innsbruck, with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kaprun.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Achensee, Rosshutte, Swarovski Kristallwelten
Highlights from your plan
Altstadt von Innsbruck ©
Altstadt von Innsbruck
Swarovski Kristallwelten ©
Swarovski Kristallwelten
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)

2
nights
Kaprun, Austria

Kaprun ©
Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. On the 13th (Sun), cruise along Grossglockner High Alpine Road and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zell. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle), get outside with Frost, and then take in the awesome beauty at Kitzsteinhorn.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kaprun trip planner.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Kaprun in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. June in Kaprun sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Kaprun

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle), Lake Zell, Grossglockner High Alpine Road
Highlights from your plan
Grossglockner High Alpine Road ©
Grossglockner High Alpine Road
Kitzsteinhorn ©
Kitzsteinhorn
Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle) ©
Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle)

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salzburg: Eisriesenwelt (in Werfen) and Pfarrkirche St. Johannes der Taufer und St. Johannes der Evangelist (in Golling an der Salzach). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Salzburg online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Kaprun to Salzburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In June in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Eisriesenwelt, Pfarrkirche St. Johannes der Taufer und St. Johannes der Evangelist
Highlights from your plan
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

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