19 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

19 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

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Martigny
— 3 nights
2
Zermatt
— 5 nights
3
Chur
— 2 nights
4
St. Moritz
— 2 nights
5
Lugano
— 5 nights

3
nights
Martigny

Martigny ©
Martigny is the capital of the French-speaking district of Martigny in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. Explore Martigny's surroundings by going to Le Bouveret (Swiss Vapeur Parc & Aquaparc) and Les Bisses de Nendaz (in Nendaz). And it doesn't end there: test your problem-solving skills at Trapgame, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Tourbillon, see the interesting displays at Fondation Pierre Gianadda, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St Germain.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Martigny road trip planner.

Seattle, USA to Martigny is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Martigny is 9 hours. In May in Martigny, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Martigny

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Sion, Le Bouveret, Saillon, Eglise St Germain, Trapgame
Highlights from your plan
Trapgame ©
Trapgame
Fondation Pierre Gianadda ©
Fondation Pierre Gianadda
Barryland - Musee Et Chiens Du St-Bernard ©

5
nights
Zermatt

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 a memorable tour with Gornergrat, make a trip to Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", tour in style with Glacier Express, and take in the awesome beauty at Breithorn.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Zermatt online vacation planner.

You can drive from Martigny to Zermatt in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Chur.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Glacier Express ©
Glacier Express

2
nights
Chur

Chur ©
Chur or Coire is the capital and largest town of the Swiss canton of Grisons and lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. On the 28th (Fri), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, make a trip to St. Martinsplatz, then test your problem-solving skills at AdventureRooms Chur, and finally wander the streets of Old Town Chur. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Caumasee, admire the masterpieces at Forum Wurth Chur, and then awaken your taste buds at Wine Tours Switzerland.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Chur holiday planner.

You can drive from Zermatt to Chur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of tram and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Chur

Tours · Wineries · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Wine Tours Switzerland, Caumasee, Spas
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours Switzerland ©
Wine Tours Switzerland
AdventureRooms Chur ©
AdventureRooms Chur
Old Town Chur ©
Old Town Chur

2
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Muottas Muragl, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz, and then take some stellar pictures from Diavolezza. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Bernina Pass, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of Staz (Lej da Staz), then explore the striking landscape at Morteratsch Glacier, and finally appreciate the views at Engadine.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Moritz online route planner.

Traveling by car from Chur to St. Moritz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lugano.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Morteratsch Glacier, Bernina Pass
Highlights from your plan
Lake St. Moritz ©
Lake St. Moritz
Diavolezza ©
Diavolezza
Morteratsch Glacier ©
Morteratsch Glacier

5
nights
Lugano

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lugano: Lungolago Di Ascona (in Ascona), Falconeria Locarno (in Locarno) and Bellinzona (Castello di Montebello, Castelgrande, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lugano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria degli Angioli, don't miss a visit to Chiesa San Rocco Lugano, and get great views at Monte San Salvatore.

You can plan Lugano trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from St. Moritz to Lugano in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from St. Moritz in May: high temperatures in Lugano hover around 70°F and lows are around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Bellinzona, Locarno, Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso, Lungolago Di Ascona, Swissminiatur
Highlights from your plan
Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Monte San Salvatore ©
Monte San Salvatore
Monte Bre ©
Monte Bre

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