4 days in Le Chenit & Canton of Valais Itinerary

4 days in Le Chenit & Canton of Valais Itinerary

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Le Chenit
— 1 day
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
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Martigny
— 1 night
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Le Chenit

— 1 day
Le Chenit is a municipality in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland, located in the district of Jura-Nord Vaudois in the Vallée de Joux.HistoryLe Chenit is first mentioned in 1489 as Chinit.GeographyLe Chenit has an area, of 99.25km2. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lac de Joux.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Le Chenit road trip app.

Geneva to Le Chenit is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Le Chenit

Nature · Parks
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Zermatt

— 2 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse, then take some stellar pictures from Gornergrat, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Oberrothorn, then enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, and then make a trip to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Zermatt online sightseeing planner.

Explore your travel options from Le Chenit to Zermatt with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Martigny.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature · Parks · Museums

Martigny

— 1 night
Martigny is the capital of the French-speaking district of Martigny in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. On the 23rd (Sat), see the interesting displays at Fondation Pierre Gianadda, have some family-friendly fun at RealFly, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Tourbillon, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Martigny day trip tool.

You can drive from Zermatt to Martigny in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in Martigny are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Martigny

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Canton of Valais travel guide

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Lookouts · Mountains · Ski Areas
With a strong emphasis on Alpine sports atop 4,000 m (13,123 ft) tall mountains, Valais is home to well-known resort towns and quaint villages. The panoramic views here are dominated by the famous Matterhorn, standing at 4,478 m (14,692 ft). Idyllic hikes through the dense forest, snowshoe trekking along the Alpine landscape, and jovial après-ski gatherings are among the things to do. Catch a glimpse of bubbling mountain streams winding through the many trails on foot or mountain bike, and after your adventures, immerse yourself in a thermal bath with a glass of acclaimed local wine.