56 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

56 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Chur
— 8 nights
2
Davos
— 6 nights
3
St. Moritz
— 7 nights
4
Mendrisio
— 7 nights
5
Verbier
— 5 nights
6
Leukerbad
— 5 nights
7
Saas-Fee
— 6 nights
8
Zermatt
— 11 nights

8
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. Explore Chur's surroundings by going to Flims (Trutg dil Flem & Aussichtsplattform Il Spir Conn), Arosa (Eichhornchenweg, Arosa Ski Resort, &more) and Vals (Spas & Zervreilastausee und Staumauer). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Old Town Chur, fly down the slopes at Flims Laax Falera Ski Resort, explore the world behind art at Bundner Kunstmuseum, and take in the awesome beauty at Vilan Mountain.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Chur trip builder site.

Cairo, Egypt to Chur is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Davos.

Things to do in Chur

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Flims, Arosa, Laax, Vals, Fortezia Stalusa
Highlights from your plan
Arosa Ski Resort ©
Arosa Ski Resort
Old Town Chur ©
Old Town Chur
Das Magische Portal ©
Das Magische Portal

6
nights
Davos

Davos
Change things up with these side-trips from Davos: Lenzerheide Ski Resort (in Lenzerheide), Zillis (Viamala & Kirche St. Martin) and Landwasser Viaduct (in Filisur).

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Davos day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Chur to Davos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Davos are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Davos

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Zillis, Val Sinestra Suspension Bridges, Partnunsee, Bergbahnen Motta Naluns, Ortsmuseum Bravuogn
Highlights from your plan
Parsenn Skigebiet
Parsenn Skigebiet
Jacobshorn ©
Jacobshorn
Parasailing & Paragliding

7
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
Venture out of the city with trips to Val Roseg (in Pontresina), Mustair (Val Mustair & Benedictine Convent of Saint John Mustair) and Brusio Spiral Viaduct (in Brusio). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz, take in the dramatic natural features at Bernina Pass, get great views at Piz Nair, and appreciate the views at Engadine.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read St. Moritz trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Davos to St. Moritz takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Mendrisio.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Poschiavo, Pontresina, Mustair, Bregaglia Valley, Lago del Cavloc
Highlights from your plan
Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl
Lake St. Moritz ©
Lake St. Moritz
Piz Nair ©
Piz Nair

7
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. Get out of town with these interesting Mendrisio side-trips: Lugano (Lake Lugano, Monte Bre, &more), Locarno (Falconeria Locarno, Piazza Grande, &more) and Bellinzona (Castelli di Bellinzona, Castello di Montebello, &more). The adventure continues: browse the different shops at Fox Town Factory Stores, walk around Parco Civico, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria degli Angioli.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mendrisio trip itinerary planner.

Getting from St. Moritz to Mendrisio by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Verbier.

Things to do in Mendrisio

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lugano, Locarno, Bellinzona, Ascona, Morcote
Highlights from your plan
Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Fox Town Factory Stores ©
Fox Town Factory Stores
Monte San Giorgio ©
Monte San Giorgio

5
nights
Verbier

Verbier ©
Verbier is a village located in south-western Switzerland in the canton of Valais. Explore Verbier's surroundings by going to Martigny (Fondation Pierre Gianadda & Barryland - Musee Et Chiens Du St-Bernard), Nendaz (Les Bisses de Nendaz & Premier Alpine Centre SA) and RealFly (in Sion). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Ski Service, don't miss a visit to Tour Bayart, join the crowd at Karting Extreme Verbier, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye de Saint-Maurice d'Agaune.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Verbier day trip planning website.

Drive from Mendrisio to Verbier in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Leukerbad.

Things to do in Verbier

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Martigny, Nendaz, Abbaye de Saint-Maurice d'Agaune, Great St. Bernard Pass, Galeries Defago
Highlights from your plan
Ski Service ©
Ski Service
Premier Alpine Centre SA ©
Premier Alpine Centre SA
Verbier 4 Vallees ski area
Verbier 4 Vallees ski area

5
nights
Leukerbad

Leukerbad ©
Europe's largest thermal resort spa welcomes weary hikers and sore skiers for the rejuvenating effects of its soothing waters.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Leukerbad: Lens (Fondation Pierre Arnaud & Fondation Opale), Sion (Chateau de Tourbillon & Valere Basilica) and Piste de luge d'Anzere (in Anzere). The adventure continues: trek along Klettersteig Gemmi-Daubenhorn Leukerbad Wallis Schweiz, tour the pleasant surroundings at Grand Bisse de Vercorin, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Niesen, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St Germain.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Leukerbad travel route site.

You can drive from Verbier to Leukerbad in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Saas-Fee.

Things to do in Leukerbad

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Lens, Sion, Eglise St Germain, Lac de Tanay, Grand Bisse de Vercorin
Highlights from your plan
Lac de Tanay ©
Lac de Tanay
Spas

6
nights
Saas-Fee

Saas-Fee ©
Saas-Fee is the main village in the Saastal, or the Saas Valley, and is a municipality in the district of Visp in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. Get out of town with these interesting Saas-Fee side-trips: Raron (Burgkirche Raron & Felsenkirche Eglise St.Michael), Zauberwasser (in Graechen) and Rhone Glacier (in Gletsch). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 8th (Sat) at Aquaparc. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Saas Fee Ski Resort, make a trip to Ice Pavilion, snap pictures at Hangebrucke Furgangen-Muhlebach, and get your game on at Feeblitz Saas Fee.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Saas-Fee planning website.

Drive from Leukerbad to Saas-Fee in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Saas-Fee

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Raron, Stockalper Palace, Furka Pass, Parasailing & Paragliding, Hangebrucke Furgangen-Muhlebach
Highlights from your plan
Furka Pass ©
Furka Pass
Swiss Ski School Saas Fee ©
Swiss Ski School Saas Fee
Baroque Church ©
Baroque Church

11
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Take a break from Zermatt with a short trip to Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge in Randa, about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, cruise along Gornergrat, see the winter wonderland with Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Zermatt online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Saas-Fee to Zermatt takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Roemisch-katholische Kirche Tasch, Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise

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