6 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

6 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

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6 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly + train:  15​h 15​min
1
Zermatt
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Andermatt
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Lugano
— 1 night
train + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Boston

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Go for a jaunt from Zermatt to Grindelwald Area to see Jungfraujoch about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish church of St Mauritius, take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, and make a trip to Walk of Climb.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Zermatt online trip builder .

Boston, USA to Zermatt is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Zermatt is 6 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Andermatt.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trip

Jungfraujoch
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga

1
night
Andermatt

Andermatt ©
Andermatt is a mountain village and municipality in the canton of Uri in Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take a memorable drive along Furka Pass, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at St Gotthard Pass, and then examine the collection at Talmuseum Ursern.

Planning Andermatt trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zermatt to Andermatt. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lugano.

Things to do in Andermatt

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Furka Pass, St Gotthard Pass
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Furka Pass ©
Furka Pass
St Gotthard Pass ©
St Gotthard Pass
Talmuseum Ursern ©
Talmuseum Ursern

1
night
Lugano

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte San Giorgio, then explore the activities along Lake Lugano, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte San Salvatore.

For other places to visit and tourist information, read our Lugano trip planner .

You can drive from Andermatt to Lugano in 2 hours. September in Lugano sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Monte San Giorgio
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Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Monte San Salvatore ©
Monte San Salvatore
Monte San Giorgio ©
Monte San Giorgio

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