6 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

6 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

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6 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

Start: Istanbul, Turkey
Fly + Drive:  8 h
1
Chur
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Lugano
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Istanbul, Turkey

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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bernina Express. Keep things going the next day: get interesting insight from Bernina Express, snap pictures at Taminabruecke, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Greifvogelpark.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Chur holiday maker app .

Istanbul, Turkey to Chur is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Istanbul to Chur, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lugano.

Things to do in Chur

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Bernina Express, Taminabruecke, Greifvogelpark
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Bernina Express ©
Bernina Express
Greifvogelpark ©
Greifvogelpark
Chur-Brambruesch ©
Chur-Brambruesch

3
nights
Lugano

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Attractions like Splash & Spa Tamaro and Lido Locarno make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lugano: Fossil Museum of Monte San Giorgio (in Meride), Goldeneye Bungy Jump (in Lavertezzo) and Falconeria Locarno (in Locarno). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Swissminiatur, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Tamaro, have fun and explore at Museo in Erba, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Lugano day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chur to Lugano takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Lugano can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lugano

Theme Parks Parks Baths

Side Trips

Locarno, Rivera, Fossil Museum of Monte San Giorgio, Swissminiatur, Goldeneye Bungy Jump
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Splash & Spa Tamaro ©
Splash & Spa Tamaro
Falconeria Locarno ©
Falconeria Locarno
Swissminiatur ©
Swissminiatur

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