7 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

7 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly + Train:  26 h
1
Lugano
— 1 night
Train:  6 h
2
Zermatt
— 3 nights
Fly:  28 h
End: Sydney

1
night
Lugano

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
On the 17th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lugano, thenget great views at Monte San Salvatore, and then walk around Parco Civico. On the next day, get great views at Monte Bre, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa San Rocco Lugano, thenbrowse the different shops at Fox Town Factory Stores, and finally make a trip to Piazza della Riforma.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Lugano trip builder app.

Sydney, Australia to Lugano is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Lugano. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in Lugano reach 10°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Fox Town Factory Stores
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Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Piazza della Riforma ©
Piazza della Riforma
Parco Civico ©
Parco Civico

3
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
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 19th (Thu): make a trip to Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Mauritius, thenstroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): hit the slopes at Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, cruise along Gornergrat, and then take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Zermatt itinerary planner.

Take a train from Lugano to Zermatt in 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Tours Outdoors
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise

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