7 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

7 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

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7 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + train:  11​h
1
Zermatt
— 2 nights
train:  5​h 15​min
2
Mendrisio
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Chur
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and then see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Gorner Gorge, fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise, then pause for some serene contemplation at Parish church of St Mauritius, and finally don't miss a visit to Mountaineers' Cemetery.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Zermatt route maker tool .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Zermatt is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight, tram, and train. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Zermatt, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Mendrisio.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Nature Outdoors
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©

2
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. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): walk around Parco Civico, then take in the awesome beauty at Monte San Salvatore, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lugano, and finally stroll the grounds of Cimitero Monumentale. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Piazza della Riforma, then take in the awesome beauty at Monte Bre, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria degli Angeli, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Fox Town Factory Stores.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mendrisio trip maker site .

Take a train from Zermatt to Mendrisio in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Chur.

Things to do in Mendrisio

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Lugano, Cimitero Monumentale
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Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Parco Civico ©
Parco Civico
Monte San Salvatore ©
Monte San Salvatore

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. Bernina Express has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): perfect your strike at Bowling Rock 'n' Bowl, then partake in some friendly competition at Das Magische Portal, and then get interesting insight from Bernina Express.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Chur trip builder .

Traveling by car from Mendrisio to Chur takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chur

Tours Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Bernina Express
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Bernina Express ©
Bernina Express
Old Town Chur ©
Old Town Chur
Forum Wurth Chur ©
Forum Wurth Chur

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