7 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

7 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

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7 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly + bus:  6​h
1
Lugano
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Saas-Fee
— 2 nights
bus + train:  2​h
3
Zermatt
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
End: Polanica Zdroj

1
night
Lugano

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): stroll around Parco Civico, then take some stellar pictures from Monte San Salvatore, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lugano, and finally stroll the grounds of Cimitero Monumentale. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Monte Bre, browse the different shops at Fox Town Factory Stores, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria degli Angeli, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza della Riforma.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lugano visit planning tool .

Paris, France to Lugano is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Lugano are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Saas-Fee.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Fox Town Factory Stores, Cimitero Monumentale
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Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Parco Civico ©
Parco Civico
Monte San Salvatore ©
Monte San Salvatore

2
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. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Ice Pavilion, stroll through Saas Fee Ski Resort, then get your game on at Feeblitz Saas Fee, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Baroque Church. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from DrehRestaurant Allalin and then fly down the slopes at Bergbahnen Saas Fee.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Saas-Fee trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Lugano to Saas-Fee takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Saas-Fee

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Saas Fee Ski Resort ©
Saas Fee Ski Resort
DrehRestaurant Allalin ©
DrehRestaurant Allalin

2
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 10th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and then make a trip to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", then take in the dramatic natural features at Gorner Gorge, then fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and finally stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Zermatt trip itinerary app .

You can do a combination of bus and train from Saas-Fee to Zermatt in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis

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