7 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

7 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bucharest
+2
Shuttle + Fly + Train:  10 h
1
Zermatt
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Maienfeld
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Lugano
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Fly + Shuttle:  7 h 15 min
End: Bucharest

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 8th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, make a trip to Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", and then tee off at Golf Club Matterhorn. On the next day, go from sight to sight with Gornergrat, see the winter wonderland with Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Gorner Gorge.

Plan my day in Zermatt using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Bucharest, Romania to Zermatt is an approximately 10- hour combination of shuttle, flight, and train. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Maienfeld.

Things to do in Zermatt

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

1
night
Maienfeld

Maienfeld ©
Maienfeld is a municipality in the Landquart Region in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): make a trip to Obere Gasse, then take a stroll through Old Town Chur, then admire the masterpieces at Bundner Kunstmuseum, and finally hike along Heidi's Village.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Maienfeld trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Zermatt to Maienfeld with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lugano.

Things to do in Maienfeld

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Chur
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Old Town Chur ©
Old Town Chur
Heidi's Village ©
Heidi's Village
Obere Gasse ©
Obere Gasse

2
nights
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 11th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello, then walk around Parco delle Gole della Breggia, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Monte San Salvatore, and finally have fun at Lido di Lugano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): visit Santa Petronilla, then step into the grandiose world of Castelgrande, then explore the activities along Lake Lugano, and finally do a tasting at Tamborini Vini.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lugano day trip planning website.

Getting from Maienfeld to Lugano by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Lugano are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tamborini Vini, Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello, Santa Petronilla, Castelgrande, Parco delle Gole della Breggia
Highlights from your plan
Monte San Salvatore ©
Monte San Salvatore
Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Lido di Lugano ©
Lido di Lugano

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