8 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

8 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

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8 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

Start: Seoul
+2
train + Fly + train:  18​h
1
Zermatt
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Andermatt
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Lugano
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Seoul

3
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zermatt: Grindelwald Area (Aletsch Glacier & Jungfraujoch). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, take in the dramatic natural features at Gorner Gorge, see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and pause for some serene contemplation at Parish church of St Mauritius.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Zermatt journey site .

Seoul, South Korea to Zermatt is an approximately 18-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Seoul to Zermatt. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Andermatt.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

1
night
Andermatt

Andermatt ©
Andermatt is a mountain village and municipality in the canton of Uri in Switzerland. On the 7th (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at St Gotthard Pass, take a memorable drive along Furka Pass, and then take in the history at Teufelsbrucke.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Andermatt road trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zermatt to Andermatt. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Lugano.

Things to do in Andermatt

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

St Gotthard Pass, Furka Pass
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Furka Pass ©
Furka Pass
Teufelsbrucke ©
Teufelsbrucke
St Gotthard Pass ©
St Gotthard Pass

2
nights
Lugano

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
On the 8th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Parco Villa Florida, then take in the awesome beauty at Monte San Salvatore, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria degli Angeli, and finally walk around Parco Civico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Cimitero Monumentale, explore the activities along Lake Lugano, then take in the awesome beauty at Monte San Giorgio, and finally make a trip to Piazza della Riforma.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lugano trip planner.

Traveling by car from Andermatt to Lugano takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Lugano are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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