8 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

8 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Train:  18 h 45 min
1
Lugano
— 3 nights
Train:  6 h
2
Zermatt
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  21 h 15 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
nights
Lugano

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lugano: Bellinzona (Castelgrande & Castelli di Bellinzona). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lugano, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa dei Santi Fedele e Simone, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria degli Angioli, and make a trip to Piazza della Riforma.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Lugano holiday planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Lugano is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Lugano, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in February: high temperatures in Lugano hover around 10°C and lows are around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bellinzona, Chiesa dei Santi Fedele e Simone, Fox Town Factory Stores, Monte San Giorgio
Highlights from your plan
Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Parco Civico ©
Parco Civico
Santa Maria degli Angioli ©
Santa Maria degli Angioli

3
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Step out of Zermatt to go to Saas-Fee and see Saas Fee Ski Resort, which is approximately 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Zermatt tour planning app.

You can take a train from Lugano to Zermatt in 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Saas Fee Ski Resort
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise

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