8 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

8 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chennai
Fly + Train:  17 h 30 min
1
Lugano
— 3 nights
Train:  6 h
2
Zermatt
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Chennai

3
nights
Lugano

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lugano: Falconeria Locarno (in Locarno) and Castelgrande (in Bellinzona). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lugano, buy something for everyone on your list at Fox Town Factory Stores, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitero Monumentale, and make a trip to Swissminiatur.

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Chennai, India to Lugano is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to Lugano is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from Chennai in May, things will get much colder in Lugano: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fox Town Factory Stores, Falconeria Locarno, Swissminiatur, Castelgrande, Cimitero Monumentale
Highlights from your plan
Parco Civico ©
Parco Civico
Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Monte San Salvatore ©
Monte San Salvatore

4
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
When in Zermatt, make a side trip to see Fondation Pierre Gianadda in Martigny, approximately Martigny away. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Gornergrat, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, fly down the slopes at Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Zermatt trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Lugano to Zermatt by train takes about 6 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Fondation Pierre Gianadda
Highlights from your plan
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis

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