9 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

9 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Houston
+3
Bus + Foot + Fly + Train:  20 h 30 min
1
Zermatt
— 2 nights
Train:  5 h 15 min
2
Mendrisio
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
St. Moritz
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Houston

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for scenic drive, nature, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, get great views at Photopoint Kirchbrucke bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", and take a memorable drive along Gornergrat.

Before you visit Zermatt, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Houston, USA to Zermatt is an approximately 21- hour combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Houston to Zermatt, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to take a train to Mendrisio.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga

2
nights
Mendrisio

Mendrisio ©
Mendrisio is a municipality in the district of Mendrisio in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.Mendrisio is the seat of the Accademia di Architettura of the university of Italian-speaking Switzerland (USI).The municipality was boosted in size on 4 April 2004 when it incorporated the former municipality of Salorino. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): stroll around Parco Civico, tour the pleasant surroundings at Monte San Salvatore, then explore the activities along Lake Lugano, and finally don't miss a visit to Swissminiatur. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Falconeria Locarno, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Monte Bre, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Fox Town Factory Stores.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Mendrisio online trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Mendrisio in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Mendrisio

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Lugano, Falconeria Locarno, Swissminiatur
Highlights from your plan
Monte San Salvatore ©
Monte San Salvatore
Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Parco Civico ©
Parco Civico

3
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
On the 3rd (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Morteratsch Glacier, take in the awesome beauty at Muottas Muragl, and then explore the activities along Lake St. Moritz. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Caumasee, explore the striking landscape at Bernina Pass, and then take some stellar pictures from Diavolezza.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Moritz trip planner.

Drive from Mendrisio to St. Moritz in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in St. Moritz are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. On the 5th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Caumasee, Morteratsch Glacier, Bernina Pass
Highlights from your plan
Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl
Morteratsch Glacier ©
Morteratsch Glacier
Bernina Pass ©
Bernina Pass

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