9 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

9 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

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Fly to Milan Malpensa, Train to Zermatt
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Zermatt
— 3 nights
Drive
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Saint-Maurice
— 1 night
Drive
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Fiesch in Valais
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lugano
— 1 night
Train to Milan Malpensa, Fly to Singapore Changi

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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 in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, snap pictures at Hangebrucke, see the winter wonderland with Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and hit the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Zermatt trip itinerary site.

Singapore, Singapore to Zermatt is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and train. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Zermatt due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Saint-Maurice.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Tours · Winter Sports · Parks

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Saint-Maurice

Saint-Maurice, or Saint-Maurice d'Agaune, is a small city located in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): have fun and explore at Chaplin's World, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon, then pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue, and finally examine the collection at Fondation Pierre Gianadda.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint-Maurice trip itinerary tool.

Explore your travel options from Zermatt to Saint-Maurice with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Fiesch in Valais.

Things to do in Saint-Maurice

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Fiesch in Valais

Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch and then get great views at Bergrestaurant Aellfluh. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg and then take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Fiesch in Valais day trip website.

Getting from Saint-Maurice to Fiesch in Valais by car takes about 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Lugano.

Things to do in Fiesch in Valais

Nature · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Lugano

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Monte San Giorgio, then explore the activities along Lake Lugano, and then don't miss a visit to Chiesa San Giorgio.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Lugano trip app.

Getting from Fiesch in Valais to Lugano by car takes about 3 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Lugano can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Swiss Alps travel guide

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Mountains · Bodies of Water · Scenic Drive
The stunning Swiss Alps cover 65 percent of the Switzerland's surface area with dramatic mountain scenery. Its spectacular peaks and valleys are the result of tectonic thrusts, among them the Jungfrau-Aletsch region, the first World Heritage Site in the Alps. Connected by a network of trains and cable cars, this majestic vacation spot is accessible for all. The Swiss Alps are home to some of the highest mountains in the Alps, including the Monte Rosa, which stands at 4,634 m (15,203 ft). Pristine white snow and perfect blue skies await you, and ski sports and hiking trails aplenty top the list of things to do.