9 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

9 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Swiss Alps holiday planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Geneva, Train to Zermatt
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ovronnaz
— 1 night
Drive
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Leukerbad
— 1 night
Drive
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Chur
— 1 day
Drive
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Lugano
— 1 night
Train to Milan Malpensa, Fly to Bengaluru

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Zermatt

— 2 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Get outdoors at The Matterhorn and Golf Club Matterhorn. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Gornergrat, examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, hit the slopes at Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and don't miss a visit to Mountaineers' Cemetery.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Zermatt trip itinerary site.

Bengaluru, India to Zermatt is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Zermatt due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ovronnaz.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours

Ovronnaz

— 1 night
Ovronnaz is a village located in the canton of Valais, Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the views from Passerelle a Farinet and then do a tasting at Vigne a Farinet.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ovronnaz trip builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zermatt to Ovronnaz. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Leukerbad.

Things to do in Ovronnaz

Wineries

Side Trip

Leukerbad

— 1 night
Europe's largest thermal resort spa welcomes weary hikers and sore skiers for the rejuvenating effects of its soothing waters.
On the 15th (Wed), stroll through Klettersteig Gemmi-Daubenhorn Leukerbad Wallis Schweiz and then trek along Albinenleitern.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Leukerbad trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Ovronnaz to Leukerbad takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Chur.

Things to do in Leukerbad

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Chur

— 1 day
Chur or Coire is the capital and largest town of the Swiss canton of Grisons and lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. On the 16th (Thu), wander the streets of Heididorf, then contemplate the long history of Old Town Chur, then take a stroll through Welschdorfli, and finally partake in some friendly competition at The Magic Portal - Operation Mindfall.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Chur journey maker tool.

Traveling by car from Leukerbad to Chur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and tram. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lugano.

Things to do in Chur

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Lugano

— 1 night

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
On the 17th (Fri), kick back and relax at Lido di Lugano, take in the awesome beauty at Monte San Salvatore, and then explore the activities along Lake Lugano.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Lugano online vacation maker.

You can drive from Chur to Lugano in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Lugano are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Swiss Alps travel guide

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Mountains · Bodies of Water · Lookouts
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.