16 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

16 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

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16 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly + train:  16​h 15​min
1
Zermatt
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Oberwald
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
St. Moritz
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Lugano
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Atlanta

5
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 Veytaux and see Chateau de Chillon, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, take a memorable drive along Gornergrat, make a trip to Riffelsee, and take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Zermatt holiday maker website .

Atlanta, USA to Zermatt is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Zermatt is 6 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Oberwald.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Historical village of Saanen, Chateau de Chillon
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon

1
night
Oberwald

Oberwald ©
Oberwald is a village in the municipality of Obergoms in Goms District in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.It is situated at an elevation of 1377 m and had a population of 277 in December 2007. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Mathias Hischier Langlaufunterricht, take a memorable drive along Furka Pass, then take in the dramatic natural features at Nufenen Pass, and finally make a trip to Grimsel Pass.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Oberwald trip app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zermatt to Oberwald. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Oberwald

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Nufenen Pass, Furka Pass
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Furka Pass ©
Furka Pass
Grimsel Pass ©
Grimsel Pass
Nufenen Pass ©
Nufenen Pass

3
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
Venture out of the city with trips to Old Town Chur (in Chur), Caumasee (in Flims) and Val Roseg (in Pontresina). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Morteratsch Glacier, take some stellar pictures from Muottas Muragl, explore the world behind art at Berry Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our St. Moritz trip builder tool .

Drive from Oberwald to St. Moritz in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 44°F in November, and nighttime lows around 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lugano.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pontresina, Caumasee, Old Town Chur, Bernina Pass, Church of San Gian
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Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl
Bernina Pass ©
Bernina Pass
Morteratsch Glacier ©
Morteratsch Glacier

4
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 Bellinzona (Castelgrande & Castelli di Bellinzona). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lugano, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria degli Angioli, don't miss a visit to Swissminiatur, and make a splash at Splash & Spa Tamaro.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Lugano travel app .

You can drive from St. Moritz to Lugano in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from St. Moritz in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Lugano: highs are around 54°F and lows about 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Bellinzona, Falconeria Locarno, Swissminiatur, Cimitero Monumentale, Fox Town Factory Stores
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Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Monte San Salvatore ©
Monte San Salvatore
Parco Civico ©
Parco Civico

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