16 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

16 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zermatt
— 5 nights
2
Oberwald
— 1 night
3
St. Moritz
— 3 nights
4
Lugano
— 4 nights

5
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 Chateau de Chillon in Veytaux, approximately Veytaux away. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, head outdoors with Gornergrat, have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt, and trek along Murmelweg Wanderung.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Zermatt vacation planning site.

Atlanta, USA to Zermatt is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight 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 · Tours

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. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Langlaufschule Mathias Hischier, take in the awesome beauty at Furka Pass, then take in the awesome beauty at Nufenen Pass, and finally don't miss a visit to Grimsel Pass.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Oberwald trip planner.

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

Things to do in Oberwald

Nature · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Furka Pass, Nufenen 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 Val Roseg (in Pontresina), Old Town Chur (in Chur) and Caumasee (in Flims). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Bernina Pass, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of San Gian, explore the activities along Lake St. Moritz, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Muottas Muragl.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Moritz trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Oberwald to St. Moritz in 4 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 44°F, and evening lows to 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lugano.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pontresina, Church of San Gian, Old Town Chur, Caumasee, Bernina Pass
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Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl
Bernina Pass ©
Bernina Pass
Lake St. Moritz ©
Lake St. Moritz

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). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lugano, browse the different shops at Fox Town Factory Stores, don't miss a visit to Swissminiatur, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant' Antonio Abate.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lugano trip website.

You can drive from St. Moritz to Lugano in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from St. Moritz in November, with highs in Lugano at 54°F and lows at 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lugano

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Bellinzona, Falconeria Locarno, Fox Town Factory Stores, Cimitero Monumentale, Splash & Spa Tamaro
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Santa Maria degli Angioli ©
Santa Maria degli Angioli
Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Monte Bre ©
Monte Bre

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