19 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

19 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

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19 days in Swiss Alps Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly + Drive:  20​h 15​min
1
St. Moritz
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Lugano
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Andermatt
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Zermatt
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Le Bouveret
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Dallas

3
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near St. Moritz: Caumasee (in Flims) and Val Roseg (in Pontresina). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Morteratsch Glacier, appreciate the extensive heritage of Chamanna Segantini, explore the activities along Lake St. Moritz, and get great views at Diavolezza.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the St. Moritz trip planning website .

Dallas, USA to St. Moritz is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Dallas to St. Moritz. In October, St. Moritz is cooler than Dallas - with highs of 53°F and lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Lugano.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pontresina, Bernina Pass, Caumasee
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Lake St. Moritz ©
Lake St. Moritz
Morteratsch Glacier ©
Morteratsch Glacier
Val Roseg ©
Val Roseg

3
nights
Lugano

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Take a break from Lugano with a short trip to Falconeria Locarno in Locarno, about 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Lugano, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte San Salvatore, make a trip to Piazza della Riforma, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitero Monumentale.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Lugano trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from St. Moritz to Lugano in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from St. Moritz in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Lugano: highs are around 64°F and lows about 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Andermatt.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Monte Tamaro, Swissminiatur, Tamborini Vini, Fox Town Factory Stores, Falconeria Locarno
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Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Monte San Salvatore ©
Monte San Salvatore
Monte Tamaro ©
Monte Tamaro

3
nights
Andermatt

Andermatt ©
Andermatt is a mountain village and municipality in the canton of Uri in Switzerland. Change things up with these side-trips from Andermatt: Hangebrucke Furgangen-Muhlebach (in Ernen), Lac de Claus (in Sedrun) and Parasailing & Paragliding (in Fiesch in Valais). There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Furka Pass, appreciate the history behind Suworow-Denkmal, stroll through Gommer Hohenweg, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at St Gotthard Pass.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Andermatt driving holiday planner .

Drive from Lugano to Andermatt in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Andermatt

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lac de Claus, St Gotthard Pass, Nufenen Pass, Parasailing & Paragliding, Hangebrucke Furgangen-Muhlebach
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Furka Pass ©
Furka Pass
Gommer Hohenweg ©
Gommer Hohenweg
Lac de Claus ©
Lac de Claus

5
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 nature, winter sports, museums, historic sites, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, explore the activities along Riffelsee, see the winter wonderland with Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School, and hike along Murmelweg Wanderung.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Zermatt day trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Andermatt to Zermatt. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Le Bouveret.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School ©
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School

3
nights
Le Bouveret

Le Bouveret ©
On the 22nd (Tue), get in on the family fun at Swiss Vapeur Parc and then get in on the family fun at Aquaparc. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Parc d'Attractions du Chatelard, then get outside with Les Gorges du Durnand, then examine the collection at Fondation Pierre Gianadda, and finally explore the historical opulence of Valere Basilica.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Le Bouveret trip app .

Drive from Zermatt to Le Bouveret in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. You will leave for home on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in Le Bouveret

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Parc d'Attractions du Chatelard, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Les Gorges du Durnand, Valere Basilica
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Swiss Vapeur Parc ©
Swiss Vapeur Parc
Les Gorges du Durnand ©
Les Gorges du Durnand
Aquaparc ©
Aquaparc

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