13 days in Swiss Alps & Italian Alps Itinerary

13 days in Swiss Alps & Italian Alps Itinerary

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Fly to Milan Malpensa, Train to Zermatt
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive
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Courmayeur, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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San Candido, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Trento, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lugano, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Zermatt, Switzerland — 4 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Family-friendly places like Gornergrat and The Matterhorn will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse, take in the views from Furi Suspension Bridge, trek along 5 Lakes Walk, and hit the slopes at Trockener Steg.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Zermatt trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Zermatt is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and train. Traveling from Singapore to Zermatt, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Courmayeur.
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Courmayeur, Italy — 1 night

Courmayeur is a town and comune in northern Italy, in the autonomous region of Aosta Valley. On the 19th (Sun), relax and rejuvenate at QC Terme Pre Saint Didier and then take some stellar pictures from Skyway Monte Bianco.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Courmayeur online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Zermatt to Courmayeur in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Candido.
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San Candido, Italy — 2 nights

Innichen is a market town and comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy.It is located in the Puster Valley on the Drava River, about 80km northeast of Bolzano, on Italy's border with Austria. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): stroll around Parco Naturale Tre Cime (Dolomiti Patrimonio dell’Umanita - UNESCO), then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pista Ciclabile Val Pusteria Pusterbike, and then stroll through Drau Cycle Route. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let the kids burn off some steam at Olang Valdaora and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Braies.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Candido road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Courmayeur to San Candido takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Trento.
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Trento, Italy — 3 nights

Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
Attractions like MUSE - Science Museum and Piazza Duomo make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Trento side-trips: I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff (in Merano), Lago di Molveno (in Molveno) and South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology (in Bolzano). There's more to do: stroll around Il Parco Secolare degli Asburgo and take some stellar pictures from Cima Paganella.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Trento online day trip planner.

Drive from San Candido to Trento in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Candido in June; daily highs in Trento reach 34°C and lows reach 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lugano.
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Lugano, Switzerland — 1 night

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lugano, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Tamaro, and then take some stellar pictures from Monte San Salvatore.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Lugano vacation planner.

You can drive from Trento to Lugano in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Trento in June, expect nights in Lugano to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Swiss Alps travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Observation Decks · Mountains
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.
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