12 days in Canton of Valais Itinerary

12 days in Canton of Valais Itinerary

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12 days in Canton of Valais Itinerary

Chicago
Fly:  9​h 30​min
Jungfraujoch
— 2 nights
tram + train:  4​h 15​min
Zermatt
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
Martigny
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
Chicago

3
days
Jungfraujoch

Explore hidden gems such as Furka Pass and Rhone glacier. Change things up with a short trip to Simplon Pass and Tunnel in Brig (about 54 minutes away).

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Jungfraujoch travel guide.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chicago, USA to Jungfraujoch. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Chicago to Jungfraujoch. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Jungfraujoch

Sightseeing Nature Parks

Side Trips

Jungfrau Region, Furka Pass, Simplon Pass, Rhone glacier
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Furka Pass
Simplon Pass
The Eiger

4
days
Zermatt

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rothorn and Mountaineers' Cemetery. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Klein Matterhorn, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mauritius Church, and go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Zermatt travel guide.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Jungfraujoch to Zermatt. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Martigny.

Things to do in Zermatt

Sightseeing Parks Nature
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Intercontinental Church Society
Rothorn
St. Mauritius Church Zermatt

3
days
Martigny

Martigny is the capital of the French-speaking district of Martigny in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. Explore hidden gems such as Swiss Vapeur Parc and Great St. Bernard Pass (Col Du Grand St. Bernard). And it doesn't end there: see human ingenuity at work at Grande Dixence, take in the natural beauty of Lavey-les-Bains, get engrossed in the history at Musée et Chiens du Saint Bernard, Fondation Bernard et Caroline de Watteville, and step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Tourbillon.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Martigny travel guide.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Martigny in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Martigny

Parks Nature Sightseeing

Side Trips

Canton of Valais, Lavey-les-Bains, Lac d'Emosson, Chateau de Tourbillon, Swiss Vapeur Parc
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Grande Dixence
Chateau de Tourbillon