9 days in Zurich, Faido & Fiesch in Valais Itinerary

9 days in Zurich, Faido & Fiesch in Valais Itinerary

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Zurich
— 4 nights
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Faido
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fiesch in Valais
— 2 nights
Drive to Zürich Airport, Fly to Newark

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Zurich

— 4 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Lucerne (Chapel Bridge, KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich trip planner.

Newark, USA to Zurich is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Newark in September, with highs in Zurich at 67°F and lows at 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Faido.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 14 — 18:

Faido

— 2 nights
Faido is the capital of the district of Leventina in the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino in southern Switzerland.On 29 January 2006, Faido grew by incorporating the villages of Chiggiogna, Rossura, and Calonico.On 1 April 2012, Faido grew again when it incorporated the former municipalities of Anzonico, Calpiogna, Campello, Cavagnago, Chironico, Mairengo and Osco.It grew again on 10 April 2016 when Sobrio was absorbed into the municipality.HistoryThe municipality is first documented in 1171 as Faedo. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): examine the collection at Sasso San Gottardo, then take in the awesome beauty at St Gotthard Pass, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Chiesa Di San Giovanni Battista. Here are some ideas for day two: make a splash at Lago Ritom, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa romanica di San Carlo a Negrentino, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Cascata della Piumogna.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Faido day trip planner.

Getting from Zurich to Faido by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Zurich in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Faido, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Fiesch in Valais.

Things to do in Faido

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 18 — 20:

Fiesch in Valais

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then hike along The Eiger.

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You can drive from Faido to Fiesch in Valais in 2 hours. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Fiesch in Valais

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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