21 days in Sion & Santarem District Itinerary

21 days in Sion & Santarem District Itinerary

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Sion, Switzerland
— 12 nights
Tomar, Portugal
— 7 nights

Sion, Switzerland

Sion ©
Sion is the capital of the Swiss canton of Valais and of the district of Sion. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sion: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux), Swiss Vapeur Parc (in Le Bouveret) and Les Mines De Sel De Bex (in Bex). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, explore the activities along Oeschinen Lake, admire the engineering at Grande Dixence, and explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Tourbillon.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sion online vacation planner.

Geneva to Sion is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train. In July, daytime highs in Sion are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tomar.

Things to do in Sion

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lenk im Simmental, Crans-Montana, Montreux, Ernen, Kandersteg
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Gruyeres Castle ©
Gruyeres Castle

Tomar, Portugal

Tomar ©
Tomar, also known in English as Thomar, is a city and a municipality in Santarém District in Portugal. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tomar: Fatima (Basilica da Santissima Trindade, Capela Das Aparicoes, &more), Santarem (Jardim das Portas do Sol & Church of Santa Clara) and Museu de Aguarela de Alfredo Roque Gameiro (in Minde). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Tomar, look for all kinds of wild species at Borboletario Tropical, trek along Wild Duck, and explore the activities along Zezere River.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Tomar vacation builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sion to Tomar. The time zone difference when traveling from Sion to Tomar is minus 1 hour. In August in Tomar, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tomar

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Fatima, Santarem, Ferreira do Zezere, Ourem, Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceicao
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Castelo de Tomar ©
Castelo de Tomar
Aqueduto dos Pegoes ©
Aqueduto dos Pegoes
Zezere River ©
Zezere River