13 days in Montreux & Geneva Itinerary

13 days in Montreux & Geneva Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Nairobi
Fly + Drive:  12 h 45 min
1
Montreux
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Geneva
— 8 nights
Fly:  9 h
End: Nairobi

4
nights
Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Montreux: Adrenalin Skischule Lenk (in Lenk im Simmental), Lausanne (Cathedrale de Lausanne & The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique)) and Gruyeres (Gruyeres Castle & HR Giger Museum). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Chateau de Chillon, take in the awesome beauty at Rochers-de-Naye, look for gifts at O'Coeur des Reves ..., and take in the pleasant sights at Montreux Lakeside.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Montreux trip planner.

Nairobi, Kenya to Montreux is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from East Africa Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lausanne, Vevey, Gruyeres, Adrenalin Skischule Lenk, Chateau de Chillon
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Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Freddie Mercury Statue ©
Freddie Mercury Statue
Gruyeres Castle ©
Gruyeres Castle

8
nights
Geneva

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Venture out of the city with trips to Roman Columns (in Nyon), Le Sentier des Toblerones (in Gland) and Bern (Laeuferbrunnen, Rose Garden (Rosengarten), &more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and ponder the world of politics at Palais des Nations, Genève.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Geneva trip maker tool.

You can drive from Montreux to Geneva in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. March in Geneva sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Bern, La Combe Nyon, Roman Columns, Mont Saleve, Le Sentier des Toblerones
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum

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