19 days in Lucerne, Lausanne & Geneva Itinerary

19 days in Lucerne, Lausanne & Geneva Itinerary

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Lucerne
— 2 nights
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Lausanne
— 2 nights
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Geneva
— 14 nights

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Lucerne

— 2 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 18th (Mon), take a stroll through Altstadt Luzern, appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hofkirche, and finally admire the striking features of KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, see the interesting displays at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, and then snap pictures at Chapel Bridge.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lucerne trip planner.

Geneva to Lucerne is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. In December in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lausanne.

Things to do in Lucerne

Childrens Museums · Museums · Nature · Parks

Lausanne

— 2 nights

Swiss San Francisco

Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Your day by day itinerary now includes UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern as well as The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique). On the 20th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Gruyeres Castle, then shop like a local with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and then pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): examine the collection at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), then don't miss a visit to Sauvabelin Tower, then admire the masterpieces at Collection de l'Art Brut, and finally contemplate the long history of Cathedrale de Lausanne.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lausanne travel planner.

You can drive from Lucerne to Lausanne in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. On the 22nd (Fri), you're off to Geneva.

Things to do in Lausanne

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Geneva

— 14 nights

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Room Escape Games as well as Chateau de Chillon. Go for a jaunt from Geneva to Prangins to see Prangins Castle about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, admire the masterpieces at Musee D'Art Et D'Histoire, appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), and ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Geneva online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Lausanne to Geneva takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Geneva, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 0°C at night. On the 5th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips