25 days in Geneva & Lyon Itinerary

25 days in Geneva & Lyon Itinerary

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Geneva, Switzerland
— 14 nights
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Lyon, France
— 9 nights

14
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

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.
Chateau de Chillon and Chapelle de Notre-Dame du Scex will appeal to history buffs. Do your shopping at DAVIDOFF Geneve and Ski Service. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Geneva: Sion (Place de la Planta, House of Supersaxo (Maison Supersaxo), &more), Montreux (Montreux Lakeside & Freddie Mercury Statue) and Verbier (Vinabagnes & Mont-Fort). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), and admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Geneva holiday planning tool.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Geneva is an approximately 9-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kuwait City to Geneva. Traveling from Kuwait City in August, things will get cooler in Geneva: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lyon.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Sion, Saint-Maurice, Verbier, Martigny, Montreux
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

9
nights
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere and Fourviere Hill. Get out of town with these interesting Lyon side-trips: Monastere Royal de Brou (in Bourg-en-Bresse), Abbaye Saint-Philibert (in Tournus) and Cite medievale de Perouges (in Perouges). And it doesn't end there: walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or, contemplate the long history of Jardin des Fontaines Petrifiantes, buy something for everyone on your list at Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse, and step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Cormatin.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lyon day trip planner.

Drive from Geneva to Lyon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Lyon are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Fort du Bruissin, Jardin des Fontaines Petrifiantes, Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval, Monastere Royal de Brou, Abbaye Saint-Philibert
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Vieux Lyon ©
Vieux Lyon
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill

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