31 days in Geneva & Istanbul Itinerary

31 days in Geneva & Istanbul Itinerary

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31 days in Geneva & Istanbul Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City, Kuwait
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Geneva, Switzerland
— 16 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Istanbul, Turkey
— 13 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Kuwait City, Kuwait

16
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Geneva: VerticAlp Emosson (in Finhaut), Nendaz (Premier Alpine Centre SA & Les Bisses de Nendaz) and Lavaux Vineyard Terraces (in Lutry). Spend the 2nd (Fri) exploring at Lake Geneva. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Creux du Van, examine the collection at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, ponder the world of politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Geneva road trip planning app .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Geneva is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuwait City to Geneva is minus 2 hours. In August, Geneva is much colder than Kuwait City - with highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Saviese, Nendaz, Chaplin's World, Lac d'Emosson, Chateau de Chillon
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Creux du Van ©
Creux du Van
Room Escape Games

13
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Spend the 24th (Sat) floating through the air with a balloon tour. Pack the 31st (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Isfanbul. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), explore the activities along Bosphorus Strait, admire the landmark architecture of Suleymaniye Cami , and browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul attractions planner .

You can fly from Geneva to Istanbul in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Geneva in August, things will get a bit warmer in Istanbul: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace

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