9 days in Geneva, Montreux & Lausanne Itinerary

9 days in Geneva, Montreux & Lausanne Itinerary

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9 days in Geneva, Montreux & Lausanne Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Geneva
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
2
Montreux
— 1 night
train:  30​min
3
Lausanne
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Kuwait City

2
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.
On the 10th (Sat), examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum and then explore the activities along Lake Geneva. Keep things going the next day: cool off at Bains des Paquis, then ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, then take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Geneva online travel planner .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Geneva is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 2 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Kuwait City in August, with highs in Geneva at 30°C and lows at 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can take a train to Montreux.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Beaches
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

1
night
Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
On the 12th (Mon), do a tasting at Corniche Lavaux Vineyards, then examine the collection at Queen Studio Experience, then contemplate the long history of Chateau de Chillon, and finally pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Montreux online vacation planner .

You can take a train from Geneva to Montreux in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Lausanne.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites Parks Wineries

Side Trip

Chateau de Chillon
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Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Queen Studio Experience ©
Queen Studio Experience
Corniche Lavaux Vineyards ©
Corniche Lavaux Vineyards

5
nights
Lausanne

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Head to UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Galerie Rigassi by SOONfor some retail therapy. Get in touch with nature at Parasailing & Paragliding and Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken. Get out of town with these interesting Lausanne side-trips: Federal Building (Bundeshaus) (in Bern), Buchhandlung Boedeli (in Interlaken) and L'Hotel de Ville (in Fribourg). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, appreciate the extensive heritage of Place de la Palud, examine the collection at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Place St-Francois.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lausanne travel route builder website .

Lausanne is very close to Montreux. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lausanne

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Interlaken, Lauterbrunnen, Bern, L'Hotel de Ville
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UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Parasailing & Paragliding
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

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