14 days in Geneva, Lausanne & Lyon Itinerary

14 days in Geneva, Lausanne & Lyon Itinerary

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14 days in Geneva, Lausanne & Lyon Itinerary

Start: Casablanca, Morocco
Fly:  7​h
1
Geneva, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Train:  45​min
2
Lausanne, Switzerland
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Lyon, France
— 4 nights
Tram + Fly:  7​h
End: Casablanca, Morocco

4
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.
Spend the 16th (Mon) exploring at Lake Geneva. Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, kick back and relax at Bains des Paquis, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève.

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Casablanca, Morocco to Geneva is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone changes from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Casablanca in April, with highs in Geneva at 19°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Lausanne.

Things to do in Geneva

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

5
nights
Lausanne, Switzerland

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lausanne: Ski Service (in Verbier), Murren (007 Walk of fame - Schilthorn & Blumental Panorama Trail) and Lenk im Simmental (Simmenfalle, Iffigfall, & more). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Chateau de Chillon, head outdoors with Air-Glaciers, S.A., take some stellar pictures from Lauenensee, and examine the collection at Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique).

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Lausanne trip planner .

Getting from Geneva to Lausanne by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lyon.

Things to do in Lausanne

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lenk im Simmental, Murren, Lauenensee, Chateau de Chillon, Air-Glaciers, S.A.
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Alprundweg Leiterli ©
Alprundweg Leiterli
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Air-Glaciers, S.A. ©
Air-Glaciers, S.A.

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval (in Hauterives) and Museum and site of Saint-Romain-en-Gal Vienne (in Vienne). And it doesn't end there: ride a horse along Parc de la Tete d'Or, examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema, explore the ancient world of Théâtre gallo-romain, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill.

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

Traveling by car from Lausanne to Lyon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Vieux Lyon ©
Vieux Lyon

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