14 days in Lyon, Geneva & Zurich Itinerary

14 days in Lyon, Geneva & Zurich Itinerary

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14 days in Lyon, Geneva & Zurich Itinerary

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

3
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.
Lyon is known for museums, historic sites, trails, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore by horseback at Parc de la Tete d'Or, admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, make a trip to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lyon travel route builder tool .

Casablanca, Morocco to Lyon is an approximately 7-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Casablanca to Lyon due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Casablanca in April, things will get little chillier in Lyon: highs are around 20°C and lows about 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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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

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 19th (Thu) exploring at Lake Geneva. There's still lots to do: admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum, ponder the world of politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, and appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation).

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Geneva sightseeing planning tool .

Traveling by car from Lyon to Geneva takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature Parks 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

6
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Lucerne (Mt Pilatus, KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre, & more), Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken (in Matten bei Interlaken) and Parasailing & Paragliding (in Interlaken). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, see the interesting displays at Zurich Toy Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and wander the streets of Old Town (Altstadt).

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Zurich trip planner .

You can fly from Geneva to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Lucerne, Parasailing & Paragliding
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town

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