11 days in Switzerland, Turin & Lyon Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland, Turin & Lyon Itinerary

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11 days in Switzerland, Turin & Lyon Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru, India
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Turin, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Lyon, France
— 4 nights
Tram + Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru, India

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 30th (Mon), appreciate the history behind Lion Monument.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Zurich trip builder app .

Bengaluru, India to Zurich is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Zurich. In October, Zurich is cooler than Bengaluru - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Lion Monument
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lion Monument ©
Lion Monument

1
night
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.
For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Geneva tour itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Zurich to Geneva in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October in Geneva, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. You'll set off for Turin on the 1st (Wed).

Things to do in Geneva

Nightlife Museums Parks
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3
nights
Turin, Italy

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Take a break from Turin with a short trip to Forte di Bard in Bard, about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, walk around Parco del Valentino, catch a live event at Juventus Stadium, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Egizio.

For reviews, traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Turin journey builder site .

You can drive from Geneva to Turin in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Geneva in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Turin, with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Lyon.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Basilica of Superga, Forte di Bard
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Museo Nazionale del Cinema ©
Museo Nazionale del Cinema
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Juventus Stadium ©
Juventus Stadium

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lyon: Cite medievale de Perouges (in Perouges), Chateau Historique de Pierreclos (in Pierreclos) and Parc de Courzieu (in Courzieu). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastere Royal de Brou, and walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or.

For more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lyon driving holiday planning tool .

You can drive from Turin to Lyon in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Cite medievale de Perouges, Chateau Historique de Pierreclos, Hameau Duboeuf, Monastere Royal de Brou, Abbaye Saint-Philibert
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Cite medievale de Perouges ©
Cite medievale de Perouges
Monastere Royal de Brou
Monastere Royal de Brou

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