16 days in Lourdes & Geneva Itinerary

16 days in Lourdes & Geneva Itinerary

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16 days in Lourdes & Geneva Itinerary

Start: Villarreal, Spain
Drive:  7 h 45 min
1
Lourdes, France
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h
2
Geneva, Switzerland
— 14 nights
Drive:  10 h
End: Villarreal, Spain

1
night
Lourdes, France

Lourdes ©
Lourdes is a small market town lying in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle de l'Adoration., then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grotte de Massabielle, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lourdes online trip itinerary builder .

Villarreal, Spain to Lourdes is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In December, Lourdes is a bit cooler than Villarreal - with highs of 12°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Lourdes

Historic Sites
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Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes ©
Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes

14
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.
Kids will enjoy Chaplin's World and Premier Alpine Centre SA. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Geneva: Museum of Viticulture and Wine (Musee de la Vigne et du Vin) (in Aigle), Montreux (Freddie Mercury Statue, Mercato di Natale di Montreux (Montreux Noel), & more) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, see the interesting displays at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Geneva trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Lourdes to Geneva takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, tram, and train; or drive. When traveling from Lourdes in December, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Geneva: temperatures range from 6°C by day to 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lausanne, Montreux, Vevey, Premier Alpine Centre SA, Creux du Van
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Swiss Vapeur Parc ©
Swiss Vapeur Parc

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