Hiking Geneva to Lyon: A Gastronomic Walk Through History

On a walk through history and gastronomy in Switzerland and France, experience the region’s stunning natural beauty, taste local cuisine and hike through vineyards and historical towns.
Program No. 24033RJ
12 days
Starts at

At a Glance

Journey through breathtaking landscapes, historic cities and UNESCO World Heritage Sites as you discover the rich culinary history of Switzerland and France. From the stunning Lavaux Terraces to the renowned Beaujolais region, learn about the area’s long-standing tradition of winemaking. On daily hikes, whet your appetite for celebrated local cuisine. As you walk through historical sites and unique landscapes – supplemented by fascinating lectures – the character of each country is revealed in its history, gastronomy, art and striking architecture.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Learn about Swiss winemaking, and hike the Lavaux Vineyard Terraces – a magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Visit the medieval fortress of Château de Chillon with a local historian, and explore Montreux with its stunning views of the Swiss Alps.
  • Follow in the footsteps of legendary French chef, Paul Bocuse, as you discover the historical old town of Lyon on a culinary walk.

General Notes

Small group; maximum 20 participants.

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