10 days in Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes Itinerary

10 days in Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Annecy
— 2 nights
2
Chamonix
— 3 nights
3
Lyon
— 3 nights

2
nights
Annecy

The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Explore Annecy's surroundings by going to Musee de la Resistance et de la Deportation de l'Isere (in Grenoble) and Reve d'Eau (in Bellentre). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Annecy, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and make a trip to La Vieille Ville.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Annecy trip builder site.

Portland, USA to Annecy is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Annecy is 6 hours. In June in Annecy, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Chamonix.

Things to do in Annecy

Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Parasailing & Paragliding, Musee de la Resistance et de la Deportation de l'Isere, Reve d'Eau
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy
La Vieille Ville ©
La Vieille Ville

3
nights
Chamonix

"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
Chamonix is known for nature, adventure, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Aiguille du Midi, take a memorable tour with Tours, fly down the slopes at Domaine des Planards, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Glacier des Bossons.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Chamonix trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Annecy to Chamonix takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lyon.

Things to do in Chamonix

Outdoors · Parks · Nature
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
River Rafting & Tubing

3
nights
Lyon

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Fourviere Hill, admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or, and then examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lyon trip itinerary app.

Drive from Chamonix to Lyon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Lyon sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Museums · 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
Traboules du Vieux Lyon ©
Traboules du Vieux Lyon

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