12 days in Aix-en-Provence & Annecy Itinerary

12 days in Aix-en-Provence & Annecy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Aix-en-Provence
— 5 nights
2
Annecy
— 6 nights

5
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Change things up with these side-trips from Aix-en-Provence: Marseille (Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, &more), Saint-Raphael (Catalan Bougie & TakSea) and Active Escape (in Frejus). The adventure continues: stop by Cours Mirabeau, examine the collection at Fondation Vasarely, do a tasting at Distillerie A. Blachere, and contemplate the long history of Palais des Papes.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Aix-en-Provence day trip app.

Paris to Aix-en-Provence is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In August, Aix-en-Provence is a bit warmer than Paris - with highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Annecy.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Marseille, Saint-Raphael, Avignon, Tour Magne, Active Escape
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 18:
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Cours Mirabeau ©
Cours Mirabeau
Musee Granet ©
Musee Granet

6
nights
Annecy

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Get out of town with these interesting Annecy side-trips: Reve d'Eau (in Bellentre), Le Col de la Forclaz (in Talloires) and snow panthers motoneige (in Macot-la-Plagne). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Annecy, shake up your sightseeing with Monte Medio, take in the awesome beauty at Semnoz, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Annecy online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Aix-en-Provence to Annecy by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Aix-en-Provence in August, with highs in Annecy at 29°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Peisey Mountain Fly, Reve d'Eau, Les Gorges du Fier, Le Col de la Forclaz, Nguyen Parachutisme
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 24:
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La Vieille Ville ©
La Vieille Ville
Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy
La Tournette ©
La Tournette

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