8 days in Geneva, Annecy & Chamonix Itinerary

8 days in Geneva, Annecy & Chamonix Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tel Aviv, Israel
Fly:  5 h
1
Geneva, Switzerland
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
2
Annecy, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Chamonix, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
4
Geneva, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Tel Aviv, Israel

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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.
To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Geneva itinerary planning website.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Geneva is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, tram, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Geneva due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in July, with highs in Geneva at 32°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Annecy.

Things to do in Geneva

Nightlife Museums Parks
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nights
Annecy, France

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
You've now added La Vieille Ville to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): don't miss a visit to La Vieille Ville and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Annecy.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Annecy road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Annecy takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Annecy can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Chamonix.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks Nature
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Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy
La Vieille Ville ©
La Vieille Ville

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Chamonix, France

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.
You've added Visite d'Yvoire, Source Cachat, Lac Blanc, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step out of Chamonix with an excursion to Chateau de Chillon in Veytaux--about 3h 15 min away.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Chamonix vacation website.

You can take a bus from Annecy to Chamonix in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Chamonix

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Source Cachat, Visite d'Yvoire, Chateau de Chillon
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Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Lac Bleu ©
Lac Bleu
Grotte de Glace ©
Grotte de Glace

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nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
You've added Cathedrale de St-Pierre, The Flower Clock, Palais des Nations, Genève, and other attractions to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Broken Chair Sculpture, get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, then make a trip to The Flower Clock, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and finally appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation).

For traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Geneva trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Chamonix to Geneva takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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