8 days in Switzerland, Annecy & Chamonix Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland, Annecy & Chamonix Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv, Israel
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Geneva, Switzerland
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
2
Annecy, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Chamonix, France
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
4
Verbier, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Montreux, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Geneva, Switzerland
— Few hours
Fly:  7 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 traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Geneva trip itinerary maker site.

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. In November, Geneva is much colder than Tel Aviv - with highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Annecy.

Things to do in Geneva

Nightlife Museums Parks
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Annecy, France

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Semnoz, make a trip to La Vieille Ville, and then take in the views from Pont des Amours.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Annecy tour planner.

You can drive from Geneva to Annecy in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In November in Annecy, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Chamonix.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks Nature
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Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy
La Vieille Ville ©
La Vieille Ville
Pont des Amours ©
Pont des Amours

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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.
To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Chamonix trip itinerary maker.

You can take a bus from Annecy to Chamonix in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Verbier.

Things to do in Chamonix

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Brevent Cable Car ©
Brevent Cable Car

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Verbier, Switzerland

Verbier
Verbier is a village located in south-western Switzerland in the canton of Valais. You've now added Verbier 4 Vallees ski area to your itinerary.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Verbier trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Chamonix to Verbier takes 2 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Montreux.

Things to do in Verbier

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Verbier 4 Vallees ski area
Verbier 4 Vallees ski area
Ski Service ©
Ski Service

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Montreux, Switzerland

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mercato di Natale di Montreux (Montreux Noel). Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Rochers-de-Naye, hunt for treasures at Mercato di Natale di Montreux (Montreux Noel), and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Gruyeres Castle and then kick back and relax at Bains des Paquis.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Montreux route planner.

Traveling by car from Verbier to Montreux takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Geneva.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Gruyeres Castle, Bains des Paquis, Chateau de Chillon
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Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Gruyeres Castle ©
Gruyeres Castle
Rochers-de-Naye ©
Rochers-de-Naye

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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva
To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Geneva vacation planner.

Take a train from Montreux to Geneva in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll set off for home on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Geneva

Nightlife Museums Parks
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