9 days in Chambery, Annecy & Aix-les-Bains Itinerary

9 days in Chambery, Annecy & Aix-les-Bains Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Chambery
— 2 nights
2
Annecy
— 5 nights
3
Aix-les-Bains
— 1 night

2
nights
Chambery

Chambéry is a city in the department of Savoie, located in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.It is the capital of the department and has been the historical capital of the Savoy region since the 13th century, when Amadeus V, Count of Savoy, made the city his seat of power.Together with other Alpine towns Chambéry engages in the Alpine Town of the Year Association for the implementation of the Alpine Convention to achieve sustainable development in the Alpine Arc. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): admire the local landmark of La Fontaine des Eléphants, find something for the whole family at Walibi Rhone-Alpes, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Ville Ancienne. Here are some ideas for day two: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Chambery trip builder app.

Paris to Chambery is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. August in Chambery sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C at night. You will leave for Annecy on the 11th (Tue).

Things to do in Chambery

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Grenoble, Walibi Rhone-Alpes
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Walibi Rhone-Alpes ©
Walibi Rhone-Alpes
Parasailing & Paragliding

5
nights
Annecy

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Lake Annecy and Parasailing & Paragliding. Explore Annecy's surroundings by going to Saint-Gervais-les-Bains (A2L-Parapente & Pile Pont Expo), Reve d'Eau (in Bellentre) and Le Col de la Forclaz (in Talloires). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Les Gorges du Fier, see the interesting displays at Palais de l'Ile, don't miss a visit to La Vieille Ville, and admire the natural beauty at Jardins de l'Europe.

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Traveling by car from Chambery to Annecy takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Annecy are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Sun) before leaving for Aix-les-Bains.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, Les Gorges du Fier, Footpath of Les Roselieres, Cascades du Hérisson, Reve d'Eau
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Les Gorges du Fier ©
Les Gorges du Fier
Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy
Cascades du Hérisson ©
Cascades du Hérisson

1
night
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains ©
Aix-les-Bains, locally called Aix, is a commune in the Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.Rising from the shores of the largest natural lake of glacial origin in France, the Lac du Bourget, this resort is one of the important French spa towns, and has the largest fresh water marina in France. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Arc De Campanus and then explore the activities along Lac du Bourget. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Green Experience, hit the slopes at Mont le Revard, and then cross one thing off your bucket list with Nguyen Parachutisme.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Aix-les-Bains route builder site.

You can drive from Annecy to Aix-les-Bains in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Aix-les-Bains sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Aix-les-Bains

Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

Nguyen Parachutisme
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Nguyen Parachutisme ©
Nguyen Parachutisme
Lac du Bourget ©
Lac du Bourget
Mont le Revard ©
Mont le Revard

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