15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Fly
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Annecy, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Montreux, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly to Geneva, Shuttle to Chamonix
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Chamonix, France
— 2 nights
Drive to Chambéry-Savoie Airport, Fly to Dammam

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Geneva, Switzerland — 1 night

Capital of Peace

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 more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Geneva travel website.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Geneva is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dammam to Geneva. Traveling from Dammam in July, expect Geneva to be colder, temps between 32°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Annecy.
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Annecy, France — 1 night

Venice of the Alps

The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Annecy, tour the pleasant surroundings at Randonnee La Montagne du Taillefer, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Annecy trip maker website.

Getting from Geneva to Annecy by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Montreux.
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Montreux, Switzerland — 1 night

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
On the 29th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon, see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience, then get in on the family fun at Swiss Vapeur Parc, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Chaplin's World.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Montreux online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Annecy to Montreux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.
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Interlaken, Switzerland — 3 nights

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Get out of town with these interesting Interlaken side-trips: Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli (in Gimmelwald) and Bachalpsee Lake (in Grindelwald). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Village, stroll through Maennlichen, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Interlaken online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Montreux to Interlaken by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Lucerne.
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Lucerne, Switzerland — 2 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): stroll through Mt Pilatus and then take in the awesome beauty at Titlis. Here are some ideas for day two: ponder the design of Fontaine du Banneret, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, then enjoy the sand and surf at Seebad Mit Strand Am Vierwaldstattersee, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rigi.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lucerne online travel route planner.

Getting from Interlaken to Lucerne by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Paris.
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Paris, France — 3 nights

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Family-friendly places like Louvre Museum and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, don't miss a visit to Square Edouard VII, appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, and wander the streets of Montmartre.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Lucerne to Paris in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Chamonix.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Chamonix, France — 2 nights

Alpine Capital of the World

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): hit the slopes at Vallee Blanche, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Aiguille du Midi, then make a trip to Glacier des Bossons, and finally stroll the grounds of Chamonix Cemetery. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Aiguilles Rouges, then take in the awesome beauty at Brevent Cable Car, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally hike along Grand Balcon Nord : Plan de l'Aiguille du Midi - Montenvers.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Chamonix tour planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Paris to Chamonix takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.
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