10 days in Chamonix, Val d'Isere & Meribel Itinerary

10 days in Chamonix, Val d'Isere & Meribel Itinerary

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10 days in Chamonix, Val d'Isere & Meribel Itinerary

Start: Chamonix
1
Chamonix
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Val d'Isere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Meribel
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Chamonix

4
nights
Chamonix

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chamonix: Annecy (La Vieille Ville & Lac d'Annecy), Stations Village du Pays de la Meije (in La Grave) and Domaine Skiable de Val Thorens (in Val Thorens). On the 7th (Thu), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Chamride.fr - Ski & snowboard instructor. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Aiguille du Midi, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, stroll the grounds of Chamonix Cemetery, and look for gifts at Chocolatier.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Chamonix vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airports are Chambéry-Savoie Airport, Grenoble-Isère Airport and Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chamonix

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Annecy, Domaine Skiable de Val Thorens, Stations Village du Pays de la Meije
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Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Parasailing & Paragliding
Lac d'Annecy ©
Lac d'Annecy

2
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Val d'Isere

Val d'Isere ©
Val d'Isère is a commune of the Tarentaise Valley, in the Savoie department (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region) in southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): hit the slopes at Tignes Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): hit the slopes at Oxygene Ski School Val d'Isere, then fly down the slopes at Snowtubing Tignes, and then stop by Snodroppe Shop.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Val d'Isere attractions planner .

Getting from Chamonix to Val d'Isere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Meribel.

Things to do in Val d'Isere

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

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Tignes
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Snowtubing Tignes ©
Snowtubing Tignes

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Meribel

Meribel ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanique Alpin du Lautaret and then hit the slopes at Serre Chevalier Vallee. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through La Folie Douce Meribel-Courchevel and then don't miss a visit to 3 Vallees Selfie Loze.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Meribel trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Val d'Isere to Meribel in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. February in Meribel sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Meribel

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Batteria dello Chaberton, Serre Chevalier Vallee, Jardin Botanique Alpin du Lautaret
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Serre Chevalier Vallee ©
Serre Chevalier Vallee
La Folie Douce Meribel-Courchevel ©
La Folie Douce Meribel-Courchevel
Batteria dello Chaberton ©
Batteria dello Chaberton

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