11 days in Savoie Itinerary

11 days in Savoie Itinerary

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11 days in Savoie Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + Drive:  23​h 15​min
1
Courchevel
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Bellentre
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Val d'Isere
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Aix-les-Bains
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

3
nights
Courchevel

Courchevel ©
Courchevel is a French Alps ski resort. Discover out-of-the-way places like Brevent Cable Car and Glacier des Bossons. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Courchevel: Col du Mont-Cenis (in Lanslebourg Mont Cenis), Parc de Merlet (in Les Houches) and Chamonix (Step Into the Void & Lac Blanc).

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Courchevel online holiday maker .

Washington DC, USA to Courchevel is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in August, Courchevel is a bit cooler at night with lows of 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bellentre.

Things to do in Courchevel

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Chamonix, Col du Mont-Cenis, Lac de Tueda
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Brevent Cable Car ©
Brevent Cable Car
Col du Mont-Cenis ©
Col du Mont-Cenis
Lac Blanc ©
Lac Blanc

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night
Bellentre

Bellentre
Bellentre is a former commune in the Savoie department in the region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes in south-eastern France. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): head outdoors with Peisey Mountain Fly and then get outside with Reve d'Eau.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bellentre day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Courchevel to Bellentre takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Val d'Isere.

Things to do in Bellentre

Outdoors

Side Trip

Peisey Mountain Fly
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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. On the 8th (Thu), get outside with Sentier Botanique, contemplate the waterfront views at Lac de Tignes, and then stop by Snodroppe Shop.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Val d'Isere trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Bellentre to Val d'Isere takes an hour. In August, daytime highs in Val d'Isere are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Aix-les-Bains.

Things to do in Val d'Isere

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Tignes
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Lac de Tignes ©
Lac de Tignes
Snodroppe Shop ©
Snodroppe Shop

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nights
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. Explore hidden gems such as Parasailing & Paragliding and Pont des Amours. Change things up with these side-trips from Aix-les-Bains: Annecy (Jardins de l'Europe, Annecy Boat Rental, & more). There's more to do: explore the activities along Lac du Bourget and wander the streets of Ville Ancienne.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Aix-les-Bains trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from Val d'Isere to Aix-les-Bains in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Val d'Isere in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Aix-les-Bains, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aix-les-Bains

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Annecy, Ville Ancienne
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Lac du Bourget ©
Lac du Bourget
Jardins de l'Europe ©
Jardins de l'Europe
Palais de l'Ile ©
Palais de l'Ile