7 days in Haute-Savoie Itinerary

7 days in Haute-Savoie Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Amsterdam
Bus:  5 h 45 min
1
Annecy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Chamonix
— 4 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  6 h
End: Amsterdam

2
nights
Annecy

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Jardins de l'Europe. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lake Annecy, take in breathtaking views at Les Gorges du Fier, thenstop by Meyer le Chocolatier, and finally make a trip to La Vieille Ville.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Annecy trip itinerary planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Annecy is an approximately 6-hour bus ride. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in July: highs in Annecy hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Chamonix.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trips

Yvoire, Les Gorges du Fier
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Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy
Office of Tourism Yvoire ©
Office of Tourism Yvoire
La Vieille Ville ©
La Vieille Ville

4
nights
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.
Chamonix is known for nature, adventure, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take some stellar pictures from Aiguille des Grands Montets, take in the awesome beauty at Glacier des Bossons, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lac Blanc.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Chamonix attractions planner.

You can drive from Annecy to Chamonix in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chamonix

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Brevent Cable Car ©
Brevent Cable Car