7 days in France Itinerary

7 days in France Itinerary

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7 days in France Itinerary

Start: Geneva
bus:  1​h
1
Annecy
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Chambery
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Grenoble
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Lyon
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Geneva

1
day
Annecy

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pont des Amours. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): make a trip to Église Notre-Dame-de-Liesse, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Maurice, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Francis, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Parc Charles Bosson, and finally don't miss a visit to Pont des Amours.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Annecy online trip builder .

Geneva, Switzerland to Annecy is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chambery.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks Historic Sites
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Parc Charles Bosson ©
Parc Charles Bosson
Pont des Amours ©
Pont des Amours
Eglise Saint-Francois ©
Eglise Saint-Francois

2
nights
Chambery

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. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Maison d’Izieu, Memorial des Enfants Juifs Extermines and then look for all kinds of wild species at Site Naturel du Cirque de St-Meme. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Fort Barraux, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanctuaire Notre Dame de Myans, then see the interesting displays at Musée des Charmettes - Maison de jean-Jacques Rousseau, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

Make your Chambery itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Annecy to Chambery takes an hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Grenoble.

Things to do in Chambery

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Fort Barraux, Site Naturel du Cirque de Saint-Meme, Maison d’Izieu, Sanctuaire Notre Dame de Myans
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Maison d’Izieu ©
Maison d’Izieu
Sanctuaire Notre Dame de Myans ©
Sanctuaire Notre Dame de Myans
Fort Barraux ©
Fort Barraux

1
night
Grenoble

Grenoble ©
At the foot of the French Alps where the river Drac joins the Isère (the lion and the serpent), Grenoble offers you tons of winter and summer activities to keep the entire family busy, like hiking, climbing, skiing, and snowboarding, as well as swimming in clean mountain lakes.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): glide through natural beauty at Station Autrans Meaudre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): learn about all things military at Fort Saint-Eynard and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Grenoble road trip website .

You can drive from Chambery to Grenoble in an hour. In February, daily temperatures in Grenoble can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lyon.

Things to do in Grenoble

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Station Autrans Meaudre, Fort Saint-Eynard
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Fort Saint-Eynard ©
Fort Saint-Eynard

1
night
Lyon

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): browse the exhibits of Fresque des Lyonnais.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Lyon trip planner .

Drive from Grenoble to Lyon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Cite medievale de Perouges
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Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste ©
Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste
Cite medievale de Perouges ©
Cite medievale de Perouges
Fresque des Lyonnais ©
Fresque des Lyonnais

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