8 days in Italy & Chamonix Itinerary

8 days in Italy & Chamonix Itinerary

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Fly to Geneva, Shuttle to Chamonix
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Chamonix, France
— 1 day
Drive
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Turin, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Aosta, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Courmayeur, Italy
— 2 nights
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Bus to Chamonix sud, Shuttle to Geneva, Fly to Valletta

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Chamonix, France

— 1 day

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Aiguille du Midi and then stroll through Aiguille des Grands Montets.

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Valletta, Malta to Chamonix is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Turin.

Things to do in Chamonix

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports
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Turin, Italy

— 1 night

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, and then get great views at Basilica of Superga.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Turin itinerary maker.

You can drive from Chamonix to Turin in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Turin can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Aosta.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Aosta, Italy

— 3 nights

Rome of the Alps

In the Aosta Valley bordering Switzerland and France, the medieval city of Aosta is famous for its prime skiing conditions and rich cultural history.
Change things up with these side-trips from Aosta: Breuil-Cervinia (Cervino Breuil-Cervinia Ski Area & Casa del Miele), Castello di Issogne (in Issogne) and Lillaz Waterfalls (in Cogne). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Teatro Romano, see the interesting displays at Forte di Bard, don't miss a visit to Porta Pretoria, and step into the grandiose world of Castello di Fenis.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Aosta day trip planning site.

You can drive from Turin to Aosta in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Courmayeur.

Things to do in Aosta

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Courmayeur, Italy

— 2 nights
Courmayeur is a town and comune in northern Italy, in the autonomous region of Aosta Valley. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario di Notre-Dame de Guerison, appreciate the views at Val Ferret, and then look for gifts at Napapijri. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Sentiero panoramico lungo l'Orrido di Pre-Saint-Didier and then hit the slopes at La Thuile.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Courmayeur trip planner.

Getting from Aosta to Courmayeur by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Courmayeur

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.