11 days in France, Interlaken & Geneva Itinerary

11 days in France, Interlaken & Geneva Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Annecy, France
— 2 nights
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Chamonix, France
— 1 night
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights

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Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe are in your itinerary. Bring the kids along to Musee d'Orsay and Sainte-Chapelle. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, wander the streets of Montmartre, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and steep yourself in history at The Paris Catacombs.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip builder tool.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Paris is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dammam in September, with highs in Paris at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can take a train to Annecy.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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Annecy, France

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
On the 15th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Plage Municipale de Menthon Saint Bernard, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de la Brune, and then explore the activities along Lake Annecy. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Chatillon, then stroll through Plage de Conjux, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Sevrier.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Annecy tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Annecy in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In September, daytime highs in Annecy are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Chamonix.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Plage de la Brune, Plage Municipale de Menthon Saint Bernard, Plage de Sevrier, Plage de Chatillon, Plage de Conjux
Highlights from your plan
Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy
Plage de Chatillon ©
Plage de Chatillon
Plage de la Brune ©
Plage de la Brune

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Chamonix, France

"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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): fly down the slopes at Sport 2000 Cham'Sport Aiguille du Midi, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take in the awesome beauty at Aiguille du Midi, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glacier des Bossons.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Chamonix travel planning website.

Drive from Annecy to Chamonix in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Chamonix

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Glacier des Bossons ©
Glacier des Bossons

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Interlaken, Switzerland

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): trek along Maennlichen Royal Walk, trek along Maennlichen Romantic Trail, then take in the awesome beauty at The Eiger, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Schlosskirche. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, then appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Village, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Interlaken trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Chamonix to Interlaken by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Grindelwald, Lauterbrunnen, The Eiger
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
The Eiger ©
The Eiger
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen

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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, take advantage of the amenities at Bains des Paquis, then see the interesting displays at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Port-Choiseul.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Geneva itinerary maker.

You can drive from Interlaken to Geneva in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Beaches · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Port-Choiseul ©
Plage de Port-Choiseul
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

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