12 days in France Itinerary

12 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Chamonix
— 1 day
2
Chambery
— 1 night
3
Saint-Etienne
— 1 night
4
Nantes
— 6 nights
5
Clermont-Ferrand
— 1 night
6
Nantua
— Few hours

1
day
Chamonix

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.
To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Chamonix online visit planner.

Lausanne, Switzerland to Chamonix is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. You will leave for Chambery on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Chamonix

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

1
night
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. To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Chambery trip planner.

Drive from Chamonix to Chambery in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Chambery sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Wed) before leaving for Saint-Etienne.

Things to do in Chambery

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

1
night
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne
Situated in the Massif Central, Saint-Étienne is a bustling capital of the Loire department with diverse activities and attractions, such as natural gorges, cultural events, cathedrals, historical sites, museums, and restaurants.
Planning Saint-Etienne trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Chambery to Saint-Etienne in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. You will leave for Nantes on the 20th (Thu).

Things to do in Saint-Etienne

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

6
nights
Nantes

Nantes ©
Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Saut Aux Loups - Museum as well as Parc Oriental de Maulevrier. Go for a jaunt from Nantes to Les Epesses to see Puy du Fou about 1h 10 min away.

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Fly from Saint-Etienne to Nantes in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Clermont-Ferrand.

Things to do in Nantes

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Saut Aux Loups - Museum, Puy du Fou, Parc Oriental de Maulevrier
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Puy du Fou ©
Puy du Fou
Parc Oriental de Maulevrier ©
Parc Oriental de Maulevrier
Saut Aux Loups - Museum ©
Saut Aux Loups - Museum

1
night
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand ©
Famous for its chain of extinct volcanoes surrounding Clermont-Ferrand includes the highest Puy-de-Dôme volcano only 13 km (8 mi) from its city center.
Chateau de Chenonceau has been added to your itinerary. On the 27th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Chateau de Chenonceau.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Clermont-Ferrand trip planner.

Getting from Nantes to Clermont-Ferrand by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In August in Clermont-Ferrand, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 28th (Fri), you're off to Nantua.

Things to do in Clermont-Ferrand

Museums

Side Trip

Chateau de Chenonceau
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Chateau de Chenonceau ©
Chateau de Chenonceau

few
hours
Nantua

Nantua ©
Nantua is a commune and subprefecture in the Ain department in eastern France. On the 28th (Fri), explore the activities along Lac de Nantua.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Nantua trip site.

Traveling by car from Clermont-Ferrand to Nantua takes 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Nantua can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nantua

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lac de Nantua ©
Lac de Nantua

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