13 days in France Itinerary

13 days in France Itinerary

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1
Lyon
— 2 nights
2
Lyon
— 1 night
3
Perouges
— Few hours
4
Annecy
— 2 nights
5
Chamonix
— 1 night
6
Aix-les-Bains
— 3 nights
7
Chambery
— 1 night
8
Lyon
— 2 nights

2
nights
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.
Lyon is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, buy something for everyone on your list at Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and make a trip to Le Mur Des Canuts.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lyon trip itinerary builder tool.

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major aiports are Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Saint-Étienne-Bouthéon Airport, Grenoble-Isère Airport and Chambéry-Savoie Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Lyon can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Lyon

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Tours

Side Trip

Mini World Lyon
Highlights from your plan
Place Bellecour ©
Place Bellecour
Walking tours
Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon ©
Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon

1
night
Lyon

Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour and then delve into the distant past at Théâtre gallo-romain.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lyon trip itinerary maker site.

Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Perouges.

Things to do in Lyon

Tours · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Théâtre gallo-romain ©
Théâtre gallo-romain

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hours
Perouges

Perouges ©
Pérouges is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): look for gifts at Laiterie Artisanale La Cotiere.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Perouges trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Lyon to Perouges in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Perouges are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Annecy.

Things to do in Perouges

Shopping

Side Trip

Laiterie Artisanale La Cotiere
Highlights from your plan
Laiterie Artisanale La Cotiere ©
Laiterie Artisanale La Cotiere

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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 (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Francois, then step off the mainland to explore Ile des Cygnes, then examine the collection at Palais de l'Ile, and finally make a trip to La Vieille Ville. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lake Annecy and then snap pictures at Pont des Amours.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Annecy road trip app.

Traveling by car from Perouges to Annecy takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Annecy are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Chamonix.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy
La Vieille Ville ©
La Vieille Ville
Pont des Amours ©
Pont des Amours

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Chamonix Cemetery, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Aiguille du Midi, then explore the activities along Lac Blanc, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Chamonix trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Annecy to Chamonix in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Aix-les-Bains.

Things to do in Chamonix

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Lac Blanc ©
Lac Blanc

3
nights
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains ©
Aix-les-Bains, locally called Aix, is a commune in the Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.Rising from the shores of the largest natural lake of glacial origin in France, the Lac du Bourget, this resort is one of the important French spa towns, and has the largest fresh water marina in France. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Arc De Campanus, try to win big at Casino Grand Cercle, then admire the masterpieces at Musee Faure, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Lac du Bourget, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye d'Hautecombe, and then get great views at Belvedere du Roc de Cornillon.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Aix-les-Bains trip planning site.

Getting from Chamonix to Aix-les-Bains by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. October in Aix-les-Bains sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Chambery.

Things to do in Aix-les-Bains

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Abbaye d'Hautecombe, Belvedere du Roc de Cornillon
Highlights from your plan
Lac du Bourget ©
Lac du Bourget
Musee Faure ©
Musee Faure
Parasailing & Paragliding

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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. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take a stroll through Ville Ancienne, see the interesting displays at Hotel de Cordon, pause for some photo ops at La Fontaine des Eléphants, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chambéry Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Musée des Charmettes - Maison de jean-Jacques Rousseau.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Chambery day trip site.

Chambery is very close to Aix-les-Bains. October in Chambery sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Lyon.

Things to do in Chambery

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chambéry Cathedral ©
Chambéry Cathedral

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Lyon

Lyon ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Fourviere Hill. On the next day, examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema, stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or, and then don't miss a visit to Traboules du Vieux Lyon.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lyon travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Chambery to Lyon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon ©
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon

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