15 days in Haute-Savoie Itinerary

15 days in Haute-Savoie Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Chamonix
— 3 nights
2
Samoens
— 4 nights
3
Thonon-les-Bains
— 2 nights
4
Annecy
— 5 nights

3
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like River Rafting & Tubing and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Escape the urban bustle at Combloux Ecological Moutain Lake and Megeve Raquettes. Change things up with a short trip to Les Portes du Mont-Blanc in Megeve (about 56 minutes away). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Aiguilles Rouges, head outdoors with Compagnie du Mont Blanc, stop by Cha'Cha'Cha', and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tunnel du Mont-Blanc.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Chamonix journey planning app.

London, UK to Chamonix is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Chamonix is 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Samoens.

Things to do in Chamonix

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Megeve, Combloux Ecological Moutain Lake
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Aiguilles Rouges ©
Aiguilles Rouges
River Rafting & Tubing
Les Portes du Mont-Blanc ©
Les Portes du Mont-Blanc

4
nights
Samoens

Samoens ©
Samoëns is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. Visiting Lac Vert and River Rafting & Tubing will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cascade du Rouget and Cascade de l'Arpenaz. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Samoens: Les Carroz-d'Araches (Parapente Planete & Air Passion Parapente), Les Contamines-Montjoie Ski Resort (in Les Contamines-Montjoie) and Base de Loisirs du Lac de Passy (in Passy). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at La Bourgeoise, get in on the family fun at Indiana'Ventures - Samoens, identify plant and animal life at Reserve Naturelle, and contemplate the long history of Le Chemin du Calvaire.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Samoens trip planning site.

Getting from Chamonix to Samoens by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Thonon-les-Bains.

Things to do in Samoens

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval, Les Carroz-d'Araches, Megeve, Passy, Les Contamines-Montjoie Ski Resort
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Base de Loisirs du Lac de Passy ©
Base de Loisirs du Lac de Passy
La Bourgeoise ©
La Bourgeoise
Cascade du Rouget ©
Cascade du Rouget

2
nights
Thonon-les-Bains

Thonon-les-Bains is a town in the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): look for gifts at Fromagerie Boujon, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, get a sense of history and politics at Villa Lumiere, thendon't miss a visit to Palais Lumiere, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise de l'Assomption. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lac de Vallon, make a trip to Le Fabuleux Village des Flottins, and then stop by Port de Rives.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Thonon-les-Bains route maker site.

Traveling by car from Samoens to Thonon-les-Bains takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July in Thonon-les-Bains, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Annecy.

Things to do in Thonon-les-Bains

Shopping Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Evian-les-Bains, Lac de Vallon
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River Rafting & Tubing
Lac de Vallon ©
Lac de Vallon
Fromagerie Boujon ©
Fromagerie Boujon

5
nights
Annecy

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Jardins de l'Europe and La Tournette. Get in touch with nature at Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Cascade d'Angon. Change things up with these side-trips from Annecy: Chevrerie Des Confins (in La Clusaz), Reserve Naturelle du Bout du Lac (in Doussard) and Val Sports (in Manigod). There's much more to do: stroll through Plage d'Angon, kick back and relax at Plages de Saint Jorioz, partake in some friendly competition at Mysteres du Lac, and visit Les Lindarets Village des Chevres.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Annecy trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Thonon-les-Bains to Annecy in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Annecy can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Chevrerie Des Confins, Les Lindarets Village des Chevres, Reserve Naturelle du Bout du Lac, Plages de Saint Jorioz, Parasailing & Paragliding
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La Tournette ©
La Tournette
Cascade d'Angon ©
Cascade d'Angon
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours