19 days in Florence & Haute-Savoie Itinerary

19 days in Florence & Haute-Savoie Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mexico City, Mexico
Fly + Train:  17 h 45 min
1
Florence, Italy
— 7 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
2
Chamonix, France
— 6 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
3
Annecy, France
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  27 h
End: Mexico City, Mexico

7
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano), Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Siena (Cappella di Piazza, Piazza del Campo, &more). There's much more to do: make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip planning site.

Mexico City, Mexico to Florence is an approximately 18- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Mexico City to Florence, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mexico City in May, things will get slightly colder in Florence: highs are around 25°C and lows about 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Chamonix.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Siena, Guardastelle Vineyard, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Basilica San Vitale
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Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

6
nights
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.
Chamonix is known for nature, adventure, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Aiguille du Midi, hike along La Jonction, contemplate the waterfront views at Lac Cornu, and get to know the resident critters at Parc de Merlet.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chamonix vacation planner.

Drive from Florence to Chamonix in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Annecy.

Things to do in Chamonix

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Parc de Merlet ©
Parc de Merlet

3
nights
Annecy, France

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Annecy: Bureau Montagne Annecy Arravis (in La Clusaz) and Via Ferrata La Tour du Jalouvre (in Le Grand-Bornand). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Annecy, explore the stunning scenery at Terra Canyon, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardins de l'Europe, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at La Tournette.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Annecy trip planner.

You can take a bus from Chamonix to Annecy in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June in Annecy, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bureau Montagne Annecy Arravis, Parasailing & Paragliding, Via Ferrata La Tour du Jalouvre
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Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy
La Tournette ©
La Tournette
Parasailing & Paragliding

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