19 days in Haute-Savoie & Florence Itinerary

19 days in Haute-Savoie & Florence Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Muscat, Oman
Fly + Drive:  19 h 45 min
1
Annecy, France
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
2
Chamonix, France
— 5 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Florence, Italy
— 9 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Muscat, Oman

2
nights
Annecy, France

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Step out of Annecy with an excursion to Bureau Montagne Annecy Arravis in La Clusaz--about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Annecy, make a trip to La Vieille Ville, explore the stunning scenery at Terra Canyon, and stop by Sibeery.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Annecy travel itinerary planner.

Muscat, Oman to Annecy is an approximately 19.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Muscat in May, expect Annecy to be cooler, temps between 21°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Chamonix.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bureau Montagne Annecy Arravis, Parasailing & Paragliding
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Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy
La Vieille Ville ©
La Vieille Ville
Parasailing & Paragliding

5
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: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, hike along La Jonction, take some stellar pictures from Aiguille du Midi, and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find out how to plan a trip to Chamonix, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Annecy to Chamonix by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Chamonix

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
River Rafting & Tubing

9
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: Siena (San Francesco, Piazza del Campo, &more), Biblioteca Malatestiana (in Cesena) and Ravenna (Basilica San Vitale & Basilica di San Giovanni Evangelista). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence tour planner.

Getting from Chamonix to Florence by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Siena, Ravenna, Pisa, Biblioteca Malatestiana
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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