24 days in France Itinerary

24 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
Paris
— 8 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
2
Annecy
— 4 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
3
Chamonix
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h
4
Marseille
— 5 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Riyadh

8
nights
Paris

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Palace of Versailles (in Versailles), Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more) and Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary builder app.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Paris is an approximately 9.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Riyadh in May: high temperatures in Paris hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Annecy.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Rouen, Versailles, Fondation Claude Monet
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

4
nights
Annecy

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: Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval (in Hauterives) and Visite d'Yvoire (in Yvoire). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Annecy, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the views from Pont des Amours, and take in breathtaking views at Les Gorges du Fier.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Annecy road trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Paris to Annecy takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Chamonix.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Les Gorges du Fier, Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval, Visite d'Yvoire
Highlights from your plan
Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy
Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval ©
Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval
La Tournette ©
La Tournette

4
nights
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.
Chamonix is known for nature, adventure, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Aiguille du Midi, tour the pleasant surroundings at Domaine des Planards, fly down the slopes at Sport 2000 Cham'Sport Aiguille du Midi, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Chamonix fast, fun, and easy.

Take a bus from Annecy to Chamonix in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Marseille.

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

5
nights
Marseille

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Change things up with these side-trips from Marseille: Avignon (Pont d'Avignon & Palais des Papes), Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence) and Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence (in Aix-en-Provence). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands, take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port, get your game on at Laser game Evolution, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Saint Victor.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Marseille trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Chamonix to Marseille takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June in Marseille, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Avignon, Laser game Evolution, Carrieres des Lumieres, Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence
Highlights from your plan
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

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