5 days in Grenoble & Annecy Itinerary

5 days in Grenoble & Annecy Itinerary

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Grenoble
— 3 nights
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Annecy
— 1 night
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Grenoble

— 3 nights

Capital of the Alps

At the foot of the French Alps where the river Drac joins the Isère (the lion and the serpent), Grenoble offers you tons of winter and summer activities to keep the entire family busy, like hiking, climbing, skiing, and snowboarding, as well as swimming in clean mountain lakes.
You've now added Massage Chamonix to your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Lanslebourg Mont Cenis (Les Massages de Laurent - Bien Etre et Soins & Lac du Mont-Cenis), Les 2 Alpes (in Les Deux-Alpes) and Val Thorens (Ski Cool & Prosneige). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Musee de la Resistance et de la Deportation de l'Isere.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Grenoble vacation maker site.

Bagneux to Grenoble is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Bagneux in January since evenings lows in Grenoble dip to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Annecy.

Things to do in Grenoble

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Spas

Side Trips

Annecy

— 1 night

Venice of the Alps

The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
On the 4th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Jardins de l'Europe.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Annecy online holiday planner.

Getting from Grenoble to Annecy by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks · Shopping