60 days in Geneva & Haute-Savoie Itinerary

60 days in Geneva & Haute-Savoie Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Geneva, Switzerland
— 32 nights
2
Annecy, France
— 7 nights
3
Thonon-les-Bains, France
— 4 nights
4
Samoens, France
— 4 nights
5
Chamonix, France
— 12 nights

32
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Get out of town with these interesting Geneva side-trips: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux), Montreux (Queen Studio Experience, Musée de Montreux, &more) and Orchidarium (in Prangins). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, don't miss a visit to Clock Tower - Zytglogge, get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Geneva online travel route builder.

London, UK to Geneva is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Geneva is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in August: highs in Geneva hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Annecy.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bern, Lausanne, Montreux, Sion, Martigny
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Aare River
Aare River
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

7
nights
Annecy, France

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Explore Annecy's surroundings by going to Pont Manera (in Saint-Julien-en-Genevois), Le Parc des Epouvantails d'Andilly (in Andilly) and Reserve Naturelle du Bout du Lac (in Doussard). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Annecy, don't miss a visit to La Vieille Ville, put a fun spin on your tour with Mysteres du Lac, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardins de l'Europe.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Annecy driving holiday planning app.

You can drive from Geneva to Annecy in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Annecy can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Thonon-les-Bains.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

La Clusaz, Menthon-Saint-Bernard, Doussard, Montagne de la Sambuy, Pont Manera
Highlights from your plan
Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy
La Vieille Ville ©
La Vieille Ville
La Tournette ©
La Tournette

4
nights
Thonon-les-Bains, France

Thonon-les-Bains ©
Thonon-les-Bains is a town in the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France. Explore Thonon-les-Bains' surroundings by going to Villa Lumiere (in Evian-les-Bains) and Église Saint-Nicolas de Véroce (in Saint-Nicolas-de-Veroce). There's still lots to do: get answers to all your questions at Office of Tourism Yvoire, stop by Cristal Sources, contemplate the waterfront views at Plage Municipale, and don't miss a visit to Funiculaire de Thonon-les-Bains.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Thonon-les-Bains trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Annecy to Thonon-les-Bains takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Thonon-les-Bains can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Samoens.

Things to do in Thonon-les-Bains

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Evian-les-Bains, Yvoire, Église Saint-Nicolas de Véroce, Gorges du Pont du Diable
Highlights from your plan
Gorges du Pont du Diable ©
Gorges du Pont du Diable
Office of Tourism Yvoire ©
Office of Tourism Yvoire
Funiculaire de Thonon-les-Bains ©
Funiculaire de Thonon-les-Bains

4
nights
Samoens, France

Samoëns is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. Explore Samoens' surroundings by going to Les Carroz-d'Araches (Parapente Planete & Air Passion Parapente), Musee de la Musique Mecanique (in Les Gets) and Cascade de l'Englennaz (in Cluses). Next up on the itinerary: trek along La Bourgeoise, get outside with Pegase, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin alpin La Jaysinia, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Notre-Dame de Toute Grace.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Samoens travel planning app.

You can drive from Thonon-les-Bains to Samoens in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Chamonix.

Things to do in Samoens

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval, Passy, Les Carroz-d'Araches, Musee de la Musique Mecanique, Cascade de l'Englennaz
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
La Bourgeoise ©
La Bourgeoise
Jardin alpin La Jaysinia ©
Jardin alpin La Jaysinia

12
nights
Chamonix, France

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 find plenty of places to visit near Chamonix: Cascade de Chedde (in Passy), Combloux Ecological Moutain Lake (in Combloux) and Chevrerie Au Coeur de Montjoie (in Saint-Gervais-les-Bains). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Aiguille du Midi, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parc de Merlet, hike along Refuge Albert 1er, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Chamonix trip builder.

Traveling by car from Samoens to Chamonix takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chamonix

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Cascade de Chedde, Combloux Ecological Moutain Lake, Chevrerie Au Coeur de Montjoie, Via Ferrata de la Curalla
Highlights from your plan
Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Parasailing & Paragliding
Glacier des Bossons ©
Glacier des Bossons

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