8 days in French Alps & Annecy Itinerary

8 days in French Alps & Annecy Itinerary

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Fly to Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport, Drive to Thorenc
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Thorenc
— 1 night
Drive
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Quinson
— 1 night
Drive
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Forcalquier
— 3 nights
Drive
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Montgenevre
— 1 night
Drive
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Annecy
— 1 night
Bus to Genève Airport, Fly to London Heathrow

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Thorenc

— 1 night
To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Thorenc trip planner.

London, UK to Thorenc is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from London to Thorenc, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in June: high temperatures in Thorenc hover around 29°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Quinson.

Things to do in Thorenc

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Quinson

— 1 night
Quinson is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France.HistoryPrehistoryIn the nearby Gorges du Verdon, there are a number of caves (known as "baumes"), which were occupied intermittently for over 400,000 years. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Musee De Prehistoire Des Gorges Du Verdon, then go for a stroll along the water at Le Petit Port, then look for gifts at Maison de Produits de Pays du Verdon, and finally hike along Verdon Les Basses Gorges.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Quinson visit planner.

Drive from Thorenc to Quinson in 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Thorenc in June: highs in Quinson hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Forcalquier.

Things to do in Quinson

Parks · Museums · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Forcalquier

— 3 nights
Forcalquier is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France.Forcalquier is located between the Lure and Luberon mountain ranges, about 30km south of Sisteron and 10km west of the Durance river. Family-friendly places like Corbi Parc and La Vallee Sauvage will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Ronde des Jas (in Cruis), Fug'en Cimes (in Manosque) and Hautes Alpes Canyoning Aquaticale (in Bayons). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Forcalquier, look and learn at Centre d'Astronomie, revel in the low prices at Francois Doucet Confiseur, and pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame du Bourguet.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Forcalquier trip planner.

Getting from Quinson to Forcalquier by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Forcalquier can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Montgenevre.

Things to do in Forcalquier

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Montgenevre

— 1 night
Montgenèvre is a commune of the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France.GeographyMontgenèvre is located in the French Cottian Alps. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then fly down the slopes at Luge Monty Express.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Montgenevre journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Forcalquier to Montgenevre takes 3 hours. Traveling from Forcalquier in June, expect nights in Montgenevre to be somewhat warmer, around 21°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Annecy.

Things to do in Montgenevre

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Theme Parks · Parks

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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 8th (Sat), make a trip to La Vieille Ville, partake in some friendly competition at Mysteres du Lac, and then explore the activities along Lake Annecy.

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You can drive from Montgenevre to Annecy in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Montgenevre in June, Annecy is a bit cooler at night with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Annecy

Nature · Parks · Fun & Games