8 days in Haute-Savoie & Savoie Itinerary

8 days in Haute-Savoie & Savoie Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Chamonix
— 2 nights
2
Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval
— 1 day
3
Doussard
— 2 nights
4
Aix-les-Bains
— 1 day
5
Annecy
— 3 nights

2
nights
Chamonix

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.
On the 6th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Aiguille du Midi, look for all kinds of wild species at Tunnel du Mont-Blanc, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Chamonix online route planner.

York, UK to Chamonix is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of train, flight, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval.

Things to do in Chamonix

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Parasailing & Paragliding
Tunnel du Mont-Blanc ©
Tunnel du Mont-Blanc

1
day
Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval

Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then head outdoors with Cascade du Rouget.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Chamonix to Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Doussard.

Things to do in Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval

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Cascade du Rouget ©
Cascade du Rouget
River Rafting & Tubing

2
nights
Doussard

Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): kick back and relax at Plage d'Angon, stroll through Plage de Doussard, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Doussard online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval to Doussard takes 2 hours. August in Doussard sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Aix-les-Bains.

Things to do in Doussard

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Plage d'Angon
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Parasailing & Paragliding

1
day
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains, locally called Aix, is a commune in the Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.Rising from the shores of the largest natural lake of glacial origin in France, the Lac du Bourget, this resort is one of the important French spa towns, and has the largest fresh water marina in France. On the 9th (Thu), glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour and then hit the slopes at Mont le Revard.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Aix-les-Bains travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Doussard to Aix-les-Bains takes an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Aix-les-Bains can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Annecy.

Things to do in Aix-les-Bains

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Mont le Revard ©
Mont le Revard

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nights
Annecy

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Jardins de l'Europe and Plage Municipale de Menthon Saint Bernard. Visiting Lake Annecy and Plages de Saint Jorioz will get you outdoors. There's more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at La Tournette and don't miss a visit to Pont des Amours.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Annecy trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Aix-les-Bains to Annecy takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Plage Municipale de Menthon Saint Bernard, Plages de Saint Jorioz
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La Tournette ©
La Tournette
Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy
Jardins de l'Europe ©
Jardins de l'Europe