9 days in Haute-Savoie Itinerary

9 days in Haute-Savoie Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Haute-Savoie Trip Planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Chambéry-Savoie Airport, Drive to Sciez
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Sciez
— 1 night
Drive
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Annecy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Chamonix
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Geneva, Fly to Reykjavik

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Sciez

— 1 night
On the 7th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Lac Leman, tee off at Evian Resort Golf Club, and then stop by Cristal Sources. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Le Refuge de Marie Louise, then stop by Chez le Miladiou, then take in the dramatic natural features at Gorges du Pont du Diable, and finally stop by Fromagerie Boujon.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Sciez trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Reykjavik, Iceland to Sciez is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Reykjavik to Sciez is 1 hour. Traveling from Reykjavik in June, you will find days in Sciez are much warmer (28°C), and nights are a bit warmer (15°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Annecy.

Things to do in Sciez

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Annecy

— 3 nights

Venice of the Alps

The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Family-friendly places like Lake Annecy and Cathedrale Saint-Pierre will thrill your kids. Step out of the city life by going to Les Gorges du Fier and Semnoz. Venture out of the city with trips to Cite medievale de Perouges (in Perouges) and LAITERIE DE CHAMBERY (in Chambery). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Plage Municipale de Menthon Saint Bernard and stop by Meyer le Chocolatier.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Annecy visit planner.

Getting from Sciez to Annecy by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Chamonix.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chamonix

— 3 nights

Alpine Capital of the World

"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.
Visiting Aiguille du Midi and Golf Club du Chamonix will get you outdoors. Kids will appreciate attractions like Parasailing & Paragliding and Cha'Cha'Cha'. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Vallee Blanche, stop by Snell Sports, and get to know the resident critters at Parc de Merlet.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Chamonix trip tool.

Traveling by car from Annecy to Chamonix takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chamonix

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Winter Sports

Haute-Savoie travel guide

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Mountains · Bodies of Water · Landmarks
Well-known for its winter sports and holiday destinations, including some of the country's best ski resorts, Haute-Savoie is a department in the Rhône-Alpes region bordering both Switzerland and Italy. You will find Lake Geneva and Switzerland to the north, the Aravis mountain ranges are southeast, and Mont Blanc, with the famous Mont Blanc Tunnel that crosses the border into Italy, to the south. This mountainous department offers great outdoor sightseeing, and has a large range of elevations from its low river valleys to its high peaks. These helped to create the second largest lake in France, Lake Annecy, and some of the best water in the world, such as Evian mineral water.