9 days in Paris, Annecy & Bordeaux Itinerary

9 days in Paris, Annecy & Bordeaux Itinerary

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Paris
— 2 nights
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Annecy
— 2 nights
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Bordeaux
— 1 night
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Paris

— 2 nights

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Step off the beaten path and head to Le Marais and Île de la Cité. Get some historical perspective at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, take a stroll through Montmartre, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle.

Before you visit Paris, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Belo Horizonte, Brazil to Paris is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Belo Horizonte to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Belo Horizonte in April; daily highs in Paris reach 18°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Annecy.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Annecy

— 2 nights

Venice of the Alps

The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
On the 8th (Mon), don't miss a visit to La Vieille Ville, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then explore the stunning scenery at Les Gorges du Fier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): hike along Chemin des Contrebandiers and then glide through natural beauty at La Clusaz.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Annecy trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Annecy in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Annecy

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails

Side Trips

Bordeaux

— 1 night

The Port of the Moon

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
On the 10th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Chateau Panet - Vignobles Carles, learn about winemaking at Chateau Beauregard, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monolithic Church of Saint-Emilion, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Chateau Rabaud-Promis, then do a tasting at Chateau Sigalas Rabaud, then learn about winemaking at Domaine De La Gauche, and finally learn about winemaking at Chateau d’Arche.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bordeaux trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Annecy to Bordeaux takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Bordeaux are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Wineries · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips