14 days in Annecy, Chamonix & Paris Itinerary

14 days in Annecy, Chamonix & Paris Itinerary

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14 days in Annecy, Chamonix & Paris Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  18​h 15​min
1
Annecy
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Chamonix
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Paris
— 7 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Bangkok

2
nights
Annecy

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Les Gorges du Fier, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then step off the mainland to explore Ile des Cygnes, and finally make a trip to La Vieille Ville. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Semnoz, then hike along Footpath of Les Roselieres, and then steep yourself in history at Abbaye d'Hautecombe.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Annecy travel route planning tool .

Bangkok, Thailand to Annecy is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, tram, and train; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Central European Time is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Bangkok in May, expect Annecy to be much colder, temps between 21°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Chamonix.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Les Gorges du Fier, Abbaye d'Hautecombe, Footpath of Les Roselieres
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Les Gorges du Fier ©
Les Gorges du Fier
Abbaye d'Hautecombe ©
Abbaye d'Hautecombe
Parasailing & Paragliding

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Brevent Cable Car. Discover out-of-the-way places like Vallee Blanche and Le Cirque du Fer a Cheval. Go for a jaunt from Chamonix to Les Saisies to see Station de Ski les Saisies about 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Aiguille des Grands Montets, head outdoors with Esi Glisse Passion, hit the slopes at Sport 2000 Cham'Sport Aiguille du Midi, and explore the activities along Lac Blanc.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Chamonix trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Annecy to Chamonix takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Chamonix

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Le Cirque du Fer a Cheval, Station de Ski les Saisies, Esi Glisse Passion
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Vallee Blanche ©
Vallee Blanche
Brevent Cable Car ©
Brevent Cable Car
Aiguille des Grands Montets ©
Aiguille des Grands Montets

7
nights
Paris

Paris ©
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.
Get in touch with nature at Ile Saint-Louis and Île de la Cité. For shopping fun, head to Champs-Elysees or Le Marais. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Saint Catherine's Catholic Church (in Honfleur), Epernay (Avenue de Champagne & Moet et Chandon Champagne Cellars) and Square des Victimes de la Gestapo (in Reims). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Montmartre, don't miss a visit to Esplanade du Trocadero, get a taste of the local shopping with Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Briare aqueduct Pont-canal de Briare.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Chamonix to Paris takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May in Paris, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Epernay, Briare, Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, Square des Victimes de la Gestapo
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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