33 days in France Itinerary

33 days in France Itinerary

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33 days in France Itinerary

Start: Ashford
train:  2​h 30​min
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Paris
— 2 nights
2
Reims
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
3
Blesle
— 3 nights
Campervan:  1​h 30​min
4
Chambon-sur-Lac
— Few hours
Campervan:  2​h
5
Faux-la-Montagne
— 1 night
campervan:  4​h
6
Saint Clement des Baleines
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Bordeaux
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Mimizan
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Tarbes
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Agen
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
11
Lauzerte
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
12
Toulouse
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
13
Castres
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
14
Carcassonne Center
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
15
Sete
— 1 night
train:  1​h
16
Nimes
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
17
Arles
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
18
Aix-en-Provence
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
19
La Ciotat
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
20
Nice
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
21
Grasse
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
22
Orgnac-l'Aven
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
23
Aubenas
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
24
Valence
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
25
Chambery
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
26
Annecy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
27
Lyon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
28
Lempdes
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
29
Paris
— 1 night
train:  2​h
End: Ashford

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): walk around Luxembourg Gardens. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Seine River, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, then take a stroll through Le Marais, and finally steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Paris travel itinerary planner .

Ashford, UK to Paris is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Ashford to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Ashford in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Paris, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Reims.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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Reims

Reims ©
Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Reims visit app .

Traveling by train from Paris to Reims takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Reims when traveling from Paris in July, with lows around 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Sun) before leaving for Blesle.

Things to do in Reims

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Laon
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims
Palais du Tau ©
Palais du Tau
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Laon ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Laon

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Blesle

Blesle ©
Get some cultural insight at Basilique Saint Julien de Brioude and Abbaye de la Chaise-Dieu. Take a break from the city and head to Les Gorges de la Jordanne and Cascade du Deroc. Venture out of the city with trips to Garabit Viaduct (in Ruynes-en-Margeride), Cathedrale Saint-Pierre (in Saint-Flour) and Reserve Bisons d'Europe (in Sainte-Eulalie).

Planning Blesle trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Getting from Reims to Blesle by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly. In July, daytime highs in Blesle are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Chambon-sur-Lac.

Things to do in Blesle

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Garabit Viaduct, Basilique Saint Julien de Brioude, Les Gorges de la Jordanne, Cascade du Deroc, Abbaye de la Chaise-Dieu
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Reserve Bisons d'Europe ©
Reserve Bisons d'Europe
Basilique Saint Julien de Brioude ©
Cascade du Deroc ©
Cascade du Deroc

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Chambon-sur-Lac

Chambon-sur-Lac
To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Chambon-sur-Lac trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Blesle to Chambon-sur-Lac in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Chambon-sur-Lac are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 10th (Wed), you'll travel to Faux-la-Montagne.

Things to do in Chambon-sur-Lac

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Faux-la-Montagne

Faux-la-Montagne
Faux-la-Montagne is a commune in the Creuse department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in central France.GeographyAn area of lakes and streams, forestry and farming comprising the village and several hamlets some 19mi southwest of Aubusson at the junction of the D3, D85 and the D992 roads. To find out how to plan a trip to Faux-la-Montagne, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Chambon-sur-Lac to Faux-la-Montagne in 2 hours. When traveling from Chambon-sur-Lac in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Faux-la-Montagne: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 17°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Saint Clement des Baleines.

Things to do in Faux-la-Montagne

Outdoors Wildlife Trails

Side Trip

Sentier d'Interpretation de la Lande du Puy de la Croix
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Saint Clement des Baleines

Saint Clement des Baleines ©
Saint-Clément-des-Baleines is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France. On the 11th (Thu), explore and take pictures at La Ferme des Baleines, then visit a coastal fixture at Phare des Baleines, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de la Conche des Baleines.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint Clement des Baleines road trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Faux-la-Montagne to Saint Clement des Baleines. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Saint Clement des Baleines

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Moulin a Maree
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Plage de la Conche des Baleines ©
Plage de la Conche des Baleines
Phare des Baleines ©
Phare des Baleines
La Ferme des Baleines ©
La Ferme des Baleines

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Bordeaux

Bordeaux ©
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 12th (Fri), admire the striking features of Pey-Berland Tower, don't miss a visit to Place de la Bourse (Place Royale), then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally don't miss a visit to The Water Mirror.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bordeaux visit website .

Traveling by car from Saint Clement des Baleines to Bordeaux takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Bordeaux can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Mimizan.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites Fun & Games
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St. Andre Cathedral ©
St. Andre Cathedral
Place de la Bourse (Place Royale) ©
Place de la Bourse (Place Royale)
Pey-Berland Tower ©
Pey-Berland Tower

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Mimizan

Mimizan
Mimizan is a commune in the Landes department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in south-western France. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore by horseback at Ecuries Olivier Bauer and then kick back and relax at La Plage.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Mimizan attractions site .

Traveling by car from Bordeaux to Mimizan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tarbes.

Things to do in Mimizan

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Ecuries Olivier Bauer, Lous Chivaus
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Tarbes

Tarbes ©
Tarbes is a commune in the Hautes-Pyrénées department in the Occitanie region of southwestern France. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): see the sky in a new way at Pic Du Midi.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tarbes day trip website .

You can drive from Mimizan to Tarbes in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Tarbes can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Agen.

Things to do in Tarbes

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Pau, Jurancon, Pic Du Midi
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Jardin Massey ©
Jardin Massey
Clos Lapeyre ©
Clos Lapeyre
Cru Lamouroux ©
Cru Lamouroux

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Agen

Agen ©
The commune of Agen is the prefecture of the Lot-et-Garonne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France. To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Agen route planner .

Getting from Tarbes to Agen by car takes about 2.5 hours. While traveling from Tarbes, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Agen, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lauzerte.

Things to do in Agen

Historic Sites
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Cathedrale Saint Caprais ©
Cathedrale Saint Caprais
Eglise Notre-Dame du Bourg ©
Eglise Notre-Dame du Bourg
Mairie d'Agen ©
Mairie d'Agen

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Lauzerte

Lauzerte ©
Lauzerte is a commune in the Tarn-et-Garonne department in the Occitanie region in southern France.Etymology of the name: Two interpretations include the possible Latin root of “Villaserta” and more likely, the Gallic root, “lauzes”, flat stones used as paving or roofing, and “erta” from the local Occitan dialect, meaning hill, thus Hill of Stones. To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Lauzerte sightseeing website .

Traveling by car from Agen to Lauzerte takes an hour. In July in Lauzerte, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Toulouse.

Things to do in Lauzerte

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Moissac
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Abbaye Saint Pierre ©
Abbaye Saint Pierre

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Toulouse

Toulouse
On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Toulouse journey website .

Getting from Lauzerte to Toulouse by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 17th (Wed), you're off toCastres.

Things to do in Toulouse

Outdoors Tours Nightlife
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Castres

Castres
Castres is a commune, and arrondissement capital in the Tarn department and Occitanie region in southern France. To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Castres day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Toulouse to Castres takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Castres can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Castres

Nature Parks Museums
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Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take a stroll through Cité de Carcassonne.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Carcassonne Center trip planning tool .

You can drive from Castres to Carcassonne Center in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Carcassonne Center can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Thu) before leaving for Sete.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles

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Sete

Sète, known as Cette until 1928, is a commune in the Hérault department in the Occitanie region in southern France. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Musee de site Villa-Loupian, then examine the collection at Espace Georges Brassens, then head outdoors with Mont St-Clair, and finally make a trip to Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sete attractions website .

Traveling by train from Carcassonne Center to Sete takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Sete are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Fri) before leaving for Nimes.

Things to do in Sete

Outdoors Spas Museums

Side Trips

Musee de site Villa-Loupian, Thermal Spas
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Thermal Spas
Espace Georges  Brassens ©
Espace Georges Brassens
Musee de site Villa-Loupian ©
Musee de site Villa-Loupian

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Nimes

Nimes ©
Nîmes has a rich history dating back to the Roman Empire, with a stunning coliseum that is second only to Rome's.
On the 19th (Fri), stop by Toril d'Artistes, admire all the interesting features of Arenes de Nimes, then admire the natural beauty at Jardins de la Fontaine, then contemplate the long history of Temple of Diana, and finally contemplate the long history of La Tour de l’Horloge. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test your team's savvy at Cap'vr, take in the views from Pont du Gard, then learn about winemaking at Les Vignerons de Tavel, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ile de la Barthelasse, and finally steep yourself in history at Roman Theatre of Orange.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Nimes online sightseeing planner .

Take a train from Sete to Nimes in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Nimes, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Arles.

Things to do in Nimes

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Coste Longuiere, Roman Theatre of Orange, Spas, La Tour de l’Horloge, Pont du Gard
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Pont du Gard ©
Pont du Gard
Roman Theatre of Orange ©
Roman Theatre of Orange
Ile de la Barthelasse ©
Ile de la Barthelasse

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Arles

Arles ©
Remote, uneventful, but definitely not a waste of time, Arles is absolutely steeped in Provençal culture.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): contemplate the long history of Eglise St-Trophime and then steep yourself in history at Theatre Antique.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Arles trip builder website .

Arles is just a short distance from Nimes. In July in Arles, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Arles

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Les Baux de Provence, Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau
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Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres
Chateau des Baux de Provence ©
Chateau des Baux de Provence

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Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Aix-en-Provence trip itinerary website .

Drive from Arles to Aix-en-Provence in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Aix-en-Provence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. You will leave for La Ciotat on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Outdoors Tours Parks
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La Ciotat

La Ciotat
La Ciotat is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southern France. To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the La Ciotat trip planning app .

Getting from Aix-en-Provence to La Ciotat by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in La Ciotat, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nice.

Things to do in La Ciotat

Museums Wildlife Nature
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Nice

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): make a trip to Place Massena, see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, then contemplate the long history of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, and finally wander the streets of Vieille Ville.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Nice trip planner.

You can drive from La Ciotat to Nice in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from La Ciotat in July, plan for little chillier days in Nice, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grasse.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Musée Marc Chagall ©
Musée Marc Chagall

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Grasse

Grasse
Grasse is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department, on the French Riviera.The town is considered the world's capital of perfume. To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Grasse tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nice to Grasse in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Thu) before leaving for Orgnac-l'Aven.

Things to do in Grasse

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Orgnac-l'Aven

Orgnac-l'Aven
Orgnac-l'Aven is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern France.The Aven d'Orgnac cave is located near the village. To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Orgnac-l'Aven trip builder site .

You can drive from Grasse to Orgnac-l'Aven in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. July in Orgnac-l'Aven sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 26th (Fri), you're off toAubenas.

Things to do in Orgnac-l'Aven

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Aubenas

Aubenas ©
Aubenas is a commune in the southern part of the Ardèche department in the Rhône Valley in southern France.It is the seat of several government offices. On the 26th (Fri), explore the stunning scenery at Base Canyon de la Besorgues.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Aubenas holiday planner .

You can drive from Orgnac-l'Aven to Aubenas in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Aubenas can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Valence.

Things to do in Aubenas

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chateau de Vogue, Base Canyon de la Besorgues
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Chateau de Vogue ©
Chateau de Vogue

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Valence

Valence ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Cite du Chocolat Valrhona and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Valence road trip website .

You can drive from Aubenas to Valence in 1.5 hours. July in Valence sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Chambery.

Things to do in Valence

Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Cite du Chocolat Valrhona
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Cite du Chocolat Valrhona ©
Cite du Chocolat Valrhona
Room Escape Games

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Chambery

Chambery ©
Chambéry is a city in the department of Savoie, located in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.It is the capital of the department and has been the historical capital of the Savoy region since the 13th century, when Amadeus V, Count of Savoy, made the city his seat of power.Together with other Alpine towns Chambéry engages in the Alpine Town of the Year Association for the implementation of the Alpine Convention to achieve sustainable development in the Alpine Arc. On the 28th (Sun), explore the activities along Lac du Bourget.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Chambery tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Valence to Chambery by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for the bus ride to Annecy.

Things to do in Chambery

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Lac du Bourget
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Lac du Bourget ©
Lac du Bourget

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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 28th (Sun): shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to La Vieille Ville, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then take in the dramatic natural features at Les Gorges du Fier, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Semnoz.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Annecy trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Chambery to Annecy by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Annecy are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Lyon.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Plage de Conjux, Les Gorges du Fier
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Les Gorges du Fier ©
Les Gorges du Fier
Lac d'Annecy ©
Lac d'Annecy
Parasailing & Paragliding

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Lyon

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lyon trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Annecy to Lyon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Lyon, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Lempdes.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums
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Fresque des Lyonnais ©
Fresque des Lyonnais

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Lempdes

Lempdes ©
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Moulin Richard de Bas and La Maison de l'Amethyste. Take a break from the city and head to Chalmazel - Pierre-sur-Haute and La coulee verte. Change things up with these side-trips from Lempdes: Château de Murol en Saint-Amant (in Saint-Amant-Tallende), Parc d'Activites de Montagne de Praboure (in Saint-Antheme) and La Maison de la Fourme d'Ambert (in Ambert).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Lempdes tour itinerary maker site .

Getting from Lyon to Lempdes by car takes about 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Lyon in July since evenings lows in Lempdes dip to 17°C. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Paris.

Things to do in Lempdes

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Ambert, Chateau de la Batisse, Chalmazel - Pierre-sur-Haute, La coulee verte, Parc d'Activites de Montagne de Praboure
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Chalmazel - Pierre-sur-Haute ©
Chalmazel - Pierre-sur-Haute
Col du Beal ©
Col du Beal

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Paris

Paris ©
On the 3rd (Sat), take a stroll through Montmartre.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Lempdes to Paris in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

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Montmartre ©
Montmartre
Place de la Bastille ©
Place de la Bastille
Ile Saint-Louis
Ile Saint-Louis

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