60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: San Francisco, United States
Fly:  14​h 45​min
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Paris, France
— Few hours
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Amboise, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Sarlat-la-Caneda, France
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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Bordeaux, France
— 3 nights
5
Biarritz, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
6
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Pau, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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Carcassonne, France
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
9
Perpignan, France
— 2 nights
10
Marseille, France
— Few hours
train:  45​min
11
Avignon, France
— 14 nights
12
Nice, France
— 4 nights
Fly + tram:  3​h
13
Lyon, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
14
Annecy, France
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Argentiere, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
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Bern, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
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Beaune, France
— 2 nights
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Mulhouse, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
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Colmar, France
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
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Strasbourg, France
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
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Nancy, France
— 2 nights
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Reims, France
— Few hours
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Paris, France
— Few hours
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: San Francisco, United States

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Paris, France

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 some cultural insight at Île de la Cité and The Paris Catacombs. Step off the beaten path and head to Chateau de Fontainebleau and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Parc Asterix (in Plailly) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Musee Rodin, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sainte-Chapelle.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Paris trip planner .

San Francisco, USA to Paris is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. In June in Paris, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
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Sainte-Chapelle ©
Sainte-Chapelle
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Palais de Justice de Paris ©
Palais de Justice de Paris

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Amboise, France

Amboise ©
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye de la Trinite, put a fun spin on your tour with Le Chateau des Enigmes, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Troussay, then stroll around Les Jardins de l’Ancien Eveche, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Safari Train -Reserve de Beaumarchais.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Amboise travel planning site .

Take a train from Paris to Amboise in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Amboise, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Safari Train -Reserve de Beaumarchais, Les Jardins de l’Ancien Eveche, Chateau de Troussay, Abbaye de la Trinite, Le Chateau des Enigmes
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Abbaye de la Trinite ©
Abbaye de la Trinite
Eglise Saint-Florentin ©
Eglise Saint-Florentin

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Sarlat-la-Caneda, France

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©
Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
On the 5th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Chateau de Beynac, see the interesting displays at Musee La Rue du temps qui Passe, then take in the dramatic natural features at Les Grottes de Maxange, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloitre de Cadouin, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of L'Abbaye de Saint-Avit-Senieur. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Cave Dwellings, step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Milandes, then Head underground at Grottes de Cougnac, and finally explore the historical opulence of Le Chateau de Fenelon.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sarlat-la-Caneda trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Amboise to Sarlat-la-Caneda in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. When traveling from Amboise in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Sarlat-la-Caneda, with highs around 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Cave Dwellings, Chateau de Beynac, Musee La Rue du temps qui Passe, Grottes de Cougnac, L'Abbaye de Saint-Avit-Senieur
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Chateau de Beynac ©
Chateau de Beynac
Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes
Musee La Rue du temps qui Passe ©
Musee La Rue du temps qui Passe

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Bordeaux, France

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.
You'll get in some beach time at La ville d'Hiver and Musee du Vin et du Negoce. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cloitre des Cordeliers and Le Phare du Cap Ferret. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bordeaux: Chateau de Cazeneuve (in Prechac), Chateau de Roquetaillade (in Mazeres) and Chateau Beaurang (in Saint-Emilion). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Duras, pause for some serene contemplation at Bazas Cathedral, admire the striking features of Église Notre-Dame, and view the masterpieces at Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bordeaux day trip planning site .

Drive from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Bordeaux in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. June in Bordeaux sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Biarritz.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Saint-Emilion, Chateau de Roquetaillade, Le Phare du Cap Ferret, Maison du Lillet, Bazas Cathedral
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La ville d'Hiver ©
La ville d'Hiver
Cloitre des Cordeliers ©
Cloitre des Cordeliers
Le Phare du Cap Ferret ©
Le Phare du Cap Ferret

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Biarritz, France

Biarritz ©
A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Grande Plage, kick back and relax at Port Vieux Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroisse Notre-Dame du Rocher - Église Sainte-Eugenie, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Joseph, and finally stop by Mercado Les Halles.

Start your trip to Biarritz by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Bordeaux to Biarritz by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bordeaux in June: highs in Biarritz hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Biarritz

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Grande Plage
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Grande Plage ©
Grande Plage
Port Vieux Beach ©
Port Vieux Beach

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

San Sebastian - Donostia ©
As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): head outdoors with Via Verde del Plazaola, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio Jauregia de Irurita, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de la Asuncion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museo del Ferrocarril and then examine the collection at Topic Centro Internacional Del Titere de Tolosa.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Sebastian - Donostia planning tool .

Drive from Biarritz to San Sebastian - Donostia in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pau.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Museo del Ferrocarril, Palacio Jauregia de Irurita, Parroquia de la Asuncion, Topic Centro Internacional Del Titere de Tolosa, Via Verde del Plazaola
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Palacio Jauregia de Irurita ©
Palacio Jauregia de Irurita
Parroquia de la Asuncion ©
Parroquia de la Asuncion

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Pau, France

Pau ©
On the northern edge of the Pyrénées, Pau is the perfect base to explore the mountains and ride the Funiculaire de Pau, a unique historic funicular railway that links the city center and Boulevard des Pyrénées to the railway station Gare de Pau.
On the 14th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Jacques, admire all the interesting features of Cueillette de l'Aragnon, see the interesting displays at Musee Bernadotte, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint Martin, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Boulevard des Pyrenees. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Château de Pau, explore and take pictures at Circuit Pau Arnos, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at L'Eglise Saint Girons de Monein, and finally learn about winemaking at Chateau Lafitte.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Pau trip planner .

Getting from San Sebastian - Donostia to Pau by car takes about 2 hours. In June in Pau, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Pau

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Monein
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Château de Pau ©
Château de Pau
L'Eglise Saint Girons de Monein ©
L'Eglise Saint Girons de Monein
Eglise Saint-Jacques ©
Eglise Saint-Jacques

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Carcassonne, France

Carcassonne ©
Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Villerouge-Termenes, then do a tasting at O'Vineyards, then contemplate the long history of La cité médiévale, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Nazaire. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Carcassonne Cathedral, take a stroll through Cité de Carcassonne, step into the grandiose world of Chateau Comtal, then contemplate the long history of Cathar Castles, then stop by Philippe Boccardi, Chocolatier, and finally snap pictures at Le Pont Vieux (The Old Bridge).

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You can drive from Pau to Carcassonne in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Perpignan.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wineries

Side Trips

Chateau de Villerouge-Termenes, La cité médiévale
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O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards
Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles
La cité médiévale ©
La cité médiévale

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Perpignan, France

Perpignan ©
Perpignan is a city, a commune, and the capital of the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jacques., contemplate the long history of Hotel Pams, contemplate the long history of Cathedrale St-Jean, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Notre-Dame-des-Anges, then take some stellar pictures from Castillet, and finally explore the world behind art at Centre de Sculpture Romane. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Rue Paratilla, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Mathieu, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'art Hyacinthe Rigaud, steep yourself in history at Maternite Suisse, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise abbatiale Saint Michel , son cloitre et le linteau, and finally do a tasting at Jonqueres D'oriola Vignobles - Chateau de Corneilla Del Vercol.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Perpignan driving holiday planner .

Traveling by train from Carcassonne to Perpignan takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Marseille.

Things to do in Perpignan

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Eglise abbatiale Saint Michel , son cloitre et le linteau, Maternite Suisse, Jonqueres D'oriola Vignobles - Chateau de Corneilla Del Vercol
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Eglise Saint-Jacques. ©
Eglise Saint-Jacques.
Cathedrale St-Jean ©
Cathedrale St-Jean

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Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
On the 20th (Thu), examine the collection at Musee du Savon de Marseille La Licorne, view the masterpieces at Galerie Alexis Pentcheff, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and finally steep yourself in history at Palais du Pharo.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Marseille trip planner .

You can drive from Perpignan to Marseille in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Marseille, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Avignon.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Palais du Pharo ©
Palais du Pharo
Galerie Alexis Pentcheff ©
Galerie Alexis Pentcheff

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Avignon, France

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Get some cultural insight at Chateau de Tarascon and La Citadelle de Sisteron. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Abbaye de Montmajour and St-Trophime Cloister (Cloitre St-Trophime). Change things up with these side-trips from Avignon: Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence), Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole (in Saint-Remy-de-Provence) and Tapiezo (in Roussillon). There's much more to do: stroll through Grotte de Clamouse, hunt for treasures at Avignon Les Halles, see the interesting displays at Un Siecle de Roulottes, and take in the views from Pont d'Avignon.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Avignon tour planner.

You can take a train from Marseille to Avignon in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Avignon can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Arles, Aigues-Mortes, Apt, Palavas-les-Flots, Uzes
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Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole ©
Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole
La Citadelle de Sisteron ©
La Citadelle de Sisteron
Abbaye Saint Guilhem Le Desert ©
Abbaye Saint Guilhem Le Desert

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Nice, France

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.
Shop till you drop at Scuba & Snorkeling and La Croisette. Get some historical perspective at Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins and Citadelle de Saint-Tropez - Musee d'histoire maritime. Venture out of the city with trips to Plage de Pampelonne (in Ramatuelle), Rue d'Antibes (in Cannes) and Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews (in La Napoule-Plage). There's lots more to do: gear up at Esterel Aventures, look for all kinds of wild species at Gorges de Pennafort, and look for gifts at La Chocolaterie du Rocher.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Nice trip website .

Getting from Avignon to Nice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Avignon in July, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Nice: temperatures range from 81°F by day to 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Saint-Tropez, Cannes, Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins, Scuba & Snorkeling, Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews
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Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins ©
Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Lyon, France

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Taverne Gutenberg, look for gifts at Le GentleCat, then explore the ancient world of Théâtre gallo-romain, then get to know the fascinating history of Fourviere Hill, and finally don't miss a visit to Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, then make a trip to Place Bellecour, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Maurice, and finally take an in-depth tour of Musee de l'alambic - Distillerie Jean Gauthier.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Lyon holiday website .

Getting from Nice to Lyon by combination of flight and tram takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 63°F in Lyon. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Annecy.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Cathedrale Saint-Maurice, Musee de l'alambic - Distillerie Jean Gauthier
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Théâtre gallo-romain ©
Théâtre gallo-romain
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©

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Annecy, France

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Pont des Amours, then look for gifts at Meyer le Chocolatier, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Francis, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Maurice. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Palais de l'Ile, make a trip to La Vieille Ville, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre, put a fun spin on your tour with Mysteres du Lac, then make a trip to Le Paquier, and finally head off the coast to Ile des Cygnes.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Annecy day trip planning website .

You can drive from Lyon to Annecy in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July in Annecy, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Annecy

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums
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Church of St. Francis ©
Church of St. Francis
Palais de l'Ile ©
Palais de l'Ile
Church of St. Maurice ©
Church of St. Maurice

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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Port-Choiseul, then examine the collection at Musee des Suisses Dans Le Monde, and then view the masterpieces at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Geneva road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Annecy to Geneva takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Argentiere.

Things to do in Geneva

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Plage de Port-Choiseul ©
Plage de Port-Choiseul
Musee des Suisses Dans Le Monde ©
Musee des Suisses Dans Le Monde
MB&F M.A.D.Gallery ©
MB&F M.A.D.Gallery

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Argentiere, France

Argentiere ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Aiguilles Rouges, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Michel, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Chamonix Cemetery, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Session Raft. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Parapente Planete and then head outdoors with Air Passion Parapente.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Argentiere road trip planning app .

You can drive from Geneva to Argentiere in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bern.

Things to do in Argentiere

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Chamonix, Les Carroz-d'Araches
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Parapente Planete ©
Parapente Planete
Aiguilles Rouges ©
Aiguilles Rouges
Eglise Saint Michel ©
Eglise Saint Michel

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Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): stop by Gysi AG Chocolatier Suisse, ponder the world of politics at Federal Building (Bundeshaus), ponder the design of Schutzenbrunnen, admire the local landmark of Simsonbrunnen, then engage your brain at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), and finally take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at The Cathedral of Bern, ponder the design of Mosesbrunnen, admire the local landmark of Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at French Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Holy Ghost.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bern online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Argentiere to Bern by car takes about 2.5 hours. July in Bern sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Beaune.

Things to do in Bern

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
The Cathedral of Bern ©
The Cathedral of Bern
Church of the Holy Ghost ©
Church of the Holy Ghost

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Beaune, France

Beaune ©
The Wine Capital of the Burgundy region in the Côte-d'Or department, Beaune is a walled city with features remaining from the pre-Roman and Roman eras in eastern France.
On the 17th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Dalineum, view the masterpieces at Galeries Bartoux Beaune, see the interesting displays at Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu, then look for gifts at Athenaeum, then learn about winemaking at Cave des Hospices, and finally do a tasting at Domaine Rebourgeon Michel.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Beaune trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Bern to Beaune takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Mulhouse.

Things to do in Beaune

Museums Wineries Shopping
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Dalineum ©
Dalineum
Galeries Bartoux Beaune ©
Galeries Bartoux Beaune

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Mulhouse, France

Mulhouse ©
An industrial town nicknamed "the French Manchester," Mulhouse is famous for its Peugeot factory, esteemed museums, Alsace wine, and cultural riches.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Tour du Diable et Tour de Nessel, then examine the collection at Cité du Train - Musée français du chemin de fer, then take in the history at Musee Memorial du Vieil Armand, and finally take in the history at Hartmannswillerkopf. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Hotel de Ville, see the interesting displays at Hôtel de ville - Musée Historique, admire the masterpieces at La Kunsthalle, then see the interesting displays at Musee De L'Impression Sur Etoffes De Mulhouse, and finally get engrossed in the history at Maison du Patrimoine Edouard Boeglin – Centre d’Interpretation de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mulhouse trip planner .

You can drive from Beaune to Mulhouse in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Mulhouse are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. On the 20th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Freiburg im Breisgau.

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Museums Historic Sites

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Hartmannswillerkopf
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La Kunsthalle

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

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In the heart of a major wine-producing region, Freiburg im Breisgau serves as the primary entry point for tours into the scenic Black Forest mountain range.
On the 20th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Wentzingerhaus, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Freiburger Münster, then admire the striking features of Munsterplatz, and finally ponder the design of Fischbrunnen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): ponder the world of politics at New Town Hall, contemplate the long history of Historisches Kaufhaus, make a trip to Martinstor, admire the masterpieces at Augustinermuseum, then make a trip to Schwabentor, and finally explore the historical opulence of Schloßberg mit Ruine Flochberg.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Freiburg im Breisgau travel planner .

Drive from Mulhouse to Freiburg im Breisgau in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in July, and nighttime lows around 60°F. On the 22nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Colmar.

Things to do in Freiburg im Breisgau

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

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Ruine Hochburg, Church of St Peter im Schwarzwald, Schloßberg mit Ruine Flochberg
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Freiburger Münster
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Church of St Peter im Schwarzwald
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Ruine Hochburg

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Colmar, France

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Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
On the 22nd (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Musée d'Unterlinden. On your second day here, wander the streets of Little Venice, go for a walk through Grand Rue De Colmar, admire the landmark architecture of Salle du Corps de Garde, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise St-Martin, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Protestante Saint-Matthieu, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Village of Hansi and his Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Colmar day trip planning website .

You can drive from Freiburg im Breisgau to Colmar in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In July in Colmar, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Strasbourg.

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Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

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Vieille Ville de Turckheim
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Musée d'Unterlinden
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Musee du Jouet
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Vieille Ville de Turckheim

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Strasbourg, France

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Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
On the 24th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Chateau du Haut-Barr. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Rocher De Dabo, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Lutzelbourg, and then learn about all things military at MM Park France.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Strasbourg road trip planner.

Strasbourg is just a stone's throw from Colmar. In July in Strasbourg, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Nancy.

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Museums Historic Sites Nature

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Chateau du Haut-Barr, Chateau de Lutzelbourg, La Maison du Pain, Musee Wurth France Erstein, Rocher De Dabo
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MM Park France
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Musee Wurth France Erstein

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Nancy, France

Nancy ©
Crossed by the Canal de la Marne au Rhin, Nancy has many small boats and péniches (barges) that navigate the canal waterways, giving you a fantastic vantage point of the city's historical architecture from the water.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Eglise des Cordeliers, appreciate the history behind Place de la Carriere, make a trip to L'arc Here, don't miss a visit to Basilique Saint-Epvre, then make a trip to La Porte de la Craffe, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame de Bonsecours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Chocolaterie Lorraine, admire the masterpieces at Musee de l'Ecole de Nancy, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Le Temple Neuf, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Place de la Comedie, and finally steep yourself in history at Porte des Allemands.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Nancy trip app .

Take a train from Strasbourg to Nancy in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Strasbourg in July, you will find days in Nancy are little chillier (77°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Reims.

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Historic Sites Museums Shopping

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Metz, Chocolaterie Lorraine
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Eglise des Cordeliers
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Musee de l'Ecole de Nancy
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Le Temple Neuf

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Reims, France

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Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): play a few rounds at Ugolf Reims-Bezannes, then learn about winemaking at WB Champagne, and then learn about winemaking at Wafflart Briet Champagne.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Reims online itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Nancy to Reims takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Reims

Wineries Golf Outdoors

Side Trip

Wafflart Briet Champagne
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WB Champagne
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Ugolf Reims-Bezannes

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Paris, France

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To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris tour itinerary tool .

Getting from Reims to Paris by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

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Shopping Historic Sites

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Cathedrale Saint-Louis-et-Saint-Nicolas, Thiais Village
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Thiais Village

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