French Alps

3 days

Chamonix & Annecy

Savoie region is the Outdoor activities Mecca. Pure and Clean Air and Water, Clear Blue Sky, Glaciers and Mountains Peaks, The French Alps are a Must see in Europe. Don’t Miss the chance!

from 874€ / Pers

During this trip, you will have a chance to visit the incredible Annecy and its Clear Lake surrounding by mountains that are among the best place to enjoy outdoor activities or just relax next to the lake.

Chamonix and its valley, will offer its beauties: Mont Blanc, Pic Du Midi, Glaciers, …

Like all our trips, we only select unique, typical and highly comfortable accommodations to make you experience the best of the local life.

Day 1

Pick up from Hotel and Early Departure from Paris Gare de Lyon by TGV train or from Paris Airport by plane.

Arrival in Annecy and first stop to the Medieval Chateau d’Annecy. Quick lunch in town. Continue in Old Town Annecy to see its canals crossing the city and colorful houses guarded by the Palais de l’Isle. Go on towards Jardin de l’Europe and walk along the canal of Vassé to reach le Pont des Amours, which leads you to the breath-taking Annecy Lake.

Lake-Annecy

Cruise on the Lake (35 min May to September only according to the weather conditions) and end up our trip up to the Col de la Forclaz which offers you a great view of the lake. Enjoy sunset on the Col de la Forclaz.

Back to town to enjoy fine French cuisine for the diner. Stay the night at a 4-star hotel at the edge of the Annecy Lake. Access to spa and wellness area in the hotel included in our offer.

Day 2

After the breakfast at hotel we will head early to Chamonix. (1.30 drive).

We will take the typical train to Montenvers to enjoy the perfect scenery on the Mer de Glace Valley, the largest glacier in France, 7km long and 200m deep.

We will go down by funicular railway to an ice grotto. Ice sculptures and caves are inside, under the glacier. The Gallery of Crystals features a collection of the finest crystal specimens in the Mont Blanc massif.

Annecy Center

On our Way down we will visit Chamonix city Center and free time to do some shipping or taste a hot chocolate in a coffee shop… Diner in a typical restaurant to try the famous Savoyard cuisine.

Stay the night among the mountains in an authentic wood chalet or a 3 star-equivalent charming hotel.

Chalet Chamonix

Day 3

Cable car

In the Early morning we will go to the Aiguille du Midi. 2 Cable Car trips will bring us to close to 4000m, where we can admire the French, the Suisse and the Italian Alps by 360° thanks to the terrace. Lift up again, we will reach the peak terrace to get a breathtaking view of the Mont Blanc.

Take the pipe suspended thousands of feet above the glacier, which allows full 360° passage around the summit.

Experience “le pas dans le vide”, a 2.5m glass box suspended from the side of the Aiguille, 1000m above the glaciers below.

Chamoix

In the afternoon you will have choice for several activities:

  • Go on the Lac Vert hike, a protected site located at the heart of a forest with the transparent waters and an accumulation of trees and plants.
  • Enjoy sceneries by one of the cable cars trips.
  • You can also decide to dare Paragliding.

 

paragliding

Drive back to Annecy Rail Way Station on late train back to Paris or Genève airport to fly back to Paris.

Or continuation of your own to Lyon, Marseille …