Trip idea in France

Culture, Gastronomy & Nature: Paris, Lyon, Annecy & Chamonix

Trip cost ex. international flights
from £4,460 per person
Duration
12 days
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This trip idea combines some of France's most beautiful regions. Start your holiday in Paris, "the City of Lights", with its magnificent monuments and world-renowned gastronomy. Amongst other activities, you'll take an afternoon cruise on the river Seine, explore the Eiffel Tower with a guide who can fill you in on all its stories and secrets, learn how to make traditional french baguettes and croissants in a Parisian boulangerie and sample wine and cheese with a professional oenologist. The next part of your trip takes you to the Alps - home to beautiful villages and some of France's most spectacular landscapes. Take a look at our trip idea in detail to see all the amazing things you could do, but to pull out a few examples, you will visit the beautiful Notre-Dame de la Fourvière Basilica in Lyon, take a tour of the Beaujolais wine region, enjoy a boat tour of the breathtaking Lake Annecy and hike around the dramatic slopes of Mont Blanc. This is a perfect tour for anyone wanting to enjoy the fascinating culture, delicious cuisine and stunning landscapes of France.

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Paris
Day 1
Paris
  • Arrival transfer from Charles de Gaulle airport to your hotel
  • Afternoon cruise on the Seine
  • Guided Eiffel Tower visit
Paris
Day 2
Paris
  • Bread-Making Workshop
  • Afternoon at leisure
  • Guided Tour of Louvre by night
Paris
Day 3
Paris
  • Guided tour of Notre-Dame Cathedral
  • Wine and cheese tasting with a professional oenologist
Lyon
Day 4
Lyon
  • Transfer from your hotel to the Gare de Lyon train station
  • Train from Paris to Lyon
  • Transfer from Lyon train station to your hotel
  • Welcome to Lyon
  • Gourmet Walking Tour of Lyon
Lyon
Day 5
Lyon
  • Silk Weaving history & Notre-Dame de Fourvière Basilica Visit
  • Afternoon at leisure in Lyon
Lyon
Day 6
Lyon
  • Beaujolais Wine Tour
Lyon, Annecy
Day 7
Lyon, Annecy
  • Cooking Class in Lyon
  • Transfer from Lyon to Annecy
Annecy, Lyon
Day 8
Annecy, Lyon
  • Guided Tour of Annecy
  • Afternoon at leisure in Lyon
  • Boat Tour of Lac d'Annecy
Chamonix
Day 9
Chamonix
  • Transfer from Annecy to Chamonix
  • Full Day at leisure
Chamonix
Day 10
Chamonix
  • Hiking around Mont Blanc
Chamonix
Day 11
Chamonix
  • Aiguille du Midi and Glacier Visit
Day 12
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  • Transfer from Chamonix to Geneva Airport