15 days in Paris, Chamonix & Nice Itinerary

15 days in Paris, Chamonix & Nice Itinerary

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Paris
— 5 nights
Fly to Geneva, Shuttle to Chamonix
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Chamonix
— 3 nights
Drive
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Nice
— 4 nights
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Paris — 5 nights

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, Montmartre, and other attractions. Attractions like Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysees make great kid-friendly stops. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, don't miss a visit to Le Trocadero et son esplanade, and stroll around Luxembourg Gardens.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Paris online trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Paris is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 60°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Chamonix.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nightlife
Side Trips
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Chamonix — 3 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Glacier des Bossons as well as Montenvers - Mer de Glace Train. There's more to do: take some stellar pictures from Aiguille du Midi.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Chamonix itinerary planning website.

Getting from Paris to Chamonix by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Nice.
Tours · Nature · Parks · Winter Sports
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Nice — 4 nights

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.
To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Nice online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chamonix to Nice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a bus. August in Nice sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 71°F at night. You will leave for home on the 11th (Thu).
Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites
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