12 days in France & Geneva Itinerary

12 days in France & Geneva Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Versailles, France
— Few hours
2
Poitiers, France
— 2 nights
3
Paris, France
— 9 nights
4
Geneva, Switzerland
— Few hours

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Versailles, France

Versailles ©
Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): admire the striking features of Palace of Versailles.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Versailles tour planning tool.

Geneva, Switzerland to Versailles is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Versailles can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Poitiers.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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Poitiers, France

Poitiers ©
Poitiers is a city on the Clain river in west-central France. For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Poitiers trip app.

You can take a train from Versailles to Poitiers in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Poitiers

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Futuroscope
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Futuroscope ©
Futuroscope

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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.
Attractions like Eiffel Tower and Le Marais make great kid-friendly stops. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Champs-Elysees and Montmartre. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups (in Chatenay-Malabry) and Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and get to know the fascinating history of Latin Quarter.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris day trip tool.

You can take a train from Poitiers to Paris in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Paris, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Geneva.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups, Disneyland Paris
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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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 1st (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de St-Pierre and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bains des Paquis.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Geneva trip builder site.

Take a train from Paris to Geneva in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Geneva are 6°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre