15 days in Cannes & The Alps Itinerary

15 days in Cannes & The Alps Itinerary

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Cannes, France
— 4 nights
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
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Cannes, France

— 4 nights

Festival City

Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cannes: Saint-Raphael (Les Balcons du Cap Roux & TakSea), Waterworld lake of gaudrade (in Puget-sur-Argens) and Nice (Vieille Ville, Promenade des Anglais, &more). Spend the 16th (Mon) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Rue Meynadier and admire the masterpieces at Musee Picasso.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Cannes online travel route planner.

Riga, Latvia to Cannes is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Riga to Cannes. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Riga in August, with highs in Cannes at 33°C and lows at 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Cannes

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Zermatt, Switzerland

— 4 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for nature, classes, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Gornergrat, snap pictures at Hangebrucke, tour the pleasant surroundings at 5-Seenweg, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Zermatt trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Cannes to Zermatt takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Shopping
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Innsbruck, Austria

— 3 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Go for a jaunt from Innsbruck to Maurach to see Achensee about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), get to know the fascinating history of Maria-Theresien-Strasse, enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hofkirche.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Innsbruck day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Innsbruck takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Salzburg, Austria

— 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, don't miss a visit to Stiegl-Brauwelt, and examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Salzburg travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Salzburg are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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