31 days in Western Europe Itinerary

31 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Paris
— 6 nights
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Lyon
— 7 nights
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Annecy
— 7 nights
Drive
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Megeve
— 5 nights
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Paris
— 3 nights
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Paris — 6 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.
Get some cultural insight at Montmartre and Latin Quarter. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Palais du Tau (in Reims) and Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen (in Rouen). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, see the interesting displays at Musee Gustave Moreau, wander the streets of 6th Arrondissement, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Fontaine Saint-Sulpice.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planning site.

Bangkok, Thailand to Paris is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 6 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Bangkok in December, with highs in Paris at 9°C and lows at 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Lyon.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Wineries
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Lyon — 7 nights

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Shop till you drop at Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse and Galerie Estades Lyon. Get some cultural insight at Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere and Vieux Lyon. Venture out of the city with trips to Cave Dumien - Serrette (in Cornas) and Mont-Saint-Vincent (in Mont-Saint-Vincent). The adventure continues: walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or, see the interesting displays at Musee Henri Malartre, shop like a local with La Place Bellecour, and take a stroll through Rue de la Republique.

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Getting from Paris to Lyon by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In December in Lyon, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Annecy.
Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Annecy — 7 nights

The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Musee de la Resistance et de la Deportation de l'Isere and Ville Ancienne are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Annecy: ESF Val Cenis (in Lanslevillard), Les Massages de Laurent - Bien Etre et Soins (in Lanslebourg Mont Cenis) and La Fromagerie de la Cochette (in Saint-Eustache). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Annecy, don't miss a visit to La Vieille Ville, ski along the peaceful trails at La Clusaz, and examine the collection at Palais de l'Ile.

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You can drive from Lyon to Annecy in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Annecy can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. You will leave for Megeve on the 21st (Wed).
Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors
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Megeve — 5 nights

Megève is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France with a population of over 4,000 residents. Get a sense of the local culture at Chapelle Sainte Anne (Dite des Penitents) and Eglise Saint-Jean Baptiste. Venture out of the city with trips to Eglise Notre Dame de la Gorge (in Les Contamines-Montjoie) and Xtreme Glisses (in Samoens). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Musee d'Art Sacre de Saint Nicolas de Veroce, pause for some serene contemplation at Église Saint-Nicolas de Véroce, fly down the slopes at Les Portes du Mont-Blanc, and test the waters at Les Thermes de Saint Gervais.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Megeve day trip site.

Traveling by car from Annecy to Megeve takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Annecy in December, you will find days in Megeve are little chillier (3°C), and nights are about the same (-3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Paris.
Historic Sites · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks
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Paris — 3 nights

Head to Westfield Parly 2 and Mouffetard Marketfor plenty of shopping. Get some cultural insight at Palace of Versailles and Halle St-Pierre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet & The Royal Chapel). Enjoy Paris some more: take in the local highlights with Walking tours and head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis.

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Getting from Megeve to Paris by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, Paris is somewhat warmer than Megeve - with highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
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