19 days in France & Milan Itinerary

19 days in France & Milan Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Dijon, France
— Few hours
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Chamonix, France
— 4 nights
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Courchevel, France
— 4 nights
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Annecy, France
— 1 night
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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights

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Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

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 historical perspective at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and Palace of Versailles. Escape the urban bustle at Île de la Cité and Seine River. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Paris road trip planning site.

Charleston, USA to Paris is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Charleston to Paris is 6 hours. Traveling from Charleston in December, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 47°F and lows about 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Dijon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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Dijon, France

Dijon ©

Gateway to Burgundy

Perhaps best known for its locally produced mustard, Dijon also makes a wonderfully flavorful crème de cassis, or blackcurrant liqueur, and boasts excellent examples of regional architecture with polychrome roofs made of tiles in terracotta, green, yellow, and black placed in geometric patterns.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Dino-Zoo. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): examine the collection at Dino-Zoo and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroisse Notre-Dame De Dijon.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Dijon online road trip planner.

Getting from Paris to Dijon by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Paris in December; daily highs in Dijon reach 42°F and lows reach 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Chamonix.

Things to do in Dijon

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Dino-Zoo ©
Dino-Zoo
Paroisse Notre-Dame De Dijon ©
Paroisse Notre-Dame De Dijon

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nights
Chamonix, France

Chamonix ©

Alpine Capital of the World

"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 Le Lagon swimming-pool. Bring the kids along to Tunnel du Mont-Blanc and Eglise Saint-Jean Baptiste. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Michel.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Chamonix trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Dijon to Chamonix in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive to Courchevel.

Things to do in Chamonix

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:
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Eglise Saint-Jean Baptiste ©
Eglise Saint-Jean Baptiste
Tunnel du Mont-Blanc ©
Tunnel du Mont-Blanc
Eglise Saint Michel ©
Eglise Saint Michel

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Courchevel, France

Courchevel ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Le Domaine des Fauves as well as Grotte et Cascade de Seythenex. Take a break from the city and head to SnowLimits Ski School and Les Allues. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Snowdlight Ski School and Musee de la Revolution Francaise. Change things up with a short trip to Oz-en-Oisans in Oz en Oisans (about 2h 15 min away).

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Courchevel route planner.

You can drive from Chamonix to Courchevel in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daily temperatures in Courchevel can reach 38°F, while at night they dip to 27°F. On the 3rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Annecy.

Things to do in Courchevel

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 3:
Highlights from your plan
Grotte et Cascade de Seythenex ©
Grotte et Cascade de Seythenex
SnowLimits Ski School ©
SnowLimits Ski School
Musee de la Revolution Francaise ©
Musee de la Revolution Francaise

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Annecy, France

Annecy ©

Venice of the Alps

The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Musee Paccard, grab your bike and head to Voie Verte du Lac d'Annecy, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Francois, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise St. Maurice.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Annecy online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Courchevel to Annecy takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daily temperatures in Annecy can reach 44°F, while at night they dip to 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Eglise Saint-Francois ©
Eglise Saint-Francois
Musee Paccard ©
Musee Paccard
Eglise St. Maurice ©
Eglise St. Maurice

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Duomo di Milano and Ricetto di Candelo will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Riserva Naturale Val di Mello and Isola Bella. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Museo del Violino (in Cremona), Castello di Rivalta (in Gazzola) and Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore (in Bergamo). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Milan trip planner.

Drive from Annecy to Milan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 4 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano

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