14 days in Paris, Strasbourg & Annecy Itinerary

14 days in Paris, Strasbourg & Annecy Itinerary

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14 days in Paris, Strasbourg & Annecy Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Paris
— 5 nights
train:  2​h
2
Strasbourg
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 45​min
3
Annecy
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  7​h
End: Dublin

5
nights
Paris

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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris online road trip planner .

Dublin, Ireland to Paris is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Paris due to the time zone difference. December in Paris sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

5
nights
Strasbourg

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Strasbourg: Place Stanislas (in Nancy), Colmar (Little Venice & Old Town) and Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg (in Orschwiller). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, do a tasting at Domaine Albert Seltz, wander the streets of La Petite France, and put a fun spin on your tour with Insolit'Pro.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Strasbourg travel route builder site .

You can take a train from Paris to Strasbourg in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Strasbourg can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Annecy.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Colmar, Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, Place Stanislas, Domaine Albert Seltz, Vin d'Alsace HORCHER
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Domaine Albert Seltz ©
Domaine Albert Seltz
Place Stanislas ©
Place Stanislas
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©

2
nights
Annecy

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): test your team's savvy at Mysteres du Lac, explore the activities along Lac d'Annecy, then stop by Sibeery, and finally don't miss a visit to La Vieille Ville. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Semnoz, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardins de l'Europe, and then snap pictures at Pont des Amours.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Annecy road trip site .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Strasbourg to Annecy in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Lac d'Annecy ©
Lac d'Annecy
La Vieille Ville ©
La Vieille Ville
Semnoz ©
Semnoz

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