The Alps

Alps to French Riviera Tour - EST-AFT   

Alps To French Riviera Tour uses the Napoleon road that takes you to the Alps in Annecy before arriving in Savoie district for wine tasting. Enjoy a mix of landscapes when you visit Serre Poncon Lake and Verdon Canyon before arriving in Nice!





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Day 1 - GENEVA or LYON / ANNECY
Welcome & Transfer from airport to your first stopover in Annecy. This lovely city will show you beautiful scenery at the gate of the Alps. Install at your hotel and discover the charm of the town on your own (Optional city tour). Dinner at your hotel and overnight in Annecy.

Day 2 - ANNECY / CHAMBERY / URIAGE LES BAINS - 120 KM
Half day tour around the lake of Annecy, before leaving for your next stop, along the Savoie district.

Opportunity for a tasting in the Savoie Wine region, and then head to your next stop over in Uriage, located in the outskirts of Grenoble.

Day 3 - URIAGE LES BAINS / SERRE PONCON - 130 KM
Another great day on route with a stop in Vizille and the visit of its castle, hosting the Museum of the Revolution. Keep going south and drive to beautiful Serre Poncon Lake site. Have dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Day 4 - SERRE PONCON / VERDON / MOUSTIERS - 120 KM
Have a relaxing day with excursion to the outskirts of the Serre Poncon region, including Barcelonnette. Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Serre Poncon.

Day 5 - SERRE PONCON / VERDON / MOUSTIERS - 145 KM
Another day across the South Alps and stop at Digne les Bains for a short visit.

Continuation to the impressive site of Verdon Canyon, named as the French Colorado. You will discover Mount Sainte Marie for your overnight stay.

Day 6 - MOUSTIERS / NICE - 150 KM
A last day to be spent with surrounding views of the Verdon. Lunch en route, and you will reach in mid afternoon the beautiful town of Nice. Dinner & overnight stay.

Day 7 - NICE / NICE
Day transfer to Nice airport.

 
At A Glance

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  • Location: Lyon & the Alps

  • Access: Lyon Train Station or Airport

  • Start City: Lyon

  • End City: Nice

  • Areas Visited: Lyon, Annecy, Chambery, Uriage Les Bains, Serre Poncon, Verdon, Moustiers, Nice

  • Trip Length: 6 Nights & 7 Days

  • Activities & Highlights:  
    tour of the Alps in Annecy, wine tasting in Savoie district, Enjoy a mix of landscapes when you visit Serre Poncon Lake and Verdon Canyon before arriving in Nice!

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