9 days in France Itinerary

9 days in France Itinerary

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9 days in France Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Paris
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
2
Strasbourg
— 3 nights
+4
train + taxi + Fly + tram + train:  6​h
3
Annecy
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
End: Paris

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): head off the coast to Île de la Cité, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Paris road trip tool .

New Delhi, India to Paris is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Paris, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Delhi in December, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Paris: temperatures range from 9°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

3
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.
On the 22nd (Sun), don't miss a visit to Gare de Strasbourg and then take a stroll through La Petite France. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg.

Before you visit Strasbourg, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can take a train from Paris to Strasbourg in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Strasbourg are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Annecy.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Old Town, Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, Vieille ville d'Eguisheim
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Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
La Petite France ©
La Petite France
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg

2
nights
Annecy

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Explore Annecy's surroundings by going to Grenoble (Musee de Grenoble, Room Escape Games, & more). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lac d'Annecy, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre, snap pictures at Pont des Amours, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Semnoz.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Annecy road trip planning app .

You can drive from Strasbourg to Annecy in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, tram, and train; or do a combination of train, flight, and tram. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Grenoble
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Lac d'Annecy ©
Lac d'Annecy
Musee de Grenoble ©
Musee de Grenoble
Room Escape Games

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