The Rhône-Alpes in depth
11 days from CAD8,615pp
Experience the gastronomic hub of Lyon.
Discover Burgundy and Beaujolais wine regions.
Visit the serene Lac d'Annecy.
Hike the French Alps.
Walk inside an ancient glacier.
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Day 1 Lyon
Day 2 Lyon
This morning, your private guide meets you at your hotel to bring you on a food walking tour of Old Lyon and head to Les Halles food market. Later this afternoon, visit a working silk workshop that has been passed down the same family generationally. Afterward, you explore the imposing Notre Dame de Fourvière Basilica.
Day 3 Lyon
Day 4 Lyon
Day 5 Lyon
Day 6 Annecy
Day 7 Annecy
Your private guide meets you for a walking tour of Annecy, where you get a feel for the town and its history and see its best known sites. Afterward, taste local cheeses from a celebrated cheese monger. This evening, board your private boat for a sunset cruise around Lac d'Annecy while enjoying an apéritif.
Day 8 Chamonix
Day 9 Chamonix
This morning, your private hiking guide picks you up and together you embark on an intermediate hike up the Alpage de Chailloux trail, which climbs 1,282 m (6,000 ft). Your efforts will be rewarded with a hand-packed picnic lunch as well as sweeping alpine vistas.
Day 10 Chamonix
This morning your private guide brings you up to the Aiguille du Midi. Learn about the history of alpine adventuring while enjoying up-close views of Mont Blanc, Europe’s tallest mountain. Afterward take the cog train to the Mer de Glace, an ancient glacier whose ice cave is open to the public.
Day 11 Return home
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