Annecy, Chamonix & the French Alps

7 days from £669 pp.


Lake Annecy in France

Visit: Lake Annecy in France, France

About the Tour

From your base in the heart of the French Alps, enjoy stunning scenery on this charming tour, as we visit picturesque towns and magnificent mountains. We begin in Chamonix, home to one of the world’s highest cable car systems, allowing you to view the spectacular sights from above. You will have the chance to visit the city of Geneva, which has a fine selection of buildings, parks and gardens, stylish shops and cafés and is set alongside Lake Geneva, where you can take delightful waterside walks. Dominated by its castle – which took over four centuries to build – we arrive in Annecy, where you can stroll the city’s quaint old town with its canals and revel in the beauty from the lake-side promenade.

Tour Includes


  • 6 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Convenient local joining points
  • Travel by Silver Service or upgrade to Luxuria coach
Dates & Prices

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 01709 787 463 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
  • Send payments via online banking.
  • Send payments via cheque.
  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

Our contact and online banking payment details will be on your confirmation invoice to remind you of your choices.

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Your Itinerary

    Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to northern France for an overnight stay.

    Continue to the heart of the French Alps for four nights in the mountain village of La Clusaz.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Chamonix

    Chamonix

    We include a full-day excursion to Chamonix. The resort is around 3,500 feet above sea level and sits astride the River Arve, which rises in Mont Blanc’s largest glacier, the Mer de Glace. Chamonix is also home to the highest cable car system in the world to the top of Mount Midi (12,600 feet) for spectacular Alpine views.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Geneva

    Geneva

    Free day or join an optional excursion to Geneva. The city has a fine selection of buildings, many parks and gardens, stylish shops, boutiques, cafés and restaurants and is set alongside Lake Geneva, where you can take delightful waterside walks.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Annecy

    Annecy

    The Alpine extravaganza continues today with an included excursion to Annecy, situated on the lake of the same name. Capital of the Haute Savoie, Annecy is a most beautiful town and is dominated by its castle, which was built over the course of four centuries. As well as a picturesque lakeside promenade, you can wander through the quaint old town, which has arcaded streets criss-crossed by canals.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Travel to our overnight hotel in northern France.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Your Excursions

    Included Excursions & Visits

    • Chamonix - See spectacular Mont Blanc
    • Annecy - Beautiful lakeside resort

    Optional Excursions & Visits

    • Geneva - Cosmopolitan lakeside city

    Notes

    Travel Insurance from £35.00 (7 days). Single Room Supplement from £179.00 (7 days).

    Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
    Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
    We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Accommodation

    You will stay for four nights at the 4-star Hotel Beauregard in the mountain village of La Clusaz.

    Overnight stays in northern France will be in city-style hotels. 

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    Beauregard

    Beauregard

    Beauregard


    Tucked away in the heart of the Aravis mountain range in the French Alps and in the centre of the charming Savoyard village of La Clusaz, the 4-star Hotel Beauregard is an ideal holiday destination for those seeking calm, nature and spectacular scenery. For those who want to discover the French Alps region, La Clusazis an ideal base for exploring Annecy and its famous lake as well as Geneva and Chamonix with its stunning views of Mont Blanc. This wonderful chalet-style hotel has 95 elegantly decorated and recently renovated bedrooms, all of which have private balconies with views of the Aravis Mountains. It is also within easy walking distance of the centre of the village for those who want to stretch their legs. Features include a large garden terrace overlooking the village and mountains, a piano bar, a billiard room and extensive leisure facilities (indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, Turkish bath). Large, comfortable armchairs are to be found in the different hotel lounges and around the fireplace – an ideal place to relax with the family for afternoon tea or later on with friends for a drink. Buffet-style international breakfasts and seasonal evening meals using local produce are taken at the pleasant La Symphonie restaurant situated within the hotel. A perfect place to unwind for a few days and escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

    • Swimming Pool
    • Guest Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

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    Travel Information

    Departure times given for each region are approximate. Please check your travel documents to confirm the actual timings.

    Front row seats can be reserved for £14pp (up to 6 days' duration), £22pp (7 & 8 days' duration) and £25pp (9 days' duration and over) on all European tours. This offer is only available for bookings of two or four persons on the front row and is subject to availability. In addition to this, seats on the second row can be reserved for £7pp (up to 6 days duration), £14pp (7 & 8 days duration) and £17pp (9 days duration and over). Guaranteed front/second row seats cannot be reserved on transfer journeys to/from the interchange. Children under 15 years cannot occupy a front row seat due to French Law. Central view seats are free.

    Please note: On some coaches the legroom on front seats may be slightly less than that available on other seats due to the presence of a modesty board in front.

    If your tour is cancelled for any reason and front/second row seats are not available on your new tour, you will be refunded the supplement. No other compensation will be payable.

    Alternatively, we can take seating requests on your booking. However, requests are not guaranteed. All seat numbers are confirmed on travel documents approximately 7-10 days prior to departure.

    We guarantee that all passengers on the same booking will be seated together on the main tour coach. Seats on the transfer coaches to and from the interchange are not allocated.
    Hot and cold drinks are served on your main tour coach. Prices are approximately £1 or €1.25 Euro per drink. Prices will be confirmed by your driver.

    Transfer coaches are routed approximately 2-3 weeks before departure. The route taken depends on where paassengers are booked to travel from on any particular date as to which route is taken. If you require further detailed information regarding the route to the port you can contact our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 two weeks before you are due to travel.

    With regard to the route taken by the main tour coach, this is determined by the driver.

    All main tour coaches have on-board toilets. Transfer vehicles to and from the interchange may not have on-board toilets. When non-British coaches are used on transfers and tours (air holidays only) an on-board toilet may not be available. However, comfort stops will be made during long journeys.
    All coaches feature air-conditioning. Should the air-conditioning system break down for a period exceeding 12 hours, compensation will be awarded up to a maximum of £10 per fare-paying passenger per tour.
    All our coaches and transfer vehicles operate a 'no smoking on board policy'. The use of electronic cigarettes is strictly forbidden.
    In the interest of fellow guests, do not take hot food or ice cream on board.
    alcohol can only be taken on board our vehicles at the discretion of your driver.
    Depending on the location of your pickup point, you may be picked up by coach (not necessarily the on you are touring on), minibus, taxi, National Express or Megabus service. You may then be taken to another centralised pickup location or service station. We operate a passenger interchange at Stop 24 Services, where you will meet the tour coach you are holidaying on and then continue on with your outbound journey. Similarly, on the way home, you may also change transfer vehicles at another location, to take you to your final drop off point.
    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. We may refuse to carry larger or heavier cases. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach. Nothing should be stored under your seat.

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