10 days in Amboise, Bayeux & Paris Itinerary

10 days in Amboise, Bayeux & Paris Itinerary

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10 days in Amboise, Bayeux & Paris Itinerary

Start: Roanoke
Fly + Drive:  22​h 45​min
1
Amboise
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Bayeux
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Paris
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Roanoke

2
nights
Amboise

Amboise
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. When in Amboise, make a side trip to see ZooParc de Beauval in Saint-Aignan, approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci, examine the collection at Chateau de Chenonceau, and do a tasting at Plou Et Fils.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Amboise trip itinerary app .

Roanoke, USA to Amboise is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Roanoke in May: high temperatures in Amboise hover around 66°F and lows are around 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Amboise

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

ZooParc de Beauval, Chateau de Chenonceau
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ZooParc de Beauval ©
ZooParc de Beauval
Chateau de Chenonceau ©
Chateau de Chenonceau

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Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant, explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Ferme de Canon, then have some family-friendly fun at Hapik, then find something for the whole family at Festyland Parc, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bayeux trip planner .

Traveling by car from Amboise to Bayeux takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. May in Bayeux sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant, Hapik, Normandy American Cemetery, Festyland Parc, Ferme de Canon
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Hapik ©
Hapik
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Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Marne-la-Vallee to see Disneyland Paris about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Louvre Museum, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip builder .

You can take a train from Bayeux to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Paris are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Paris
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
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