10 days in France Itinerary

10 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Dubai
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Paris
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
2
Bayeux
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Marseille
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Nice
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h
End: Dubai

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.
Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and make a trip to Louvre Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Paris is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Paris is minus 3 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in September; daily highs in Paris reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

1
night
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bayeux online tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Bayeux in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Normandy American Cemetery
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

2
nights
Marseille

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Paul Cezanne’s Studio, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, then wander the streets of Cours Mirabeau, and finally examine the collection at Musee Granet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, explore the striking landscape at Calanques, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Marseille trip builder site.

You can fly from Bayeux to Marseille in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Bayeux in September, things will get a bit warmer in Marseille: highs are around 30°C and lows about 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, Cassis
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Calanques ©
Calanques
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

3
nights
Nice

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
On the 8th (Tue), get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere du Chateau, then wander the streets of Vieille Ville, and finally don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Nice day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Nice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Nice sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 21°C at night. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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