10 days in France Itinerary

10 days in France Itinerary

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10 days in France Itinerary

Start: Culiacan
Fly + Drive:  22 h 45 min
1
Rouen
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Bayeux
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  5 h 15 min
3
Arles
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Shuttle + Fly:  4 h
4
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  4 h 45 min
5
Amiens
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22 h 30 min
End: Culiacan

1
night
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): make a trip to Vieux, admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, then take an in-depth tour of Historial Jeanne d’Arc, then stop by Rue du Gros-Horloge, and finally pause for some photo ops at Gros-Horloge.

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Culiacan, Mexico to Rouen is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central European Time is 8 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Culiacan in agosto, with highs in Rouen at 26°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Gros-Horloge ©
Gros-Horloge
Historial Jeanne d’Arc ©
Historial Jeanne d’Arc
Rue du Gros-Horloge ©
Rue du Gros-Horloge

2
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
On the 6th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, take in the history at Omaha Beach, then stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, then take an in-depth tour of Airborne Museum, then see the interesting displays at Musee du debarquement, and finally steep yourself in history at Remains Mulberry Harbour.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bayeux road trip app .

Traveling by car from Rouen to Bayeux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In agosto, daytime highs in Bayeux are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Arles.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Arromanches-les-Bains, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Omaha Beach, Pointe du Hoc, Airborne Museum
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Remains Mulberry Harbour ©
Remains Mulberry Harbour
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach

2
nights
Arles

Arles ©
Remote, uneventful, but definitely not a waste of time, Arles is absolutely steeped in Provençal culture.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Site Archeologique de Glanum, then admire the striking features of Chateau des Baux de Provence, then explore the world behind art at Musee Departemental Arles Antique, and finally delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre (les Arenes). On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at Notre Dame de la Mer - Église fortifiée, then explore the historical opulence of Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes, then steep yourself in history at Salin d'Aigues-Mortes, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise St-Trophime.

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You can do a combination of flight and train from Bayeux to Arles in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Bayeux in agosto, things will get a bit warmer in Arles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Arles

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Aigues-Mortes, Notre Dame de la Mer - Église fortifiée, Site Archeologique de Glanum, Chateau des Baux de Provence
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Site Archeologique de Glanum ©
Site Archeologique de Glanum
Eglise St-Trophime ©
Eglise St-Trophime
Salin d'Aigues-Mortes ©
Salin d'Aigues-Mortes

1
night
Bonifacio, Corsica

Bonifacio ©
At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
On the 10th (Mon), make a trip to Bonifacio Citadel, head off the coast to Iles Lavezzi, and then kick back and relax at Plage du Petit Sperone.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bonifacio day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Arles to Bonifacio takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and car; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. Traveling from Arles in agosto, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Bonifacio, with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Amiens.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone
Bonifacio Citadel ©
Bonifacio Citadel
Iles Lavezzi ©
Iles Lavezzi

2
nights
Amiens

Amiens ©
Lovers of literature will adore Amiens as the hometown of author Jules Verne, along with the Somme canal linked to the Canal du Nord that runs through the town to the English Channel.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, then wander the streets of St-Leu, and finally get engrossed in the history at Maison de Jules Verne.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Amiens online road trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Bonifacio to Amiens in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Bonifacio in agosto, with highs in Amiens at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amiens

Parks Neighborhoods Museums
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Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens ©
Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens
Maison de Jules Verne ©
Maison de Jules Verne
St-Leu
St-Leu

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