10 days in Western Europe Itinerary

10 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Train to Paris CDG, Fly to Charlotte, Bus to Asheville



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City of Light

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Visit Arc de Triomphe and Montmartre for their historical value. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Paris online travel route planner.

Asheville, USA to Paris is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. In September, Paris is a bit cooler than Asheville - with highs of 70°F and lows of 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Albert.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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On the 21st (Sat), stroll the grounds of Australian National Memorial, stroll the grounds of Peronne Road Cemetery, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bernafay Wood British Cemetery, explore the different monuments and memorials at Serre Road Cemetery No.2, then steep yourself in history at Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, and finally contemplate the long history of Lochnagar Crater.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Albert online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Paris to Albert takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Albert can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Albert

Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Get some cultural insight at Normandy American Cemetery and Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux. Get some historical perspective at Bayeux War Cemetery and Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery. Venture out of the city with trips to Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James (in Saint James), Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant (in Falaise) and Pegasus Memorial (in Ranville). And it doesn't end there: take in the history at Omaha Beach, go for a walk through Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach, explore the galleries of Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, and admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bayeux road trip planning site.

You can drive from Albert to Bayeux in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Bayeux are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Amboise.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:


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Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chambord, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Vincent-de-Paul.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Amboise tour planner.

You can drive from Bayeux to Amboise in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daytime highs in Amboise are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries

Side Trips

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Hauts-de-France travel guide

Theme Parks · Landmarks · Room Escape Games
Hauts-de-France is a region of France created by the territorial reform of French Regions in 2014, from a merger of Nord-Pas-de-Calais and Picardy. The new region came into existence on 1 January 2016, after the regional elections in December 2015. France's Conseil d'État approved Hauts-de-France as the name of the region on 28 September 2016, effective 30 September 2016.The region covers an area of more than 31813km2, and has a population of 5,973,098.ToponymyThe region's interim name Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie was a hyphenated placename, created by hyphenating the merged regions' names—Nord-Pas-de-Calais and Picardie—in alphabetical order.On 14 March 2016, well ahead of the 1 July deadline, the Regional council decided on Hauts-de-France as the region's permanent name,. The provisional name of the region was retired on 30 September 2016, when the new name of the region, Hauts-de-France, took effect.GeographyThe region borders Belgium (Flanders and Wallonia) to the northeast, the English Channel to the northwest, as well as the French regions of Grand Est to the southeast, Île-de-France to the south, and Normandy to the southwest. It is connected to the United Kingdom (England) via the Channel Tunnel.