10 days in France Itinerary

10 days in France Itinerary

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10 days in France Itinerary

Start: Asheville
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Paris
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Albert
— 1 night
3
Bayeux
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Amboise
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  18​h
End: Asheville


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2
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.
Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Louvre Museum and Arc de Triomphe. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary site .

Asheville, USA to Paris is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Asheville to Paris, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Asheville in September, things will get a bit cooler in Paris: highs are around 70°F and lows about 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Albert.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
night
Albert

Albert ©
On the 21st (Sat), appreciate the history behind Australian War Memorial, stroll the grounds of Peronne Road Cemetery, stroll the grounds of 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 steep yourself in history at Lochnagar Crater.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Albert day trip app .

Drive from Paris to Albert in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Albert are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Albert

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lochnagar Crater, Bernafay Wood British Cemetery, Australian National Memorial, Serre Road Cemetery No.2, Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial
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Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial ©
Australian National Memorial ©
Australian National Memorial
Serre Road Cemetery No.2 ©
Serre Road Cemetery No.2

3
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like American Cemetery & Memorial and Pegasus Memorial (Memorial Pegasus). Change things up with these side-trips from Bayeux: Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James (in Saint James) and Chateau Guillaume le Conquerant (in Falaise). There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach, take in the pleasant sights at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bayeux trip tool .

Drive from Albert to Bayeux in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Bayeux sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Amboise.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, Pegasus Memorial, Omaha Beach
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
American Cemetery & Memorial ©
American Cemetery & Memorial
 Bayeux War Cemetery ©
Bayeux War Cemetery

2
nights
Amboise

Amboise ©
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chambord, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Vincent-de-Paul.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Amboise online travel route planner .

You can drive from Bayeux to Amboise in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In September in Amboise, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 53°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Chateau de Chambord, Eglise Saint-Vincent-de-Paul
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Chateau de Chambord ©
Chateau de Chambord
Eglise Saint-Vincent-de-Paul ©
Eglise Saint-Vincent-de-Paul

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