10 days in France Itinerary

10 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Calgary
Fly:  13 h
1
Paris
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
2
Bayeux
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Saint-Malo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Plevenon
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 day
Bus + Train:  5 h 45 min
6
Rouen
— 1 night
+3
Train + Foot + Train + Fly:  14 h
End: Calgary

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Arc de Triomphe and Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse. Step off the beaten path and head to Pere-Lachaise Cemetery and Musee du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Musee Marmottan Monet, examine the collection at Atelier des Lumieres, make a trip to Hotel de Ville, and step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Paris vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Calgary, Canada to Paris is an approximately 12.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Calgary to Paris is 8 hours. Traveling from Calgary in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 16°C in Paris. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

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Pere-Lachaise Cemetery ©
Pere-Lachaise Cemetery
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Musee Marmottan Monet ©
Musee Marmottan Monet

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 13th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Atelier Galerie Ludovic Grand-Guillot, take in the exciting artwork at Normandie Savoir-Faire, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, witness the site of a historic battle at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach, then appreciate the history behind D-Day Monument, and finally learn about all things military at Musee D-Day Omaha.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bayeux road trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Paris to Bayeux takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Bayeux, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Malo.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach, Musee D-Day Omaha
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Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame
Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach ©

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Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo ©
Once the feared base of pirates and heavily fortified against Norman attacks, today's coastal Saint-Malo is one of the top tourist draws.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Le monde du coquillage, stroll through GR 34, then have fun and explore at Etoile du Roy, and finally kick back and relax at Plage du Sillon. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Long cours et Cap Horniers (tour Solidor), then don't miss a visit to Les Remparts de Saint-Malo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Bon-Secours, and finally contemplate the long history of Villa les Roches Brunes.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Saint-Malo road trip site.

Drive from Bayeux to Saint-Malo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Saint-Malo are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Plevenon.

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Villa les Roches Brunes
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Plage du Sillon ©
Plage du Sillon
Villa les Roches Brunes ©
Villa les Roches Brunes
Le monde du coquillage ©
Le monde du coquillage

1
night
Plevenon

Plevenon ©
Plévenon is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department of Brittany in northwestern France.On January 1, 1973, Plévenon was merged with the commune of Pléherel, after which the new commune was called Fréhel. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Cap Fréhel, enjoy the sea views from Phare du Cap Fréhel, then don't miss a visit to Fort La Latte, and finally make a trip to Port Nieux.

To find more things to do and tourist information, go to the Plevenon road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Saint-Malo to Plevenon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. August in Plevenon sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Plevenon

Historic Sites
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Cap Fréhel ©
Cap Fréhel
Fort La Latte ©
Fort La Latte
Phare du Cap Fréhel ©
Phare du Cap Fréhel

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day
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. On the 17th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Tour de L'Arcade, stroll the grounds of Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes, contemplate the long history of Maison de Bertrand du Guesclin, then make a trip to La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel, and finally make a trip to Grand Degre.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Mont-Saint-Michel trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Plevenon to Mont-Saint-Michel in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Mont-Saint-Michel are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rouen.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes
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Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes ©
Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes
La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel ©
La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel

1
night
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
On the 18th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Eglise Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc, take a stroll through Rue du Gros-Horloge, steep yourself in history at Gros-Horloge, don't miss a visit to Parlement de Normandie, then examine the collection at Musee des Antiquites, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee d'Histoire Naturelle de Rouen.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rouen tour itinerary website.

Getting from Mont-Saint-Michel to Rouen by combination of bus and train takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rouen

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Musee des Antiquites ©
Musee des Antiquites
Gros-Horloge ©
Gros-Horloge
Rue du Gros-Horloge ©
Rue du Gros-Horloge

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