11 days in France Itinerary

11 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Durham
Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
Marseille
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
2
Saint-Raphael
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Nice
— 3 nights
+2
Tram + Fly + Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Bayeux
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Paris
— 4 nights
Fly:  12 h 45 min
End: Durham

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and then explore the world behind art at MAC - Musee d'Art Contemporain.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Marseille trip itinerary tool.

Durham, USA to Marseille is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Traveling from Durham in April, you will find days in Marseille are little chillier (67°F), and nights are about the same (48°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Marseille

Museums Historic Sites
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
MAC - Musee d'Art Contemporain ©
MAC - Musee d'Art Contemporain

1
night
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): make a trip to Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Jerusalem and then make a trip to Massif de l'Esterel.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Saint-Raphael online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Saint-Raphael takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in April, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.
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Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Jerusalem ©
Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Jerusalem

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.
Nice is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, and make a trip to Promenade des Anglais.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nice sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Saint-Raphael to Nice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Saint-Raphael in April, expect nights in Nice to be somewhat warmer, around 52°F, while days are little chillier, around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Wineries Tours
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Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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 24th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, and then stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bayeux online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Nice to Bayeux by combination of tram, flight, and car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Nice in April: high temperatures in Bayeux hover around 58°F and lows are around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Paris.

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

4
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, wander the streets of Le Marais, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Paris tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bayeux to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In April in Paris, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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