11 days in France Itinerary

11 days in France Itinerary

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1
Paris
— 2 nights
2
Strasbourg
— 2 nights
3
Caen
— 2 nights
4
Nice
— 3 nights

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Louvre Museum and Montmartre. Do your shopping at Champs-Elysees and Laurence Esnol Gallery. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Paris holiday maker tool.

Chandigarh, India to Paris is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. April in Paris sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can take a train to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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Strasbourg

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
On the 1st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of La Petite France, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, then contemplate the long history of Protestant Church of St. Peter the Younger, and finally learn about winemaking at Domaine Albert Seltz.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Strasbourg travel itinerary planner.

Take a train from Paris to Strasbourg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Strasbourg can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 2nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Caen.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Domaine Albert Seltz, NaturoparC - Hunawihr
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Domaine Albert Seltz ©
Domaine Albert Seltz
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg
La Petite France ©
La Petite France

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Caen

Caen ©
Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was buried there, and for the Battle for Caen--heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city.
On the 3rd (Sun), examine the collection at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye aux Dames, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye aux Hommes.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Caen trip planner.

Fly from Strasbourg to Caen in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Strasbourg, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Caen, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Caen

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Abbaye aux Dames ©
Abbaye aux Dames
Abbaye aux Hommes
Abbaye aux Hommes

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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.
Vieille Ville and La Croisette will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Le Suquet and Musée Marc Chagall. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, enjoy the sand and surf at Castel Plage, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, and steep yourself in history at Palais Lascaris.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Nice itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Caen to Nice takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Caen in May, things will get a bit warmer in Nice: highs are around 24°C and lows about 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Cannes, Chapelle Saint-Bernardin
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet

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