11 days in Paris, Bayeux & Loire Valley Itinerary

11 days in Paris, Bayeux & Loire Valley Itinerary

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11 days in Paris, Bayeux & Loire Valley Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  8​h
1
Paris
— 1 day
2
Bayeux
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Orleans
— 3 nights
4
Paris
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Atlanta

1
day
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.
On the 17th (Tue), shop like a local with Le Marais.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Paris holiday planner.

Atlanta, USA to Paris is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Atlanta to Paris. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Atlanta in September: high temperatures in Paris hover around 70°F and lows are around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for the train ride to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Neighborhoods Shopping
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Le Marais ©
Le Marais

2
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): stroll the grounds of American Cemetery & Memorial, then admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, and finally contemplate the long history of Remains Mulberry Harbour.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Bayeux trip itinerary planning site .

You can take a train from Paris to Bayeux in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Orleans.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

American Cemetery & Memorial, Remains Mulberry Harbour
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American Cemetery & Memorial ©
American Cemetery & Memorial
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery ©
Bayeux War Cemetery

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nights
Orleans

Orleans ©
Orléans is a city in north-central France, about 111km southwest of Paris. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orléans Cathedral, look for gifts at L'Atelier des Chimeres, then make a trip to Chateau de Chambord, and finally contemplate the long history of Hotel Groslot.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Orleans trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Bayeux to Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in September, and nighttime lows around 51°F. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Paris.

Things to do in Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Chateau de Chambord, Briare aqueduct Pont-canal de Briare
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Chateau de Chambord ©
Chateau de Chambord
Orléans Cathedral ©
Orléans Cathedral
Briare aqueduct Pont-canal de Briare ©

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nights
Paris

Paris ©
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Enjoy Paris some more: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees, and take a stroll through Montmartre.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Orleans to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

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Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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