12 days in France Itinerary

12 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 4 nights
2
Bayeux
— 2 nights
3
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
4
Nice
— 4 nights

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, and contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip app.

Chennai, India to Paris is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Chennai to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chennai in June, expect Paris to be cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

2
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Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
On the 6th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, thenstroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, thentake an in-depth tour of Pegasus Memorial, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bayeux trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Paris to Bayeux by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Paris, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Bayeux, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Pegasus Memorial, Normandy American Cemetery, Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant
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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

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James and then admire the striking features of Mont Saint-Michel.

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You can take a train from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel in 4 hours. June in Mont-Saint-Michel sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©

4
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.
Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois (in Tanneron) and Massif de l'Esterel (in Agay). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Nice trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Mont-Saint-Michel to Nice takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel in June, with highs in Nice at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Massif de l'Esterel, Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois
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Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel

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