12 days in France Itinerary

12 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 3 nights
2
Bayeux
— 1 night
3
Marseille
— 2 nights
4
Saint-Raphael
— 2 nights
5
Nice
— 3 nights

3
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.
Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris road trip planner.

Hyderabad, India to Paris is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Hyderabad to Paris, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hyderabad in November, things will get colder in Paris: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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 29th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, and then stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bayeux online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Paris to Bayeux in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Marseille.

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

2
nights
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 30th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Aviasim Aix-en-Provence, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee Granet. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale La Major, head outdoors with Cape Canaille, thentake a memorable drive along Route des Cretes, thensee the interesting displays at Musee des Chantiers Naval, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Michel Church.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Marseille online tour itinerary builder.

Fly from Bayeux to Marseille in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Bayeux, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Marseille, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Marseille

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, Cassis, La Ciotat
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Musee Granet ©
Musee Granet
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

2
nights
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 2nd (Mon): appreciate the history behind Notre Dame d‘Afrique, make a trip to Massif de l'Esterel, and then look for gifts at Sac a Main en Liege. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mont Vinaigre, thenstroll the grounds of Cimetiere marin de Saint-Tropez, thenpick up some new knowledge with Kelys, and finally learn about winemaking at Domaine Val d'Iris.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint-Raphael trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Marseille to Saint-Raphael in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. December in Saint-Raphael sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Frejus, Domaine Val d'Iris, Kelys, Notre Dame d‘Afrique, Cimetiere marin de Saint-Tropez
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Mont Vinaigre ©
Mont Vinaigre
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Notre Dame d‘Afrique ©
Notre Dame d‘Afrique

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.
On the 4th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, wander the streets of Vieille Ville, thentake some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at La Brasserie Artisanale de Nice. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Nice road trip planning tool.

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. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Nice when traveling from Saint-Raphael in December, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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