13 days in France Itinerary

13 days in France Itinerary

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13 days in France Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Marseille
— 2 nights
2
Saint-Raphael
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Nice
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + bus + subway + bus:  6​h 15​min
4
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Bayeux
— 1 night
6
Paris
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Cairo

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 21st (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, then don't miss a visit to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale La Major, then take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques, and then cruise along Calanque de Port-Miou.

Before you visit Marseille, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Cairo, Egypt to Marseille is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Cairo to Marseille, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cairo in April, with highs in Marseille at 22°C and lows at 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Marseille

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cassis, Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence
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Calanques ©
Calanques
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

2
nights
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
On the 23rd (Thu), appreciate the history behind Notre Dame d‘Afrique, don't miss a visit to Massif de l'Esterel, and then look for gifts at Catalan Bougie. Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Cimetiere marin de Saint-Tropez, take in the architecture and design of Kelys, then do a tasting at Domaine Val d'Iris, and finally examine the collection at Musee des Troupes de Marine.

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Drive from Marseille to Saint-Raphael in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Saint-Raphael sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Classes Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Musee des Troupes de Marine, Kelys, Domaine Val d'Iris, Notre Dame d‘Afrique, Cimetiere marin de Saint-Tropez
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Domaine Val d'Iris ©
Domaine Val d'Iris
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Musee des Troupes de Marine ©
Musee des Troupes de Marine

3
nights
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, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, and contemplate the long history of Palais Lascaris.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Nice trip maker .

Drive from Saint-Raphael to Nice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Saint-Raphael in April, you will find days in Nice are little chillier (20°C), and nights are a bit warmer (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Food Tours
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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 28th (Tue): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James and then admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Mont-Saint-Michel day trip planning site .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Nice to Mont-Saint-Michel in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Nice in April, with highs in Mont-Saint-Michel at 17°C and lows at 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bayeux.

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

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 (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and then stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bayeux tour planner.

Getting from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bayeux by car takes about 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Bayeux are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train 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

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by train from Bayeux to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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