13 days in France Itinerary

13 days in France Itinerary

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1
Marseille
— 2 nights
2
Saint-Raphael
— 2 nights
3
Nice
— 3 nights
4
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
5
Bayeux
— 1 night
6
Paris
— 3 nights

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.
On the 21st (Tue), steep yourself in history at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, make a trip to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale La Major, take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques, and then take a memorable drive along Calanque de Port-Miou.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Marseille trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Marseille is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Marseille. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cairo in April: high temperatures in Marseille hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive 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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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Calanques ©
Calanques

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 23rd (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Notre Dame d‘Afrique, thenmake a trip to Massif de l'Esterel, and then stop by Catalan Bougie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere marin de Saint-Tropez, take in the architecture and design of Kelys, thendo a tasting at Domaine Val d'Iris, and finally examine the collection at Musee des Troupes de Marine.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint-Raphael trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Saint-Raphael takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Saint-Raphael can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Museums Wineries Classes

Side Trips

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

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, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, steep yourself in history at Palais Lascaris, and don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Nice trip planner.

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. Traveling from Saint-Raphael in April, you will find days in Nice are little chillier (°C), and nights are a bit warmer (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Food Tours
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Promenade des Anglais ©
Promenade des Anglais

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James and then admire the striking features of Mont Saint-Michel.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Mont-Saint-Michel trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Nice to Mont-Saint-Michel in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Nice in April; daily highs in Mont-Saint-Michel reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel 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
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bayeux trip planner.

Traveling by train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bayeux takes 4 hours. In April, daytime highs in Bayeux are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car 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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, make a trip to Champs-Elysees, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, and contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Paris visit planner.

You can drive from Bayeux to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

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

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