13 days in France Itinerary

13 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Chicago
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Rouen
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Bayeux
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Perros-Guirec
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
4
Nice
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Orcieres
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Meribel
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 15 min
7
Paris
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Chicago

1
day
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, examine the collection at Musee de la Corderie Vallois, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Rue du Gros-Horloge, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rouen trip website.

Chicago, USA to Rouen is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Rouen is 7 hours. In February, Rouen is a bit warmer than Chicago - with highs of 45°F and lows of 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Musee de la Corderie Vallois
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Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Rue du Gros-Horloge ©
Rue du Gros-Horloge

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.
On the 9th (Sat), admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, witness the site of a historic battle at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, and finally take in the history at Omaha Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, thenadmire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and then get engrossed in the history at Memorial de Caen.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bayeux itinerary app.

You can drive from Rouen to Bayeux in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in February, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Memorial de Caen, Omaha Beach, Pointe du Hoc
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc

2
nights
Perros-Guirec

Perros-Guirec ©
Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de la Greve Blanche, and then explore the striking landscape at Falaises de Tredrez. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage du Moulin, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Plage Bonaparte, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Marais du Quellen, and finally identify plant and animal life at Sentier de L'ile Renote.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Perros-Guirec itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bayeux to Perros-Guirec in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 48°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Tregastel, Plage du Moulin, Plage Bonaparte, Marais du Quellen, Falaises de Tredrez
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Falaises de Tredrez ©
Falaises de Tredrez
Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h ©
Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h
Plage Bonaparte ©
Plage Bonaparte

1
night
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 13th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapelle Saint Hospice and then step off the mainland to explore Lérins Islands. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, thenexplore the galleries of Palais Lascaris, thencontemplate the long history of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, and finally make a trip to Eglise.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Nice trip planner.

Fly from Perros-Guirec to Nice in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Perros-Guirec in February, expect nights in Nice to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Orcieres.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Eglise, Lérins Islands
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

1
night
Orcieres

Orcieres ©
Orcières is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): get outside with ecrins vol libre, fly down the slopes at Ski Orcieres Merlette, and then fly down the slopes at Winter Parc.

To find out how to plan a trip to Orcieres, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Nice to Orcieres takes 4 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Nice in February, with highs in Orcieres at 45°F and lows at 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Meribel.

Things to do in Orcieres

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Winter Parc ©
Winter Parc
Ski Orcieres Merlette ©
Ski Orcieres Merlette

1
night
Meribel

Meribel
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): fly down the slopes at Raquett'Evasion, thenhit the slopes at Elements Park, thenlet the kids burn off some steam at Dragon de l'Altai, and finally hit the slopes at La Piste des Animaux.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Meribel trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Orcieres to Meribel takes 3.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Meribel when traveling from Orcieres in February, with lows around 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Meribel

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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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.
Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, and get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Paris online itinerary builder.

You can fly from Meribel to Paris in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) 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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