14 days in France Itinerary

14 days in France Itinerary

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14 days in France Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Paris
— 3 nights
2
Bayeux
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Nice
— 3 nights
4
Marseille
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

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, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and stroll around Luxembourg Gardens.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Paris itinerary app .

Mumbai, India to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Paris, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, Paris is much colder than Mumbai - with highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

3
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Get out of town with these interesting Bayeux side-trips: Mont-Saint-Michel (Terrasse de l'Ouest & Mont Saint-Michel) and Etretat (Chemin des Douaniers & Falaises d'Etretat). The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of American Cemetery & Memorial and admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Bayeux day trip planning app .

Getting from Paris to Bayeux by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Etretat, Mont-Saint-Michel, American Cemetery & Memorial, Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery
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American Cemetery & Memorial ©
American Cemetery & Memorial
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

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.
Step out of Nice to go to Agay and see Massif de l'Esterel, which is approximately 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur, and get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Nice trip builder website .

You can fly from Bayeux to Nice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December, Nice is a bit warmer than Bayeux - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Massif de l'Esterel, Eglise St Pierre & Paul
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Marseille: La Ciotat (Musee des Chantiers Naval & Route des Cretes), Bibliotheque Municipale de Cassis (in Cassis) and Aix-en-Provence (Fondation Vasarely, Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, & more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, get your game on at Laser game Evolution, pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame de Consolation, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Marseille driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Marseille takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in December, expect little chillier with lows of 5°C in Marseille. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, La Ciotat, Notre Dame de Consolation, Virtual Room Toulon, Laser game Evolution
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Musee Granet ©
Musee Granet
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

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