14 days in France Itinerary

14 days in France Itinerary

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1
Paris
— 4 nights
2
Colmar
— 2 nights
3
Bordeaux
— 3 nights
4
Tours
— 2 nights

4
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.
Louvre Museum and Le Marais are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Montmartre, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Paris online journey planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Paris is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Melbourne to Paris. Traveling from Melbourne in April, things will get a bit cooler in Paris: highs are around 18°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Colmar.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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Colmar

Colmar ©
Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
On the 7th (Tue), learn about winemaking at Vin d'Alsace HORCHER, then make a trip to Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, then learn about winemaking at Domaine Hubert Meyer, and finally do a tasting at Domaine Albert Seltz. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Gerald Kieffer Vins d'Alsace, learn about winemaking at Domaine Bernard Humbrecht, and then take a stroll through Little Venice.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Colmar trip builder.

You can take a train from Paris to Colmar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Colmar can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Colmar

Wineries · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Domaine Bernard Humbrecht, Domaine Albert Seltz, Domaine Hubert Meyer, Gerald Kieffer Vins d'Alsace, Vin d'Alsace HORCHER
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Domaine Albert Seltz ©
Domaine Albert Seltz
Vin d'Alsace HORCHER ©
Vin d'Alsace HORCHER
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg

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Bordeaux

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chateau Cantenac and St. Andre Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Bordeaux: Chateau Combrillac (in Prigonrieux), Chateau Belingard (in Pomport) and Chateau Cluzeau (in Sigoules-et-Flaugeac). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Chateau Beaurang.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bordeaux trip itinerary app.

Getting from Colmar to Bordeaux by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In April in Bordeaux, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Tours.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saint-Emilion, Vignobles Dubard, Chateau Paloumey, Chateau Combrillac, Chateau de Panisseau
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St. Andre Cathedral ©
St. Andre Cathedral
Chateau Cantenac ©
Chateau Cantenac
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Chateau Paloumey

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Tours

Tours ©
Famous for its original medieval district, Tours is famous for its cafes that serve regional wines and interesting architectural bridges crossing the river Loire.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Chateau Royal d'Amboise, make a trip to Chateau de Chambord, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Vincent-de-Paul.

Make your Tours itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by train from Bordeaux to Tours takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tours

Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Chateau Royal d'Amboise, Chateau du Petit Thouars, Chateau de Chambord, Eglise Saint-Vincent-de-Paul
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Chateau de Chambord ©
Chateau de Chambord
Chateau Royal d'Amboise ©
Chateau Royal d'Amboise
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Chateau du Petit Thouars

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