15 days in France & Lauterbrunnen Itinerary

15 days in France & Lauterbrunnen Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Rouen, France
— 1 night
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Etretat, France
— 1 night
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Bayeux, France
— 1 night
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Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— 1 night
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Sarlat-la-Caneda, France
— 1 night
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Les Baux de Provence, France
— 1 night
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Chamonix, France
— 1 night
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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Colmar, France
— 1 night

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nights
Paris, France

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: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sainte-Chapelle.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Paris online route builder.

Salt Lake City, USA to Paris is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to Paris is 8 hours. Traveling from Salt Lake City in May, you will find days in Paris are slightly colder (64°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rouen.

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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Rouen, France

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, take an in-depth tour of Historial Jeanne d’Arc, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, then pause for some photo ops at Gros-Horloge, and finally examine the collection at Musee Secq des Tournelles.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Rouen day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Paris to Rouen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Etretat.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums · Historic Sites
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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
Musee Secq des Tournelles ©
Musee Secq des Tournelles

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night
Etretat, France

Etretat ©
Etretat is a small coastal village on the Alabaster Coast in Normandy.
On the 15th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Porte d’Aval, take some stellar pictures from Falaises d'Etretat, then make a trip to Chemin des Douaniers, and finally kick back and relax at Plage Du Tilleul.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Etretat online route builder.

Getting from Rouen to Etretat by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May in Etretat, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Etretat

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Plage Du Tilleul
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Chemin des Douaniers ©
Chemin des Douaniers
Porte d’Aval ©
Porte d’Aval

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Bayeux, France

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 16th (Sat): take in the history at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach, then stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, then stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

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

Getting from Etretat to Bayeux by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Bayeux are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Colleville-sur-Mer
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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

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Mont-Saint-Michel, France

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): trek along Sport Evasion Mont Saint Michel - Day Tours, then stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, then pause for some serene contemplation at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mont-Saint-Michel trip itinerary website.

Getting from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel by train takes about 4 hours. In May in Mont-Saint-Michel, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, Sport Evasion Mont Saint Michel - Day Tours
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©
Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel ©

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Sarlat-la-Caneda, France

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©
Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
On the 18th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Vieux Sarlat, relax in the rural setting at Les Noyeraies du Landers, and then stroll around Les Jardins de Marqueyssac. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Milandes, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Castelnaud, and then appreciate the history behind Le Badaud de Sarlat.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sarlat-la-Caneda travel route planning tool.

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Mont-Saint-Michel to Sarlat-la-Caneda in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. When traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sarlat-la-Caneda, with highs around 71°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Les Baux de Provence.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Les Jardins de Marqueyssac
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Les Noyeraies du Landers ©
Les Noyeraies du Landers
Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes
Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud

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Les Baux de Provence, France

Les Baux de Provence ©
Les Baux-de-Provence is a French commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department of the province of Provence in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southern France. On the 20th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Des Images, explore the world behind art at Carrieres des Lumieres, relax in the rural setting at Moulin CastelaS, admire the striking features of Chateau des Baux de Provence, then see the interesting displays at Musee des Santons, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee Yves Brayer.

Find out how to plan Les Baux de Provence trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Les Baux de Provence takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Les Baux de Provence are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Chamonix.

Things to do in Les Baux de Provence

Historic Sites · Museums
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Chateau des Baux de Provence ©
Chateau des Baux de Provence
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres
Cathedrale Des Images ©
Cathedrale Des Images

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Chamonix, France

"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): fly down the slopes at Sport 2000 Cham'Sport Aiguille du Midi, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take in the awesome beauty at Aiguille du Midi, and finally don't miss a visit to Glacier des Bossons.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Chamonix online holiday builder.

Traveling by car from Les Baux de Provence to Chamonix takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Chamonix

Outdoors · Parks · Nature
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Glacier des Bossons ©
Glacier des Bossons

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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Lauterbrunnen Church and then take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Lauterbrunnen tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Chamonix to Lauterbrunnen takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Colmar.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Tours · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jungfraujoch
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Lauterbrunnen Church ©
Lauterbrunnen Church

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Colmar, France

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): wander the streets of Little Venice.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Colmar tour itinerary website.

You can drive from Lauterbrunnen to Colmar in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Colmar

Neighborhoods
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice

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