15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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15 days in France Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  10 h
1
Paris
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Marseille
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Saint-Raphael
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Nice
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Doha

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, wander the streets of Le Marais, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

Doha, Qatar to Paris is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Doha to Paris due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Doha in March: high temperatures in Paris hover around 13°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Marseille side-trips: Palais des Papes (in Avignon), Virtual Room Toulon (in La Valette-du-Var) and Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence (in Aix-en-Provence). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Trophyme, explore the striking landscape at Sentier Jean Francois Jube, and get your game on at Laser game Evolution.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Marseille trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Marseille takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in March, expect nights in Marseille to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Marseille

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bormes-Les-Mimosas, Palais des Papes, Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, Sentier Jean Francois Jube, Eglise Saint-Francois de Sales
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Sentier sous marin ©
Sentier sous marin
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes

3
nights
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint-Raphael: Massif du Tanneron (in Tanneron), Sainte-Maxime (Kelys & Domaine de La Pierre Plantee) and La Ferme des Cairns (in Seillans).

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Saint-Raphael trip builder app .

You can drive from Marseille to Saint-Raphael in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Saint-Raphael are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Parks Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Sainte-Maxime, Kuentz le Monde des Cactus, Notre Dame d‘Afrique, Massif du Tanneron, La Ferme des Cairns
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Massif du Tanneron ©
Massif du Tanneron
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
La Ferme des Cairns ©
La Ferme des Cairns

4
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.
Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Sentier de la Vallee de la Brague (in Valbonne) and Galerie Lifetime Gallery (in Mougins). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall, pause for some serene contemplation at St Nicholas Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our 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. In March, daytime highs in Nice are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Galerie Lifetime Gallery, Sentier de la Vallee de la Brague
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Food Tours
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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