15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 3 nights
2
Rouen
— 2 nights
3
Caen
— 3 nights
4
Aix-en-Provence
— 2 nights
5
Nice
— 3 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, and stop by Montmartre.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Paris road trip planning website.

San Francisco, USA to Paris is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Paris is 9 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in February, expect Paris to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
On the 10th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Chateau de Martainville, admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, wander the streets of Rue du Gros-Horloge, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Saint-Sever, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Ecomusee de la Pomme et du Cidre, thensee the interesting displays at V1 Site at Val Ygot, thenexamine the collection at Musee de la Corderie Vallois, and finally steep yourself in history at Gros-Horloge.

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Getting from Paris to Rouen by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In February in Rouen, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Caen.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

V1 Site at Val Ygot, Musee de la Corderie Vallois, Chateau de Martainville, Ecomusee de la Pomme et du Cidre
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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
Gros-Horloge ©
Gros-Horloge

3
nights
Caen

Caen ©
Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was buried there, and for the Battle for Caen--heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Memorial de Caen and Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Pegasus Memorial and Airborne Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Caen side-trips: Normandy American Cemetery (in Colleville-sur-Mer), Cathedrale Notre-Dame (in Bayeux) and Pointe du Hoc (in Cricqueville-en-Bessin). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Omaha Beach, get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, read Caen trip maker website.

Drive from Rouen to Caen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in February, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Caen

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Bayeux, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Airborne Museum, Omaha Beach, Pegasus Memorial
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc

2
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, examine the collection at Site Memorial du Camp des Milles, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale La Major. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre, thensee the interesting displays at Fondation Vasarely, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine.

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You can fly from Caen to Aix-en-Provence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. When traveling from Caen in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Aix-en-Provence: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marseille, Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine
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Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre ©
Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine ©
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and La Maison du Portal. Step off the beaten path and head to Saint-Paul de Vence and Eglise. Step out of Nice with an excursion to Église Saint Veran in Utelle--about 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Palais Lascaris, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapelle Saint Hospice, and stop by Vieille Ville.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Nice trip site.

Traveling by car from Aix-en-Provence to Nice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Aix-en-Provence in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of °F in Nice. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Eglise, Saint-Paul de Vence, La Maison du Portal, Église Saint Veran
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Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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