15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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15 days in France Itinerary

Start: Puerto Vallarta
Fly + Drive:  18 h
1
Albi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Carcassonne
— 2 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
Bayeux
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
6
Paris
— 4 nights
Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: Puerto Vallarta

1
night
Albi

Albi ©
Albi is a commune in southern France. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Forteresse de Najac. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy, then admire the natural beauty at Les Jardins de la Berbie, then admire the striking features of Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee Toulouse-Lautrec.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Albi journey builder site.

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico to Albi is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Puerto Vallarta to Albi due to the time zone difference. In June, Albi is little chillier than Puerto Vallarta - with highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Albi

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Forteresse de Najac
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Forteresse de Najac ©
Forteresse de Najac
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile ©
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile
Musee Toulouse-Lautrec ©
Musee Toulouse-Lautrec

2
nights
Sarlat-la-Caneda

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Milandes, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Castelnaud, and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Beynac. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): make a trip to Vieux Sarlat, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Commarque, then explore the historical opulence of The Maison Forte de Reignac, and finally steep yourself in history at Roc de Cazelle.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Sarlat-la-Caneda tour builder website.

Traveling by car from Albi to Sarlat-la-Caneda takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In June in Sarlat-la-Caneda, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, The Maison Forte de Reignac, Chateau de Beynac
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Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes
Chateau de Beynac ©
Chateau de Beynac
The Maison Forte de Reignac ©
The Maison Forte de Reignac

2
nights
Carcassonne

Carcassonne ©
Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
On the 21st (Sun), contemplate the long history of Cathar Castles, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau Comtal, and finally wander the streets of Cité de Carcassonne. On your second day here, do a tasting at Chateau St Jacques d’Albas, then learn about winemaking at Chateau Canet, then do a tasting at O'Vineyards, and finally learn about winemaking at Winemaker Workshops.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Carcassonne road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Carcassonne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Wineries Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles
O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards
Chateau Comtal ©
Chateau Comtal

2
nights
Bonifacio, Corsica

Bonifacio ©
At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Bonifacio Citadel, step off the mainland to explore Iles Lavezzi, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Petit Sperone. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps), then Head underground at Grottes de Bonifacio, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Plage De Roccapina.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bonifacio travel planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Carcassonne to Bonifacio takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Plage De Roccapina
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Bonifacio Citadel ©
Bonifacio Citadel
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone
Grottes de Bonifacio ©
Grottes de Bonifacio

2
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
On the 25th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema, then take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, then stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, then take in the history at Omaha Beach, then steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bayeux trip planner.

You can fly from Bonifacio to Bayeux in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Bonifacio in June: high temperatures in Bayeux hover around 24°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Pointe du Hoc, Normandy American Cemetery, Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema, Omaha Beach
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Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema ©
Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Change things up with a short trip to Chateau de Fontainebleau in Fontainebleau (about 50 minutes away). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Montmartre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, and admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

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Take a train from Bayeux to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Paris, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Chateau de Fontainebleau
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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