15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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15 days in France Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly + train:  14​h 45​min
1
Bayeux
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Perros-Guirec
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 15​min
3
Carcassonne Center
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Avignon
— 2 nights
+2
train + shuttle + Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Calvi, Corsica
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Paris
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Minneapolis

1
night
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 15th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, then contemplate the long history of Remains Mulberry Harbour, and finally examine the collection at Musee du debarquement. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc, stroll the grounds of American Cemetery & Memorial, and then learn about all things military at Museum of the Battle of Normandy.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bayeux tour app .

Minneapolis, USA to Bayeux is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to Bayeux is 7 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Minneapolis in June, with highs in Bayeux at 69°F and lows at 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Arromanches-les-Bains, Normandy American Cemetery, Pointe du Hoc
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc

2
nights
Perros-Guirec

Perros-Guirec ©
Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
On the 17th (Mon), kick back and relax at Tregastel - la Greve Blanche, enjoy the sea views from Ploumanac'h LIghthouse, then get to know the fascinating history of Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h, and finally stroll through Sentier des douaniers. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Ile de Batz, then pause for some serene contemplation at La Cathedrale Saint-Tugdual, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Perros-Guirec attractions planning app .

You can drive from Bayeux to Perros-Guirec in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Perros-Guirec can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ploumanac'h LIghthouse, La Cathedrale Saint-Tugdual, Ile de Batz, Plage de la Greve Blanche
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Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h ©
Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h
Sentier des douaniers ©
Sentier des douaniers
Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles ©
Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles

1
night
Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
On the 19th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, then wander the streets of Carcassonne Medieval City, then steep yourself in history at Chateaux de Lastours, and finally examine the collection at Le Moulin à Papier de Brousses. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Domaine J.Laurens, learn about winemaking at O'Vineyards, then step into the grandiose world of Cité de Carcassonne, then steep yourself in history at Cathar Castles, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau Comtal.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Carcassonne Center driving holiday planner .

Drive from Perros-Guirec to Carcassonne Center in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Perros-Guirec in June: high temperatures in Carcassonne Center hover around 79°F and lows are around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Avignon.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wineries

Side Trips

Le Moulin à Papier de Brousses, O'Vineyards, Chateaux de Lastours, Domaine J.Laurens
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Eglise Saint-Nazaire ©
Eglise Saint-Nazaire
Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles

2
nights
Avignon

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): make a trip to Palais des Papes, then contemplate the long history of Pont d'Avignon, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Baux de Provence, and finally steep yourself in history at Amphitheatre (les Arenes). Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Roman Theatre of Orange, take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque, and then get great views at Le Sentier des Ocres.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Avignon trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Carcassonne Center to Avignon by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trips

Gordes, Roman Theatre of Orange, Amphitheatre (les Arenes), Chateau des Baux de Provence
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Le Sentier des Ocres ©
Le Sentier des Ocres
Roman Theatre of Orange ©
Roman Theatre of Orange

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.
On the 23rd (Sun), contemplate the long history of Bonifacio Citadel and then stroll through Plage de Stagnolu. Keep things going the next day: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then kick back and relax at Plage du Petit Sperone, then Head underground at Grottes de Bonifacio, and finally don't miss a visit to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps).

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Traveling by combination of train, flight, and taxi from Avignon to Bonifacio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. June in Bonifacio sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Calvi.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bonifacio Citadel ©
Bonifacio Citadel
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone
Grottes de Bonifacio ©
Grottes de Bonifacio

2
nights
Calvi, Corsica

Calvi ©
Calvi is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.It is the seat of the Canton of Calvi, which contains Calvi and one other commune, Lumio. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): make a trip to Chapelle de Notre Dame de la Serra, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de l'Ostriconi, then look for all kinds of wild species at Punta Spano, and finally steep yourself in history at Citadelle de Calvi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Arinella and Algaio Beach, then stroll through Aregno Beach, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Calvi road trip planner.

Drive from Bonifacio to Calvi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Calvi can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Aregno Beach, Plage de l'Ostriconi
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Citadelle de Calvi ©
Citadelle de Calvi
Scuba & Snorkeling
Aregno Beach ©
Aregno Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Calvi to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Calvi in June, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 74°F and 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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