16 days in France Itinerary

16 days in France Itinerary

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16 days in France Itinerary

Start: Curitiba
Fly:  17​h
1
Paris
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
La Chaussee-Saint-Victor
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
4
Amboise
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Bayeux
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Nantes
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Nice
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Curitiba


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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.
On the 16th (Mon), make a trip to Eiffel Tower, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and finally admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary site .

Curitiba, Brazil to Paris is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Curitiba to Paris is 4 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Orleans.

Things to do in Paris

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

2
nights
Orleans

Orleans ©
Orléans is a city in north-central France, about 111km southwest of Paris. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Place du Martroi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Orléans Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Centre-ville, then walk around Parc Floral Orleans, and finally contemplate the long history of Hotel Groslot.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Orleans trip planning website .

Getting from Paris to Orleans by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September in Orleans, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to La Chaussee-Saint-Victor.

Things to do in Orleans

Historic Sites Parks
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Orléans Cathedral ©
Orléans Cathedral
Hotel Groslot ©
Hotel Groslot
Parc Floral Orleans ©
Parc Floral Orleans

1
day
La Chaussee-Saint-Victor

La Chaussee-Saint-Victor ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Saint-Louis de Chambord, then don't miss a visit to Chateau de Chambord, then admire the natural beauty at Les Jardins de l’Ancien Eveche, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau Royal de Blois.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our La Chaussee-Saint-Victor trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Orleans to La Chaussee-Saint-Victor in an hour. In September, daytime highs in La Chaussee-Saint-Victor are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Amboise.

Things to do in La Chaussee-Saint-Victor

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Blois, Chambord
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Chateau de Chambord ©
Chateau de Chambord
Chateau Royal de Blois
Chateau Royal de Blois
Saint-Louis de Chambord ©
Saint-Louis de Chambord

2
nights
Amboise

Amboise ©
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. On the 20th (Fri), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Closerie de Chanteloup, then admire the natural beauty at Chateau Royal d'Amboise, then get engrossed in the history at Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci, and finally do a tasting at Plou Et Fils.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Amboise trip planner.

Traveling by car from La Chaussee-Saint-Victor to Amboise takes an hour. Traveling from La Chaussee-Saint-Victor in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Amboise, with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites Museums Wineries
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Chateau Royal d'Amboise ©
Chateau Royal d'Amboise
Plou Et Fils ©
Plou Et Fils

3
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Bayeux is known for museums, historic sites, parks, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, take in the history at Around Europe Battlefields Tours Day Tours, don't miss a visit to Reporters Memorial, and stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bayeux journey maker app .

Traveling by car from Amboise to Bayeux takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nantes.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery ©
Bayeux War Cemetery
Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame

2
nights
Nantes

Nantes ©
Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Plantes, step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, then examine the collection at Les Machines de L'ile, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul. On the next day, hike along Voie Verte Carquefou - Saint-Mars-la-Jaille, take a stroll through Passage Pommeraye, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Nantes trip planner .

You can drive from Bayeux to Nantes in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Nantes

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Jardin des Plantes ©
Jardin des Plantes
Les Machines de L'ile ©
Les Machines de L'ile
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne ©
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne

3
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.
Nice is known for museums, historic sites, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, pause for some serene contemplation at St Nicholas Cathedral, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere du Chateau.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Nice trip tool .

You can fly from Nantes to Nice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Nantes in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Nice, with lows of 21°C. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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