16 days in France Itinerary

16 days in France Itinerary

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16 days in France Itinerary

Newark
Fly:  14​h 15​min
Saint-Tropez
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Nice
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  4​h
Bayeux
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
Paris
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
Newark

3
days
Saint-Tropez

Saint-Tropez ©
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Plage de Gigaro and Plage d'Aiguebelle. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Tropez: Aqualand Frejus (in Frejus) and Aqualand Saint Maxime (in Sainte-Maxime). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Sylvabelle and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Pampelonne.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Saint-Tropez trip itinerary maker .

Newark, USA to Saint-Tropez is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Saint-Tropez due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Saint-Tropez when traveling from Newark in August, with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

La Croix-Valmer, Plage d'Aiguebelle, Aqualand Saint Maxime, Aqualand Frejus
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Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Aqualand Frejus ©
Aqualand Frejus

3
days
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.
Attractions like Marineland and Aquasplash make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Nice with an excursion to Plage du Ponteil in Antibes--about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Castel Plage and stroll through Eze Sur Mer Strand.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Nice itinerary planner .

You can drive from Saint-Tropez to Nice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Saint-Tropez in August: highs in Nice hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Nice

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Antibes, Eze Sur Mer Strand
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Aquasplash ©
Aquasplash
Castel Plage ©
Castel Plage

4
days
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Family-friendly places like Festyland Parc and Sword Beach will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Clecygliss (in Clecy), Chateau Guillaume le Conquerant (in Falaise) and Mont Saint-Michel (in Mont-Saint-Michel). There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of American Cemetery & Memorial, contemplate the long history of Remains Mulberry Harbour, see the interesting displays at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and enjoy the sand and surf at Juno Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bayeux online tour planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Nice to Bayeux in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Nice in August, with highs in Bayeux at 73°F and lows at 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

#Historic Sites, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

Juno Beach, Chateau Guillaume le Conquerant, Remains Mulberry Harbour, Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Clecygliss
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American Cemetery & Memorial ©
American Cemetery & Memorial
Festyland Parc ©
Festyland Parc
Chateau Guillaume le Conquerant ©
Chateau Guillaume le Conquerant

5
days
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.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and The Catacombs of Paris make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Paris journey planner.

You can take a train from Bayeux to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Palace of Versailles
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Catacombs of Paris ©
The Catacombs of Paris

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