17 days in France Itinerary

17 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 5 nights
2
Bayeux
— 3 nights
3
Lyon
— 3 nights
4
Nice
— 1 night
5
Lyon
— 2 nights
6
Paris
— 1 night
7
Versailles
— Few hours

5
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.
You've now added Parc des Princes to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Army Museum and Latin Quarter. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Chateau de Chantilly (in Chantilly City), Musee de la Grande Guerre (in Meaux) and Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte (in Maincy). There's lots more to do: stop by Île de la Cité, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paris online trip maker.

Omaha, USA to Paris is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Omaha to Paris. Traveling from Omaha in June, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 74°F and lows about 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chateau de Chantilly, Musee de la Grande Guerre, Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
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Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Normandy American Cemetery as well as Mont Saint-Michel. You'll explore and learn at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Normandie Savoir-Faire. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedrale Notre-Dame and Chateau de Gratot. When in Bayeux, make a side trip to see Chateau Fort de Pirou in Pirou, approximately Pirou away. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Omaha Beach and take an in-depth tour of Musee D-Day Omaha.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bayeux trip planner.

Traveling by car from Paris to Bayeux takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Paris in June, plan for little chillier days in Bayeux, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Musee D-Day Omaha, Chateau de Gratot, Omaha Beach, Normandy American Cemetery, Chateau Fort de Pirou
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery

3
nights
Lyon

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Groupama Stadium. Museum-lovers will appreciate Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon and Musee d'Histoire de Lyon. Get a sense of the local culture at Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste and The Presqu'ile. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lyon: Eglise de Saint Albain (in Saint-Albain) and La Roche de Solutre (in Solutre-Pouilly). There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Fresque des Lyonnais, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, don't miss a visit to Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, and get engrossed in the history at Centre D'histoire De La Resistance Et De La Deportation.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lyon trip planner.

You can fly from Bayeux to Lyon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bayeux in July; daily highs in Lyon reach 84°F and lows reach 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Decines-Charpieu, Eglise de Saint Albain, La Roche de Solutre
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La Roche de Solutre ©
La Roche de Solutre
Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon ©
Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon
Fresque des Lyonnais ©
Fresque des Lyonnais

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Villa Kerylos and then wander the streets of Vieille Ville.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Nice trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Lyon to Nice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lyon in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 71°F in Nice. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Villa Kerylos
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Villa Kerylos ©
Villa Kerylos
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Basilique Notre-Dame de Nice ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de Nice

2
nights
Lyon

Lyon ©
Groupama Stadium has been added to your itinerary. On the 7th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Sainte Blandine, get engrossed in the history at Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon, then take an in-depth tour of Musee d'Histoire de Lyon, and finally see where the action happens at Groupama Stadium.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lyon trip planner.

You can fly from Nice to Lyon in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 63°F in Lyon. On the 8th (Mon), you'll travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Groupama Stadium
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Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon ©
Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon
Musee d'Histoire de Lyon ©
Musee d'Histoire de Lyon
Eglise Sainte Blandine ©
Eglise Sainte Blandine

1
night
Paris

Paris
To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Paris vacation planning website.

Traveling by train from Lyon to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lyon in July: highs in Paris hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 60°F. On the 9th (Tue), you'll travel to Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife · Tours · Shopping
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few
hours
Versailles

Versailles
Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Versailles trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Versailles in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 58°F. On the 9th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Versailles

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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