17 days in Paris & Nice Itinerary

17 days in Paris & Nice Itinerary

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17 days in Paris & Nice Itinerary

Start: Paris
1
Paris
— 7 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Nice
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Paris
— 5 nights
End: Paris

7
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Île de la Cité and Seine River. Discover out-of-the-way places like Chateau de Fontainebleau and Chartres Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Arboretum des Grandes Bruyères (in Ingrannes) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). And it doesn't end there: shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip builder tool .

If you are flying in from Egypt, the closest major airports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. June in Paris sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Arboretum des Grandes Bruyères, Chateau de Fontainebleau, Chartres Cathedral
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Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Saint-Paul de Vence. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and Musée Marc Chagall. Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Tourrettes-sur-Loup (in Tourrettes-sur-Loup), Promenade Le Corbusier (in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin) and La Collegiale Saint Paul (in St-Paul-de-Vence). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, observe the fascinating underwater world at Marineland, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere du Chateau.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, use the Nice trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Paris to Nice in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Nice, with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

St-Paul-de-Vence, Eglise St Pierre & Paul, Tourrettes-sur-Loup, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Marineland
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence

5
nights
Paris

Paris ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Orléans Cathedral and The Army Museum. Escape the urban bustle at La Hotte du Diable and Parc des Felins. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to The Trianons & The Hamlet (in Versailles), Chateau de Chantilly (in Chantilly) and Chateau de Maintenon (in Maintenon). See some other sides of Paris: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemiterio de Pere-Lachaise, don't miss a visit to Conciergerie, get to know the fascinating history of Latin Quarter, and view the masterpieces at Ateliers-musee Chana Orloff.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Paris online attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Nice to Paris takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Nice in July since evenings lows in Paris dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Parc des Felins, Chateau de Chantilly, Orléans Cathedral, The Trianons & The Hamlet, La Hotte du Diable
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The Army Museum ©
The Army Museum
Chateau de Maintenon ©
Chateau de Maintenon
Chateau de Chantilly
Chateau de Chantilly

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