18 days in France Itinerary

18 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Boston
Fly:  10 h 45 min
1
Paris
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Nice
— Few hours
Train:  30 min
3
Antibes
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Saint-Tropez
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
5
Brive-la-Gaillarde
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Saint-Vincent-de-Cosse
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
7
Paris
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Boston

4
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.
Kids will enjoy Disneyland Paris and Luxembourg Palace. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, and admire the landmark architecture of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Paris online route planner.

Boston, USA to Paris is an approximately 11- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Boston in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Paris, with lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Disneyland Paris, Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris

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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.
To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice tour app.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Paris to Nice in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Nice, with lows around 71°F. You will leave for Antibes on the 28th (Tue).

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Antibes

Antibes
The prosperous French Riviera resort town of Antibes is a popular summer destination featuring tons of beaches to suit couples, families, and any type of lifestyle, along with dozens, if not hundreds of cafes, bars, and salons de thé (tea) along the Mediterranean coast.
To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Antibes road trip planner.

Antibes is just a stone's throw from Nice. In July, daytime highs in Antibes are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. You will leave for Saint-Tropez on the 28th (Tue).

Things to do in Antibes

Outdoors Tours Parks
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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. Family-friendly places like Plage de l'Escalet and Plage des Canebiers will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Azur Park, kick back and relax at Plage de Pampelonne, go for a stroll along the water at St. Tropez Harbor, and don't miss a visit to Chapelle Sainte-Anne.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Saint-Tropez online travel route planner.

You can drive from Antibes to Saint-Tropez in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a train. While traveling from Antibes, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Saint-Tropez, ranging from highs of 91°F to lows of 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Brive-la-Gaillarde.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne
Azur Park ©
Azur Park
Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet

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Brive-la-Gaillarde

Brive-la-Gaillarde ©
Brive-la-Gaillarde is a commune of France. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): identify plant and animal life at La Foret des Singes, explore the fascinating underground world of Gouffre de Padirac, and then stop by Verrerie du Quercy.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Brive-la-Gaillarde trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Saint-Tropez to Brive-la-Gaillarde takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Saint-Tropez in August: highs in Brive-la-Gaillarde hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Saint-Vincent-de-Cosse.

Things to do in Brive-la-Gaillarde

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Rocamadour, Verrerie du Quercy, Grottes de Lacave, Gouffre de Padirac
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Gouffre de Padirac ©
Gouffre de Padirac
La Foret des Singes ©
La Foret des Singes
Grottes de Lacave ©
Grottes de Lacave

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Saint-Vincent-de-Cosse

Saint-Vincent-de-Cosse ©
Saint-Vincent-de-Cosse is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.The commune is located 15km south of Sarlat-la-Canéda. Family-friendly places like Chateau de Castelnaud and Airparc Perigord will thrill your kids. Take a break from Saint-Vincent-de-Cosse with a short trip to Chateau de Bonaguil in Saint-Front-sur-Lemance, about 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Milandes, steep yourself in history at Le Chateau de Belves, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Exotique, and stroll around Les Jardins de Marqueyssac.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Saint-Vincent-de-Cosse trip simple and quick.

Drive from Brive-la-Gaillarde to Saint-Vincent-de-Cosse in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Brive-la-Gaillarde in August, you will find days in Saint-Vincent-de-Cosse are somewhat warmer (81°F), and nights are about the same (57°F). You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Paris.

Things to do in Saint-Vincent-de-Cosse

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Belves, Domme, La Roque-Gageac, Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Beynac-et-Cazenac
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Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes
Les Jardins de Marqueyssac ©
Les Jardins de Marqueyssac

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Paris

Paris ©
Step out of Paris with an excursion to Walt Disney Studios Park in Marne-la-Vallee--about 38 minutes away. Explore Paris further: get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, snap pictures at Pont Alexandre III, see the interesting displays at Musee de l'Orangerie, and pause for some photo ops at La statue "Tigresse apportant un paon a ses petits".

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris travel route planning app.

Getting from Saint-Vincent-de-Cosse to Paris by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Walt Disney Studios Park
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Walt Disney Studios Park ©
Walt Disney Studios Park
Champs-Elysees ©
Champs-Elysees
Musee Rodin ©
Musee Rodin

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