19 days in France Itinerary

19 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Charlotte
Fly:  14 h
1
Rouen
— 1 day
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Paris
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Calvi, Corsica
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
4
Nice
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Avignon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Carcassonne Center
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Albi
— 2 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Charlotte

1
day
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
On the 2nd (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, take in the exciting artwork at Ecole Supérieure d'Art et Design Le Havre-Rouen, thenwander the streets of Rue du Gros-Horloge, thensteep yourself in history at Gros-Horloge, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rouen online holiday planner.

Charlotte, USA to Rouen is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Charlotte to Rouen due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Charlotte in October, expect nights in Rouen to be about the same, around 47°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Gros-Horloge ©
Gros-Horloge
Rue du Gros-Horloge ©
Rue du Gros-Horloge

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Explore hidden gems such as Chartres Cathedral and Île de la Cité. Venture out of the city with trips to Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Trianons & The Hamlet). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, contemplate the long history of The Paris Catacombs, explore the different monuments and memorials at Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, and shop like a local with Le Marais.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip app.

Getting from Rouen to Paris by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Paris are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Calvi.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Versailles, Chartres Cathedral
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Chartres Cathedral ©
Chartres Cathedral
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

3
nights
Calvi, Corsica

Calvi
Calvi is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.It is the seat of the Canton of Calvi, which contains Calvi and one other commune, Lumio. For maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Calvi online trip builder.

Fly from Paris to Calvi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In October, Calvi is a bit warmer than Paris - with highs of 72°F and lows of 57°F. You'll set off for Nice on the 10th (Thu).

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors Tours Parks
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2
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.
For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Nice day trip site.

You can fly from Calvi to Nice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in October, and nighttime lows around 58°F. On the 12th (Sat), you're off to Avignon.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Tours Parks
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2
nights
Avignon

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
On the next day, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue Market and then admire the landmark architecture of Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Avignon trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Avignon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Nice in October since evenings lows in Avignon dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue Market
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Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole ©
Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole
L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue Market ©
L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue Market

2
nights
Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
On the 14th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, contemplate the long history of Cathar Castles, step into the grandiose world of Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne, steep yourself in history at Abbey of Saint-Hilaire, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau Comtal, and finally wander the streets of Cité de Carcassonne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at The Reservoir, admire the masterpieces at Abbaye de Soreze, thenlook for gifts at Olonzac Market, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St. Vincent.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Carcassonne Center online tour planner.

You can drive from Avignon to Carcassonne Center in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Carcassonne Center, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Albi.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Abbaye de Soreze, Abbey of Saint-Hilaire, The Reservoir, Olonzac Market
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Chateau Comtal ©
Chateau Comtal
Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne ©
Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles

2
nights
Albi

Albi ©
Albi is a commune in southern France. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Le Quartier Du Castelviel, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Village Medieval de Lautrec, thenstep into the grandiose world of Castle of Montaigut, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Brousse le Chateau. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins de la Berbie, take an in-depth tour of Musee Toulouse-Lautrec, thenexamine the collection at Academie des Miniatures et des petits gouters, thensee the interesting displays at Musee Soulages, and finally see the interesting displays at Maison de la Photo.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Albi vacation site.

Traveling by car from Carcassonne Center to Albi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Albi, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albi

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Castle of Montaigut, Maison de la Photo, Village Medieval de Lautrec, Chateau de Brousse le Chateau, Musee/Centre d'Art du Vere
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Musee Soulages ©
Musee Soulages
Musee Toulouse-Lautrec ©
Musee Toulouse-Lautrec
Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy ©
Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy

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