20 days in France Itinerary

20 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  18 h 30 min
1
Rouen
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Bayeux
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Paris
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Castelnaud-la-Chapelle
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
5
Aix-en-Provence
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
La Croix-Valmer
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Nice
— 5 nights
Fly:  20 h
End: Buenos Aires

1
night
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbatiale Saint-Ouen, thenadmire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, thensteep yourself in history at Place de l'Aitre de St. Maclou, and finally admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at V1 Site at Val Ygot, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Mesnieres, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours, thenget to know the fascinating history of Cote Sainte-Catherine, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee Secq des Tournelles.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina to Rouen is an approximately 19-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Rouen due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Buenos Aires in July, expect Rouen to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours, Chateau de Mesnieres, V1 Site at Val Ygot
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
V1 Site at Val Ygot ©
V1 Site at Val Ygot

2
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, thenstroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, and then take in the history at Omaha Beach. On your second day here, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, thencontemplate the long history of Pegasus Memorial, thenstroll the grounds of Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, and finally stroll through Juno Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bayeux online journey planner.

Getting from Rouen to Bayeux by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Juno Beach, Omaha Beach, Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Pegasus Memorial, Normandy American Cemetery
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery ©
Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery

3
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysees. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre.

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Drive from Bayeux to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Castelnaud-la-Chapelle.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Milandes, look for gifts at Les Gourmandises de Lucco, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau de Beynac, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Castelnaud. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Musee du Patrimoine Agricole et Automobile de Salviac, thensteep yourself in history at Château de Biron, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloitre de Cadouin, and finally contemplate the long history of Habitations Troglodytiques.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Castelnaud-la-Chapelle attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Castelnaud-la-Chapelle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Habitations Troglodytiques, Cloitre de Cadouin, Chateau de Beynac, Château de Biron, Musee du Patrimoine Agricole et Automobile de Salviac
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Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes
Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Chateau de Beynac ©
Chateau de Beynac

1
night
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Carrieres des Lumieres, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and then examine the collection at Musee Granet. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, and then examine the collection at Site Memorial du Camp des Milles.

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You can drive from Castelnaud-la-Chapelle to Aix-en-Provence in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Traveling from Castelnaud-la-Chapelle in August, Aix-en-Provence is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to La Croix-Valmer.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, Carrieres des Lumieres
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Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine ©
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine

2
nights
La Croix-Valmer

La Croix-Valmer ©
La Croix-Valmer is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.Geographythumb La Croix-Valmer is at the foot of the Massif des Maures hills in the Bay of Cavalaire-sur-Mer, halfway between Le Lavandou and Saint-Tropez.HistoryThe Emperor Constantine the Great, on the way to wage war against his brother-in-law Maxentius in 312 AD, is said to have had a vision of a cross in the sky stating "in hoc signo vinces" (by this sign you will conquer) at the location where La Croix-Valmer is now situated. On the 3rd (Sat), kick back and relax at Plage de Sylvabelle, kick back and relax at Plage des Marines, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Port Grimaud Beach, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Grimaud. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Vergeron, thenstroll through Plage de Gigaro, and then steep yourself in history at Chartreuse de la Verne.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the La Croix-Valmer trip builder.

Traveling by car from Aix-en-Provence to La Croix-Valmer takes 2 hours. In August in La Croix-Valmer, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in La Croix-Valmer

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Grimaud, Chartreuse de la Verne, Plage des Marines
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Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Chartreuse de la Verne ©
Chartreuse de la Verne
Port Grimaud Beach ©
Port Grimaud Beach

5
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews and Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Castel Plage and Eden Plage Mala. Venture out of the city with trips to Cannes (Lérins Islands & La Croisette), Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs (in St-Paul-de-Vence) and Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe) (in Antibes). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, explore the historical opulence of Haut de Cagnes, steep yourself in history at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapelle Saint Hospice.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Nice trip planning site.

Drive from La Croix-Valmer to Nice in 2 hours. Traveling from La Croix-Valmer in August, you will find days in Nice are slightly colder (32°C), and nights are a bit warmer (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cannes, St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Old Harbor (La Darse), Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, Haut de Cagnes
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Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

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