20 days in France Itinerary

20 days in France Itinerary

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20 days in France Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Paris
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Hyeres
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Cannes
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
4
Nice
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Menton
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Frejus
— 3 nights
7
Marseille
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

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.
Popular historic sites such as Champs-Elysees and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre are in your itinerary. Arc de Triomphe and Eiffel Tower are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, don't miss a visit to Ile Saint-Louis, wander the streets of Montmartre, and head off the coast to Île de la Cité.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip builder site .

Bengaluru, India to Paris is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in May, with highs in Paris at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hyeres.

Things to do in Paris

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

2
nights
Hyeres

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): stroll through Plage de l'Estagnol, see the interesting displays at Confiserie Azureenne, then steep yourself in history at Chartreuse de la Verne, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Rade de Toulon, browse the different shops at L'Avenue 83, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hyeres trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Hyeres takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in May: highs in Hyeres hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cannes.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Collobrieres, Scuba & Snorkeling, Plage de l'Estagnol, Rade de Toulon, L'Avenue 83
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Plage de l'Estagnol ©
Plage de l'Estagnol
Chartreuse de la Verne ©
Chartreuse de la Verne
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Cannes

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
On the 29th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Rue d'Antibes, wander the streets of La Croisette, and then see the interesting displays at Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes and then step off the mainland to explore Lérins Islands.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cannes trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Hyeres to Cannes in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May in Cannes, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Nice.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes
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Rue d'Antibes ©
Rue d'Antibes
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take a stroll through Vieille Ville, then stroll through Castel Plage, and then take a stroll through Avenue Jean Medecin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Marineland and then look for gifts at La Petite Cave de Saint Paul.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Nice using our trip planner.

Traveling by train from Cannes to Nice takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Nice are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Menton.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

La Petite Cave de Saint Paul, Marineland
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Marineland ©
Marineland
Musée Marc Chagall ©
Musée Marc Chagall

2
nights
Menton

Menton ©
Known for its own microclimate that is generally milder than the rest of the French Riviera, Menton is located very close to the border with Italy, whose influence is visible in the architecture and customs of the city.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Musee Jean Cocteau Collection Severin Wunderman and then explore the world behind art at Musee du Bastion. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Basilica St. Michel, look for gifts at Au Pays du Citron, then stroll through Palmes Beach, then get to know the fascinating history of Promenade Le Corbusier, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Roquebrune-Cap-Martin.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Menton tour itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Nice to Menton takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Menton are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Frejus.

Things to do in Menton

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Roquebrune-Cap-Martin
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Basilica St. Michel ©
Basilica St. Michel
Promenade Le Corbusier ©
Promenade Le Corbusier
Cemetery of the Old Chateau ©
Cemetery of the Old Chateau

3
nights
Frejus

Frejus ©
Fréjus is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.It neighbours Saint-Raphaël, effectively forming one town. On the 5th (Wed), kick back and relax at Frejus Beach, then tee off at Golf de Roquebrune Resort, and then look for gifts at Chocolats et Gourmandises. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at Memorial des Guerres en Indochine, then get to know the resident critters at Parc Zoologique de Frejus, then take in the exciting artwork at The Orange Tree Galerie, and finally view the masterpieces at Atelier de Jiel.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Frejus trip planning app .

You can drive from Menton to Frejus in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Frejus

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Seillans, Roquebrune-sur-Argens, Chateau Clarettes, Abbey of Thoronet
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Frejus Beach ©
Frejus Beach
Memorial des Guerres en Indochine ©
Memorial des Guerres en Indochine
Atelier de Jiel ©
Atelier de Jiel

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nights
Marseille

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
On the 7th (Fri), view the masterpieces at Galerie Alexis Pentcheff, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and then stroll through Calanque de Samena. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques, then stop by La Baleine a Cabosse, and then wander the streets of The Panier.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Marseille online travel planner .

You can drive from Frejus to Marseille in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Frejus in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Marseille: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 20°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 10th (Mon).

Things to do in Marseille

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, Calanques, La Ferme du Vallon Velaux
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Calanques ©
Calanques
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©

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