21 days in France Itinerary

21 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Taipei
Fly:  18 h 45 min
1
Nice
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Toulon
— 4 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
3
Aix-en-Provence
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Bayeux
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
5
Paris
— 4 nights
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Taipei

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois (in Tanneron) and Massif de l'Esterel (in Agay). There's still lots to do: stop by Vieille Ville, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Nice trip itinerary planner.

Taipei, Taiwan to Nice is an approximately 19- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Taipei Standard Time (CST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Taipei in November, things will get little chillier in Nice: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Toulon.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois, Eglise St Pierre & Paul, Massif de l'Esterel
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel

4
nights
Toulon

Toulon ©
Toulon is a city in southern France and a large military harbour on the Mediterranean coast, with a major French naval base. Change things up with these side-trips from Toulon: Cassis (Cape Canaille & Calanque de Port-Miou), La Ciotat (Route des Cretes & Chapelle Notre-Dame de la Garde) and Domaine Lou Capelan (in La Cadiere d'Azur). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Musee des Chantiers Naval, look for gifts at Le Moulin de l'Esquirol, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste, and get your game on at Virtual Room Toulon.

For more things to do and more tourist information, read Toulon visit website.

Traveling by car from Nice to Toulon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Toulon sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Toulon

Outdoors Fun & Games Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Six-Fours-les-Plages, La Ciotat, Cassis, Eglise Saint-Francois de Sales, Le Moulin de l'Esquirol
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Route des Cretes ©
Route des Cretes
Cape Canaille ©
Cape Canaille
Virtual Room Toulon ©
Virtual Room Toulon

4
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Aix-en-Provence: Calanques (in Cassis), Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras (in Cadenet) and Marseille (Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, Abbaye Saint Victor, &more). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes, contemplate the long history of Le Tour de l'Horloge, examine the collection at Fondation Vasarely, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Aix-en-Provence trip tool.

Take a bus from Toulon to Aix-en-Provence in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Aix-en-Provence can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marseille, Avignon, Calanques, Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras
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Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras ©
Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes

3
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Venture out of the city with trips to Etretat (Chemin des Douaniers & Falaises d'Etretat) and Mont-Saint-Michel (Terrasse de l'Ouest & Mont Saint-Michel). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, stroll the grounds of Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, and make a trip to Reporters Memorial.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bayeux online travel route planner.

Fly from Aix-en-Provence to Bayeux in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Aix-en-Provence in November, with highs in Bayeux at 13°C and lows at 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Etretat, Mont-Saint-Michel, Normandy American Cemetery, Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, make a trip to Champs-Elysees, take a stroll through Montmartre, and shop like a local with Le Marais.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Paris itinerary planner.

Take a train from Bayeux to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Paris, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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