21 days in France Itinerary

21 days in France Itinerary

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1
Nice
— 1 night
2
Calvi, Corsica
— 2 nights
3
Carcassonne Center
— 2 nights
4
Albi
— 2 nights
5
Saint-Emilion
— 2 nights
6
Perros-Guirec
— 1 night
7
Bayeux
— 4 nights
8
Paris
— 4 nights

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Coco Beach, see the interesting displays at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, and then get to know the fascinating history of Saint-Paul de Vence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere du Chateau, thenwander the streets of Vieille Ville, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Nice tour itinerary planner.

Columbia, USA to Nice is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Columbia to Nice due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Columbia in June, with highs in Nice at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Calvi.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Saint-Paul de Vence, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
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Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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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. On the 5th (Wed), kick back and relax at Plage de l'Ostriconi, explore the striking landscape at Punta Spano, and then steep yourself in history at Citadelle de Calvi. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Arinella and Algaio Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Aregno Beach, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Calvi online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Nice to Calvi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Plage de l'Ostriconi, Aregno Beach
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Citadelle de Calvi ©
Citadelle de Calvi
Scuba & Snorkeling
Aregno Beach ©
Aregno Beach

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nights
Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
On the 7th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne, steep yourself in history at Cathar Castles, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, thenstep into the grandiose world of Chateau Comtal, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Cité de Carcassonne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Chateaux de Lastours and then admire the sheer force of Source Salee de la Sals.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Carcassonne Center itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Calvi to Carcassonne Center takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Albi.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Source Salee de la Sals, Chateaux de Lastours
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Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles
Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne ©
Chateau Comtal ©
Chateau Comtal

2
nights
Albi

Albi ©
Albi is a commune in southern France. On the 9th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Forteresse de Najac, thenstep into the grandiose world of Chateau de Penne, thensee the interesting displays at Musee du Saut du Tarn, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame d'Alban, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau de Brousse le Chateau, thenadmire the masterpieces at Musee Toulouse-Lautrec, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Albi trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Carcassonne Center to Albi in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Saint-Emilion.

Things to do in Albi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Forteresse de Najac, Eglise Notre Dame d'Alban, Musee du Saut du Tarn, Chateau de Brousse le Chateau, Chateau de Penne
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Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy ©
Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile ©
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile
Musee Toulouse-Lautrec ©
Musee Toulouse-Lautrec

2
nights
Saint-Emilion

Saint-Emilion ©
Standing magnificently on top of a hill overlooking the Dordogne Valley filled with lush vineyards, Saint-Émilion fuses history and modern culture with medieval ambience--even in its wine bars, museums, markets, art galleries, cafes, and shops.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Maison du Jouet Rustique, get engrossed in the history at Chateau de Duras, and then Head underground at Eglise monolithe Saint-Jean. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Paleogalerie, thenlearn about winemaking at Chateau Cantenac, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monolithic Church of Saint-Emilion.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint-Emilion attractions planning app.

Traveling by car from Albi to Saint-Emilion takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in Saint-Emilion

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Paleogalerie, Maison du Jouet Rustique, Chateau de Duras, Eglise monolithe Saint-Jean
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Chateau Cantenac ©
Chateau Cantenac
Monolithic Church of Saint-Emilion ©
Monolithic Church of Saint-Emilion
Chateau de Duras ©
Chateau de Duras

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night
Perros-Guirec

Perros-Guirec ©
Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Plage de la Greve Blanche, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Etienne de Plouezoc'h. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: visit a coastal fixture at Ploumanac'h LIghthouse, appreciate the extensive heritage of Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h, thenstroll through Sentier des douaniers, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Tugdual, and finally contemplate the long history of Abbaye de Beauport.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Perros-Guirec online tour planner.

You can drive from Saint-Emilion to Perros-Guirec in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. When traveling from Saint-Emilion in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Perros-Guirec: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Plage de la Greve Blanche, Cathedrale Saint-Tugdual, Ploumanac'h LIghthouse, Eglise Saint-Etienne de Plouezoc'h, Abbaye de Beauport
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Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles ©
Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles
Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h ©
Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h
Sentier des douaniers ©
Sentier des douaniers

4
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mont Saint-Michel and Airborne Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cathedrale Notre-Dame and Deauville Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Church of Angoville-Au-Plain (in Angoville-Au-Plain), German War Cemetery Marigny (in Marigny) and Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach (in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, learn about all things military at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie, admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and take in the history at Omaha Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bayeux trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Perros-Guirec to Bayeux takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In June in Bayeux, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Remains Mulberry Harbour, Church of Angoville-Au-Plain, Airborne Museum, German War Cemetery Marigny, Mont Saint-Michel
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach

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.
You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, stop by Montmartre, and admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Bayeux to Paris in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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