23 days in France Itinerary

23 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 1 night
2
Amboise
— 3 nights
3
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 3 nights
4
Carcassonne
— 1 night
5
Montpellier
— 3 nights
6
Saint-Remy-de-Provence
— 2 nights
7
Lyon
— 1 night
8
Paris
— 1 night
9
Dinan
— 4 nights
10
Paris
— 3 nights

1
night
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.
To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Paris tour itinerary maker site.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in July, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Amboise.

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife · Tours · Shopping
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3
nights
Amboise

Amboise ©
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. Your day by day itinerary now includes Chateau de Chenonceau as well as Chateau de Cheverny. Family-friendly places like Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci and Mini-Châteaux Val de Loire will thrill your kids. Step out of Amboise to go to Chambord and see Chateau de Chambord, which is approximately 52 minutes away.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Amboise trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amboise takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Amboise, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Chateau de Chenonceau, Chateau de Cheverny, Chateau de Chambord
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Chateau de Cheverny ©
Chateau de Cheverny
Chateau de Chenonceau ©
Chateau de Chenonceau

3
nights
Sarlat-la-Caneda

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©
Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
You've now added Monkey's Forest to your itinerary.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sarlat-la-Caneda day trip app.

Traveling by car from Amboise to Sarlat-la-Caneda takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. While traveling from Amboise, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sarlat-la-Caneda, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours
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Monkey's Forest ©
Monkey's Forest

1
night
Carcassonne

Carcassonne
Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Carcassonne trip planner.

Drive from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Carcassonne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sarlat-la-Caneda in July, Carcassonne is a bit warmer at night with lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Montpellier.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife
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3
nights
Montpellier

Montpellier
"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
For reviews and tourist information, refer to the Montpellier online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Carcassonne to Montpellier takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Montpellier are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Saint-Remy-de-Provence.

Things to do in Montpellier

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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2
nights
Saint-Remy-de-Provence

Saint-Remy-de-Provence
Saint-Rémy-de-Provence is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France.HistoryThe town is named after Saint Remigius.GeographySaint-Rémy-de-Provence is situated about 20km south of Avignon, just north of the Alpilles mountain range.TransportationThe high-speed train station is 20 km from the city. To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint-Remy-de-Provence road trip planning tool.

Drive from Montpellier to Saint-Remy-de-Provence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Saint-Remy-de-Provence

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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1
night
Lyon

Lyon
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lyon journey builder.

Traveling by combination of taxi and train from Saint-Remy-de-Provence to Lyon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Lyon, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Lyon

Fun & Games · Outdoors · Nightlife
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1
night
Paris

Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris route maker tool.

Traveling by train from Lyon to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Lyon in July, plan for slightly colder days in Paris, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dinan.

Things to do in Paris

Tours
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Walking tours

4
nights
Dinan

Dinan ©
Dinan is a walled Breton town and a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department in northwestern France.GeographyIts geographical setting is exceptional. Your day by day itinerary now includes Plages de St-Jacut-de-la-Mer. Explore Dinan's surroundings by going to Plevenon (Cap Fréhel & Fort La Latte).

Make your Dinan itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Paris to Dinan by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Paris in July, you will find days in Dinan are a bit cooler (71°F), and nights are about the same (56°F). On the 22nd (Wed), you're off to Paris.

Things to do in Dinan

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Plevenon, Plages de St-Jacut-de-la-Mer
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Fort La Latte ©
Fort La Latte
Cap Fréhel ©
Cap Fréhel

3
nights
Paris

Paris ©
Kids will appreciate attractions like Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. Enjoy Paris some more: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, and don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Paris itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dinan to Paris takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Dinan in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 60°F at night. You will leave for home on the 25th (Sat).

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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