22 days in France Itinerary

22 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nice
— 4 nights
2
Hyeres
— 4 nights
3
Marseille
— 3 nights
4
Bayeux
— 4 nights
5
Paris
— 5 nights

4
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Le Nomade (in Antibes), Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois (in Tanneron) and Massif de l'Esterel (in Agay). There's lots more to do: visit Vieille Ville, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marineland, and see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Nice trip itinerary planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Nice is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Vancouver to Nice due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vancouver in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Nice. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hyeres.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Antibes, Massif de l'Esterel, Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois
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Food Tours
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel

4
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hyeres: Grimaud (Plage de Guerrevieille & Plage du Gros Pin), La Croix-Valmer (Heraclee Beach, Le Cap Lardier, &more) and Zipline (in Sainte-Maxime). There's much more to do: hike along Sentier Jean Francois Jube, get outside with Sentier sous marin, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and stroll around Parc Sainte-Claire.

To plan Hyeres vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Nice to Hyeres by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Hyeres sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

La Croix-Valmer, Grimaud, Sentier Jean Francois Jube, Zipline, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Scuba & Snorkeling
Le Cap Lardier ©
Le Cap Lardier

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Marseille: Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence (in Aix-en-Provence), Palais des Papes (in Avignon) and Laser game Evolution (in Les-Pennes-Mirabeau). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, make a trip to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale La Major.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Marseille travel planner.

You can drive from Hyeres to Marseille in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In May in Marseille, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

La Ciotat, Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, Palais des Papes, Laser game Evolution, Calanques
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Calanques ©
Calanques

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.
Explore Bayeux's surroundings by going to Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel (in Genets), Mont Saint-Michel (in Mont-Saint-Michel) and Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James (in Saint James). There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, and steep yourself in history at Remains Mulberry Harbour.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bayeux online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Marseille to Bayeux takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, Bayeux is slightly colder than Marseille - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel, Normandy American Cemetery, Mont Saint-Michel, Remains Mulberry Harbour, 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

5
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.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Trianons & The Hamlet). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Paris trip maker app.

Drive from Bayeux to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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