22 days in France Itinerary

22 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
La Rochelle
— 2 nights
2
Perros-Guirec
— 2 nights
3
Bayeux
— 3 nights
4
Saumur
— 2 nights
5
Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil
— 2 nights
6
Rocamadour
— 2 nights
7
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 1 night
8
Calvi, Corsica
— 4 nights

2
nights
La Rochelle

La Rochelle ©
Driving on the narrow streets can be difficult in La Rochelle so walking or biking will give you the best view of the pale stone buildings that give the Vieux Port, or old port, a distinctly Mediterranean quality.
Get a sense of the local culture at Embarcadere de l'Abbaye and Clocher Observatoire. You'll get in some beach time at Plage de Chatelaillon and Plage des Belugas. Change things up with these side-trips from La Rochelle: Phare des Baleines (in Saint Clement des Baleines) and Plage de la Pointe Espagnole (in La Tremblade). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Vieux Port.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the La Rochelle online tour planner.

Recife, Brazil to La Rochelle is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Recife to La Rochelle is 4 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Recife in July; daily highs in La Rochelle reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Phare des Baleines, Plage de Chatelaillon, Plage de la Pointe Espagnole, Clocher Observatoire, Plage des Belugas
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Plage de Chatelaillon ©
Plage de Chatelaillon
Embarcadere de l'Abbaye ©
Embarcadere de l'Abbaye
Clocher Observatoire ©
Clocher Observatoire

2
nights
Perros-Guirec

Perros-Guirec ©
Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
On the 27th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapelle Notre-Dame du Yaudet, enjoy the sea views from Ploumanac'h LIghthouse, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h, thentrek along Sentier des douaniers, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Trestraou. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Tugdual, thensteep yourself in history at Abbaye de Beauport, and finally see the interesting displays at Cite des Telecoms.

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Traveling by car from La Rochelle to Perros-Guirec takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from La Rochelle in July, with highs in Perros-Guirec at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Chapelle Notre-Dame du Yaudet, Cite des Telecoms, Ploumanac'h LIghthouse, Abbaye de Beauport, Cathedrale Saint-Tugdual
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Ploumanac'h LIghthouse ©
Ploumanac'h LIghthouse
Abbaye de Beauport ©
Abbaye de Beauport
Plage de Trestraou ©
Plage de Trestraou

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Omaha Beach and Deauville Beach. Get some cultural insight at Remains Mulberry Harbour and Church of Sainte-Mère-Église. Change things up with these side-trips from Bayeux: Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach (in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont), Airborne Museum (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise) and Saint Catherine's Catholic Church (in Honfleur). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, and steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bayeux trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Perros-Guirec to Bayeux in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Perros-Guirec in July: highs in Bayeux hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Saumur.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sainte-Mere-Eglise, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Omaha Beach, Deauville Beach, Saint Catherine's Catholic Church
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Remains Mulberry Harbour ©
Remains Mulberry Harbour
Church of Sainte-Mère-Église ©
Church of Sainte-Mère-Église
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach

2
nights
Saumur

Saumur ©
Saumur is a famous historic town known for its locally grown mushrooms and for their production of a number of regional wines and celebrated Combier liqueurs.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Château de l'Islette, thensteep yourself in history at Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau, and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Villandry. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Chateau de Langeais and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo de La Fleche.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Saumur driving holiday planner.

Drive from Bayeux to Saumur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Saumur are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil.

Things to do in Saumur

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Azay-le-Rideau, Chateau de Langeais, Zoo de La Fleche, Chateau de Villandry
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Château de l'Islette ©
Château de l'Islette
Chateau de Langeais ©
Chateau de Langeais
Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau ©
Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau

2
nights
Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil ©
Best known for its discovery of the first five skeletons of Cro-Magnons, the earliest known examples of Homo sapiens sapiens, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil is home to the rock shelter that held skeletons included a fetus, and remarkably modern looking skulls with a much rounder shape than the earlier Neanderthal.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Chateau des Milandes, steep yourself in history at Chateau de Castelnaud, thenmake a trip to Chateau de Beynac, and finally contemplate the long history of Habitations Troglodytiques. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Le Gouffre de Proumeyssac, Head underground at Grotte de Rouffignac, thenstep into the grandiose world of The Maison Forte de Reignac, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Commarque.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil route planning website.

You can drive from Saumur to Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Saumur in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Rocamadour.

Things to do in Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Le Gouffre de Proumeyssac, Habitations Troglodytiques, Grotte de Rouffignac, The Maison Forte de Reignac
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Habitations Troglodytiques ©
Habitations Troglodytiques
The Maison Forte de Reignac ©
The Maison Forte de Reignac
Chateau de Commarque ©
Chateau de Commarque

2
nights
Rocamadour

Rocamadour ©
Rocamadour is only accessible by one road leading into the port town built on the face of a cliff with a large number of buildings cantilevered over the edge.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at La Foret des Singes, identify plant and animal life at Rocher des Aigles, and then steep yourself in history at Cite Religieuse. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte du Pech-Merle, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique St-Sauveur, thenHead underground at Grottes de Lacave, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Ville de Martel.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Rocamadour trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil to Rocamadour takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Rocamadour

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Grottes de Lacave, Ville de Martel, Grotte du Pech-Merle
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Rocher des Aigles ©
Rocher des Aigles
Grotte du Pech-Merle ©
Grotte du Pech-Merle
Ville de Martel ©
Ville de Martel

1
night
Bonifacio, Corsica

Bonifacio ©
At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
On the 7th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Bonifacio Citadel and then kick back and relax at plage de Tamaricciu. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Tours, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Petit Sperone, thenHead underground at Grottes de Bonifacio, and finally make a trip to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps).

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bonifacio tour itinerary builder.

You can fly from Rocamadour to Bonifacio in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and car. While traveling from Rocamadour, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bonifacio, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Calvi.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

plage de Tamaricciu
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plage de Tamaricciu ©
plage de Tamaricciu
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone
Grottes de Bonifacio ©
Grottes de Bonifacio

4
nights
Calvi, Corsica

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. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Aregno Beach. Visit Plage de l'Ostriconi and Punta Spano for some beach relaxation. Explore Calvi's surroundings by going to Eglise Saint-Michel de Murato (in Murato), Plage de Ghjunchitu (in Corbara) and Eglise de la Sainte-Trinite et de Saint Jean-Baptiste (in Aregno). The adventure continues: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, kick back and relax at Plage de Ghignu, steep yourself in history at Citadelle de Calvi, and don't miss a visit to Arinella and Algaio Beach.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Calvi online road trip planner.

Drive from Bonifacio to Calvi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Bonifacio in August, Calvi is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Aregno, Eglise Saint-Michel de Murato, Plage de Ghignu, Plage de Ghjunchitu, Plage de l'Ostriconi
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Speed Boats Tours
Aregno Beach ©
Aregno Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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