22 days in France Itinerary

22 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  24 h 30 min
1
Paris
— Few hours
Train:  4 h
2
Lille
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Paris
— 14 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Sydney

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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 ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary builder tool.

Sydney, Australia to Paris is an approximately 27- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train. Traveling from Sydney to Paris, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in June: highs in Paris hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 15°C. On the 28th (Sun), you're off to Lille.

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife Tours Shopping
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Lille

Lille ©
On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
Visit Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens and Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Vieux-Lille and Lochnagar Crater. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lille: Fouilloy (Sir John Monash Centre & Australian National Memorial), Franco-Australian Museum (in Villers-Bretonneux) and Basilique Notre-Dame de Brebieres (in Albert). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Blockhaus d'Eperlecques, take an in-depth tour of Musee 39-45, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint-Omer Cathedrale, and brush up on your military savvy at Musee du Mur de l'Atlantique.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lille trip site.

You can take a train from Paris to Lille in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Paris in June, you will find days in Lille are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for the train ride to Paris.

Things to do in Lille

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Fouilloy, Lochnagar Crater, Franco-Australian Museum, Place d'Armes, Butte de Warlencourt
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens
Blockhaus d'Eperlecques ©
Blockhaus d'Eperlecques
Lochnagar Crater ©
Lochnagar Crater

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Paris

Paris ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Army Museum and Chateau de Fontainebleau. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Sainte-Chapelle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles), Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte (in Maincy) and Chateau de Maintenon (in Maintenon). Enjoy Paris some more: get engrossed in the history at Historial Jeanne d’Arc, steep yourself in history at Cathédrale Saint-Étienne d'Auxerre, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, and step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Pierrefonds.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Paris visit planning app.

Getting from Lille to Paris by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lille in July, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rouen, Reims, Epernay, Versailles, Beauvais
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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