22 days in France Itinerary

22 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vars
— 1 night
2
Meribel
— 3 nights
3
Fouesnant
— 2 nights
4
Saint-Quay-Portrieux
— 3 nights
5
Saint-Malo
— 3 nights
6
Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer
— 3 nights
7
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 2 nights

1
night
Vars

Vars ©
On the 4th (Tue), hit the slopes at Saint Dalmas Le Selvage and then hit the slopes at Pra Loup. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Domaine skiable Risoul - La Foret Blanche, fly down the slopes at Pure, and then fly down the slopes at Vars la Foret Blanche.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Vars tour planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Vars is an approximately 31-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Vars is minus 9 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Melbourne in December, with highs in Vars at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Meribel.

Things to do in Vars

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Saint Dalmas Le Selvage, Pra Loup, Domaine skiable Risoul - La Foret Blanche
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Vars la Foret Blanche ©
Vars la Foret Blanche
Domaine skiable Risoul - La Foret Blanche ©
Saint Dalmas Le Selvage ©
Saint Dalmas Le Selvage

3
nights
Meribel

Meribel ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Oxygene Ski & Snowboard School La Tania and Raquett'Evasion. Take a break from the city and head to SnowLimits Ski School and La Piste des Animaux. Go for a jaunt from Meribel to Valmeinier to see ULM Valmeinier about 1h 35 min away.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Meribel trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Vars to Meribel in 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Meribel when traveling from Vars in December, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fouesnant.

Things to do in Meribel

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Courchevel, The Belleville Museum, ULM Valmeinier
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ULM Valmeinier ©
ULM Valmeinier
SnowLimits Ski School ©
SnowLimits Ski School
The Belleville Museum ©
The Belleville Museum

2
nights
Fouesnant

Fouesnant ©
Fouesnant is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France. Escape the urban bustle at Plage du Goulien and Plage de Lostmarc'h. You'll get in some beach time at Plage de Cleut-Rouz and Anse de Rospico. Venture out of the city with trips to Treguennec (Kermabec Beach & Chevrerie de la Baie). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Musee du Bord de la Mer, stroll through La Plage du Cap Coz, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Corentin Cathedral.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Fouesnant road trip planning app.

You can drive from Meribel to Fouesnant in 10.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Meribel, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Fouesnant, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Saint-Quay-Portrieux.

Things to do in Fouesnant

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Crozon, Treguennec, Musee du Bord de la Mer, Anse de Rospico, Saint Corentin Cathedral
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Kermabec Beach ©
Kermabec Beach
La Plage du Cap Coz ©
La Plage du Cap Coz
Anse de Rospico ©
Anse de Rospico

3
nights
Saint-Quay-Portrieux

Saint-Quay-Portrieux ©
Saint-Quay-Portrieux is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department of Brittany in northwestern France.PopulationInhabitants of Saint-Quay-Portrieux are called quinocéens in French. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Plage de la Comtesse and Plage de Brehec. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Plage de Tresmeur and Plage des Godelins. Venture out of the city with trips to Plage de la Greve Blanche (in Tregastel) and Lieue de Greve (in Plestin les Greves). It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage Bonaparte and enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Casino.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint-Quay-Portrieux online vacation planner.

Drive from Fouesnant to Saint-Quay-Portrieux in 2.5 hours. December in Saint-Quay-Portrieux sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Saint-Malo.

Things to do in Saint-Quay-Portrieux

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Plouha, Etables-sur-Mer, Plage de la Greve Blanche, Lieue de Greve, Plage de Tresmeur
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Plage Bonaparte ©
Plage Bonaparte
Plage de Tresmeur ©
Plage de Tresmeur

3
nights
Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo ©
Once the feared base of pirates and heavily fortified against Norman attacks, today's coastal Saint-Malo is one of the top tourist draws.
Take a break from the city and head to Plage de Bon-Secours and Longchamps Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Pointe du Decolle and Plage des Chevrets (Guimorais). Venture out of the city with trips to Plage Saint-Martin-de-Brehal (in Brehal), Plage du Plat Gousset (in Granville) and Plages de St-Jacut-de-la-Mer (in Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer). The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Le Grand Be, kick back and relax at Plage du Nick, make a trip to Centre Historique, and stroll through Plage du Sillon.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Saint-Malo vacation planning site.

You can drive from Saint-Quay-Portrieux to Saint-Malo in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Saint-Malo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer.

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Lunaire, Centre Historique, Plage Saint-Martin-de-Brehal, Plage des Chevrets (Guimorais), Plage du Plat Gousset
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Plage du Sillon ©
Plage du Sillon
Longchamps Beach ©
Longchamps Beach
Pointe du Decolle ©
Pointe du Decolle

3
nights
Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer

Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer ©
Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France. Take a break from the city and head to Pointe D'Agon and Plage de Barneville.. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Baie d'Ecalgrain and Plage Du Tilleul. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer: Plage de Vauville (in Vauville), Urville Nacqueville Beach (in Urville-Nacqueville) and Plage de Collignon (in Tourlaville). It doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Omaha Beach and brush up on your military savvy at Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Saint-Malo to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daytime highs in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Plage de Vauville, Urville Nacqueville Beach, Baie d'Ecalgrain, Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer, Plage de Collignon
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Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Pointe D'Agon ©
Pointe D'Agon
Plage de Barneville. ©
Plage de Barneville.

2
nights
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 21st (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Petit Sperone, identify plant and animal life at Iles Lavezzi, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste. On your second day here, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, thenenjoy the sand and surf at plage de Tamaricciu, and then don't miss a visit to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps).

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bonifacio itinerary planner.

You can fly from Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer to Bonifacio in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer in December, you will find days in Bonifacio are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Porto-Vecchio
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Iles Lavezzi ©
Iles Lavezzi
plage de Tamaricciu ©
plage de Tamaricciu
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone

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