23 days in France Itinerary

23 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nice
— 4 nights
2
Saint-Raphael
— 3 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.
Explore Nice's surroundings by going to La Croisette (in Cannes), Le Nomade (in Antibes) and St-Paul-de-Vence (Saint-Paul de Vence & La Cure Gourmande Saint Paul de Vence). There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at Marineland, make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Nice online travel route planner.

Sydney, Australia to Nice is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Nice, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sydney in April: high temperatures in Nice hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Antibes, St-Paul-de-Vence, La Croisette
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Food Tours
Marineland ©
Marineland
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

3
nights
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Saint-Raphael is known for wildlife, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Massif de l'Esterel, let the kids burn off some steam at Total Xscape, get outside with Cap du Dramont, and trek along Les Balcons du Cap Roux.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Saint-Raphael trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Nice to Saint-Raphael in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Saint-Raphael, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Musee d'Histoire Locale et des Traditions, Notre Dame d‘Afrique
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Cap du Dramont ©
Cap du Dramont
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Total Xscape ©
Total Xscape

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.
Marseille is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vallon des Auffes, take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc National des Calanques.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Marseille trip tool.

Traveling by car from Saint-Raphael to Marseille takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Parc National des Calanques ©
Parc National des 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bayeux: Mont Saint-Michel (in Mont-Saint-Michel), Airborne Museum (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise) and Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant (in Falaise). There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, appreciate the history behind D-Day Monument, and make a trip to Atelier Galerie Ludovic Grand-Guillot.

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You can fly from Marseille to Bayeux in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Marseille in May, expect Bayeux to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Mont Saint-Michel, Pointe du Hoc, Normandy American Cemetery, Airborne Museum, D-Day Monument
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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, wander the streets of Montmartre, and visit Le Marais.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Paris route website.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Paris, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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