23 days in France Itinerary

23 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 6 nights
2
Bayeux
— 6 nights
3
Rouen
— 7 nights

6
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.
You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Musee de l'Orangerie. Get some historical perspective at Eiffel Tower and Montmartre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Chateau de Chambord (in Chambord), Chateau de Cheverny (in Cheverny) and Versailles (Palace of Versailles, The Trianons & The Hamlet, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, wander the streets of Le Marais, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees.

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Fort Lauderdale, USA to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Paris due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Fort Lauderdale in May, with highs in Paris at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Versailles, Chateau de Chambord, Chateau de Cheverny
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

6
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Get some historical perspective at Mont Saint-Michel and Omaha Beach. Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Musee du debarquement will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bayeux: Eglise Notre-Dame de Villedieu-les-Poeles (in Villedieu-les-Poeles), Pointe du Grouin (in Cancale) and Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes (in Huisnes sur Mer). The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, examine the collection at Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema, explore the galleries of Pegasus Memorial, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Cite de La Mare.

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Drive from Paris to Bayeux in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Bayeux sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rouen.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Arromanches-les-Bains, Juno Beach Centre, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Musee D-Day Omaha
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

7
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Let the collections at Fondation Claude Monet and Musee Secq des Tournelles capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen and Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rouen: Falaises d'Etretat (in Etretat), Amiens (Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens & St-Leu) and Le Touquet Beach (in Le Touquet – Paris-Plage). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, examine the collection at Musee des Pecheries, don't miss a visit to Vieux Bassin, and contemplate the long history of Abbaye de Jumieges.

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You can drive from Bayeux to Rouen in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Fecamp, Amiens, Honfleur, La Plage, Abbaye de Jumieges
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen

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