25 days in France Itinerary

25 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 5 nights
2
Bayeux
— 4 nights
3
Marseille
— 3 nights
4
Saint-Raphael
— 4 nights
5
Nice
— 6 nights

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.
Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, and get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Paris journey planning website.

Sydney, Australia to Paris is an approximately 27-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Paris. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in April, with highs in Paris at 18°C and lows at 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bayeux.

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

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bayeux side-trips: Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant (in Falaise), Mont Saint-Michel (in Mont-Saint-Michel) and Flamanville (Golf Paysan & La Ferme aux Cinq Saisons). And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, appreciate the history behind D-Day Monument, and take in the dramatic natural features at Grottes de Jobourg.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bayeux itinerary planner.

Drive from Paris to Bayeux in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Flamanville, Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant, Grottes de Jobourg, D-Day Monument, Normandy American Cemetery
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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

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.
Explore Marseille's surroundings by going to Promenade a Cheval La Marisma (in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer), Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence (in Aix-en-Provence) and Palais des Papes (in Avignon). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, explore the striking landscape at Calanques, don't miss a visit to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands, and go for a walk through Calanque de Port-Miou.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Marseille holiday planning website.

You can fly from Bayeux to Marseille in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bayeux in May: high temperatures in Marseille hover around 26°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Cassis, Promenade a Cheval La Marisma, Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, Palais des Papes
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Promenade a Cheval La Marisma ©
Promenade a Cheval La Marisma
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

4
nights
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Raphael side-trips: Sainte-Maxime (Kelys & Scuba & Snorkeling), Cimetiere marin de Saint-Tropez (in Saint-Tropez) and Domaine Val d'Iris (in Seillans). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Massif de l'Esterel, learn about winemaking at Domaine Tropez, steep yourself in history at Chartreuse de la Verne, and stroll around Domaine du Rayol.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Saint-Raphael online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Saint-Raphael takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Saint-Raphael are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Bormes-Les-Mimosas, Sainte-Maxime, Saint-Tropez, Jet 007, Domaine du Rayol
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Chartreuse de la Verne ©
Chartreuse de la Verne
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Musee des Troupes de Marine ©
Musee des Troupes de Marine

6
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 Galerie Lifetime Gallery (in Mougins) and Villa Eilenroc (in Antibes). The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marineland, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, take a stroll through Vieille Ville, and make a trip to Place Massena.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Nice trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Saint-Raphael to Nice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Antibes, Galerie Lifetime Gallery, Eglise St Pierre & Paul
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Food Tours
Marineland ©
Marineland
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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