26 days in France Itinerary

26 days in France Itinerary

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26 days in France Itinerary

Start: London
train:  2​h 30​min
1
Paris
— 7 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Bourges
— 3 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
3
Lyon
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Marseille
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Nice
— 5 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Boise

7
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Musee Gustave Moreau, Disneyland Park, Arc de Triomphe, and other attractions you added.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Paris day trip site .

London, UK to Paris is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. In October, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. You will leave for Bourges on the 4th (Sun).

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

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Disneyland Paris
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

3
nights
Bourges

Bourges ©
For a peek into the architecture of a Roman city, with a monumental gate, aqueducts, thermae, amphitheater, and ruins of the Gallo-Roman walls, visit Bourges, the capital of the Cher department in the Centre-Val de Loire region.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Museum d'Histoire Naturelle de Bourges, Cathedrale St-Etienne, Musee Esteve, and other attractions.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bourges online itinerary planner .

Getting from Paris to Bourges by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lyon.

Things to do in Bourges

Museums Historic Sites
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Cathedrale St-Etienne ©
Cathedrale St-Etienne
Eglise Notre Dame ©
Eglise Notre Dame

4
nights
Lyon

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Place des Terreaux, Fourviere Hill, Traboules du Vieux Lyon, and other attractions you added.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lyon route maker tool .

Traveling by car from Bourges to Lyon takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Lyon are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Marseille.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Museums
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Traboules du Vieux Lyon ©
Traboules du Vieux Lyon
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill

5
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.
You've added Chateau de la Buzine, Abbaye Saint Victor, Cathédrale La Major, and other attractions to your itinerary.

Plan my day in Marseille using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by train from Lyon to Marseille takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In November, Marseille is somewhat warmer than Lyon - with highs of 61°F and lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Chateau d'If ©
Chateau d'If
Cathédrale La Major ©
Cathédrale La Major
Abbaye Saint Victor ©
Abbaye Saint Victor

5
nights
Nice

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.
To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Nice itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Marseille to Nice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Nice are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. You'll set off for home on the 14th (Wed).

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Tours Parks
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