27 days in France, Monte-Carlo & Geneva Itinerary

27 days in France, Monte-Carlo & Geneva Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 13 nights
2
Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— 3 nights
3
Bordeaux, France
— 2 nights
4
Saint-Tropez, France
— 2 nights
5
Nice, France
— 1 night
6
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 3 nights
7
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights


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13
nights
Paris, France

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin. Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Avion Normandie - L'Eure de l'Ulm (in Saint-Aquilin-de-Pacy), Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny) and Versailles (Palace of Versailles, The Trianons & The Hamlet, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, visit Montmartre, explore the galleries of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and shop like a local with Le Marais.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Paris attractions planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In July, daytime highs in Paris are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Versailles, Le Bois des Aigles, Fondation Claude Monet, Les Andelys, Avion Normandie - L'Eure de l'Ulm
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

3
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel, France

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Mont Saint-Michel Bay, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Fougeres, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Mont-Saint-Michel trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Paris to Mont-Saint-Michel by train takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Paris in July: highs in Mont-Saint-Michel hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, Chateau de Fougeres, Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel ©
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel

2
nights
Bordeaux, France

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): admire the striking features of La Cite du Vin, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Place de la Bourse, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Andre Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, do a tasting at Chateau de Reignac, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Sainte-Marie-de-la-Bastide.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bordeaux journey builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bordeaux takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel in July: highs in Bordeaux hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Wineries Tours Museums

Side Trip

Chateau de Reignac
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse
St. Andre Cathedral ©
St. Andre Cathedral

2
nights
Saint-Tropez, France

Saint-Tropez ©
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. On the 26th (Sun), kick back and relax at Plage de Pampelonne, thenget engrossed in the history at Citadelle de Saint-Tropez - Musee d'histoire maritime, thenkick back and relax at La Ponche Beach, and finally take in the waterfront activity at St. Tropez Harbor. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Domaine Tropez, get outside with Cap Taillat, thendo a tasting at Chateau Minuty, and finally learn about all things military at Musee de la Gendarmerie et du Cinema.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint-Tropez trip maker app.

You can fly from Bordeaux to Saint-Tropez in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bordeaux in July, you will find days in Saint-Tropez are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne
Cap Taillat ©
Cap Taillat

1
night
Nice, France

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): kick back and relax at Castel Plage, steep yourself in history at Place Garibaldi, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Saint-Paul de Vence, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at La Collegiale Saint Paul, and finally take a stroll through Le Suquet.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Nice online vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Saint-Tropez to Nice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Saint-Tropez in July, you will find days in Nice are little chillier (°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St-Paul-de-Vence, Le Suquet
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Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice ©
Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet

3
nights
Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): observe the fascinating underwater world at Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee, thentry your luck at Casino of Monte-Carlo, and finally don't miss a visit to Casino Square. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Juan Manuel Fangio Memorial, steep yourself in history at Vieux Monaco, Head underground at Jardin Exotique de Monaco, thenstep into the grandiose world of Prince's Palace, and finally see the interesting displays at The Private Collection of Antique Cars of H.S.H. Prince Rainier III.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Monte-Carlo road trip planning website.

Monte-Carlo is very close to Nice. In July, daytime highs in Monte-Carlo are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Monaco-Ville, Jardin Exotique de Monaco
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Oceanographic Museum of Monaco ©
Oceanographic Museum of Monaco
Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace
Jardin Exotique de Monaco ©
Jardin Exotique de Monaco

2
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
On the 1st (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Bains des Paquis, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, thentake some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and finally examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Lausanne, thensee the interesting displays at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Geneva trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Monte-Carlo to Geneva takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Monte-Carlo in August, expect little chillier with lows of °F in Geneva. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Lausanne, Chateau de Chillon
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Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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