28 days in France Itinerary

28 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Montreal
Fly + Train:  15 h 15 min
1
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Bayeux
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Rouen
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Paris
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Hyeres
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Saint-Raphael
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Nice
— 5 nights
Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: Montreal

2
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mont-Saint-Michel: Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel (in Genets) and Golf de Vire la Dathee (in Saint Manvieu Bocage). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Mont Saint-Michel, don't miss a visit to Tour du Nord, pause for some serene contemplation at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mont Saint-Michel Bay.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Mont-Saint-Michel day trip planner.

Montreal, Canada to Mont-Saint-Michel is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Montreal to Mont-Saint-Michel. In September, daytime highs in Mont-Saint-Michel are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel, Golf de Vire la Dathee, Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James
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Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel ©
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©

3
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: La Roche d'Oetre (in Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne), Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant (in Falaise) and Pegasus Memorial (in Ranville). And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, see the interesting displays at Espace Musee Charles Leandre, and learn about all things military at Memorial de Caen.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bayeux road trip planner.

You can drive from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bayeux in 2 hours. September in Bayeux sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Remains Mulberry Harbour, La Roche d'Oetre, Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Memorial de Caen, Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

3
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rouen: Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny), Les Cressonnieres (in Veules-les-Roses) and Honfleur (Vieux Bassin & Saint Catherine's Catholic Church). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, explore the striking landscape at Porte d’Aval, tour the pleasant surroundings at Falaises d'Etretat, and admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rouen road trip site.

Drive from Bayeux to Rouen in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Rouen sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Rouen

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Etretat, Honfleur, Fondation Claude Monet, Les Cressonnieres
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet

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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

Getting from Rouen to Paris by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hyeres.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
nights
Hyeres

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. When in Hyeres, make a side trip to see Scuba & Snorkeling in Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer, approximately Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer away. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Route du Sud, get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, choose your vessel at Melee Voiles, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Louis.

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You can fly from Paris to Hyeres in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Hyeres: highs are around 30°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Daskalides Chocolatier, Plage des Oursinieres, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Plage noire du Langoustier ©
Plage noire du Langoustier
Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage La Capte ©
Plage La Capte

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: Taxi Boat Saint Tropez (in Port Grimaud), Plage de Sylvabelle (in La Croix-Valmer) and Plage de Guerrevieille (in Grimaud). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Massif de l'Esterel, see the vivid underwater world at Lion of the Sea (Lion de Mer), enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de la Baumette, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Victoire.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Saint-Raphael trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Hyeres to Saint-Raphael takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Saint-Raphael sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Grimaud, Plage de Sylvabelle, Le Brigantin II, Site de Malpasset
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 26:
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Calanque de Maubois ©
Calanque de Maubois
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Le Brigantin II ©
Le Brigantin II

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Lérins Islands in Cannes (about 54 minutes away). There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, wander the streets of Vieille Ville, and see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice day trip planning website.

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. Traveling from Saint-Raphael in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Nice, with lows around 21°C. On the 1st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, Lérins Islands, Haut de Cagnes
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands

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