31 days in France Itinerary

31 days in France Itinerary

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Fly to Charles de Gaulle International Airport, Drive to Rouen
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Rouen
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bayeux
— 4 nights
Drive to Nantes, Fly to Nice
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Nice
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bormes-Les-Mimosas
— 4 nights
Drive
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Marseille
— 3 nights
Drive
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Avignon
— 3 nights
Train
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Paris
— 8 nights
Fly

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Rouen

City of a Hundred Spires

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Get a sense of the local culture at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen and Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen. Escape the urban bustle at Falaises d'Etretat and Veloroute du Lin. Venture out of the city with trips to Abbaye de Jumieges (in Jumieges), Dieppe Canadian Cemetery (in Hautot-sur-Mer) and Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite) (in Fecamp). There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours and see the interesting displays at Musee de la Corderie Vallois.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rouen road trip app.

Kahului, USA to Rouen is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Kahului to Rouen, you'll lose 11 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kahului in September: high temperatures in Rouen hover around 68°F and lows are around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bayeux.

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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Architectural Building
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
4.7

4
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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 Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James. Normandy American Cemetery and Omaha Beach are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bayeux: Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel (in Mont-Saint-Michel), Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant (in Falaise) and Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery (in Cintheaux). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, take an in-depth tour of Pegasus Memorial, explore the different monuments and memorials at Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, and take in the history at Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bayeux trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rouen to Bayeux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Bayeux, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Nice.

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Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

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4
nights
Nice

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Visit Lérins Islands and Vieille Ville for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs. When in Nice, make a side trip to see Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews in La Napoule-Plage, approximately La Napoule-Plage away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, stroll the grounds of Cimetiere du Chateau, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Nice trip tool.

Getting from Bayeux to Nice by combination of car and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September, Nice is a bit warmer than Bayeux - with highs of 76°F and lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Bormes-Les-Mimosas.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

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Lérins Islands ©
Must see
Lérins Islands
4.6
Vieille Ville ©
Neighborhood
Vieille Ville
4.7

4
nights
Bormes-Les-Mimosas

Bormes-les-Mimosas is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.It has a Mediterranean climate.Bormes-les-Mimosas is a city in bloom and won the 2003 Gold Medal awarded by the Entente Florale. Escape the urban bustle at Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas and Plage d'Aiguebelle. Get a sense of the local culture at Chartreuse de la Verne and Confiserie Azureenne. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bormes-Les-Mimosas: La Croix-Valmer (Heraclee Beach, Le Cap Lardier, &more). There's much more to do: trek along Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, do a tasting at Domaine Sainte Marie, and kick back and relax at Plage de Jean Blanc.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bormes-Les-Mimosas trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Nice to Bormes-Les-Mimosas takes 2 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Bormes-Les-Mimosas when traveling from Nice in September, with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Bormes-Les-Mimosas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.8
Chartreuse de la Verne ©
Historic Site
Chartreuse de la Verne
4.6

3
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Marseille

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Visiting Sentier Jean Francois Jube and Stand-Up Paddleboarding will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Site Memorial du Camp des Milles. Venture out of the city with trips to Foret de Roustagnon (in Bandol), La Calanque de Figuerolles (in La Ciotat) and Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence (in Aix-en-Provence). The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale La Major.

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Drive from Bormes-Les-Mimosas to Marseille in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Marseille

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.5

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Avignon

City of Popes

An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Palais des Papes and Amphitheatre (les Arenes). Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pont d'Avignon and Abbaye de Saint-Hilaire. Get out of town with these interesting Avignon side-trips: Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence), Le Sentier des Ocres (in Roussillon) and Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque (in Gordes). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Lourmarin.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Avignon attractions planner.

Drive from Marseille to Avignon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Avignon

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Side Trips

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Palais des Papes ©
World heritage site
Palais des Papes
4.3
Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
World heritage site
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)
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Paris

City of Light

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.
Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and The Army Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet & Palace of Versailles). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees.

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

Traveling by train from Avignon to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Avignon in October, plan for slightly colder days in Paris, with highs around 62°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Eiffel Tower ©
Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Louvre Museum ©
Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
Palace of Versailles ©
World heritage site
Palace of Versailles
4.0

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