31 days in France Itinerary

31 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rouen
— 3 nights
2
Bayeux
— 4 nights
3
Nice
— 4 nights
4
Bormes-Les-Mimosas
— 4 nights
5
Marseille
— 3 nights
6
Avignon
— 3 nights
7
Paris
— 8 nights

3
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
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 Dieppe Canadian Cemetery (in Hautot-sur-Mer), Abbaye de Jumieges (in Jumieges) 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.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Musee de la Corderie Vallois, Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours, Dieppe Canadian Cemetery, Abbaye de Jumieges, Veloroute du Lin
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat

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 some historical perspective at Mont Saint-Michel and Omaha Beach. Normandy American Cemetery and Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bayeux: Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant (in Falaise), Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery (in Cintheaux) and Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel (in Mont-Saint-Michel). 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.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Mont-Saint-Michel, Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant, Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, Eglise Saint-Come-et-Saint-Damien d'Angoville-au-Plain
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 22:
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

4
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.
Visit Lérins Islands and Vieille Ville for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice. 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, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs, stroll the grounds of Cimetiere du Chateau, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain.

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

Side Trips

Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, Lérins Islands, Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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 Le Cap Lardier. Get a sense of the local culture at Chartreuse de la Verne and Eglise Saint-Trophyme. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bormes-Les-Mimosas: La Croix-Valmer (Heraclee Beach & Plage de Sylvabelle). 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, kick back and relax at Plage de Jean Blanc, and see the interesting displays at Confiserie Azureenne.

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. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. 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

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, La Croix-Valmer, Collobrieres, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Chartreuse de la Verne ©
Chartreuse de la Verne
Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas ©
Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas

3
nights
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.
Visiting Sentier Jean Francois Jube and Foret de Roustagnon will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Cathédrale La Major. Venture out of the city with trips to Site Memorial du Camp des Milles (in Les Milles), La Ciotat (Stand-Up Paddleboarding & La Calanque de Figuerolles) and Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence (in Aix-en-Provence). There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Marseille trip planner.

Getting from Bormes-Les-Mimosas to Marseille by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. September in Marseille sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Avignon.

Things to do in Marseille

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

La Ciotat, Aix-en-Provence, Sentier Jean Francois Jube, Foret de Roustagnon, Scuba & Snorkeling
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 3:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

3
nights
Avignon

Avignon ©
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), Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque (in Gordes) and Le Sentier des Ocres (in Roussillon). 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

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Gordes, Carrieres des Lumieres, Chateau de Lourmarin, Amphitheatre (les Arenes), Abbaye de Saint-Hilaire
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres
Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)

8
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.
Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin. Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, steep yourself in history at The Paris Catacombs, and admire the landmark architecture of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Paris online trip itinerary builder.

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 and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 62°F by day to 48°F at night. On the 14th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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