51 days in France Itinerary

51 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cannes
— 6 nights
2
Menton
— 5 nights
3
Hyeres
— 6 nights
4
Aix-en-Provence
— 5 nights
5
Biarritz
— 5 nights
6
Bayeux
— 6 nights
7
Honfleur
— 5 nights
8
Rouen
— 6 nights
9
Paris
— 5 nights

6
nights
Cannes

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Visit Castel Plage and Plage de Pampelonne for some beach relaxation. Popular historic sites such as Vieille Ville and Rue d'Antibes are in your itinerary. Explore Cannes' surroundings by going to St-Paul-de-Vence (Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs, La Collegiale de la Conversion de St-Paul, &more), Nice (Cimetiere du Chateau, Palais Lascaris, &more) and Parc des Rives du Loup (in La Colle sur Loup). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lérins Islands, kick back and relax at Plage Mace, pick up some local products at Marche Forville, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cannes trip planning website.

Mumbai, India to Cannes is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Cannes, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in March, expect Cannes to be colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Menton.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Nice, Sainte-Maxime, St-Paul-de-Vence, Saint-Tropez, Golf Country club de Cannes Mougins
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 17:
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence

5
nights
Menton

Menton
Known for its own microclimate that is generally milder than the rest of the French Riviera, Menton is located very close to the border with Italy, whose influence is visible in the architecture and customs of the city.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Jean Cocteau Museum Collection Severin Wunderman. Get some cultural insight at Basilica St. Michel and La Maison du Portal. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Menton: Gilette (Musee Lou Ferouil & Pont de La Cerise), Lac de Trecolpas (in Saint Martin-Vesubie) and Sospel (Sospel Cathedral & 5 Sens Rando). There's much more to do: stroll through Promenade du Soleil, pause for some serene contemplation at Église Saint Veran, hike along Mala Beach Coastal Path, and identify plant and animal life at La Recreation Champetre.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Menton visit planner.

Drive from Cannes to Menton in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Hyeres.

Things to do in Menton

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Gilette, Cap d'Ail, Sospel, Utelle
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 22:
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Saint Jean-Cap-Ferrat Hike
Saint Jean-Cap-Ferrat Hike
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
La Madone d'Utelle ©
La Madone d'Utelle

6
nights
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. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Domaine de la Giscle and Eglise Saint-Louis. Get outdoors at Plage de l'Escalet and Plage de Gigaro. Venture out of the city with trips to Le Lavandou (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette, &more), Le Barrage de la Verne (in La Mole) and La Mene (in Grimaud). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Sentier Jean Francois Jube, stroll through Plage de Sylvabelle, trek along Sentier du Littoral de la Presqu'ile de Giens, and look for all kinds of wild species at Sentier du Littoral.

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You can drive from Menton to Hyeres in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. March in Hyeres sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, La Croix-Valmer, Saint-Tropez, Bandol, Bormes-Les-Mimosas
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 28:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle

5
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Get in touch with nature at Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau and Calanques. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee Granet and Site Granet XXe, Collection Jean Planque. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Aix-en-Provence: Avignon (Pont d'Avignon & Palais des Papes), Chateauneuf-du-Pape (Cave Ourouse, Domaine Albin Jacumin, &more) and Marseille (Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde & Abbaye Saint Victor). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at La Calanque de Figuerolles, take a memorable tour with Tours, do a tasting at Arnoux et Fils Vignerons, and head outdoors with Lafare A Cheval.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Aix-en-Provence attractions planning tool.

You can drive from Hyeres to Aix-en-Provence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Aix-en-Provence are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Biarritz.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Outdoors Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Beaumes-de-Venise, Avignon, Vacqueyras
Find places to stay Mar 28 — Apr 2:
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Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau ©
Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

5
nights
Biarritz

Biarritz ©
A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Notre Dame de l'Assomption and Chapelle Sainte Madeleine. Escape the urban bustle at Plage d'Hendaye and Plage des Alcyons. Get out of town with these interesting Biarritz side-trips: Urrugne (Chapelle du Mont du Calvaire & Centre de Tourisme Equestre Larrun Alde), Circuit de la Chapelle de l'Aubepine (in Ainhoa) and Hendaye (Dioxka Golf Academie, Fishing Charters & Tours, &more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Port Vieux Beach, stroll through La Cote des Basques, get outside with Initiation a la Cesta Punta, and trek along Velektrix Guethary.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Biarritz tour planner.

You can fly from Aix-en-Provence to Biarritz in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Biarritz

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Guethary, Hendaye, Urrugne, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Golf Epherra
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 7:
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Plage d'Hendaye ©
Plage d'Hendaye
Fishing Charters & Tours
Banaka ©
Banaka

6
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Escape the urban bustle at Omaha Beach and Plage de Vauville. We've included these beaches for you: Juno Beach and Urville Nacqueville Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bayeux: Ouistreham Beach (in Ouistreham), Reserve Ornithologique Du Gros Banc (in Merville-Franceville-Plage) and Golf Caen (in Bieville-Beuville). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Barneville., kick back and relax at Plage du Plat Gousset, and stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bayeux holiday builder site.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Biarritz to Bayeux takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Biarritz in April: high temperatures in Bayeux hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Honfleur.

Things to do in Bayeux

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Agon-Coutainville, Domfront, Barneville-Carteret, Musee du poire
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 13:
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach

5
nights
Honfleur

Honfleur
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Deauville Beach and Plage de Benerville sur Mer. Take a break from the city and head to Falaises d'Etretat and Plage Du Tilleul. Get out of town with these interesting Honfleur side-trips: Plage-Baignade Yport (in Yport), Etretat (Cote d'Albatre, Porte d’Aval, &more) and Palais Benedictine (in Fecamp). There's lots more to do: stroll through Promenade Marcel Proust, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Cabourg, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and examine the collection at Musee de l'Emigration Francaise au Canada.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Honfleur tour site.

You can drive from Bayeux to Honfleur in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. In April, daytime highs in Honfleur are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rouen.

Things to do in Honfleur

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Etretat, Pont-L'Eveque, Cabourg, Le Tilleul, Deauville City
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 18:
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Plage-Baignade Yport
Plage-Baignade Yport
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Deauville Beach ©
Deauville Beach

6
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Step out of the city life by going to Plage de Pourville and Caresse de Tigre. Get some cultural insight at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen and V1 Site at Val Ygot. Change things up with these side-trips from Rouen: Dieppe (Chateau-Musee & Fishing Charters & Tours), Veules-les-Roses (Le Fleuve La Veules, La Plage, &more) and Le Jardin Potager de Miromesnil (in Tourville-sur-Arques). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, identify plant and animal life at L'Arche Feline, delve into the lush surroundings at Roumare Forest, and see the interesting displays at Musee De La Verrerie.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rouen travel route planning app.

Traveling by car from Honfleur to Rouen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April in Rouen, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Paris.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Giverny, Veules-les-Roses, Vascoeuil, Dieppe, Martainville-Epreville
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 24:
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Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen

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.
Head to Champs-Elysees and Saint Germain des Pres Quarterfor plenty of shopping. Visiting Île de la Cité and Seine River will get you outdoors. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Musee du Peigne (in Ezy sur Eure) and Musee des Instruments a Vent (in La Couture Boussey). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, wander the streets of Le Marais, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Paris visit website.

Traveling by car from Rouen to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April in Paris, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Musee du Peigne, Musee des Instruments a Vent
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 29:
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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