7 days in France Itinerary

7 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Zonguldak, Turkey
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Nice
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Castellane
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Aix-en-Provence
— 1 night
Bus + Train:  3 h 45 min
4
Paris
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Zonguldak, Turkey

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Palais Lascaris, take a stroll through Vieille Ville, then get your game on at SENSAS Nice, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Harbor (La Darse).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Nice trip itinerary planning tool.

Zonguldak, Turkey to Nice is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Castellane.

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Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

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Old Harbor (La Darse)
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SENSAS Nice ©
SENSAS Nice
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris

1
night
Castellane

Castellane is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Castellane sightseeing planning tool.

Drive from Nice to Castellane in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Nice in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Castellane, with lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Castellane

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
River Rafting & Tubing

1
night
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Fondation Vasarely, get engrossed in the history at Paul Cezanne’s Studio, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, and finally partake in some friendly competition at Mystery Games.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Aix-en-Provence trip website.

You can drive from Castellane to Aix-en-Provence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In April in Aix-en-Provence, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Fondation Vasarely ©
Fondation Vasarely
Paul Cezanne’s Studio ©
Paul Cezanne’s Studio

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Luxembourg Palace, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and finally steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and then browse the exhibits of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Paris holiday maker site.

Do a combination of bus and train from Aix-en-Provence to Paris in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Aix-en-Provence in April; daily highs in Paris reach 18°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Tours Historic Sites
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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