7 days in France Itinerary

7 days in France Itinerary

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Nice
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Paris

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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.
Paris is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Paris planner.

Charlotte, USA to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Charlotte to Paris, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Charlotte in September, expect Paris to be slightly colder, temps between 70°F and 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to fly to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Nice

— 3 nights

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.
Nice is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Nice trip tool.

You can fly from Paris to Nice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in September, expect Nice to be somewhat warmer, temps between 76°F and 65°F. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods

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France travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Historic Sites
France has been the world's most popular tourist destination for decades, and geographically, it is one of the most diverse countries in Europe. Its cities are holiday hot spots and contain some of the greatest treasures in Europe, its countryside is prosperous and well tended, and it boasts dozens of major tourist attractions, like Paris, the French Riviera, the Atlantic beaches, the winter sport resorts of the French Alps, as well as the castles of the Loire Valley, Brittany, and Normandy. The country is renowned for its gastronomy, particularly wines and cheeses, as well as its history, culture, and fashion industry.

You'll find that the French people are very polite and may react coldly to you if you forget this. You might be surprised as you're greeted by other customers and the proprieter when you walk into a restaurant or a shop. Be sure to take your sightseeing off the beaten path in France. Besides the famous Eiffel Tower and the chic resorts of the Côte d'Azur (French Riviera) you'll find many places to visit in the form of museums filled with fine art, crafts, and archaeological relics, wonderful medieval villages and castles, diverse national parks, and local shopping direct from artisans themselves.

Whether you're touring the Christmas Markets or going skiing during winter, viewing the springtime influx of color in Provence, sunbathing on the Mediterranean coast in the summer, or watching the fall foliage against the backdrop of the châteaux in the Loire Valley, you're sure to find just the right place to be. Spring is a time when the tourist attractions are just starting to expand their hours, but it may still be cold in the mountainous regions and the north. Summer is the busiest time in France with the longest hours for many museums and attractions, but it's often when you will experience the most crowds. Winter in France is filled with winter carnivals, Christmas Markets, and of course, skiing. Fall is a time to celebrate the release of Beaujolais nouveau wine in November, as well as experience Nuit Blanche, a day in October when major attractions, museums, galleries, parks, and swimming pools remain open all night.