7 days in France Itinerary

7 days in France Itinerary

Created using Inspirock France planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Paris
— 3 nights
Fly
2
Castelnaud-la-Chapelle
— 1 night
Drive
3
Chamonix
— 2 nights
Shuttle to Geneva, Fly to Abu Dhabi

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Paris

— 3 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, wander the streets of Montmartre, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary planning tool.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Abu Dhabi in August; daily highs in Paris reach 29°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Castelnaud-la-Chapelle.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Milandes and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Castelnaud.

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You can fly from Paris to Castelnaud-la-Chapelle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Chamonix.

Things to do in Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

Historic Sites
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Chamonix

— 2 nights

Alpine Capital of the World

"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
On the 13th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Glacier des Bossons, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Aiguille du Midi, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Chamonix road trip tool.

Getting from Castelnaud-la-Chapelle to Chamonix by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chamonix

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Winter Sports
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France travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Art Museums · Landmarks
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.