8 days in France Itinerary

8 days in France Itinerary

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8 days in France Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  6 h
1
Nantes
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Bayeux
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Perros-Guirec
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
La Rochelle
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Nantes

Nantes ©
Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): ponder the design of Le Miroir d'Eau, step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, visit Place Graslin, then examine the collection at Les Machines de L'ile, and finally walk around Parc de Proce. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Basilique Saint Nicolas, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Plantes, then make a trip to Le lieu unique, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee de l'Imprimerie.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Nantes online trip itinerary builder .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Nantes is an approximately 6-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Nantes, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in April, with highs in Nantes at 19°C and lows at 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Nantes

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Les Machines de L'ile ©
Les Machines de L'ile
Parc de Proce ©
Parc de Proce
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne ©
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne

2
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
On the 11th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Patrice de Bayeux, then witness the site of a historic battle at Around Europe Battlefields Tours Day Tours, then explore the world behind art at Musee Baron Gerard, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Atelier Galerie Ludovic Grand-Guillot, take in the exciting artwork at Normandie Savoir-Faire, stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, then take in the history at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and finally make a trip to Reporters Memorial.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bayeux road trip planning site .

Drive from Nantes to Bayeux in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In April in Bayeux, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Colleville-sur-Mer
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 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Musee Baron Gerard ©
Musee Baron Gerard

1
night
Perros-Guirec

Perros-Guirec ©
Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
On the 13th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at 'Eglise de Saint Jacques, identify plant and animal life at Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles, stroll through Sentier des douaniers, then pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame de la Clarte, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Perros-Guirec journey tool .

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Perros-Guirec takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to La Rochelle.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
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Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h ©
Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h
Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles ©
Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles
Sentier des douaniers ©
Sentier des douaniers

2
nights
La Rochelle

La Rochelle ©
Driving on the narrow streets can be difficult in La Rochelle so walking or biking will give you the best view of the pale stone buildings that give the Vieux Port, or old port, a distinctly Mediterranean quality.
On the 14th (Tue), explore the activities along Vieux Port, stroll around Parc Charruyer, then get to know the fascinating history of Rue Sur-les-Murs, then make a trip to Porte de la Grosse-Horloge, and finally learn about all things military at Le Bunker de La Rochelle. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Towers of La Rochelle and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium La Rochelle.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the La Rochelle trip builder site .

You can drive from Perros-Guirec to La Rochelle in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. April in La Rochelle sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature
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Aquarium La Rochelle ©
Aquarium La Rochelle
Towers of La Rochelle ©
Towers of La Rochelle
Parc Charruyer ©
Parc Charruyer

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