8 days in France Itinerary

8 days in France Itinerary

Created using Inspirock France vacation planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in France Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Amboise
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Bayeux
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Reims
— 1 night
+4
train + subway + bus + Fly + bus:  6​h 15​min
4
Porto-Vecchio, Corsica
— 1 day
+3
bus + Fly + foot + train:  4​h
5
Cannes
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Newark

1
night
Amboise

Amboise ©
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. On the 5th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chambord and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Cheverny. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Chateau d'Amboise, then look for gifts at Vannerie Etienne Metezeau, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Chateau de Villandry.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Amboise online trip itinerary maker .

Newark, USA to Amboise is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET) is 6 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Chateau de Villandry, Chateau de Cheverny, Chateau de Chambord, Vannerie Etienne Metezeau
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Chambord ©
Chateau de Chambord
Chateau de Villandry ©
Chateau de Villandry
Chateau de Cheverny ©
Chateau de Cheverny

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Cathedral, stroll the grounds of American Cemetery & Memorial, then take in the history at Omaha Beach, and finally stop by Fantastic Attic. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Les Vergers de Ducy - Domaine de la Flaguerie, pause for some serene contemplation at Abbaye Saint-Martin de Mondaye, then take in the history at Utah Beach D-Day Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bayeux journey maker website .

You can drive from Amboise to Bayeux in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. April in Bayeux sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Reims.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, American Cemetery & Memorial, Omaha Beach, Les Vergers de Ducy - Domaine de la Flaguerie, Pointe du Hoc
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc

1
night
Reims

Reims ©
Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): stop by Champagne Bonnevie-Bocart, then play a few rounds at Daily Golf Reims Bezannes, then do a tasting at Champagne Lelarge-Pugeot, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, read Reims trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bayeux to Reims in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in April, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Porto-Vecchio.

Things to do in Reims

Wineries Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Champagne Lelarge-Pugeot, Champagne Bonnevie-Bocart
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Champagne Lelarge-Pugeot ©
Champagne Lelarge-Pugeot
UGOLF Reims ©
UGOLF Reims
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims

1
day
Porto-Vecchio, Corsica

Porto-Vecchio ©
Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. On the 10th (Wed), look for gifts at L' Alivi, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Giulia Beach, and then stroll through Plage de Palombaggia.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Porto-Vecchio trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of train, flight, and bus from Reims to Porto-Vecchio in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Reims in April, Porto-Vecchio is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

L' Alivi
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Palombaggia ©
Plage de Palombaggia
L' Alivi ©
L' Alivi

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Le Suquet and then appreciate the extensive heritage of La Croisette.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Cannes trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Porto-Vecchio to Cannes in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. April in Cannes sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cannes

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

Similar Plans

10 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in France BY A USER FROM BANGLADESH October, teens, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in France BY A USER FROM NAMIBIA October, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in France BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA December, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 12 days in France BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS October, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 9 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in France BY A USER FROM NAMIBIA October, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Europe BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS December, kids, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES November, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans