9 days in France Itinerary

9 days in France Itinerary

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9 days in France Itinerary

Start: Biarritz
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Paris
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Bayeux
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
+3
bus + subway + bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
4
Nice
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Biarritz

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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, wander the streets of Montmartre, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planner .

Biarritz to Paris is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Biarritz in October, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 19°C and lows about 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

1
night
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 25th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and then stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bayeux road trip website .

Traveling by train from Paris to Bayeux takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Normandy American Cemetery
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery ©
Bayeux War Cemetery

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, then don't miss a visit to Terrasse de l'Ouest, and then don't miss a visit to Mont Saint-Michel.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mont-Saint-Michel trip maker app .

Getting from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel by car takes about 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Mont-Saint-Michel are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel

2
nights
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.
Nice is known for museums, historic sites, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Nicholas Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Nice tour planning tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Mont-Saint-Michel to Nice in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Nice: highs are around 24°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Le Nomade
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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