9 days in Marseille & Paris Itinerary

9 days in Marseille & Paris Itinerary

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9 days in Marseille & Paris Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Marseille
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
2
Paris
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Chicago

3
nights
Marseille

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Palais Longchamp, La corniche, The Panier, and other attractions. Get a sense of the local culture at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Abbaye Saint Victor. Popular historic sites such as Cathédrale La Major and Vallon des Auffes are in your itinerary.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Marseille trip itinerary planner.

Chicago, USA to Marseille is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, tram, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Chicago to Marseille. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in April; daily highs in Marseille reach 67°F and lows reach 48°F. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Paris.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Parc National des Calanques ©
Parc National des Calanques
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Cathédrale La Major ©
Cathédrale La Major

4
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Musee d'Orsay, Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, and other attractions. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris online travel planner .

You can fly from Marseille to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Marseille in April, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 60°F and lows about 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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