11 days in France Itinerary

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Fly to Paris CDG, Train to Bayeux
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Bayeux — 1 night

Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
On the 13th (Tue), explore the world behind art 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 other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bayeux trip tool.

Boston, USA to Bayeux is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Bayeux is 6 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Boston in September: high temperatures in Bayeux hover around 69°F and lows are around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Mont-Saint-Michel.
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Mont-Saint-Michel — 1 night

Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel and then stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Mont-Saint-Michel online road trip planner.

You can drive from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Mont-Saint-Michel, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can fly to Nice.
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Nice — 4 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: La Croisette (in Cannes), Azur Wine Tours (in Vence) and Musee Picasso (in Antibes). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Old Town, get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Nice road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Mont-Saint-Michel to Nice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel in September: high temperatures in Nice hover around 76°F and lows are around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to fly to Paris.
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Paris — 4 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.
Paris is known for museums, sightseeing, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and take a stroll through Le Marais.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Nice to Paris by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Nice in September, with highs in Paris at 70°F and lows at 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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France travel guide

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.