14 days in France Itinerary

14 days in France Itinerary

Created using Inspirock France planner
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Fly
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Paris
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Bayeux
— 2 nights
Fly
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Avignon
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Saint-Raphael
— 1 night
Drive
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Nice
— 5 nights
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Paris — 3 nights

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.
Get some historical perspective at Eiffel Tower and Pere-Lachaise Cemetery. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Army Museum and Musee Nissim de Camondo. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, get to know the fascinating history of Latin Quarter, get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip site.

Mumbai, India to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Paris is minus 4.5 hours. While traveling from Mumbai, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Bayeux.
Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature
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Bayeux — 2 nights

Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, brush up on your military savvy at Musee D-Day Omaha, then take in the history at Omaha Beach, and finally take an in-depth tour of Musee Baron Gerard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, then stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, and then brush up on your military savvy at Memorial de Caen.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bayeux holiday maker tool.

Getting from Paris to Bayeux by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to fly to Avignon.
Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors
Side Trips
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Avignon — 2 nights

An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
On the 23rd (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Agricol, make a trip to Pont d'Avignon, step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes, then admire the masterpieces at Musee du Petit Palais, and finally get engrossed in the history at Musee Calvet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Chartreuse de Villeneuve lez Avignon, then head off the coast to Ile de la Barthelasse, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Saint Pierre.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Avignon day trip planning site.

Fly from Bayeux to Avignon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Bayeux in September, expect nights in Avignon to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Saint-Raphael.
Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods · Museums
Side Trip
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Saint-Raphael — 1 night

Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
On the 25th (Sun), explore the different monuments and memorials at Memorial des Guerres en Indochine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cite Episcopale, and then see some colorful creatures with Agathonis Plongee.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint-Raphael road trip website.

You can drive from Avignon to Saint-Raphael in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Nice.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Side Trip
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Nice — 5 nights

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.
Popular historic sites such as Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at La cité médiévale and Musee Picasso. When in Nice, make a side trip to see Old Town in Antibes, approximately Antibes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville, stroll through Old Harbor (La Darse), and take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Nice road trip website.

Drive from Saint-Raphael to Nice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Saint-Raphael in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 21°C in Nice. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Side Trips
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France travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Historic Sites
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.