19 days in France Itinerary

19 days in France Itinerary

Created using Inspirock France trip planner
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Paris
— 5 nights
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Nice
— 4 nights
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Saint-Raphael
— 3 nights
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Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
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Bayeux
— 3 nights
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Rouen
— 2 nights
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Paris — 5 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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sainte-Chapelle.

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Toronto, Canada to Paris is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Paris due to the time zone difference. July in Paris sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Nice.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Nice — 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Cannes (La Croisette & Rue d'Antibes). Spend the 28th (Thu) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook.

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Getting from Paris to Nice by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Nice when traveling from Paris in July, with lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can go by car to Saint-Raphael.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trips
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Saint-Raphael — 3 nights

Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Raphael: Eco Gliss (in Les Issambres), Forcerie Vial (in Tanneron) and Plage de Guerrevieille (in Grimaud). There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with TakSea, explore the gorgeous colors at Lion of the Sea (Lion de Mer), trek along Les Balcons du Cap Roux, and don't miss a visit to Massif de l'Esterel.

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You can drive from Nice to Saint-Raphael in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Nice in July since evenings lows in Saint-Raphael dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Mont-Saint-Michel.
Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
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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 4th (Thu): make a trip to Terrasse de l'Ouest and then appreciate the history behind Mont Saint-Michel.

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Getting from Saint-Raphael to Mont-Saint-Michel by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Saint-Raphael in August, expect Mont-Saint-Michel to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Bayeux.
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Bayeux — 3 nights

Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Change things up with a short trip to Airborne Museum in Sainte-Mere-Eglise (about 38 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, appreciate the history behind D-Day Monument, admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, and brush up on your military savvy at Memorial de Caen.

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Traveling by car from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bayeux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rouen.
Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches
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Rouen — 2 nights

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
On the 8th (Mon), head outdoors with Le Jardin Potager de Miromesnil, admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, and then don't miss a visit to Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen. On the next day, take a stroll through Rue du Gros-Horloge, take in nature's colorful creations at Fondation Claude Monet, and then get outside with Avion Normandie - L'Eure de l'Ulm.

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Traveling by car from Bayeux to Rouen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Rouen, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.
Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks
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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.