19 days in Paris, Dinan & Nantes Itinerary

19 days in Paris, Dinan & Nantes Itinerary

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Paris
— 8 nights
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Dinan
— 5 nights
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Nantes
— 5 nights
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Paris — 8 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee). Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Louvre Museum, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip planner.

Indianapolis, USA to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Indianapolis to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Indianapolis in May, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 64°F and 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Dinan.
Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods
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Dinan — 5 nights

Dinan is a walled Breton town and a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department in northwestern France.GeographyIts geographical setting is exceptional. Change things up with these side-trips from Dinan: Cote de Granit Rose (in Lannion), Ploumanac'h LIghthouse (in Ploumanac'h) and Falaises de Tredrez (in Tredrez-Locquemeau). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sights with a stroll at Sentier des Douaniers, don't miss a visit to Le Moulin de Moidrey, get a dose of the wild on L'Aigrette, Pauses Natures en baie, and stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Dinan trip itinerary maker website.

You can take a train from Paris to Dinan in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Nantes.
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Nantes — 5 nights

Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nantes: Puy du Fou (in Les Epesses), Chateau de Tiffauges (in Tiffauges) and La Plage Du Veillon (in Talmont Saint Hilaire). And it doesn't end there: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium La Rochelle, head outdoors with Vendee Evasion Parachutisme, trek along Voie Verte Carquefou - Saint-Mars-la-Jaille, and stroll through Sentier des Douaniers.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Nantes online road trip planner.

Getting from Dinan to Nantes by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Dinan in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Nantes: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.
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