7 days in Paris & Hauts-de-France Itinerary

7 days in Paris & Hauts-de-France Itinerary

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Paris — 2 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Seine River and Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Montmartre, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, shop like a local with Le Marais, and steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower.

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Birmingham, UK to Paris is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Birmingham to Paris is 1 hour. Traveling from Birmingham in July, you will find days in Paris are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Saint-Valery-sur-Somme.
Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Saint-Valery-sur-Somme — 3 nights

Saint-Valery-sur-Somme is a commune in the Somme department. Take a break from the city and head to Le Touquet Beach and Nampont St Martin Golf Club. Change things up with a short trip to Plage de Mers les Bains in Mers-les-Bains (about 34 minutes away). The adventure continues: see the top attractions with Maxim Guide Baie de Somme, head outdoors with Vaa en Baie, indulge in some personalized pampering at Be Baie, and enjoy the sand and surf at Beach of Bois de Cise.

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Drive from Paris to Saint-Valery-sur-Somme in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Saint-Valery-sur-Somme: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Escalles.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
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Escalles — 1 night

Escalles is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.GeographyA small village located 13km west of Calais, at the junction of the D243 and D940 roads and at the foot of Mont d'Hubert (151m).Places of interest The cliffs. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Cran d'Escalles and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cap Blanc-Nez.

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Drive from Saint-Valery-sur-Somme to Escalles in 1.5 hours. In August in Escalles, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive back home.
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Hauts-de-France travel guide

Theme Parks · Room Escape Games · Specialty Museums
Hauts-de-France is a region of France created by the territorial reform of French Regions in 2014, from a merger of Nord-Pas-de-Calais and Picardy. The new region came into existence on 1 January 2016, after the regional elections in December 2015. France's Conseil d'État approved Hauts-de-France as the name of the region on 28 September 2016, effective 30 September 2016.The region covers an area of more than 31813km2, and has a population of 5,973,098.ToponymyThe region's interim name Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie was a hyphenated placename, created by hyphenating the merged regions' names—Nord-Pas-de-Calais and Picardie—in alphabetical order.On 14 March 2016, well ahead of the 1 July deadline, the Regional council decided on Hauts-de-France as the region's permanent name,. The provisional name of the region was retired on 30 September 2016, when the new name of the region, Hauts-de-France, took effect.GeographyThe region borders Belgium (Flanders and Wallonia) to the northeast, the English Channel to the northwest, as well as the French regions of Grand Est to the southeast, Île-de-France to the south, and Normandy to the southwest. It is connected to the United Kingdom (England) via the Channel Tunnel.