8 days in France Itinerary

8 days in France Itinerary

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Paris — 3 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.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, take a stroll through Le Marais, and contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Paris online trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Paris. In November, daytime highs in Paris are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car 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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): examine the collection at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and then stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bayeux day trip planner.

You can drive from Paris to Bayeux in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in Bayeux are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) 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. On the 25th (Mon), stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James and then admire the striking features of Mont Saint-Michel.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mont-Saint-Michel online trip planner.

You can drive from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daytime highs in Mont-Saint-Michel are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Nice.
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Nice — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, then take a stroll through Vieille Ville, then take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at La Brasserie Artisanale de Nice. On the next day, examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall, then don't miss a visit to Place Massena, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Nice attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Mont-Saint-Michel to Nice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel in November: high temperatures in Nice hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.
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France travel guide

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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.