11 days in France Itinerary

11 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Geneva
Train:  3 h 15 min
1
Paris
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Etretat
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Bayeux
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
4
Bormes-Les-Mimosas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Nice
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
End: Geneva

2
nights
Paris

Paris ©
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 Sainte-Chapelle. Bring the kids along to Louvre Museum and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye de Saint-Germain-des-Pres.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Paris visit planner.

Geneva, Switzerland to Paris is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. In April in Paris, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Etretat.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

1
night
Etretat

Etretat ©
Etretat is a small coastal village on the Alabaster Coast in Normandy.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Porte d’Aval, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Falaises d'Etretat, thenkick back and relax at Plage Du Tilleul, and finally stroll through Plage-Baignade Yport.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Etretat planning site.

Traveling by car from Paris to Etretat takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Etretat can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Etretat

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Plage-Baignade Yport, Plage Du Tilleul
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Plage-Baignade Yport
Plage-Baignade Yport
Porte d’Aval ©
Porte d’Aval

3
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Normandy American Cemetery and Omaha Beach will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at Plage de Vauville and Urville Nacqueville Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Bayeux side-trips: Plage Saint-Martin-de-Brehal (in Brehal), Les parcs a huitres (in Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue) and Pointe D'Agon (in Agon-Coutainville). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, explore the different monuments and memorials at German War Cemetery Marigny, and take in the history at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bayeux sightseeing planning app.

Getting from Etretat to Bayeux by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Bayeux are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bormes-Les-Mimosas.

Things to do in Bayeux

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Plage de Vauville, German War Cemetery Marigny, Urville Nacqueville Beach, Omaha Beach
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Plage de Vauville
Plage de Vauville

2
nights
Bormes-Les-Mimosas

Bormes-Les-Mimosas ©
Bormes-les-Mimosas is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.It has a Mediterranean climate.Bormes-les-Mimosas is a city in bloom and won the 2003 Gold Medal awarded by the Entente Florale. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Domaine Sainte Marie, stroll through Plage de Gigaro, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Cabasson, thenkick back and relax at Grande Plage du Lavandou, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Cavaliere, and finally hike along Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bormes-Les-Mimosas attractions planner.

You can fly from Bayeux to Bormes-Les-Mimosas in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bayeux in April; daily highs in Bormes-Les-Mimosas reach 20°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Bormes-Les-Mimosas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, Plage de Gigaro
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Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Cavaliere ©
Plage de Cavaliere
Grande Plage du Lavandou ©
Grande Plage du Lavandou

2
nights
Nice

Nice ©
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.
On the 15th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Palais Lascaris, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur, thenvisit Vieille Ville, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Eglise and then step off the mainland to explore Lérins Islands.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Nice tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bormes-Les-Mimosas to Nice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Lérins Islands, Eglise
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Eglise ©
Eglise

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