12 days in France Itinerary

12 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 3 nights
2
Lyon
— 2 nights
3
Marseille
— 2 nights
4
Nice
— 4 nights

3
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris online trip itinerary builder.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

2
nights
Lyon

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
On the 13th (Sat), make a trip to Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere and then examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, thenmake a trip to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, and then stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lyon trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by train from Paris to Lyon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Lyon are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Marseille.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Traboules du Vieux Lyon ©
Traboules du Vieux Lyon

2
nights
Marseille

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Calanques and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Parc National des Calanques.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Marseille trip planner.

You can take a train from Lyon to Marseille in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. April in Marseille sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Calanques
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Calanques ©
Calanques
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Parc National des Calanques ©
Parc National des Calanques

4
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.
Spend the 19th (Fri) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. There's lots more to do: stop by Vieille Ville, get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, and examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Nice trip planner.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Nice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Nice are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, Marineland
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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