13 days in France Itinerary

13 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 3 nights
2
Bayeux
— 1 day
3
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 2 nights
4
Chenonceaux
— Few hours
5
Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil
— 2 nights
6
Avignon
— 1 night
7
Nice
— 3 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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sainte-Chapelle, Pere-Lachaise Cemetery and La Cuisine Paris - Cooking Classes. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. There's more to do: take a stroll through Montmartre and tour the pleasant surroundings at Île de la Cité.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Paris tour itinerary planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Philadelphia to Paris, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Philadelphia in October: high temperatures in Paris hover around °F and lows are around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
day
Bayeux

Bayeux
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bayeux trip planner.

Getting from Paris to Bayeux by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Bayeux are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): make a trip to Grand Degre, don't miss a visit to Tour de L'Arcade, examine the collection at Musee de la Mer et de l'Ecologie, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes, thendon't miss a visit to Tour Gabriel, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapelle Saint-Aubert.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Mont-Saint-Michel road trip planner.

Take a train from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in October, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Chenonceaux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes
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Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes ©
Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes
Chapelle Saint-Aubert ©
Chapelle Saint-Aubert
Tour Gabriel ©
Tour Gabriel

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hours
Chenonceaux

Chenonceaux
Situated in the valley of the river Cher within the tributary of the Loire, Chenonceaux has a unique location in the Touraine-Chenonceaux wine-growing area.
To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Chenonceaux online vacation builder.

Take a train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Chenonceaux in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in October, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil.

Things to do in Chenonceaux

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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nights
Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil
Best known for its discovery of the first five skeletons of Cro-Magnons, the earliest known examples of Homo sapiens sapiens, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil is home to the rock shelter that held skeletons included a fetus, and remarkably modern looking skulls with a much rounder shape than the earlier Neanderthal.
To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil attractions planning site.

Drive from Chenonceaux to Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Chenonceaux in October, you will find days in Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). You'll set off for Avignon on the 30th (Wed).

Things to do in Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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night
Avignon

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of St-Trophime Cloister (Cloitre St-Trophime), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise St-Trophime, contemplate the long history of Pont d'Avignon, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame des Doms, and finally take an in-depth tour of Musee Calvet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): make a trip to Palais des Papes, make a trip to Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole, thenadmire the masterpieces at Musee Angladon, and finally browse the exhibits of Musee du Petit Palais.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Avignon trip planner.

Traveling by car from Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil to Avignon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Arles, Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole
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St-Trophime Cloister (Cloitre St-Trophime) ©
St-Trophime Cloister (Cloitre St-Trophime)
Eglise St-Trophime ©
Eglise St-Trophime
Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole ©
Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, appreciate the extensive heritage of Saint-Paul de Vence, thenhead outdoors with Promenade du Paillon, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste - Le Voeu. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs, see the interesting displays at Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, thentake a stroll through Place Rossetti, thencontemplate the long history of Palais Lascaris, and finally don't miss a visit to Place Massena.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Avignon to Nice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Avignon in October since evenings lows in Nice dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

St-Paul-de-Vence, Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, Cemetery of the Old Chateau
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Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Cemetery of the Old Chateau ©
Cemetery of the Old Chateau
Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate ©
Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate

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