14 days in France Itinerary

14 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nice
— 2 nights
2
Avignon
— 2 nights
3
Carcassonne
— 2 nights
4
Colleville-sur-Mer
— 2 nights
5
Paris
— 4 nights

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.
Visit Villa Kerylos and Vieille Ville for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice and Eglise. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Palais Lascaris, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of Èze, and contemplate the long history of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Nice online tour itinerary builder.

San Diego, USA to Nice is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 9 hours. Traveling from San Diego in November, things will get slightly colder in Nice: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Villa Kerylos, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, The Church of Èze, Eglise St Pierre & Paul, Eglise
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Villa Kerylos ©
Villa Kerylos

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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.
On the 12th (Thu), trek along Le Sentier des Ocres, thendon't miss a visit to Pont d'Avignon, and then step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Roman Theatre of Orange, thendelve into the distant past at Amphitheatre (les Arenes), and then steep yourself in history at Chateau des Baux de Provence.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Avignon attractions website.

You can drive from Nice to Avignon in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nice in November, expect Avignon to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Roman Theatre of Orange, Le Sentier des Ocres, Amphitheatre (les Arenes), Chateau des Baux de Provence
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Roman Theatre of Orange ©
Roman Theatre of Orange
Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)

2
nights
Carcassonne

Carcassonne ©
Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
On the 14th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Cathar Castles, explore the historical opulence of Chateau Comtal, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Cité de Carcassonne. On the next day, do a tasting at O'Vineyards and then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale St-Just.

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Traveling by car from Avignon to Carcassonne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in November, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Colleville-sur-Mer.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wineries

Side Trip

Cathedrale St-Just
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O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards
Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles
Chateau Comtal ©
Chateau Comtal

2
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Colleville-sur-Mer

Colleville-sur-Mer ©
Colleville-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in Normandie region in northwestern France.HistoryIt was originally a farm owned by a certain Koli, a Scandinavian settler in the Middle Ages. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, thentake in the history at Omaha Beach, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery. On your second day here, take in the history at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach, don't miss a visit to Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, thentake an in-depth tour of Airborne Museum, thenexplore the galleries of Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, and finally steep yourself in history at Church of Angoville-Au-Plain.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Colleville-sur-Mer itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Carcassonne to Colleville-sur-Mer in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Carcassonne, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Colleville-sur-Mer, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Paris.

Things to do in Colleville-sur-Mer

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, Airborne Museum, Pointe du Hoc, Church of Angoville-Au-Plain, Omaha Beach
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Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach

4
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 a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Arc de Triomphe and Sainte-Chapelle will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, and wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Paris tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Colleville-sur-Mer to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daily temperatures in Paris can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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