15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 2 nights
2
Bayeux
— 3 nights
3
Saumur
— 1 night
4
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 2 nights
5
Arles
— 2 nights
6
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 2 nights
7
Nice
— 2 nights

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.
Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and wander the streets of Montmartre.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary maker website.

Bucharest, Romania to Paris is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Bucharest in September, plan for little chillier days in Paris, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

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

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cathedrale Notre-Dame and Airborne Museum. Get some cultural insight at Normandy American Cemetery and Musee du debarquement. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bayeux: D-Day Experience (Dead Man's Corner museum) (in Saint-Come-du-Mont) and Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach (in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont). There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer, see the interesting displays at Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, and contemplate the long history of Remains Mulberry Harbour.

Before you visit Bayeux, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Paris to Bayeux in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Saumur.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Arromanches-les-Bains, Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer, Airborne Museum, Omaha Beach
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D-Day Experience (Dead Man's Corner museum) ©
Airborne Museum ©
Airborne Museum
Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer ©
Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer

1
night
Saumur

Saumur ©
Saumur is a famous historic town known for its locally grown mushrooms and for their production of a number of regional wines and celebrated Combier liqueurs.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay, examine the collection at Cave Museum, Village Troglodytique de Rochemenier, then see the interesting displays at Le Cadre Noir, and finally take an in-depth tour of Musee des Blindes.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Saumur trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Saumur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Saumur

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay, Cave Museum, Village Troglodytique de Rochemenier
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Musee des Blindes ©
Musee des Blindes
Le Cadre Noir ©
Le Cadre Noir

2
nights
Sarlat-la-Caneda

Sarlat-la-Caneda
Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Vieux Sarlat, make a trip to Chateau des Milandes, and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Castelnaud. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, make a trip to Chateau de Beynac, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Commarque, and finally step into the grandiose world of The Maison Forte de Reignac.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sarlat-la-Caneda online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Saumur to Sarlat-la-Caneda takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Sarlat-la-Caneda can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Arles.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, Chateau de Commarque, Chateau de Beynac, The Maison Forte de Reignac
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Vieux Sarlat
Vieux Sarlat
Chateau de Beynac ©
Chateau de Beynac
Chateau de Commarque ©
Chateau de Commarque

2
nights
Arles

Arles ©
Remote, uneventful, but definitely not a waste of time, Arles is absolutely steeped in Provençal culture.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise St-Trophime, delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre (les Arenes), explore the world behind art at Musee Departemental Arles Antique, then admire the striking features of Chateau des Baux de Provence, and finally admire the masterpieces at Carrieres des Lumieres. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau, enjoy breathtaking views from Notre Dame de la Mer - Église fortifiée, then admire the striking features of Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes, and finally kick back and relax at Espiguette Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Arles online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Arles in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sarlat-la-Caneda in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Arles, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Arles

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Les Baux de Provence, Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes, Espiguette Beach
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Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)
Musee Departemental Arles Antique ©
Musee Departemental Arles Antique
Chateau des Baux de Provence ©
Chateau des Baux de Provence

2
nights
Bonifacio, Corsica

Bonifacio ©
At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
On the 12th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Bonifacio Citadel, kick back and relax at Plage du Petit Sperone, and then step off the mainland to explore Iles Lavezzi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Plage De Roccapina, see Off-Road Tours, then explore the fascinating underground world of Grottes de Bonifacio, and finally make a trip to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps).

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bonifacio trip maker website.

You can fly from Arles to Bonifacio in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Plage De Roccapina
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Bonifacio Citadel ©
Bonifacio Citadel
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone
Grottes de Bonifacio ©
Grottes de Bonifacio

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 14th (Mon), visit Vieille Ville, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, then get to know the fascinating history of Saint-Paul de Vence, and finally contemplate the long history of Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Nice day trip tool.

Getting from Bonifacio to Nice by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. While traveling from Bonifacio, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Nice, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Saint-Paul de Vence, Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
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Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©

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