16 days in France Itinerary

16 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 3 nights
2
Avignon
— 2 nights
3
Saint-Tropez
— 3 nights
4
Nice
— 3 nights
5
Castelnaud-la-Chapelle
— 2 nights
6
Bayeux
— 2 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.
Family-friendly places like Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Trianons & The Hamlet). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and take in the views from Pont Alexandre III.

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

London, UK to Paris is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. In August in Paris, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Avignon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
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 5th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Forteresse de Mornas, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Distillerie A. Blachere, thensnap pictures at Pont d'Avignon, and finally explore the historical opulence of Palais des Papes. Keep things going the next day: trek along Le Sentier des Ocres, thenget outside with Canoe Evasion, and then Head underground at Grottes de Thouzon.

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Traveling by train from Paris to Avignon takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in August, things will get a bit warmer in Avignon: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Canoe Evasion, Le Sentier des Ocres, Grottes de Thouzon, Distillerie A. Blachere, Forteresse de Mornas
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon
Forteresse de Mornas ©
Forteresse de Mornas

3
nights
Saint-Tropez

Saint-Tropez ©
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. Attractions like Azur Park and Kiddy Parc make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Tropez: Waterworld lake of gaudrade (in Puget-sur-Argens), Frejus (Frejus Beach & Aqualand Frejus) and Plage noire du Langoustier (in Hyeres). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Aqualand Saint Maxime, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Ponche Beach, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Grimaud, and kick back and relax at Port Grimaud Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint-Tropez trip itinerary site.

Getting from Avignon to Saint-Tropez by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August in Saint-Tropez, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Frejus, Grimaud, Hyeres, Waterworld lake of gaudrade, Plage de Gigaro
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Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Waterworld lake of gaudrade ©
Waterworld lake of gaudrade
Azur Park ©
Azur Park

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Marineland and Vieille Ville. Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Antibes (Chapelle Saint-Bernardin & Adventure Golf) and Ludiparc (in La Colle sur Loup). There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, stroll the grounds of Cimetiere du Chateau, make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, and make a splash at Aquasplash.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Nice vacation builder site.

Drive from Saint-Tropez to Nice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Saint-Tropez in August, you will find days in Nice are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Castelnaud-la-Chapelle.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Fun & Games Theme Parks

Side Trips

Antibes, Ludiparc
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Aquasplash ©
Aquasplash
Adventure Golf ©
Adventure Golf

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Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Les Grottes de Maxange, thensteep yourself in history at Habitations Troglodytiques, thentake a memorable tour with Airparc Perigord, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Milandes. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Castelnaud, take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, thenadmire the natural beauty at Jardin Exotique, and finally Head underground at La Grotte De Domme.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Castelnaud-la-Chapelle online route builder.

You can fly from Nice to Castelnaud-la-Chapelle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Castelnaud-la-Chapelle when traveling from Nice in August, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, La Grotte De Domme, Les Grottes de Maxange, Habitations Troglodytiques, Airparc Perigord
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Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Les Jardins de Marqueyssac ©
Les Jardins de Marqueyssac
Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes

2
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
On the 15th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, thenstroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, and finally appreciate the history behind D-Day Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant, thenfind something for the whole family at Clecygliss, thenexplore the engaging exhibits at Chemin de Fer Miniature a Clecy, and finally get to know the resident critters at Zoo de Jurques.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bayeux road trip planner.

Getting from Castelnaud-la-Chapelle to Bayeux by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. When traveling from Castelnaud-la-Chapelle in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Bayeux, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Clecy, D-Day Monument, Normandy American Cemetery, Zoo de Jurques, Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant ©
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant
Chemin de Fer Miniature a Clecy ©
Chemin de Fer Miniature a Clecy

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