17 days in France Itinerary

17 days in France Itinerary

Created using Inspirock France itinerary planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Marseille
— 3 nights
2
Saint-Raphael
— 3 nights
3
Nice
— 3 nights
4
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
5
Bayeux
— 2 nights
6
Paris
— 4 nights

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Aix-en-Provence (Mystery Games, Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, &more), Sentier Jean Francois Jube (in Le Pradet) and Virtual Room Toulon (in La Valette-du-Var). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, relax in the rural setting at Var Lamas, get outside with Sentier sous marin, and don't miss a visit to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Marseille tour builder app.

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina to Marseille is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, Marseille is a bit warmer than Sarajevo - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Marseille

Outdoors Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, Eglise Saint-Francois de Sales, Sentier Jean Francois Jube, Var Lamas, Virtual Room Toulon
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 3:
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Virtual Room Toulon ©
Virtual Room Toulon

3
nights
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Raphael: Etangs de Villepey (in Saint-Aygulf), Massif du Tanneron (in Tanneron) and Golf de Roquebrune Resort (in Roquebrune-sur-Argens). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Massif de l'Esterel, get engrossed in the history at Musee d'Histoire Locale et des Traditions, pause for some photo ops at Notre Dame d‘Afrique, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kuentz le Monde des Cactus.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Saint-Raphael trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Saint-Raphael takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Parks Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Frejus, Etangs de Villepey, Notre Dame d‘Afrique, Massif du Tanneron, Golf de Roquebrune Resort
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Massif du Tanneron ©
Massif du Tanneron
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Chapelle Saint-Francois de Paule ©
Chapelle Saint-Francois de Paule

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.
Nice is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, don't miss a visit to Place du General de Gaulle, and get your game on at SENSAS Nice.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Nice vacation planning tool.

You can drive from Saint-Raphael to Nice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Saint-Raphael, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Nice, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, thentrek along Sport Evasion Mont Saint Michel - Day Tours, and then admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Mont-Saint-Michel travel route planning site.

You can fly from Nice to Mont-Saint-Michel in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Nice in April; daily highs in Mont-Saint-Michel reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, Sport Evasion Mont Saint Michel - Day Tours
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, thenstroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at Memorial de Caen, thenidentify plant and animal life at Reserve Ornithologique Du Gros Banc, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Hermanville War Cemetery, and finally get outside with Norman'Air.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bayeux online road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bayeux takes 4 hours. In April in Bayeux, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Reserve Ornithologique Du Gros Banc, Norman'Air, Memorial de Caen, Hermanville War Cemetery
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and make a trip to Champs-Elysees.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip site.

Getting from Bayeux to Paris by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daytime highs in Paris are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

Similar Plans

20 days in Amsterdam, Italy & France BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 51 days in France BY A USER FROM INDIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 20 days in France BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 20 days in France BY A USER FROM CANADA April, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Switzerland, France & Italy BY A USER FROM INDIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 20 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, kids, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 20 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 30 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 32 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 30 days in France BY A USER FROM FRANCE April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in France BY A USER FROM MEXICO June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 12 days in France BY A USER FROM LATVIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy
See more plans