20 days in France Itinerary

20 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bayeux
— 3 nights
2
Paris
— 3 nights
3
Hyeres
— 3 nights
4
Saint-Raphael
— 3 nights
5
Nice
— 4 nights
6
Chamonix
— 3 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like Deauville Beach and Bayeux War Cemetery will thrill your kids. Relax by the water at Omaha Beach and Plage de Vauville. Venture out of the city with trips to Saint Catherine's Catholic Church (in Honfleur), Plage de Benerville sur Mer (in Benerville-sur-Mer) and Plage de Cabourg (in Cabourg). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, get engrossed in the history at Airborne Museum, explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Urville Nacqueville Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bayeux driving holiday planning tool.

Bournemouth, UK to Bayeux is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and train. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bournemouth to Bayeux. In July, daytime highs in Bayeux are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Memorial de Caen, Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, Plage de Vauville, Pointe du Hoc, Airborne Museum
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Deauville Beach ©
Deauville Beach
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Plage de Vauville
Plage de Vauville

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.
Attractions like Louvre Museum and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Versailles (Palace of Versailles & La Galerie des Batailles). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, and take in the views from Pont Alexandre III.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Paris are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Hyeres.

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

3
nights
Hyeres

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Kids will enjoy Plage noire du Langoustier and Plage de L'Argentiere. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Plage La Capte and Heraclee Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Hyeres side-trips: Plage de la Faviere (in Bormes-Les-Mimosas), Le Lavandou (Plage d'Aiguebelle, Plage de Jean Blanc, &more) and La Croix-Valmer (Plage de Vergeron & Plage de Sylvabelle). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Plage de Pampelonne and stroll through Plage de l'Estagnol.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Hyeres online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Hyeres takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, La Croix-Valmer, Bormes-Les-Mimosas, Plage de L'Argentiere, Plage de Pampelonne
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Plage noire du Langoustier ©
Plage noire du Langoustier
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne

3
nights
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Relax by the water at Calanque de Maubois and Abel Baliff Beach. Attractions like Plage de Guerrevieille and Port Grimaud Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Saint-Raphael's surroundings by going to Theoule sur Mer (Plage du Pecheur Pointe de l'Aiguille & La Pointe de l'Aiguille), Plage des Canebiers (in Saint-Tropez) and Plage de la Madrague (in Sainte-Maxime). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Chateau, tour the pleasant surroundings at Agay Beach, cool off at Waterworld lake of gaudrade, and get outside with Sublim Sky.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Saint-Raphael trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Hyeres to Saint-Raphael by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Saint-Raphael can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Frejus, Theoule sur Mer, Grimaud, Plage des Canebiers, Plage de la Madrague
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Plage du Chateau ©
Plage du Chateau
Port Grimaud Beach ©
Port Grimaud Beach
Calanque de Maubois ©
Calanque de Maubois

4
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Castel Plage and Plage Naturiste De La Batterie. Kids will appreciate attractions like Marineland and Plage du Soleil. Venture out of the city with trips to Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois (in Tanneron), Antibes (Plage du Ponteil & Plage de la Baie des Milliardaires) and Plage Robinson (in Mandelieu-la-Napoule). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Coco Beach, don't miss a visit to Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste - Le Voeu, kick back and relax at Plage de la Lanterne, and visit Vieille Ville.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Nice travel route builder site.

Drive from Saint-Raphael to Nice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Saint-Raphael in August: highs in Nice hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Chamonix.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Antibes, Paloma Beach, Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois, Plage du Soleil, Plage Naturiste De La Batterie
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Castel Plage ©
Castel Plage
Plage Naturiste De La Batterie ©
Plage Naturiste De La Batterie

3
nights
Chamonix

"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
Bring the kids along to Aiguille du Midi and Aiguilles Rouges. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Aiguille des Grands Montets, push the limits with an extreme tour, and get outside with Les Gorges de la Diosaz.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Chamonix trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Chamonix takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chamonix

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Vallee Blanche ©
Vallee Blanche

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