28 days in France Itinerary

28 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 4 nights
2
Bayeux
— 3 nights
3
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 3 nights
4
Cassis
— 4 nights
5
Saint-Raphael
— 4 nights
6
Castellane
— 4 nights
7
Nice
— 5 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet & Palace of Versailles). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sainte-Chapelle.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Paris is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Cairo in July, expect Paris to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bayeux: Ranville (Cimetières Militaires & Pegasus Memorial), Cabourg (Hippodrome Cabourg & Plage de Cabourg) and Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant (in Falaise). Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Remains Mulberry Harbour, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, and admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bayeux sightseeing tool.

You can drive from Paris to Bayeux in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Paris in July, expect Bayeux to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Ranville, Cabourg, Ferme de la Sapiniere, Remains Mulberry Harbour, Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

3
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Venture out of the city with trips to Genets (Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel & Beach of Genets) and Abbaye de Hambye (in Hambye). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mont Saint-Michel, hike along Sport Evasion Mont Saint Michel - Day Tours, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, and contemplate the long history of Maison de l'Artichaut.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mont-Saint-Michel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 4 hours. July in Mont-Saint-Michel sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cassis.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Genets, Abbaye de Hambye, Sport Evasion Mont Saint Michel - Day Tours, Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, Ecomusee de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel ©
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel
Abbaye de Hambye ©
Abbaye de Hambye

4
nights
Cassis

Cassis is a commune situated east of Marseille in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southern France.It is a popular tourist destination, famous for its cliffs (falaises) and the sheltered inlets called calanques. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cassis: Six-Fours-les-Plages (Collegiale Saint Pierre & Plage de la Coudouliere), La Londe Les Maures (Domaine du Jasson, Plage du Pellegrin, &more) and Hyeres (Idellia, Chateau d'Hyeres, &more). There's much more to do: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, explore the striking landscape at La Calanque de Figuerolles, cruise along Route des Cretes, and hike along Sentier Littoral.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cassis trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Mont-Saint-Michel to Cassis in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel in July; daily highs in Cassis reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Cassis

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Hyeres, La Londe Les Maures, Bandol, Six-Fours-les-Plages, La Ciotat
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Plage noire du Langoustier ©
Plage noire du Langoustier
Plage de L'Argentiere ©
Plage de L'Argentiere

4
nights
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Raphael side-trips: Colgan's Brewery (in Mouans-Sartoux) and La Chocolaterie du Rocher (in Roquebrune-sur-Argens). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Massif de l'Esterel, explore the gorgeous colors at Lion of the Sea (Lion de Mer), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and make a splash at Aqualand Frejus.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Saint-Raphael trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Cassis to Saint-Raphael takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Saint-Raphael can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Castellane.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Frejus, Theoule sur Mer, Colgan's Brewery, Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, La Chocolaterie du Rocher
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Sublim Sky ©
Sublim Sky
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Colgan's Brewery ©
Colgan's Brewery

4
nights
Castellane

Castellane is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Castellane: La Palud sur Verdon (Verdon Escalade & Route des Cretes La Palud), Observatory (Observatoire Astronomique de Bauduen) (in Bauduen) and Valensole (Lavande Angelvin & Plateau de Valensole). There's lots more to do: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, examine the collection at Musee de la Moto d'Entrevaux, and explore the striking landscape at Les Gorges du Verdon.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Castellane trip tool.

Getting from Saint-Raphael to Castellane by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Castellane

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trips

La Palud sur Verdon, Entrevaux, Valensole, Les Gorges du Verdon, Observatory (Observatoire Astronomique de Bauduen)
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon
Plateau de Valensole ©
Plateau de Valensole

5
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cannes (Rue Meynadier & Kayaking & Canoeing). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, make a trip to Place Massena, enjoy the sand and surf at Castel Plage, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage Naturiste De La Batterie.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Nice day trip planning website.

You can drive from Castellane to Nice in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Castellane in July, expect nights in Nice to be a bit warmer, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. On the 4th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Tours Beaches

Side Trips

Cannes, Plage Naturiste De La Batterie
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Food Tours
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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