29 days in France Itinerary

29 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Dubai
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Paris
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
2
Reims
— 1 day
Train:  1 h
3
Paris
— 1 night
Train:  15 min
4
Versailles
— Few hours
Train:  15 min
5
Paris
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
6
Lyon
— 2 nights
Tram + Fly:  3 h 15 min
7
Nice
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
8
Avignon
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
9
Marseille
— 2 nights
Bus:  30 min
10
Aix-en-Provence
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h
11
Bordeaux
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
12
Paris
— 6 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Dubai

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Memorial De La Shoah, make a trip to Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, then wander the streets of Left Bank (Rive Gauche), and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris tour itinerary builder site.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Paris is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in March, with highs in Paris at 13°C and lows at 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Reims.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Pere-Lachaise Cemetery ©
Pere-Lachaise Cemetery
The Paris Catacombs ©
The Paris Catacombs
Memorial De La Shoah ©
Memorial De La Shoah

1
day
Reims

Reims ©
Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Jacques, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims, and then examine the collection at Hotel Le Vergeur Museum.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Reims trip simple and quick.

Take a train from Paris to Reims in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Paris in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Reims, with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Reims

Historic Sites Museums
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Eglise Saint Jacques ©
Eglise Saint Jacques
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims
Hotel Le Vergeur Museum ©
Hotel Le Vergeur Museum

1
night
Paris

Paris
To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip maker tool.

You can take a train from Reims to Paris in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. On the 12th (Thu), you're off to Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife Tours Shopping
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few
hours
Versailles

Versailles
Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
Planning Versailles trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Versailles is just a short distance from Paris. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. On the 12th (Thu), you're off to Paris.

Things to do in Versailles

Fun & Games Historic Sites Outdoors
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1
night
Paris

Paris ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): learn about all things military at The Army Museum, then contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, then take a stroll through Montmartre, and finally view the masterpieces at Interios.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner.

Paris is very close to Versailles. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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The Army Museum ©
The Army Museum
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Montmartre ©
Montmartre

2
nights
Lyon

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Popular historic sites such as Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste and Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere are in your itinerary. Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon and The Presqu'ile are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, examine the collection at Fresque des Lyonnais, explore the engaging exhibits at Centre D'histoire De La Resistance Et De La Deportation, and don't miss a visit to Musee d'Histoire de Lyon.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, read Lyon trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Paris to Lyon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and tram; or drive. March in Lyon sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon ©
Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon
Fresque des Lyonnais ©
Fresque des Lyonnais
Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste ©
Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastère de Cimiez, contemplate the long history of Palais Lascaris, wander the streets of Place Rossetti, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, and finally head outdoors with Promenade du Paillon. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll the grounds of Cemetery of the Old Chateau, steep yourself in history at Basilica St. Michel, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Promenade Le Corbusier, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Roquebrune-Cap-Martin.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Nice trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of tram and flight from Lyon to Nice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lyon in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 9°C in Nice. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Avignon.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, Menton
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Highlights from your plan
Promenade Le Corbusier ©
Promenade Le Corbusier
Cemetery of the Old Chateau ©
Cemetery of the Old Chateau
Monastère de Cimiez ©
Monastère de Cimiez

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee Angladon and Palais du Roure. Visit Palais des Papes and Abbaye de Montmajour for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Avignon: Arles (St-Trophime Cloister (Cloitre St-Trophime) & Eglise St-Trophime). The adventure continues: browse the eclectic array of goods at Avignon Les Halles, make a trip to Pont d'Avignon, look for gifts at Galerie Boutique John Gormsen, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Agricol.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Avignon trip builder site.

You can drive from Nice to Avignon in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nice in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Avignon, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Marseille.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Arles
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
St-Trophime Cloister (Cloitre St-Trophime) ©
St-Trophime Cloister (Cloitre St-Trophime)
Abbaye de Montmajour ©
Abbaye de Montmajour

2
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.
On the 21st (Sat), look for gifts at Maison Empereur, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vincent de Paul Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally stroll through Palais du Pharo.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Marseille online sightseeing planner.

Take a train from Avignon to Marseille in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Marseille can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for the bus ride to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Musee d'Histoire de Marseille ©
Musee d'Histoire de Marseille
Cathédrale La Major ©
Cathédrale La Major

6
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre and Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chateau La Coste en Provence and Eglise Saint-Jean-de-Malte. Venture out of the city with trips to Musee des Gueules Rouges (in Tourves) and Chateau Vignelaure (in Rians). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Vieil Aix, explore the world behind art at Site Granet XXe, Collection Jean Planque, see the interesting displays at Fondation Vasarely, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Aix-en-Provence trip planner.

Aix-en-Provence is just a stone's throw from Marseille. In March in Aix-en-Provence, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Musee des Gueules Rouges, Chateau Vignelaure
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Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre ©
Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre
Chateau La Coste en Provence ©
Chateau La Coste en Provence
Vieil Aix ©
Vieil Aix

3
nights
Bordeaux

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
On the 29th (Sun), walk around Parc animalier Rene CANIVENC (Le Moulineau), explore the historical opulence of Chateau du Taillan, then examine the collection at Musee du Vin et du Negoce, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez. On your second day here, learn about winemaking at Chateau Guadet, do a tasting at Chateau Beaurang, then do a tasting at Chateau Cantenac, then learn about winemaking at Chateau Laniote, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Collegiale de Saint-Emilion.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bordeaux trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Aix-en-Provence to Bordeaux in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trip

Saint-Emilion
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Chateau Cantenac ©
Chateau Cantenac
Musee du Vin et du Negoce ©
Musee du Vin et du Negoce
Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse

6
nights
Paris

Paris ©
Get some historical perspective at Eiffel Tower and Chateau de Pierrefonds. You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Musee Somme 1916 (in Albert), Beffroi d'Amiens (in Amiens) and Australian National Memorial (in Fouilloy). See even more of Paris: pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse, admire the masterpieces at Musee du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac, appreciate the extensive heritage of Latin Quarter, and explore the historical opulence of Chateau of Vincennes.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip maker tool.

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Bordeaux in March, plan for slightly colder days in Paris, with highs around 13°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chateau of Vincennes, Musee Somme 1916, Lochnagar Crater, Musee des Spahis, Chateau de Pierrefonds
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Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse ©
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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