33 days in France Itinerary

33 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 20 nights
2
Rouen
— 1 night
3
Bayeux
— 2 nights
4
Tours
— 2 nights
5
Aix-en-Provence
— 1 night
6
Le Lavandou
— 2 nights
7
Nice
— 4 nights

20
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Left Bank Scooters, Pont Alexandre III, Palais Garnier, and other attractions. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Chartres Cathedral (in Chartres) and The Trianons & The Hamlet (in Versailles). The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, stroll the grounds of Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip planner.

London, UK to Paris is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Versailles, Chartres Cathedral, Disneyland Paris, Corniche Inferieure
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

1
night
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, pause for some photo ops at Gros-Horloge, thenwander the streets of Rue du Gros-Horloge, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Eglise Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rouen vacation planner.

You can drive from Paris to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. September in Rouen sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Gros-Horloge ©
Gros-Horloge

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 23rd (Sun), stop by Fantastic Attic, thenexplore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and finally stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame, thensteep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, and finally take in the history at Omaha Beach.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bayeux trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Rouen to Bayeux by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tours.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Omaha Beach, Normandy American Cemetery, Pointe du Hoc
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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

2
nights
Tours

Tours ©
Famous for its original medieval district, Tours is famous for its cafes that serve regional wines and interesting architectural bridges crossing the river Loire.
On the 25th (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Chateau de Villandry and then examine the collection at Chateau de Chenonceau. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Chateau Royal d'Amboise, take an in-depth tour of Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Gatien.

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You can drive from Bayeux to Tours in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. In September, daytime highs in Tours are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Tours

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Amboise, Chateau de Chenonceau, Chateau de Villandry
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Chateau de Villandry ©
Chateau de Villandry
Chateau de Chenonceau ©
Chateau de Chenonceau
Chateau Royal d'Amboise ©
Chateau Royal d'Amboise

1
night
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
On the 27th (Thu), admire the striking features of Mairie d'Aix-en-Provence, take an in-depth tour of Paul Cezanne’s Studio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, thenexamine the collection at Musee Granet, and finally wander the streets of Cours Mirabeau.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Aix-en-Provence online visit planner.

You can fly from Tours to Aix-en-Provence in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Tours in September, things will get a bit warmer in Aix-en-Provence: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Le Lavandou.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Musee Granet ©
Musee Granet
Cours Mirabeau ©
Cours Mirabeau

2
nights
Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou ©
Le Lavandou is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. On the 28th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, thenstop by Port Grimaud, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Pampelonne. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront activity at St. Tropez Harbor.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Le Lavandou trip planner.

Traveling by car from Aix-en-Provence to Le Lavandou takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Le Lavandou are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Le Lavandou

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Tropez, Port Grimaud, Vieille Ville
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Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne
Port Grimaud ©
Port Grimaud
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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.
When in Nice, make a side trip to see Massif de l'Esterel in Agay, approximately Agay away. Spend the 30th (Sun) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. There's much more to do: get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, steep yourself in history at Place Garibaldi, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, and see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Nice planning website.

Traveling by car from Le Lavandou to Nice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In September in Nice, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marineland, Massif de l'Esterel
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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