8 days in France Itinerary

8 days in France Itinerary

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Nice — 3 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: TakSea (in Saint-Raphael), Cueillette du Rocher (in Roquebrune-sur-Argens) and Waterworld lake of gaudrade (in Puget-sur-Argens). Spend the 25th (Thu) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Nice trip itinerary planning tool.

Lahore, Pakistan to Nice is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Lahore to Nice is minus 4 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Lahore in August, with highs in Nice at 32°C and lows at 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Paris.
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Paris — 4 nights

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.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Nice in August since evenings lows in Paris dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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France travel guide

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France has been the world's most popular tourist destination for decades, and geographically, it is one of the most diverse countries in Europe. Its cities are holiday hot spots and contain some of the greatest treasures in Europe, its countryside is prosperous and well tended, and it boasts dozens of major tourist attractions, like Paris, the French Riviera, the Atlantic beaches, the winter sport resorts of the French Alps, as well as the castles of the Loire Valley, Brittany, and Normandy. The country is renowned for its gastronomy, particularly wines and cheeses, as well as its history, culture, and fashion industry.

You'll find that the French people are very polite and may react coldly to you if you forget this. You might be surprised as you're greeted by other customers and the proprieter when you walk into a restaurant or a shop. Be sure to take your sightseeing off the beaten path in France. Besides the famous Eiffel Tower and the chic resorts of the Côte d'Azur (French Riviera) you'll find many places to visit in the form of museums filled with fine art, crafts, and archaeological relics, wonderful medieval villages and castles, diverse national parks, and local shopping direct from artisans themselves.

Whether you're touring the Christmas Markets or going skiing during winter, viewing the springtime influx of color in Provence, sunbathing on the Mediterranean coast in the summer, or watching the fall foliage against the backdrop of the châteaux in the Loire Valley, you're sure to find just the right place to be. Spring is a time when the tourist attractions are just starting to expand their hours, but it may still be cold in the mountainous regions and the north. Summer is the busiest time in France with the longest hours for many museums and attractions, but it's often when you will experience the most crowds. Winter in France is filled with winter carnivals, Christmas Markets, and of course, skiing. Fall is a time to celebrate the release of Beaujolais nouveau wine in November, as well as experience Nuit Blanche, a day in October when major attractions, museums, galleries, parks, and swimming pools remain open all night.
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