27 days in France Itinerary

27 days in France Itinerary

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27 days in France Itinerary

Start: Las Vegas
Fly:  17​h
1
Paris
— 4 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Rouen
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Bayeux
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 2 nights
Train:  5​h 30​min
5
Amboise
— 1 day
Train:  3​h 45​min
6
Lyon
— 1 night
Train:  2​h 15​min
7
Aix-en-Provence
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Nice
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Las Vegas

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Montmartre and Palace of Versailles. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Le Marais and Musee d'Orsay. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, and stroll around Luxembourg Gardens.

To see reviews and tourist information, you can read our Paris route builder app .

Las Vegas, USA to Paris is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Las Vegas to Paris, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in June, with highs in Paris at 74°F and lows at 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Montmartre ©
Montmartre
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©

4
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Visiting Falaises d'Etretat and Porte d’Aval will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen and Abbaye de Jumieges. Change things up with these side-trips from Rouen: Plage Du Tilleul (in Le Tilleul), Fecamp (Chapel Notre-Dame-du-Salut & Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite)) and Plage-Baignade Yport (in Yport). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Catherine's Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame de Grace, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Saint-Sever.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rouen trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Paris to Rouen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Paris in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Rouen: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Honfleur, Etretat, Fecamp, Plage-Baignade Yport, Abbaye de Jumieges
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen

4
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Chateau Guillaume le Conquerant. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like American Cemetery & Memorial and Cathedrale Notre-Dame. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bayeux: Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach (in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont), Church of Angoville-Au-Plain (in Angoville-Au-Plain) and Pegasus Memorial (Memorial Pegasus) (in Ranville). There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, kick back and relax at Juno Beach, contemplate the long history of Maison de la Liberation, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Omaha Beach.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bayeux trip planner .

Getting from Rouen to Bayeux by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Bayeux are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Pointe du Hoc, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach

2
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. On the 2nd (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mont Saint-Michel, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Paroissiale Saint-Pierre, then contemplate the long history of Maison de l'Artichaut, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapelle Saint-Aubert. Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, tour the pleasant surroundings at Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Beach of Genets.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mont-Saint-Michel holiday maker .

You can drive from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in July, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Amboise.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Genets, Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes, Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes ©
Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes

1
day
Amboise

Amboise ©
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau Royal d'Amboise.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Amboise trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Amboise takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel in July, expect nights in Amboise to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites Museums
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1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore by horseback at Parc de la Tete d'Or, admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lyon trip planner .

Traveling by train from Amboise to Lyon takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and tram. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Amboise in July: highs in Lyon hover around 84°F, while lows dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Parks
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill
Vieux Lyon ©
Vieux Lyon

5
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Palais des Papes and Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence. Get some historical perspective at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Eglise Saint-Louis. Get out of town with these interesting Aix-en-Provence side-trips: Hyeres (Plage noire du Langoustier & Plage La Capte), Eglise Saint-Raymond-Nonnat (in Le Pradet) and Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste (in Sollies-Pont). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at La plage, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, admire the landmark architecture of Le Tour de l'Horloge, and stroll through Plage de Cabasson.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Aix-en-Provence itinerary planner .

Getting from Lyon to Aix-en-Provence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of tram and flight. July in Aix-en-Provence sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Marseille, Hyeres, Le Lavandou, Plage de Cabasson, Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine ©
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine

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.
Get in touch with nature at Plage de Sylvabelle and Plage d'Aiguebelle. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Vieille Ville and Saint-Paul de Vence. Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Plage de Gigaro (in La Croix-Valmer) and Ville medieval (in Vence). There's more to do: stroll through Castel Plage and enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Jean Blanc.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Nice online travel route planner .

Drive from Aix-en-Provence to Nice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Aix-en-Provence in July, you will find days in Nice are slightly colder (81°F), and nights are about the same (71°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

La Croix-Valmer, Le Lavandou, Ville medieval, Saint-Paul de Vence
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle

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