27 days in France Itinerary

27 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 4 nights
2
Rouen
— 4 nights
3
Bayeux
— 4 nights
4
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 2 nights
5
Amboise
— 1 day
6
Lyon
— 1 night
7
Aix-en-Provence
— 5 nights
8
Nice
— 4 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.
Visit Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Louvre Museum and Palace of Versailles. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, and explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs.

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

Las Vegas, USA to Paris is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in June; daily highs in Paris reach 74°F and lows reach 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive 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
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

4
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Relax by the water at Plage Du Tilleul and Plage-Baignade Yport. Escape the urban bustle at Falaises d'Etretat and Porte d’Aval. Get out of town with these interesting Rouen side-trips: Abbaye de Jumieges (in Jumieges), Honfleur (Saint Catherine's Catholic Church & Notre Dame de Grace) and Fecamp (Chapel Notre-Dame-du-Salut & Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite)). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, admire the landmark architecture of Abbatiale Saint-Ouen, and stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Saint-Sever.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rouen trip tool.

Traveling by car from Paris to Rouen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Paris in June, expect nights in Rouen to be about the same, around 51°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Honfleur, Fecamp, Etretat, Plage-Baignade Yport, Plage Du Tilleul
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Normandy American Cemetery and Pointe du Hoc. Relax by the water at Omaha Beach and Juno Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bayeux: Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant (in Falaise), Eglise Saint-Come-et-Saint-Damien d'Angoville-au-Plain (in Angoville-Au-Plain) and Pegasus Memorial (in Ranville). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, and steep yourself in history at Maison de la Liberation.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bayeux travel route planning app.

Drive from Rouen to Bayeux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Bayeux, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Colleville-sur-Mer, Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant, Eglise Saint-Come-et-Saint-Damien d'Angoville-au-Plain, Pegasus Memorial
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
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), admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel, pause for some serene contemplation at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, then contemplate the long history of Maison de l'Artichaut, then stroll the grounds of Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapelle Saint-Aubert. On your second day here, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, head outdoors with Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel, and then stroll through Beach of Genets.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mont-Saint-Michel itinerary planner.

Take a train from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel in 4 hours. July in Mont-Saint-Michel sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Amboise.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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

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): take an in-depth tour of Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci and then steep yourself in history at Chateau Royal d'Amboise.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Amboise trip maker site.

You can take a train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Amboise in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel in July: highs in Amboise hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 58°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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Chateau Royal d'Amboise ©
Chateau Royal d'Amboise

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.
On the 5th (Fri), stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or, then 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 photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Lyon online visit planner.

Traveling by train from Amboise to Lyon takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Amboise in July, expect nights in Lyon to be about the same, around 63°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 84°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Plage noire du Langoustier and Grande Plage du Lavandou. Get some cultural insight at Palais des Papes and Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aix-en-Provence: Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste (in Sollies-Pont), Eglise Saint-Raymond-Nonnat (in Le Pradet) and Eglise Saint-Louis (in Le Lavandou). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, steep yourself in history at Le Tour de l'Horloge, kick back and relax at Plage de Cabasson, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage La Capte.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Aix-en-Provence itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lyon to Aix-en-Provence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, Marseille, Hyeres, Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste, Eglise Saint-Raymond-Nonnat
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

4
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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 outdoors at Castel Plage and Coco Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vieille Ville and Saint-Paul de Vence. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Le Lavandou (Plage d'Aiguebelle & Plage de Jean Blanc) and La Croix-Valmer (Plage de Gigaro & Plage de Sylvabelle). There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Ville medieval.

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Traveling by car from Aix-en-Provence to Nice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Aix-en-Provence in July, you will find days in Nice are a bit cooler (81°F), and nights are about the same (71°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

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

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