10 days in France Itinerary

10 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nice
— 2 nights
2
Albi
— 1 night
3
Amiens
— 1 night
4
Paris
— 3 nights
5
Colmar
— 2 nights

2
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lérins Islands and Musée Marc Chagall. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, and browse the exhibits of Palais Lascaris.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Nice trip planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Nice is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Nice, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Istanbul, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Nice, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Albi.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Lérins Islands
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate ©
Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate
Musée Marc Chagall ©
Musée Marc Chagall

1
night
Albi

Albi ©
Albi is a commune in southern France. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Musee Toulouse-Lautrec, take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins de la Berbie, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy, then take in the views from Pont Vieux, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Albi road trip tool.

Fly from Nice to Albi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Nice in December, with highs in Albi at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Amiens.

Things to do in Albi

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile ©
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile
Musee Toulouse-Lautrec ©
Musee Toulouse-Lautrec
Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy ©
Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy

1
night
Amiens

Amiens ©
Lovers of literature will adore Amiens as the hometown of author Jules Verne, along with the Somme canal linked to the Canal du Nord that runs through the town to the English Channel.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, then take a stroll through St-Leu, and finally get engrossed in the history at Maison de Jules Verne.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Amiens trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Albi to Amiens takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Amiens

Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens ©
Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens
Maison de Jules Verne ©
Maison de Jules Verne

3
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, take a stroll through Montmartre, and steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Paris day trip app.

You can drive from Amiens to Paris in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December in Paris, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can take a train to Colmar.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

2
nights
Colmar

Colmar ©
Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
On the 30th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Musée d'Unterlinden, then don't miss a visit to Vieille ville d'Eguisheim, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise St-Martin, and finally don't miss a visit to Old Town.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Colmar trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Paris to Colmar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December in Colmar, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. On the 31st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Colmar

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vieille ville d'Eguisheim, Maison Faller-Brief, Vieille Ville
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Musée d'Unterlinden ©
Musée d'Unterlinden
Old Town ©
Old Town
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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