10 days in France Itinerary

10 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Brest
— 1 night
2
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 2 nights
3
Caen
— 1 night
4
Rouen
— 3 nights
5
Metz
— 2 nights

1
night
Brest

Brest ©
Brest is a city in the Finistère département in Brittany. On the 13th (Mon), meet the residents at Oceanopolis.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Brest online trip builder.

Potenza, Italy to Brest is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Brest

Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Oceanopolis ©
Oceanopolis

2
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): don't miss a visit to La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel, admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, thenmake a trip to La Grande Rue, and finally identify plant and animal life at Mont Saint-Michel Bay.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Mont-Saint-Michel attractions planning site.

You can take a train from Brest to Mont-Saint-Michel in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Mont-Saint-Michel can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 15th (Wed), you'll travel to Caen.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Mont Saint-Michel Bay ©
Mont Saint-Michel Bay
Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel ©

1
night
Caen

Caen ©
Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was buried there, and for the Battle for Caen--heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): examine the collection at Normandy Guided Tours, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Pierre, thenmake a trip to Hotel D'Escoville, thendon't miss a visit to Place Saint-Sauveur, and finally look for gifts at Ess9nce. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your military savvy at Memorial de Caen, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Caen trip builder app.

Traveling by train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Caen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Caen

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Bayeux
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Memorial de Caen ©
Memorial de Caen
Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

3
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rouen: Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny), Les Andelys (Blandin Cadeaux & Saint-Sauveur Church of Petit-Andely) and Chateau de Gaillon (in Gaillon). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, steep yourself in history at Chateau Gaillard, and admire the striking features of Palais de Justice.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rouen trip website.

Traveling by car from Caen to Rouen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Rouen are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Metz.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Les Andelys, Chateau Gaillard, Fondation Claude Monet, Chateau de Gaillon
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Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Chateau Gaillard ©
Chateau Gaillard

2
nights
Metz

Metz
Located at the confluence of the Moselle and the Seille rivers bordering Luxembourg and Germany, Metz has a cultural confluence as well with a merging of its French and German heritage and military traditions.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Martin, make a trip to Gare de Metz-Ville, see the interesting displays at Centre Pompidou-Metz, wander the streets of Place Saint Jacques, thenadmire the striking features of Œuvre de la cathédrale, and finally admire the striking features of Corps de Garde de Metz.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Metz trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Rouen to Metz in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Metz are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Metz

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Œuvre de la cathédrale
Œuvre de la cathédrale
Eglise Saint Martin ©
Eglise Saint Martin

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