12 days in France Itinerary

12 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  10 h
1
Paris
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Marseille
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Bayeux
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
4
Cannes
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
5
Nice
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

2
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.
Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee Jacquemart-Andre and Maison de Victor Hugo. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Montmartre, examine the collection at Musee National Eugene Delacroix, head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis, and contemplate the long history of Conciergerie.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Paris itinerary maker.

New Delhi, India to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. When traveling from New Delhi in November, plan for much colder days in Paris, with highs around 12°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Montmartre ©
Montmartre
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

2
nights
Marseille

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Chateau d'If and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts and then explore the world behind art at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Marseille online route builder.

Fly from Paris to Marseille in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in December, expect nights in Marseille to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Chateau d'If ©
Chateau d'If
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

2
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): learn about all things military at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie, thenstroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, and then steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, thenwitness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee Baron Gerard.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bayeux trip planner.

You can fly from Marseille to Bayeux in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Marseille in December, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bayeux: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Pointe du Hoc, Omaha Beach, Normandy American Cemetery
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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

1
night
Cannes

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
On the 7th (Mon), step off the mainland to explore Lérins Islands and then admire the masterpieces at Musée National Picasso. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): head outdoors with Plage du Martinez and then take a stroll through La Croisette.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cannes online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Bayeux to Cannes in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Bayeux in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cannes: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Musée National Picasso
Highlights from your plan
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Musée National Picasso ©
Musée National Picasso

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.
Get some cultural insight at Vieille Ville and Palais Lascaris. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and Musée Marc Chagall. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Castel Plage.

Start your trip to Nice by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Cannes to Nice in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Nice are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris

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