11 days in France Itinerary

11 days in France Itinerary

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1
Nice
— 1 day
2
Calvi, Corsica
— 1 night
3
Carcassonne Center
— 1 night
4
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 2 nights
5
Bayeux
— 2 nights
6
Paris
— 3 nights

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, take a stroll through Vieille Ville, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Avenue Jean Medecin.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Nice trip itinerary planner.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Nice is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Nice, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Fort Lauderdale in October, with highs in Nice at 70°F and lows at 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Calvi.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
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Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Avenue Jean Medecin ©
Avenue Jean Medecin

1
night
Calvi, Corsica

Calvi ©
Calvi is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.It is the seat of the Canton of Calvi, which contains Calvi and one other commune, Lumio. On the 14th (Sun), get outside with Arinella and Algaio Beach, stroll through Aregno Beach, then take in the dramatic natural features at Punta Spano, and finally contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Calvi.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Calvi travel route planning website.

You can fly from Nice to Calvi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in October, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Calvi

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Aregno Beach
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Aregno Beach ©
Aregno Beach
Citadelle de Calvi ©
Citadelle de Calvi
Arinella and Algaio Beach ©
Arinella and Algaio Beach

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night
Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
On the 15th (Mon), wander the streets of Cité de Carcassonne, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, then contemplate the long history of Cathar Castles, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne, and finally do a tasting at Domaine Rose et Paul.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Carcassonne Center trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and train from Calvi to Carcassonne Center in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, daytime highs in Carcassonne Center are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Wineries

Side Trip

Domaine Rose et Paul
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Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles
Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne ©
Eglise Saint-Nazaire ©
Eglise Saint-Nazaire

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nights
Bonifacio, Corsica

Bonifacio ©
At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps), kick back and relax at Plage de Santa Giulia, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Palombaggia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): kick back and relax at Plage de Stagnolu and then don't miss a visit to Bonifacio Citadel.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bonifacio online travel route planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Carcassonne Center to Bonifacio in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Carcassonne Center in October, you will find days in Bonifacio are a bit warmer (75°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Porto-Vecchio
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Bonifacio Citadel ©
Bonifacio Citadel
Plage de Palombaggia ©
Plage de Palombaggia
Plage de Santa Giulia ©
Plage de Santa Giulia

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the history at Omaha Beach, explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Abbaye Saint-Martin de Mondaye. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Airborne Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Come-et-Saint-Damien d'Angoville-au-Plain, then steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bayeux day trip website.

Fly from Bonifacio to Bayeux in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bonifacio in October; daily highs in Bayeux reach 62°F and lows reach 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Abbaye Saint-Martin de Mondaye, Eglise Saint-Come-et-Saint-Damien d'Angoville-au-Plain, Pointe du Hoc, Airborne Museum, Omaha Beach
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Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc

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.
Visit Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Le Marais and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, pause for some serene contemplation at Sainte-Chapelle, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Paris day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Bayeux to Paris in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Paris, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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