11 days in France Itinerary

11 days in France Itinerary

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11 days in France Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Paris
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Hyeres
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Nice
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Île de la Cité. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

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

Johannesburg, South Africa to Paris is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Johannesburg to Paris. In December, Paris is colder than Johannesburg - with highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hyeres.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
Hyeres

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. You'll get in some beach time at Plage de Pampelonne and La Ponche Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Plage de l'Escalet. Get out of town with these interesting Hyeres side-trips: La Calanque de Figuerolles (in La Ciotat), Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste (in Sollies-Pont) and Pointe des Sardinaux (in Sainte-Maxime). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at La Route du Sel, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Cavaliere, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Grande Plage du Lavandou.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hyeres tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from Paris to Hyeres in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in December: highs in Hyeres hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Hyeres

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Tropez, Le Lavandou, Pointe des Sardinaux, La Calanque de Figuerolles, Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste
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La Calanque de Figuerolles ©
La Calanque de Figuerolles
Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet
Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne

4
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.
You'll explore and learn at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and Verrerie Pierini. Visit Lérins Islands and Vieille Ville for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Frejus) and La Madone d'Utelle (in Utelle). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Promenade du Soleil and stop by Choisy La Galerie.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Nice travel planner.

Traveling by car from Hyeres to Nice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Pierini Verre contemporain, Promenade du Soleil, Scuba & Snorkeling, Choisy La Galerie, Lérins Islands
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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