11 days in France Itinerary

11 days in France Itinerary

Created using Inspirock France tour planner

©
Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Bayeux
— 1 night
2
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 2 nights
3
Calvi, Corsica
— 1 night
4
Carcassonne Center
— 1 night
5
Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil
— 2 nights
6
Amboise
— 2 nights

1
night
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 3rd (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbaye Saint-Martin de Mondaye, admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, then stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, and finally steep yourself in history at Omaha Beach. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Remains Mulberry Harbour, take an in-depth tour of Airborne Museum, then take in the history at Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, and finally steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc.

You can plan Bayeux trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Toronto, Canada to Bayeux is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Bayeux. In July, Bayeux is slightly colder than Toronto - with highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Pointe du Hoc, Remains Mulberry Harbour, Airborne Museum, Normandy American Cemetery, Omaha Beach
Highlights from your plan
Remains Mulberry Harbour ©
Remains Mulberry Harbour
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach
Abbaye Saint-Martin de Mondaye ©
Abbaye Saint-Martin de Mondaye

2
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.
On the 5th (Fri), make a trip to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps), enjoy the sand and surf 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 6th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Stagnolu and then steep yourself in history at Bonifacio Citadel.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bonifacio holiday planner.

Fly from Bayeux to Bonifacio in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bayeux in July, with highs in Bonifacio at 36°C and lows at 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Calvi.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Porto-Vecchio
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Santa Giulia ©
Plage de Santa Giulia
Plage de Stagnolu ©
Plage de Stagnolu
Plage de Palombaggia ©
Plage de Palombaggia

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 7th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Arinella and Algaio Beach, then kick back and relax at Aregno Beach, then kick back and relax at Punta Spano, and finally contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Calvi.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Calvi trip planner.

You can drive from Bonifacio to Calvi in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Calvi are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Aregno Beach
Highlights from your plan
Aregno Beach ©
Aregno Beach
Citadelle de Calvi ©
Citadelle de Calvi
Punta Spano ©
Punta Spano

1
night
Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
On the 8th (Mon), take a stroll through Cité de Carcassonne, take in the architecture and atmosphere 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 pause for some serene contemplation at Abbey of Saint-Hilaire.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Carcassonne Center itinerary app.

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. Traveling from Calvi in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 20°C in Carcassonne Center. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Abbey of Saint-Hilaire
Highlights from your plan
Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles
Abbey of Saint-Hilaire ©
Abbey of Saint-Hilaire
Eglise Saint-Nazaire ©
Eglise Saint-Nazaire

2
nights
Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil ©
Best known for its discovery of the first five skeletons of Cro-Magnons, the earliest known examples of Homo sapiens sapiens, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil is home to the rock shelter that held skeletons included a fetus, and remarkably modern looking skulls with a much rounder shape than the earlier Neanderthal.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Chateau de Beynac, then steep yourself in history at Chateau de Castelnaud, and then make a trip to Chateau des Milandes. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Roc de Cazelle, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Commarque, make a trip to Vieux Sarlat, then explore the fascinating underground world of Lascaux II, and finally steep yourself in history at The Maison Forte de Reignac.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil route builder.

Traveling by car from Carcassonne Center to Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Carcassonne Center in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 17°C in Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Amboise.

Things to do in Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Lascaux II, The Maison Forte de Reignac, Chateau de Beynac, Vieux Sarlat
Highlights from your plan
Roc de Cazelle ©
Roc de Cazelle
The Maison Forte de Reignac ©
The Maison Forte de Reignac
Chateau de Commarque ©
Chateau de Commarque

2
nights
Amboise

Amboise ©
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. On the 11th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Chateau de Villandry, contemplate the long history of Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau, and then explore the historical opulence of Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Chateau Royal d'Amboise and then browse the exhibits of Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci.

To find more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Amboise journey planner.

Traveling by car from Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil to Amboise takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Amboise are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau, Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, Chateau de Villandry
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Villandry ©
Chateau de Villandry
Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire ©
Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire
Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau ©
Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau

Similar plans

15 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 13 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES August, teens, popular sights Preferences: August, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: October, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in France BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 12 days in France BY A USER FROM ITALY August, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 12 days in France BY A USER FROM ISRAEL July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in France & Austria BY A USER FROM TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO August, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: August, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Italy, France & Eastern Germany BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: June, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in France BY A USER FROM CANADA October, popular sights Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in France BY A USER FROM INDIA November, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 12 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES October, popular sights Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in France BY A USER FROM CANADA September, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights Preferences: September, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans