11 days in France Itinerary

11 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Boston
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
2
Nice
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Avignon
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 45 min
4
Paris
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Bayeux
— 3 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Train + Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Boston

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Iles Lavezzi and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Petit Sperone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Bonifacio Citadel, make a trip to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps), and then Head underground at Grottes de Bonifacio.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Bonifacio vacation planner.

Boston, USA to Bonifacio is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Bonifacio is 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone
Bonifacio Citadel ©
Bonifacio Citadel
Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps) ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Ville medieval, appreciate the extensive heritage of Saint-Paul de Vence, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, thensteep yourself in history at Palais Lascaris, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere du Chateau, and finally take a stroll through Vieille Ville.

To see reviews and other tourist information, read our Nice trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Bonifacio to Nice by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Bonifacio in July, plan for little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Nice: temperatures range from 81°F by day to 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Avignon.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ville medieval, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Saint-Paul de Vence
Highlights from your plan
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

1
night
Avignon

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Palais des Papes, snap pictures at Pont d'Avignon, thenbrush up on your knowledge of spirits at Distillerie A. Blachere, thendelve into the distant past at Roman Theatre of Orange, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee Angladon.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Avignon trip builder website.

You can drive from Nice to Avignon in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Nice in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Avignon, with highs around 88°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Distillerie A. Blachere, Roman Theatre of Orange
Highlights from your plan
Roman Theatre of Orange ©
Roman Theatre of Orange
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon

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.
On the 18th (Sat), take a stroll through Île de la Cité, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye de Saint-Germain-des-Pres, thendon't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Musee Rodin, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Paris sightseeing website.

Traveling by train from Avignon to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Avignon in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

3
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Explore hidden gems such as Cathedrale Notre-Dame and Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach. Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Airborne Museum. Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, don't miss a visit to Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach, and see the interesting displays at Musee du debarquement.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bayeux trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Paris to Bayeux by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Paris in July, with highs in Bayeux at 74°F and lows at 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Arromanches-les-Bains, Airborne Museum, Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Omaha Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach

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