12 days in France Itinerary

12 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 2 nights
2
Marseille
— 2 nights
3
Cannes
— 4 nights
4
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 2 nights

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.
Visiting Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis will get you outdoors. Bring the kids along to Louvre Museum and Eiffel Tower. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Disneyland Paris in Marne-la-Vallee--about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, enjoy the sand and surf at Paris Plage, take a stroll through Canal Saint-Martin, and explore the activities along Seine River.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Paris road trip planning website.

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. In May, Paris is much colder than New Delhi - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Paris

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Disneyland Paris
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité

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.
On the 1st (Mon), step off the mainland to explore Chateau d'If and then take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Palais des Papes, snap pictures at Pont d'Avignon, and then step off the mainland to explore Ile de la Barthelasse.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Marseille vacation maker.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Marseille takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in May: highs in Marseille hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cannes.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Avignon, Calanques
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Calanques ©
Calanques
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon

4
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Diamond Diving and Plage du Martinez. Kids will appreciate attractions like Castel Plage and Paloma Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Cannes: Aqualand Frejus (in Frejus), Palmes Beach (in Menton) and Promenade des Anglais (in Nice). There's more to do: step off the mainland to explore Lérins Islands.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cannes trip planner.

You can drive from Marseille to Cannes in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Marseille in June, you will find days in Cannes are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Cannes

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Nice, Aqualand Frejus, Paloma Beach, Palmes Beach, Diamond Diving
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Castel Plage ©
Castel Plage
Diamond Diving ©
Diamond Diving
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): stroll through Plage du Petit Sperone, thenHead underground at Grottes de Bonifacio, and then step off the mainland to explore Iles Lavezzi. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Plage de Palombaggia and then take in breathtaking views at Cascades de Purcaraccia.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bonifacio trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Cannes to Bonifacio takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Plage de Palombaggia, Cascades de Purcaraccia
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Cascades de Purcaraccia ©
Cascades de Purcaraccia
Plage de Palombaggia ©
Plage de Palombaggia
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone

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