12 days in France Itinerary

12 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 2 nights
2
Strasbourg
— 1 night
3
Annecy
— 1 night
4
Chamonix
— 1 night
5
Nice
— 1 night
6
Cannes
— 1 night
7
Marseille
— 1 night
8
Toulouse
— 1 night
9
Bordeaux
— 1 night

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Île de la Cité and Canal Saint-Martin. Go for a jaunt from Paris to L'Isle-Adam to see La plage about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, stroll through Paris Plage, explore the activities along Seine River, and steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower.

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New Delhi, India to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in May; daily highs in Paris reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can take a train to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Paris

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

La plage
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité
Seine River ©
Seine River

1
night
Strasbourg

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
On the 1st (Mon), wander the streets of La Petite France, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mont Sainte Odile, and then explore the historical opulence of Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Strasbourg holiday builder site.

You can take a train from Paris to Strasbourg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or drive. In May in Strasbourg, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Annecy.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, Mont Sainte Odile
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Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
La Petite France ©
La Petite France
Mont Sainte Odile ©
Mont Sainte Odile

1
night
Annecy

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): get outside with Plage de l'Imperial and then take in the awesome beauty at Semnoz.

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You can drive from Strasbourg to Annecy in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Annecy are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Chamonix.

Things to do in Annecy

Nature Outdoors Parks
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Semnoz ©
Semnoz
Plage de l'Imperial ©
Plage de l'Imperial

1
night
Chamonix

Chamonix ©
"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Aiguille du Midi and then stroll through Vallee Blanche.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Chamonix trip planner.

Drive from Annecy to Chamonix in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Chamonix

Nature Winter Sports Outdoors
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Vallee Blanche ©
Vallee Blanche
Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi

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night
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 4th (Thu): kick back and relax at Blue Beach and then explore the activities along Les Gorges du Verdon.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Nice route maker site.

Drive from Chamonix to Nice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Nice are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cannes.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Beaches Nature

Side Trip

Les Gorges du Verdon
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Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon
Blue Beach ©
Blue Beach

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): get outside with Plage du Martinez and then steep yourself in history at Lérins Islands.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cannes online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Nice to Cannes by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Cannes when traveling from Nice in June, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Cannes

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Plage du Martinez ©
Plage du Martinez

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): make a trip to Chateau d'If and then take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Marseille trip website.

You can drive from Cannes to Marseille in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Toulouse.

Things to do in Marseille

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Calanques
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Calanques ©
Calanques
Chateau d'If ©
Chateau d'If

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night
Toulouse

Toulouse ©
On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): explore the activities along Garonne, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Saint-Sernin, and then take a stroll through Cité de Carcassonne.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Toulouse trip itinerary maker app.

Fly from Marseille to Toulouse in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Toulouse

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cité de Carcassonne
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Garonne ©
Garonne
Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Basilique Saint-Sernin ©
Basilique Saint-Sernin

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night
Bordeaux

Bordeaux
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
On the 8th (Mon), take in the waterfront at Jetée Thiers and then take in the dramatic natural features at La Grande Dune du Pilat.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bordeaux itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Toulouse to Bordeaux takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Bordeaux, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Jetée Thiers, La Grande Dune du Pilat
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La Grande Dune du Pilat
La Grande Dune du Pilat

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