12 days in France Itinerary

12 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Strasbourg
— 1 night
2
Rouen
— 2 nights
3
Issy-les-Moulineaux
— 1 night
4
Orleans
— 1 night
5
Amboise
— 2 nights
6
Nantes
— 2 nights
7
Vichy
— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Strasbourg and then step into the grandiose world of Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Palais de Rohan, explore the world behind art at Museum Œuvre Notre-Dame, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Strasbourg trip itinerary planner.

Prague, Czech Republic to Strasbourg is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Strasbourg are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rouen.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
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Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
Palais de Rohan ©
Palais de Rohan

2
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Chateau Gaillard and then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Les Andelys, thenexplore the galleries of Fondation Claude Monet, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rouen trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Strasbourg to Rouen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Strasbourg in July: high temperatures in Rouen hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Issy-les-Moulineaux.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Normandy, Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours, Fondation Claude Monet
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours

1
night
Issy-les-Moulineaux

Issy-les-Moulineaux ©
Issy-les-Moulineaux is a commune in the southwestern suburban area of Paris, France, lying on the left bank of the river Seine. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, thenexplore the world behind art at Musee Jacquemart-Andre, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Issy-les-Moulineaux trip maker tool.

Getting from Rouen to Issy-les-Moulineaux by car takes about 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Issy-les-Moulineaux are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Orleans.

Things to do in Issy-les-Moulineaux

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Paris
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Sainte-Chapelle ©
Sainte-Chapelle
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité

1
night
Orleans

Orleans ©
Orléans is a city in north-central France, about 111km southwest of Paris. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Meung sur Loire and then make a trip to Chateau de Chambord.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Orleans trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Issy-les-Moulineaux to Orleans takes 1.5 hours. In July in Orleans, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Amboise.

Things to do in Orleans

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chateau de Chambord, Chateau de Meung sur Loire
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Chateau de Chambord ©
Chateau de Chambord
Chateau de Meung sur Loire
Chateau de Meung sur Loire

2
nights
Amboise

Amboise
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci, thencontemplate the long history of Chateau de Langeais, and then see the interesting displays at Chateau de Chenonceau. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Les Grottes Petrifiantes, and then step into the grandiose world of Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Amboise road trip app.

Getting from Orleans to Amboise by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In July in Amboise, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nantes.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Les Grottes Petrifiantes, Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, Chateau de Chenonceau, Chateau de Langeais, Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau
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Chateau de Chenonceau ©
Chateau de Chenonceau
Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau ©
Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau

2
nights
Nantes

Nantes ©
Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Les Machines de L'ile, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, thenget engrossed in the history at Musee Jules Verne de Nantes, and finally shop like a local with Passage Pommeraye. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau de Clisson, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Goulaine.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Nantes trip planner.

You can drive from Amboise to Nantes in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Vichy.

Things to do in Nantes

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Chateau de Clisson
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Les Machines de L'ile ©
Les Machines de L'ile
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne ©
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne
Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul ©
Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul

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night
Vichy

Vichy ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): get impressive views of Puy-de-Dome Volcano.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Vichy tour itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Nantes to Vichy in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In August in Vichy, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vichy

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Puy-de-Dome Volcano
Highlights from your plan
Puy-de-Dome Volcano ©
Puy-de-Dome Volcano

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