11 days in Loire Valley, Mont-Saint-Michel & Paris Itinerary

11 days in Loire Valley, Mont-Saint-Michel & Paris Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tours
— 1 day
2
Orleans
— 3 nights
3
Angers
— 1 night
4
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
5
Paris
— 3 nights

1
day
Tours

Tours ©
Famous for its original medieval district, Tours is famous for its cafes that serve regional wines and interesting architectural bridges crossing the river Loire.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Gatien, step into the grandiose world of Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau, thenstep into the grandiose world of Château de l'Islette, and finally go for a walk through Place Plumereau.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tours online trip builder.

Guatemala City, Guatemala to Tours is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Guatemala City to Tours is 7 hours. While traveling from Guatemala City, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Tours, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Orleans.

Things to do in Tours

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Azay-le-Rideau
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Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau ©
Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau
Château de l'Islette ©
Château de l'Islette
Cathedrale Saint-Gatien ©
Cathedrale Saint-Gatien

3
nights
Orleans

Orleans ©
Orléans is a city in north-central France, about 111km southwest of Paris. Discover out-of-the-way places like Chartres Cathedral and Orléans Cathedral. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chateau Royal de Blois and Chateau de Chambord. Get out of town with these interesting Orleans side-trips: Oratoire Carolingien de Germigny-des-Pres (in Germigny-des-Pres) and Danses Macabres d’Europe (in Meslay-le-Grenet). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroisse de Saint Paterne and look for gifts at L'Atelier des Chimeres.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Orleans travel site.

Drive from Tours to Orleans in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Orleans can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Angers.

Things to do in Orleans

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Chateau Royal de Blois, Chartres Cathedral, Oratoire Carolingien de Germigny-des-Pres, Danses Macabres d’Europe, Chateau de Chambord
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Chartres Cathedral ©
Chartres Cathedral
Chateau Royal de Blois
Chateau Royal de Blois
Orléans Cathedral ©
Orléans Cathedral

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night
Angers

Angers ©
Discover France's rich medieval history in Angers, a medium-sized city well known for its medicinal and culinary gardens dating back to the Renaissance and still open for a visit.
On the 19th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Notre-Dame-des-Victoires, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale St-Maurice, steep yourself in history at La Tour Saint-Aubin, thensteep yourself in history at Collegiale Saint-Martin, thenstep into the grandiose world of Chateau d'Angers ouvert, and finally steep yourself in history at Maison des Vins d'Anjou et de Saumur.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Angers trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Orleans to Angers in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Angers

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Eglise Notre-Dame-des-Victoires ©
Eglise Notre-Dame-des-Victoires
Collegiale Saint-Martin ©
Collegiale Saint-Martin
Cathedrale St-Maurice ©
Cathedrale St-Maurice

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night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes, steep yourself in history at Maison de l'Artichaut, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Jouan-de-l'Isle, and finally admire the striking features of Mont Saint-Michel.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Mont-Saint-Michel trip itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of train and bus from Angers to Mont-Saint-Michel in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. When traveling from Angers in April, plan for little chillier days in Mont-Saint-Michel, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eglise Saint-Jouan-de-l'Isle, Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes ©
Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes
Eglise Saint-Jouan-de-l'Isle ©
Eglise Saint-Jouan-de-l'Isle

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Step off the beaten path and head to Ile Saint-Louis and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, take a stroll through Le Marais, stop by Montmartre, and get to know the fascinating history of Île de la Cité.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Paris day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Paris are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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