11 days in Western Europe Itinerary

11 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Fly
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Paris
Drive
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Rouen
— 1 night
Drive
3
Caen
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Avranches
— 1 night
Drive
5
Saint-Brieuc
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Lorient
Drive
7
Vannes
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Nantes
— 1 night
Drive
9
Le Mans City
— 1 night
Drive to Tours-Val-de-Loire Airport, Fly to Ljubljana

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Paris

City of Light

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.
For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Paris online tour itinerary maker.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Paris is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. August in Paris sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. You'll set off for Rouen on the 5th (Thu).

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife · Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours

Rouen

— 1 night

City of a Hundred Spires

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
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You can drive from Paris to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August in Rouen, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Caen.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Caen

— 2 nights

City of a Hundred Steeples

Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was buried there, and for the Battle for Caen--heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Remains Mulberry Harbour and then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Ouistreham Beach, then pause for some photo ops at Pegasus Memorial, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye aux Hommes.

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You can drive from Rouen to Caen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Caen, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Avranches.

Things to do in Caen

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Avranches

— 1 night
Avranches is a commune in the Manche department in the Normandy region in northwestern France. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, then stroll the grounds of Cimetiere d"Avranches, and then meet the residents at Zoo de Champrepus.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Avranches trip planner.

Traveling by car from Caen to Avranches takes 1.5 hours. August in Avranches sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Saint-Brieuc.

Things to do in Avranches

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saint-Brieuc

— 2 nights
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Traveling by car from Avranches to Saint-Brieuc takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You will leave for Lorient on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Saint-Brieuc

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lorient

Lorient is on the south coast of Brittany where the river Scorff and the river Blavet join to form an estuary before discharging into the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take a tour of Cimetiere de Bateaux de KERHERVY, then learn about all things military at Keroman Submarine Base, and then see the interesting displays at Sous-Marin Flore.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Lorient planner.

Drive from Saint-Brieuc to Lorient in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Lorient can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Vannes.

Things to do in Lorient

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vannes

— 2 nights

Gateway to the Gulf

Founded over 2,000 years ago, Vannes is a vacation harbor town with beaches, shopping, museums, and gardens, as well as interesting medieval city gates and timber-framed houses scattered throughout its Old Town.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Remparts, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Place Valencia, then enjoy the sand and surf at Domaine de Suscinio, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Port De St Goustan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Musee des Chateaux en Allumettes, then make a trip to Centre Historique de Vannes, and then contemplate the long history of Old City Walls of Vannes.

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Traveling by car from Lorient to Vannes takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Vannes sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Nantes.

Things to do in Vannes

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Nantes

— 1 night

Venice of the West

Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): look for gifts at Art Me.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Nantes day trip planning app.

You can drive from Vannes to Nantes in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Vannes, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Nantes, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Le Mans City.

Things to do in Nantes

Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your trip

Le Mans City

— 1 night

Racing Capital

Located on the Sarthe River, Le Mans has beautiful gothic cultural reminders of the past with a gloriously restored old city made popular as the backdrop for movie production.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Entre Cours et Jardins - Cite Plantagenet.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Le Mans City online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Nantes to Le Mans City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Le Mans City sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Le Mans City

Historic Sites