12 days in France Itinerary

12 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hyeres
— 2 nights
2
Mandelieu-la-Napoule
— 2 nights
3
Aix-en-Provence
— 1 night
4
Bayeux
— 2 nights
5
Paris
— 3 nights

2
nights
Hyeres

Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. We've included these beaches for you: Plage de Jean Blanc and Plage de la Faviere. Get in touch with nature at Heraclee Beach and Plage de Gigaro. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hyeres: Le Lavandou (Plage d'Aiguebelle & Plage de Cavaliere) and Plage de Pampelonne (in Ramatuelle). There's more to do: get interesting insight from Tours and enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de l'Estagnol.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Hyeres online travel route planner.

Toronto, Canada to Hyeres is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Hyeres, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In July in Hyeres, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mandelieu-la-Napoule.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, Bormes-Les-Mimosas, La Croix-Valmer, Scuba & Snorkeling, Plage de Pampelonne
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne

2
nights
Mandelieu-la-Napoule

Mandelieu-la-Napoule ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): kick back and relax at Plage Robinson, thensteep yourself in history at Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage du Chateau, stroll through Plage de la Baumette, thenkick back and relax at Plage de L'Oratoire, and finally stroll through Calanque de Maubois.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Mandelieu-la-Napoule route planner.

You can drive from Hyeres to Mandelieu-la-Napoule in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Mandelieu-la-Napoule sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Mandelieu-la-Napoule

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Raphael, Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews
Highlights from your plan
Plage du Chateau ©
Plage du Chateau
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews ©
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews
Calanque de Maubois ©
Calanque de Maubois

1
night
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Fondation Vasarely, thensee the interesting displays at Musee Granet, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, and finally get engrossed in the history at Paul Cezanne’s Studio.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Aix-en-Provence online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Mandelieu-la-Napoule to Aix-en-Provence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Aix-en-Provence are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Musee Granet ©
Musee Granet
Paul Cezanne’s Studio ©
Paul Cezanne’s Studio

2
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, kick back and relax at Juno Beach, thenkick back and relax at Sword Beach, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetières Militaires.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bayeux trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Aix-en-Provence to Bayeux takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Aix-en-Provence in July; daily highs in Bayeux reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Sword Beach, Juno Beach, Omaha Beach, Cimetières Militaires
Highlights from your plan
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach

3
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. Get some cultural insight at Louvre Museum and Champs-Elysees. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, visit Montmartre, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip planner.

You can drive from Bayeux to Paris in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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