12 days in France Itinerary

12 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 3 nights
2
Bayeux
— 1 night
3
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 1 day
4
Avignon
— 1 night
5
La Croix-Valmer
— 2 nights
6
Nice
— 2 nights

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.
Attractions like Louvre Museum and Arc de Triomphe make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Paris to go to Marne-la-Vallee and see Disneyland Paris, which is approximately 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Paris online day trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Paris, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in May, things will get colder in Paris: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Paris
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

1
night
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
On the 4th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, then stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bayeux trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Paris to Bayeux takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Paris in June, expect nights in Bayeux to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Normandy American Cemetery
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

1
day
Sarlat-la-Caneda

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©
Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
On the 5th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, make a trip to Chateau des Milandes, and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Castelnaud.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Sarlat-la-Caneda travel route builder site.

Getting from Bayeux to Sarlat-la-Caneda by combination of train, bus, and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Bayeux in June, expect nights in Sarlat-la-Caneda to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Les Jardins de Marqueyssac
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Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes
Les Jardins de Marqueyssac ©
Les Jardins de Marqueyssac

1
night
Avignon

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
On the 6th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Musee Calvet, then admire the masterpieces at Musee Angladon, then take in the views from Pont d'Avignon, and finally don't miss a visit to Palais des Papes.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Avignon journey site.

Getting from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Avignon by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. June in Avignon sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to La Croix-Valmer.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon
Musee Angladon ©
Musee Angladon

2
nights
La Croix-Valmer

La Croix-Valmer ©
La Croix-Valmer is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.Geographythumb La Croix-Valmer is at the foot of the Massif des Maures hills in the Bay of Cavalaire-sur-Mer, halfway between Le Lavandou and Saint-Tropez.HistoryThe Emperor Constantine the Great, on the way to wage war against his brother-in-law Maxentius in 312 AD, is said to have had a vision of a cross in the sky stating "in hoc signo vinces" (by this sign you will conquer) at the location where La Croix-Valmer is now situated. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Le Cap Lardier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Sylvabelle, then learn about winemaking at Chateau Saint-Maur Cru Classe, and finally learn about winemaking at Chateau Des Garcinieres. On the next day, trek along Sentier Botanique, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage des Marines, then kick back and relax at Plage de Vergeron, and finally kick back and relax at Heraclee Beach.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our La Croix-Valmer journey planner.

Drive from Avignon to La Croix-Valmer in 2.5 hours. June in La Croix-Valmer sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in La Croix-Valmer

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Cogolin
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Le Cap Lardier ©
Le Cap Lardier
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage des Marines ©
Plage des Marines

2
nights
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 9th (Sun): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marineland. On the next day, get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur, then wander the streets of Vieille Ville, and finally make a trip to Promenade des Anglais.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Nice travel planner.

Getting from La Croix-Valmer to Nice by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from La Croix-Valmer in June, expect nights in Nice to be somewhat warmer, around 22°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marineland
Highlights from your plan
Marineland ©
Marineland
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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