12 days in France Itinerary

12 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Paris
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Mandelieu-la-Napoule
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
La Croix-Valmer
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Cassis
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Manchester

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis and then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, contemplate the long history of The Paris Catacombs, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Paris online sightseeing planner.

Manchester, UK to Paris is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manchester to Paris due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Manchester in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Paris, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mandelieu-la-Napoule.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Nature Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

4
nights
Mandelieu-la-Napoule

Mandelieu-la-Napoule ©
Visiting Les Gorges du Verdon and La Pointe de l'Aiguille will get you outdoors. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Waterworld lake of gaudrade. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mandelieu-la-Napoule: Jardin de Sculptures (in Fayence), Fondation Maeght (in St-Paul-de-Vence) and Castle Bargeme (in Bargeme).

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mandelieu-la-Napoule trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Paris to Mandelieu-la-Napoule by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Mandelieu-la-Napoule, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to La Croix-Valmer.

Things to do in Mandelieu-la-Napoule

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Theoule sur Mer, Jardin de Sculptures, Waterworld lake of gaudrade, Fondation Maeght, Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Highlights from your plan
La Pointe de l'Aiguille ©
La Pointe de l'Aiguille
Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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 10th (Mon): kick back and relax at Heraclee Beach, kick back and relax at Plage de Vergeron, and then kick back and relax at Plage de Gigaro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): stroll around Domaine du Rayol, thenhead outdoors with Plage de Saint-Clair, thenhike along Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Jean Blanc.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the La Croix-Valmer trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Mandelieu-la-Napoule to La Croix-Valmer takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Mandelieu-la-Napoule in August, expect nights in La Croix-Valmer to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 37°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cassis.

Things to do in La Croix-Valmer

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, Domaine du Rayol
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Saint-Clair ©
Plage de Saint-Clair
Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc

3
nights
Cassis

Cassis is a commune situated east of Marseille in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southern France.It is a popular tourist destination, famous for its cliffs (falaises) and the sheltered inlets called calanques. Kids will enjoy Plage de Renecros and Ile du Gaou. Get outdoors at Ile des Embiez and Route des Cretes. When in Cassis, make a side trip to see Plage de la Coudouliere in Six-Fours-les-Plages, approximately Six-Fours-les-Plages away. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the waterfront at Port de Cassis, kick back and relax at Plage de la Grande Mer, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bestouan Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Cassis trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from La Croix-Valmer to Cassis in 2 hours. August in Cassis sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cassis

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Six-Fours-les-Plages, Route des Cretes, Eglise Saint Nazaire de Sanary-sur-Mer, Plage de Renecros
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Route des Cretes ©
Route des Cretes
Plage de  Renecros ©
Plage de Renecros

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