13 days in France Itinerary

13 days in France Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Paris
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Rouen
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Bayeux
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  6 h 15 min
4
Carcassonne Center
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
5
Marseille
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Nice
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. Explore hidden gems such as Musee Nissim de Camondo and Musee Jacquemart-Andre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Chateau de Malmaison (in Rueil-Malmaison). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and engage your brain at Musee des Arts et Metiers.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Paris. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in May; daily highs in Paris reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Albert Kahn Musee et Jardins, Palace of Versailles, Chateau de Malmaison
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
night
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
On the 1st (Mon), view the masterpieces at Ecole Supérieure d'Art et Design Le Havre-Rouen, admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, thensee the interesting displays at Musee Secq des Tournelles, and finally examine the collection at Ceramics Museum (Musee de la Ceramique).

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rouen online road trip planner.

Getting from Paris to Rouen by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May in Rouen, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Musee Secq des Tournelles ©
Musee Secq des Tournelles

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.
On the 2nd (Tue), learn about all things military at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie, thenadmire the masterpieces at Musee Baron Gerard, thenexplore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and finally get engrossed in the history at Pegasus Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach, thenget engrossed in the history at D-Day Experience (Dead Man's Corner museum), and then take in the history at Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach.

Discover how to plan a Bayeux trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Rouen to Bayeux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Omaha Beach, D-Day Experience (Dead Man's Corner museum), Pegasus Memorial, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach
Highlights from your plan
Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie ©
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach

1
night
Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
On the 4th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Chateau Comtal, step into the grandiose world of Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne, take an in-depth tour of Musee De L'ecole, thencontemplate the long history of Memorial House (Maison des Memoires), and finally take a stroll through Cité de Carcassonne.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Carcassonne Center online trip builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Bayeux to Carcassonne Center takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bayeux in June: high temperatures in Carcassonne Center hover around 30°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chateau Comtal ©
Chateau Comtal
Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne

2
nights
Marseille

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
On the 5th (Fri), explore the galleries of Paul Cezanne’s Studio, visit Ile de la Barthelasse, and then step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes. On the next day, step off the mainland to explore Chateau d'If and then see the interesting displays at Musee Regards de Provence.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Marseille tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Carcassonne Center to Marseille in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Avignon, Paul Cezanne’s Studio
Highlights from your plan
Ile de la Barthelasse ©
Ile de la Barthelasse
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Paul Cezanne’s Studio ©
Paul Cezanne’s Studio

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Lérins Islands and then enjoy the sand and surf at Castel Plage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Palais Lascaris, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Blue Beach, thenexamine the collection at Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle du Rosaire.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Nice itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Nice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Marseille, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Nice, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, Chapelle du Rosaire, Lérins Islands
Highlights from your plan
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire ©
Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire
Chapelle du Rosaire ©
Chapelle du Rosaire

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