12 days in France Itinerary

12 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Strasbourg
— 1 night
2
Paris
— 2 nights
3
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
4
Bordeaux
— 1 night
5
Lyon
— 1 night
6
Annecy
— 2 nights
7
Nice
— 2 nights

1
night
Strasbourg

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): make a trip to Barrage Vauban, take a stroll through La Petite France, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, and finally stroll around Parc de l'Orangerie.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Strasbourg day trip planning site.

Paris to Strasbourg is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg
La Petite France ©
La Petite France
Parc de l'Orangerie ©
Parc de l'Orangerie

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 5th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the galleries of Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your problem-solving skills at ClueZ Paris, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, thenexplore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, and finally visit Île de la Cité.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Paris online route planner.

Traveling by train from Strasbourg to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or drive. April in Paris sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): make a trip to La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel, thensteep yourself in history at Maison de l'Artichaut, and then admire the striking features of Mont Saint-Michel.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mont-Saint-Michel travel route planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Mont-Saint-Michel in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel ©
La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel

1
night
Bordeaux

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tour Pey-Berland, get your game on at Simfactory, have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Room Bordeaux, thenget to know the fascinating history of Place de la Bourse, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Andre Cathedral.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bordeaux online holiday builder.

Fly from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bordeaux in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bordeaux, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse
Virtual Room Bordeaux ©
Virtual Room Bordeaux
St. Andre Cathedral ©
St. Andre Cathedral

1
night
Lyon

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
On the 9th (Thu), have some family-friendly fun at SENSAS Lyon, admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, thentest your team's savvy at DreamAway Lyon, and finally walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Lyon travel tool.

Traveling by flight from Bordeaux to Lyon takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Annecy.

Things to do in Lyon

Fun & Games Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
SENSAS Lyon ©
SENSAS Lyon
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or

2
nights
Annecy

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
On the 10th (Fri), don't miss a visit to La Vieille Ville, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre, thenexplore the activities along Lake Annecy, and finally test your team's savvy at Mysteres du Lac.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Annecy online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Lyon to Annecy takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Annecy sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Annecy

Nature Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy
La Vieille Ville ©
La Vieille Ville

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.
Nice is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: observe the fascinating underwater world at Marineland, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, take a stroll through Vieille Ville, and contemplate the long history of Palais Lascaris.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Nice travel app.

You can drive from Annecy to Nice in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Annecy in April since evenings lows in Nice dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marineland
Highlights from your plan
Marineland ©
Marineland
SENSAS Nice ©
SENSAS Nice
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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