13 days in France Itinerary

13 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bayeux
— 2 nights
2
Avignon
— 2 nights
3
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 2 nights
4
Albi
— 1 night
5
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 2 nights
6
Paris
— 2 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cathedrale Notre-Dame and Omaha Beach. Appreciate the collections at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema. Get out of town with these interesting Bayeux side-trips: D-Day Experience (Dead Man's Corner museum) (in Saint-Come-du-Mont), Airborne Museum (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise) and Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach (in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont). There's more to do: learn about all things military at Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bayeux trip maker.

Toronto, Canada to Bayeux is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and train. Traveling from Toronto to Bayeux, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Bayeux is a bit cooler than Toronto - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Avignon.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Omaha Beach, D-Day Experience (Dead Man's Corner museum), Normandy American Cemetery, Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, Airborne Museum
Highlights from your plan
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Airborne Museum ©
Airborne Museum
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Art Gallery Contemporary Tapiezo, thenhike along Le Sentier des Ocres, thendelve into the distant past at Roman Theatre of Orange, and finally step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Amphitheatre (les Arenes), explore the world behind art at Carrieres des Lumieres, thenstep into the grandiose world of Chateau des Baux de Provence, and finally snap pictures at Pont d'Avignon.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Avignon road trip site.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Bayeux to Avignon in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bayeux in July: high temperatures in Avignon hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Museums Trails

Side Trips

Les Baux de Provence, Gordes, Amphitheatre (les Arenes), Roman Theatre of Orange
Highlights from your plan
Le Sentier des Ocres ©
Le Sentier des Ocres
Roman Theatre of Orange ©
Roman Theatre of Orange
Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)

2
nights
Bonifacio, Corsica

Bonifacio ©
At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Bonifacio Citadel, head off the coast to Iles Lavezzi, and then kick back and relax at Plage du Petit Sperone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Fri): kick back and relax at Plage De Roccapina, thentake a memorable tour with Tours, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Grottes de Bonifacio, and finally don't miss a visit to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps).

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bonifacio travel planner.

Fly from Avignon to Bonifacio in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July in Bonifacio, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Albi.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Plage De Roccapina
Highlights from your plan
Bonifacio Citadel ©
Bonifacio Citadel
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone
Grottes de Bonifacio ©
Grottes de Bonifacio

1
night
Albi

Albi ©
Albi is a commune in southern France. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy, thenadmire the masterpieces at Musee Toulouse-Lautrec, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Albi trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bonifacio to Albi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. While traveling from Bonifacio, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Albi, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Albi

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Musee Toulouse-Lautrec ©
Musee Toulouse-Lautrec
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile ©
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile
Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy ©
Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Milandes, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Beynac, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Castelnaud. On your second day here, make a trip to Vieux Sarlat, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Commarque, thenexperience rural life at Les Noyeraies du Landers, and finally stroll around Les Jardins de Marqueyssac.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sarlat-la-Caneda day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Albi to Sarlat-la-Caneda in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Chateau de Beynac, Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, Chateau de Commarque
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Beynac ©
Chateau de Beynac
Chateau de Commarque ©
Chateau de Commarque
Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud

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.
On the 4th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, thenadmire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, thenget to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, thenadmire the masterpieces at Musee De Cluny, and then explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Sarlat-la-Caneda, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

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

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