13 days in France Itinerary

13 days in France Itinerary

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13 days in France Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  16​h
1
Nice
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Saint-Tropez
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Paris
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
4
Bayeux
— 3 nights
+3
train + foot + train + Fly:  17​h
End: San Francisco

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.
Head to La Croisette and Rue d'Antibesfor plenty of shopping. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Lérins Islands and Palais Lascaris. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville, stroll through Castel Plage, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapelle Saint Hospice.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Nice journey builder tool .

San Francisco, USA to Nice is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from San Francisco to Nice, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in November, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cannes, Chapelle Saint Hospice
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Rue d'Antibes ©
Rue d'Antibes

3
nights
Saint-Tropez

Saint-Tropez ©
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. You'll get in some beach time at Plage de Pampelonne and Grande Plage du Lavandou. Step out of the city life by going to Plage de Cavaliere and Port Grimaud Beach. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de l'Escalet, trek along Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette, pause for some serene contemplation at Église Paroissiale Notre Dame de l'Assomption, and stroll through La Ponche Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint-Tropez road trip website .

Getting from Nice to Saint-Tropez by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Nice in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 43°F in Saint-Tropez. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, Plage de Gigaro, Port Grimaud Beach
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Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet

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.
Get outdoors at Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. For shopping fun, head to Champs-Elysees or Le Marais. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and wander the streets of Montmartre.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Paris trip maker site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Saint-Tropez to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Saint-Tropez in November, you will find days in Paris are a bit cooler (51°F), and nights are about the same (42°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©

3
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Get outdoors at Omaha Beach and Falaises d'Etretat. Get some cultural insight at American Cemetery & Memorial and Mont Saint-Michel. Change things up with a short trip to Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes in Huisnes sur Mer (about 1h 30 min away). There's more to do: examine the collection at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bayeux trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Bayeux in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Bayeux sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

American Cemetery & Memorial, Mont Saint-Michel, Falaises d'Etretat, Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes, Omaha Beach
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
American Cemetery & Memorial ©
American Cemetery & Memorial
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

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