13 days in France Itinerary

13 days in France Itinerary

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1
Rouen
— 1 day
2
Bayeux
— 2 nights
3
Perros-Guirec
— 2 nights
4
Paris
— 2 nights
5
Carcassonne Center
— 1 night
6
Nice
— 3 nights

1
day
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours, then wander the streets of Rue du Gros-Horloge, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rouen trip itinerary planner.

Roanoke, USA to Rouen is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in March, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Rue du Gros-Horloge ©
Rue du Gros-Horloge
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen

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 4th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, then stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, then pause for some serene contemplation at Abbaye Saint-Martin de Mondaye, and then identify plant and animal life at La Roche d'Oetre.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bayeux trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Rouen to Bayeux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Bayeux, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Abbaye Saint-Martin de Mondaye, La Roche d'Oetre, Omaha Beach, Normandy American Cemetery
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Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame

2
nights
Perros-Guirec

Perros-Guirec ©
Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
On the 6th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h, then stroll through Plage de la Greve Blanche, and then hike along Falaises de Tredrez. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Sentier de L'ile Renote, then identify plant and animal life at Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles, and then kick back and relax at Plage Bonaparte.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Perros-Guirec day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Perros-Guirec takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. In March, daytime highs in Perros-Guirec are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Tregastel, Falaises de Tredrez, Plage Bonaparte
Highlights from your plan
Falaises de Tredrez ©
Falaises de Tredrez
Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h ©
Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h
Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles ©
Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles

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 8th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, then admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Paris online travel route planner.

Getting from Perros-Guirec to Paris by combination of taxi and train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Paris are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

1
night
Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Cité de Carcassonne, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, then steep yourself in history at Cathar Castles, and finally don't miss a visit to Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Carcassonne Center trip maker site.

Do a combination of flight and train from Paris to Carcassonne Center in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Carcassonne Center can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles
Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne ©
Eglise Saint-Nazaire ©
Eglise Saint-Nazaire

3
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.
Visiting Lérins Islands and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Vieille Ville and Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, make a trip to Eglise, explore the historical opulence of Ruines de Chateauneuf Villevieille, and look for all kinds of wild species at La Recreation Champetre.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Nice attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Carcassonne Center to Nice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Carcassonne Center in March, Nice is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Eglise, La Recreation Champetre, Ruines de Chateauneuf Villevieille, Lérins Islands
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice ©
Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice

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