13 days in France Itinerary

13 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Calvi, Corsica
— 1 night
2
Carcassonne Center
— 1 night
3
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 1 night
4
Saumur
— 2 nights
5
Bayeux
— 2 nights
6
Paris
— 4 nights

1
night
Calvi, Corsica

Calvi ©
Calvi is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.It is the seat of the Canton of Calvi, which contains Calvi and one other commune, Lumio. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Calvi, then don't miss a visit to Chapelle de Notre Dame de la Serra, then stroll through Aregno Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Arinella and Algaio Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Punta Spano, kick back and relax at Plage de Bodri, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de l'Ostriconi.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Calvi online trip builder.

Toronto, Canada to Calvi is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of ferry and flight. Traveling from Toronto to Calvi, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in June, expect nights in Calvi to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Aregno Beach, Plage de l'Ostriconi, Plage de Bodri
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Aregno Beach ©
Aregno Beach
Plage de l'Ostriconi ©
Plage de l'Ostriconi
Citadelle de Calvi ©
Citadelle de Calvi

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Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
On the 15th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, then contemplate the long history of Cathar Castles, then steep yourself in history at La cité médiévale, and finally steep yourself in history at Cité de Carcassonne.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Carcassonne Center trip maker tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Calvi to Carcassonne Center takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

La cité médiévale
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Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles
Eglise Saint-Nazaire ©
Eglise Saint-Nazaire

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Vieux Sarlat, make a trip to Chateau de Commarque, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Beynac, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Castelnaud.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sarlat-la-Caneda travel route planner.

You can drive from Carcassonne Center to Sarlat-la-Caneda in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Carcassonne Center in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Sarlat-la-Caneda, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Saumur.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chateau de Commarque, Chateau de Beynac, Chateau de Castelnaud
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Chateau de Beynac ©
Chateau de Beynac
Chateau de Commarque ©
Chateau de Commarque

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nights
Saumur

Saumur ©
Saumur is a famous historic town known for its locally grown mushrooms and for their production of a number of regional wines and celebrated Combier liqueurs.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Château de l'Islette, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau, and then admire the natural beauty at Chateau de Villandry. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Musee des Blindes, then admire the striking features of Fontevraud L'Abbaye Royale, and then contemplate the long history of Chateau de Langeais.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Saumur online trip maker.

Getting from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Saumur by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Sarlat-la-Caneda in June: highs in Saumur hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Saumur

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Azay-le-Rideau, Chateau de Langeais, Chateau de Villandry, Fontevraud L'Abbaye Royale
Highlights from your plan
Château de l'Islette ©
Château de l'Islette
Chateau de Villandry ©
Chateau de Villandry
Musee des Blindes ©
Musee des Blindes

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Remains Mulberry Harbour, then explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame. On your second day here, brush up on your military savvy at Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, get engrossed in the history at Airborne Museum, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bayeux trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Saumur to Bayeux in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Remains Mulberry Harbour, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Omaha Beach, Normandy American Cemetery, Airborne Museum
Highlights from your plan
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame

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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 off the beaten path and head to Le Marais and Île de la Cité. Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, wander the streets of Montmartre, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

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You can drive from Bayeux to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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