14 days in France Itinerary

14 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 2 nights
2
Lyon
— 2 nights
3
Avignon
— 3 nights
4
Aix-en-Provence
— 3 nights
5
Nice
— 2 nights

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.
Visit Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe for their historical value. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and Musee Jacquemart-Andre. And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, examine the collection at Musee Gustave Moreau, take an in-depth tour of Maison de Victor Hugo, and wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Paris online journey maker.

Cape Town, South Africa to Paris is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cape Town to Paris. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Cape Town in June, with highs in Paris at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste, appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill, and then examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Musee des Tissus et des Arts Decoratif, thenbuy something for everyone on your list at Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lyon trip itinerary tool.

You can take a train from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. June in Lyon sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Avignon.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Musee des Tissus et des Arts Decoratif ©
Musee des Tissus et des Arts Decoratif
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon ©
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Palais des Papes and Musee Calvet will thrill your kids. Your inner history buff will appreciate Amphitheatre (les Arenes) and Pont d'Avignon. Venture out of the city with trips to La Maison Carree (in Nimes), Site Archeologique de Glanum (in Saint-Remy-de-Provence) and Roman Theatre of Orange (in Orange). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Le Château du Bois - Avignon, don't miss a visit to Street of Dyers (Rue de Teinturiers), admire the striking features of Chateau des Baux de Provence, and admire the masterpieces at Musee du Petit Palais.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Avignon tour itinerary planner.

Take a train from Lyon to Avignon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Avignon, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Amphitheatre (les Arenes), La Maison Carree, Chateau des Baux de Provence, Site Archeologique de Glanum, Roman Theatre of Orange
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon

3
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence and Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Musee Granet and Cours Mirabeau. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Paul Cezanne’s Studio, learn more about the world around you at Museum d'Histoire Naturelle Aix en Provence, don't miss a visit to Pavillon de Vendome, and hunt for treasures at Farmers' Markets.

Plan trip to Aix-en-Provence with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Avignon to Aix-en-Provence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Aix-en-Provence can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque
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Paul Cezanne’s Studio ©
Paul Cezanne’s Studio
Musee Granet ©
Musee Granet

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.
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Musée Marc Chagall will appeal to museum buffs. Vieille Ville and Palais Lascaris will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Nice with an excursion to Chapelle du Rosaire in Vence--about 32 minutes away.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Nice trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Aix-en-Provence to Nice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Aix-en-Provence in June, expect nights in Nice to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Chapelle du Rosaire
Highlights from your plan
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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