13 days in France Itinerary

13 days in France Itinerary

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1
Dol-de-Bretagne
— 3 nights
2
Guerande
— 2 nights
3
Poitiers
— 2 nights
4
Saint-Aignan
— 2 nights
5
Amboise
— 3 nights

3
nights
Dol-de-Bretagne

Dol-de-Bretagne ©
Dol-de-Bretagne, cited in most historical records under its Breton name of Dol, is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine département in Brittany in northwestern France.HistoryIn 549, the Welsh Saint Teilo was documented as coming to Dol where he joined Samson of Dol and to this very day the fruit groves which they planted remain and are known as the groves of Teilo and Samson. Get some cultural insight at Cathedrale Saint-Samson and Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes. Attractions like Cathedraloscope and Menhir du Champ Dolent make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Pointe du Grouin du Sud (in Vains), Le Moulin de Moidrey (in Pontorson) and Parc de Port Breton (in Dinard). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Promenade Jules Revert, examine the collection at Scriptorial d'Avranches, musee des manuscrits du Mont Saint-Michel, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Plat Gousset, and stroll through Sport Evasion Mont Saint Michel - Day Tours.

Before you visit Dol-de-Bretagne, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Paris to Dol-de-Bretagne is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Dol-de-Bretagne: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Guerande.

Things to do in Dol-de-Bretagne

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Granville, Cancale, Pointe du Grouin du Sud, Mont Dol, Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes
Highlights from your plan
Cathedraloscope ©
Cathedraloscope
Cathedrale Saint-Samson
Cathedrale Saint-Samson
Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes ©
Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes

2
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Guerande

Guerande ©
Guérande is a medieval town located in the département of Loire-Atlantique in western France. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Collegiale Saint-Aubin. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Cite Medievale de Guerande, get active on the water at Club Albatros, enjoy the sea views from Sémaphore de la Pointe Saint Gildas, then get outside with Pointe Saint Gildas, and finally step aboard Sous-Marin l'Espadon.

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You can drive from Dol-de-Bretagne to Guerande in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Guerande are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Poitiers.

Things to do in Guerande

Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Prefailles, Le Croisic, Atlantic Jet Evasion, Village de Kerhinet, Club Albatros
Highlights from your plan
Pointe Saint Gildas ©
Pointe Saint Gildas
Village de Kerhinet
Village de Kerhinet
Sous-Marin l'Espadon ©
Sous-Marin l'Espadon

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Poitiers

Poitiers ©
Poitiers is a city on the Clain river in west-central France. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): examine the collection at Maison de l'Architecture de Poitou-Charentes, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Jean de Montierneuf, contemplate the long history of Hotel Berthelot, then admire the landmark architecture of Hotel Fume, then pause for some photo ops at La Statue de la Liberte, and finally step into the grandiose world of Château de Dissay.

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Traveling by car from Guerande to Poitiers takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. August in Poitiers sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Saint-Aignan.

Things to do in Poitiers

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Château de Dissay
Highlights from your plan
Eglise Saint-Jean de Montierneuf ©
Eglise Saint-Jean de Montierneuf
Château de Dissay ©
Château de Dissay
Hotel Fume ©
Hotel Fume

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Saint-Aignan

Saint-Aignan ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of chateau Montpoupon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Collegiate Church of St John the Baptist, take in nature's colorful creations at Chateau de Montresor, then pause for some serene contemplation at Collégiale Saint-Aignan, and finally stop by Astuces Vins. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Parc Plage de Montrichard, then examine the collection at La Magnanerie, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chemery, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Troussay.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint-Aignan trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Poitiers to Saint-Aignan in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Saint-Aignan are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Amboise.

Things to do in Saint-Aignan

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Montresor, Chateau de Troussay, Chateau de Chemery, La Magnanerie, Parc Plage de Montrichard
Highlights from your plan
La Magnanerie ©
La Magnanerie
Chateau de Chemery ©
Chateau de Chemery
Chateau de Troussay ©
Chateau de Troussay

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Amboise

Amboise
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. Get a sense of the local culture at Chateau Royal d'Amboise and La Pagode de Chanteloup et son parc. Visiting Safari Train -Reserve de Beaumarchais and Canoe Company will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amboise: Chedigny - Jardin Remarquable (in Chedigny) and Le Donjon de La Cite Royale de Loches (in Loches). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Oppidium des Chateliers, take an in-depth tour of Eglise Saint-Florentin, don't miss a visit to Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci, and stroll around Mini-Châteaux Val de Loire.

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You can drive from Saint-Aignan to Amboise in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Chedigny - Jardin Remarquable, Safari Train -Reserve de Beaumarchais, Le Donjon de La Cite Royale de Loches, Canoe Company
Highlights from your plan
Safari Train -Reserve de Beaumarchais ©
Safari Train -Reserve de Beaumarchais
Chateau Royal d'Amboise ©
Chateau Royal d'Amboise