13 days in France Itinerary

13 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 3 nights
2
Lyon
— 2 nights
3
Nimes
— 1 night
4
Carpentras
— 1 day
5
Aix-en-Provence
— 2 nights
6
Cannes
— 4 nights

3
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.
Attractions like Louvre Museum and Montmartre make great kid-friendly stops. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee d'Orsay and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle, contemplate the long history of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Paris route app.

Moscow, Russia to Paris is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Moscow to Paris. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Lyon tour itinerary builder app.

Traveling by train from Paris to Lyon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Lyon are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Nimes.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon ©
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon
Théâtre gallo-romain ©
Théâtre gallo-romain

1
night
Nimes

Nimes ©
Nîmes has a rich history dating back to the Roman Empire, with a stunning coliseum that is second only to Rome's.
On the 20th (Mon), stop by L'Arene des Bieres, see the interesting displays at Haribo Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Tour Magne, explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts, thencatch a live event at Arenes de Nimes, and finally explore the striking landscape at Oppidum de Nages.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nimes attractions planner.

Take a train from Lyon to Nimes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Carpentras.

Things to do in Nimes

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

L'Arene des Bieres, Oppidum de Nages, Haribo Museum
Highlights from your plan
Haribo Museum ©
Haribo Museum
Musee des Beaux-Arts ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts
Arenes de Nimes ©
Arenes de Nimes

1
day
Carpentras

Carpentras
Carpentras is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.It stands on the banks of the Auzon. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): make a splash at Wave Island.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Carpentras trip planner.

You can drive from Nimes to Carpentras in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Carpentras

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Wave Island

2
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): contemplate the long history of Paul Cezanne’s Studio.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Aix-en-Provence online travel planner.

You can drive from Carpentras to Aix-en-Provence in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Aix-en-Provence are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Cannes.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marseille, Calanques
Highlights from your plan
Calanques ©
Calanques
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Paul Cezanne’s Studio ©
Paul Cezanne’s Studio

4
nights
Cannes

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Appreciate the collections at Musée Marc Chagall and Palais Lascaris. Do some cultural sightseeing at Vieille Ville and Le Suquet. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cannes: Coco Beach (in Nice) and Saint-Paul de Vence (in St-Paul-de-Vence). Spend the 24th (Fri) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Lérins Islands, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take a stroll through La Croisette.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cannes holiday tool.

You can drive from Aix-en-Provence to Cannes in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Cannes sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Nice, Scuba & Snorkeling, Saint-Paul de Vence, Marineland
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Marineland ©
Marineland

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