13 days in France Itinerary

13 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 2 nights
2
Bayeux
— 3 nights
3
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 3 nights
4
Calvi, Corsica
— 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Get some historical perspective at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, and contemplate the long history of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

Indianapolis, USA to Paris is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Indianapolis to Paris is 6 hours. Traveling from Indianapolis in May, expect Paris to be little chillier, temps between 64°F and 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Bring the kids along to Omaha Beach and Airborne Museum. Let the collections at Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach and Memorial de Caen capture your imagination. Step out of Bayeux with an excursion to Church of Sainte-Mère-Église in Sainte-Mere-Eglise--about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame, examine the collection at Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema, and explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

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

You can drive from Paris to Bayeux in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in May, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sainte-Mere-Eglise, Memorial de Caen, Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Omaha Beach
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Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach

3
nights
Bonifacio, Corsica

Bonifacio ©
At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
Relax by the water at Plage du Petit Sperone and Plage de San Giovanni. Bring the kids along to Bonifacio Citadel and Grottes de Bonifacio. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Iles Lavezzi, hike along Sentier Littoral des Bruzzi, identify plant and animal life at Reserve Naturelle des Iles Cerbicales, and don't miss a visit to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps).

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bonifacio travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Bayeux to Bonifacio by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Bayeux in May, expect nights in Bonifacio to be about the same, around 51°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Calvi.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Pianottoli-Caldarello
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Bonifacio Citadel ©
Bonifacio Citadel
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone
Grottes de Bonifacio ©
Grottes de Bonifacio

2
nights
Calvi, Corsica

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. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Aregno Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise de la Sainte-Trinite et de Saint Jean-Baptiste, and then get outside with Wild Machja. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Calvi, take in the dramatic natural features at Punta Spano, then get outside with Arinella and Algaio Beach, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Calvi driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bonifacio to Calvi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Aregno
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Citadelle de Calvi ©
Citadelle de Calvi
Aregno Beach ©
Aregno Beach

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