13 days in France Itinerary

13 days in France Itinerary

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13 days in France Itinerary

Start: Calais
Drive:  3​h
1
Etretat
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Paris
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
3
Bormes-Les-Mimosas
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Cassis
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Briancon
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Mandelieu-la-Napoule
— 2 nights
End: Mandelieu-la-Napoule

1
night
Etretat

Etretat ©
Etretat is a small coastal village on the Alabaster Coast in Normandy.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): stroll around Les Jardins D'Etretat.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Etretat trip itinerary maker tool .

Calais to Etretat is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In May in Etretat, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Etretat

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Porte d’Aval ©
Porte d’Aval
Chemin des Douaniers ©
Chemin des Douaniers

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Seine River and then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner .

You can drive from Etretat to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bormes-Les-Mimosas.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Seine River ©
Seine River
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Bormes-Les-Mimosas

Bormes-les-Mimosas is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.It has a Mediterranean climate.Bormes-les-Mimosas is a city in bloom and won the 2003 Gold Medal awarded by the Entente Florale. On the 5th (Tue), trek along Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Trophyme, then hike along Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: walk around Domaine du Rayol, stroll through Ecuries d'Entrecolles, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de l'Estagnol, and finally kick back and relax at Plage de Cabasson.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bormes-Les-Mimosas day trip planning site .

Do a combination of train and taxi from Paris to Bormes-Les-Mimosas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Paris in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bormes-Les-Mimosas: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Cassis.

Things to do in Bormes-Les-Mimosas

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Domaine du Rayol, Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas ©
Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas

3
nights
Cassis

Cassis ©
Cassis is a commune situated east of Marseille in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southern France.It is a popular tourist destination, famous for its cliffs (falaises) and the sheltered inlets called calanques. Get in touch with nature at Sentier Jean Francois Jube and Scuba & Snorkeling. Explore Cassis' surroundings by going to Sentier du Littoral de la Presqu'ile de Giens (in Hyeres) and Bandol (Foret de Roustagnon & Sentier Littoral). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques, cruise along Calanque de Port-Miou, and take in the awesome beauty at Montagne Sainte Victoire.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cassis trip builder .

Drive from Bormes-Les-Mimosas to Cassis in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. May in Cassis sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Briancon.

Things to do in Cassis

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bandol, Sentier Jean Francois Jube, Scuba & Snorkeling, Sentier du Littoral de la Presqu'ile de Giens, Montagne Sainte Victoire
Highlights from your plan
Calanques ©
Calanques
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Briancon

Briancon ©
Briançon a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): trek along Le refuge Tuckett, stroll through Vallon de Narreyroux, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tournoux. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Cascade de la Pisse, then admire the verdant scenery at Vallee de la Claree, and then hit the slopes at SnowPark.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Briancon online trip maker .

Getting from Cassis to Briancon by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mandelieu-la-Napoule.

Things to do in Briancon

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Puy-Saint-Vincent, Cascade de la Pisse, Vallee de la Claree, Le refuge Tuckett, SnowPark
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Cascade de la Pisse ©
Cascade de la Pisse
Vallee de la Claree ©
Vallee de la Claree

2
nights
Mandelieu-la-Napoule

Mandelieu-la-Napoule ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Musee du Parfum Fragonard, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Peyre, and finally play a few rounds at Riviera golf de Barbossi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, Head underground at Grotte de Saint-Cezaire, and then don't miss a visit to Galerie Lifetime Gallery.

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You can drive from Briancon to Mandelieu-la-Napoule in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mandelieu-la-Napoule

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Grotte de Saint-Cezaire, Musee du Parfum Fragonard, Galerie Lifetime Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Riviera golf de Barbossi ©
Riviera golf de Barbossi
San Peyre ©
San Peyre
Grotte de Saint-Cezaire ©
Grotte de Saint-Cezaire

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