13 days in Western Europe Itinerary

13 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock France trip planner

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Paris
— 4 nights
Drive
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Caen
Drive
3
Bayeux
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Giverny
Drive
5
Albert
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Verdun
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Roissy-en-France
— 1 night
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Paris

— 4 nights

City of Light

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Musee de l'Orangerie, Jardin des Tuileries and Palace of Versailles. You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Sainte-Chapelle. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, and explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary planner.

Little Rock, USA to Paris is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Little Rock to Paris is 7 hours. Traveling from Little Rock in May, things will get a bit cooler in Paris: highs are around 64°F and lows about 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Caen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Caen

City of a Hundred Steeples

Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was buried there, and for the Battle for Caen--heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city.
To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Caen trip builder.

You can drive from Paris to Caen in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Paris in June, you will find days in Caen are a bit cooler (69°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). On the 3rd (Wed), you'll travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Caen

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Bayeux

— 2 nights
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, Musee du debarquement, Airborne Museum, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, then see the interesting displays at Musee du debarquement, and then take an in-depth tour of Airborne Museum. On your second day here, stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, then stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, and then brush up on your military savvy at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bayeux trip planner.

Bayeux is just a stone's throw from Caen. In June, daytime highs in Bayeux are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Giverny.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Giverny

Giverny is a small French village in Upper Normandy, best known as the rural retreat of the Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926).
You've now added Fondation Claude Monet to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Fondation Claude Monet and then admire the masterpieces at Musee des impressionnismes.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Giverny planning app.

You can drive from Bayeux to Giverny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 51°F. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Albert.

Things to do in Giverny

Museums · Parks

Albert

— 2 nights
You've added Thiepval Memorial, Le Tommy, Historial de la Grande Guerre - Musee de Thiepval, and other attractions to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Y Ravine Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, then get engrossed in the history at Historial de la Grande Guerre - Musee de Thiepval, then take an in-depth tour of Le Tommy, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee Somme 1916.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Albert day trip app.

Traveling by car from Giverny to Albert takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in June, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Verdun.

Things to do in Albert

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Verdun

— 2 nights
The River Meuse runs through Verdun forming several canals throughout the valley, surrounded by hills with historical fortresses, battlefields, and underground barracks, as well as a healthy beer brewing culture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Fleury as well as Citadelle Souterraine de Verdun. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of Citadelle Souterraine de Verdun, take an in-depth tour of Verdun Memorial, take in the history at Fleury, then contemplate the long history of Douaumont Ossuary, and finally steep yourself in history at Fort Douaumont.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Verdun holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Albert to Verdun takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and shuttle; or take a train. When traveling from Albert in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Verdun: temperatures range from 76°F by day to 55°F at night. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Roissy-en-France.

Things to do in Verdun

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Roissy-en-France

— 1 night
Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Roissy-en-France using our trip planner.

You can drive from Verdun to Roissy-en-France in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in June, and nighttime lows around 55°F. On the 10th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Roissy-en-France

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Somme travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Gardens · Wildlife Areas