13 days in Western Europe Itinerary

13 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock France trip itinerary planner

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Fly
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Paris
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Rennes
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Nantes
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Tours
— 4 nights
Train
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Paris
— 1 night
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Paris

— 2 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.
On the 28th (Sat), visit 1st Arrondissement, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Roch, then examine the collection at Musee du Parfum - Fragonard, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Saint-Eustache. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Saint-Étienne-du-Mont, then visit Left Bank (Rive Gauche), and then take a stroll through 5th Arrondissement.

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Bangkok, Thailand to Paris is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Bangkok to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in May; daily highs in Paris reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Rennes.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Rennes

— 2 nights
Many tour guides skip Rennes, a "City of Art and History," but that doesn't mean you should.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the views from Le Vieux Pont de Ducey, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapelle Saint-Aubert, steep yourself in history at Maison de Bertrand du Guesclin, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Quentin, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre-Dame-des-Champs. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Couvent des Jacobins, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Toussaints, then see the interesting displays at Espace des Sciences, then walk around Parc Hamelin Oberthur, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame-en-Saint-Melaine.

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Fly from Paris to Rennes in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. May in Rennes sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Nantes.

Things to do in Rennes

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Nantes

— 2 nights

Venice of the West

Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
On the 1st (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Clement, wander the streets of Place Graslin, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Port, then appreciate the history behind Statue General Cambronne, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Sainte Croix. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Plage des Sablons, then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de la Birochere, then hike along Sentier des Douaniers, and finally enjoy the sea views from Sémaphore de la Pointe Saint Gildas.

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You can drive from Rennes to Nantes in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tours.

Things to do in Nantes

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Tours

— 4 nights

Garden of France

Famous for its original medieval district, Tours is famous for its cafes that serve regional wines and interesting architectural bridges crossing the river Loire.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Collegiale de Candes-Saint-Martin and Prieure Saint-Cosme - Demeure de Ronsard. Visit Eglise Saint Michel and Place Jean Jaures for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Tours: Saint Nicolas de Bourgueil (Maison Frederic Mabileau, La Chevallerie - Gaetan BRUNEAU wines, &more), Cave de la Dive Bouteille (in Bourgueil) and Chateau de Targe (in Parnay). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Chateau du Petit Thouars, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St-Etienne, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Collegiale Saint Martin et Tour Charlemagne, and appreciate the history behind Basilique Saint-Julien.

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Drive from Nantes to Tours in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Tours

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Spas

Side Trips

Paris

— 1 night

City of Light

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You can take a train from Tours to Paris in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You will leave for home on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife · Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours