14 days in France & Dusseldorf Itinerary

14 days in France & Dusseldorf Itinerary

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Bourdeilles, France
— 1 night
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Saint-Malo, France
— 4 nights
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Caen, France
— 6 nights
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Dusseldorf, Germany
— 2 nights

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Bourdeilles, France

Bourdeilles ©
Bourdeilles is a commune in the Dordogne department in southwestern France.SightsThe château de Bourdeilles, which is a complex consisting of a medieval part and a Renaissance style part, built in the 16th century. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): get outside with Bourdeille Loisirs.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bourdeilles online itinerary maker.

Paris to Bourdeilles is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In August, daytime highs in Bourdeilles are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Saint-Malo.

Things to do in Bourdeilles

Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Eglise de Saint Astier ©
Eglise de Saint Astier
Château de Montréal ©
Château de Montréal

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Saint-Malo, France

Saint-Malo ©
Once the feared base of pirates and heavily fortified against Norman attacks, today's coastal Saint-Malo is one of the top tourist draws.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saint-Malo: Paroisse Saint-Michel (in Ducey), Mont-Saint-Michel (La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel, Grand Degre, &more) and Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel (in Genets). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Les Remparts de Saint-Malo, hike along GR 34, appreciate the history behind Bastion de la Hollande, and enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Sillon.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Saint-Malo trip planning website.

You can drive from Bourdeilles to Saint-Malo in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Bourdeilles in August, expect nights in Saint-Malo to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Caen.

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Les Remparts de Saint-Malo ©
Les Remparts de Saint-Malo
Plage du Sillon ©
Plage du Sillon

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Caen, France

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Caen: Monuments aux Morts (in Le Havre), Rouen (Historial Jeanne d’Arc, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more) and Etretat (Falaises d'Etretat & Cote d'Albatre). Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye aux Dames, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jean.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Caen online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Saint-Malo to Caen in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. August in Caen sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Dusseldorf.

Things to do in Caen

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat

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Dusseldorf, Germany

Dusseldorf ©

Fashion Capital of Germany

Renowned for its fashion and trade fairs, Dusseldorf offers visitors vibrant nightlife and a wide range of shopping options.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): snap pictures at Hohenzollern Bridge, admire the landmark architecture of Cologne Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at Museum Ludwig, and finally make a trip to Kirche St. Andreas. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Burgplatz, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Lambertus Church, get to know the fascinating history of Rheinuferpromenade, then admire the striking features of MedienHafen, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Neuer Zollhof.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Dusseldorf vacation planner.

You can drive from Caen to Dusseldorf in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Dusseldorf can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dusseldorf

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Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Rheinuferpromenade ©
Rheinuferpromenade
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig

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