14 days in France Itinerary

14 days in France Itinerary

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Paris
— 4 nights
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Lyon
— 1 night
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Nice
— 2 nights
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Marseille
— 2 nights
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Bordeaux
— 3 nights

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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.
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris has been added to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle, don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, and wander the streets of Le Marais.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary maker website.

Athens, Greece to Paris is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Athens in December: high temperatures in Paris hover around 9°C and lows are around 3°C. You'll set off for Lyon on the 30th (Wed).

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

1
night
Lyon

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, then make a trip to Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lyon vacation site.

Take a train from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December in Lyon, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill

2
nights
Nice

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
On the 1st (Fri), make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marineland, and then make a trip to Le Nomade. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, then take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, then make a trip to Place Massena, and finally examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lyon to Nice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, Nice is somewhat warmer than Lyon - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trip

Antibes
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Place Massena ©
Place Massena
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

2
nights
Marseille

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
On the 3rd (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale La Major, take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Saint Victor, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Paul Cezanne’s Studio, then contemplate the long history of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, and then don't miss a visit to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Marseille road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Nice to Marseille takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Aix-en-Provence
Highlights from your plan

3
nights
Bordeaux

Bordeaux
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of La Cite du Vin, then get to know the fascinating history of Place de la Bourse, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Andre Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Observatoire Sainte-Cecile and then explore the striking landscape at La Grande Dune du Pilat.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bordeaux road trip planning app.

Getting from Marseille to Bordeaux by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In January in Bordeaux, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Observatoire Sainte-Cecile, La Grande Dune du Pilat
Highlights from your plan
La Grande Dune du Pilat
La Grande Dune du Pilat
Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse
St. Andre Cathedral ©
St. Andre Cathedral

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