14 days in France Itinerary

14 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Aix-en-Provence
— 4 nights
2
Lyon
— 2 nights
3
Bayeux
— 2 nights
4
Paris
— 5 nights

4
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Change things up with a short trip to Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations in Marseille (about 34 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, make a trip to Cours Mirabeau, examine the collection at Musee Granet, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Aix-en-Provence online tour itinerary maker.

Paris to Aix-en-Provence is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. When traveling from Paris in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Aix-en-Provence: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lyon.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

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Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations
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Musee Granet ©
Musee Granet

2
nights
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.
On the 9th (Sat), walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Fresque des Lyonnais, stop by La boutique de Mathilde, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, thentake in the views from Passerelle du Palais de Justice, thenadmire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Fourviere Hill.

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You can drive from Aix-en-Provence to Lyon in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Aix-en-Provence in May: highs in Lyon hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bayeux.

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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
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Atelier Galerie Ludovic Grand-Guillot, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and finally don't miss a visit to Reporters Memorial. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Fantastic Attic, learn about all things military at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie, thenstroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, and finally get in on the family fun at Impact Game.

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Traveling by flight from Lyon to Bayeux takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Lyon in May, you will find days in Bayeux are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Paris.

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Normandy American Cemetery
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet & Palace of Versailles). Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, visit Île de la Cité, and shop like a local with Le Marais.

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Getting from Bayeux to Paris by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

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Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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