15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 3 nights
2
Lyon
— 3 nights
3
Marseille
— 2 nights
4
Nice
— 3 nights
5
Toulouse
— 2 nights

3
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.
Do your shopping at La Grande Epicerie de Paris Rive Gauche and Baron Rouge (Le). Take a break from Paris with a short trip to le coeur d'Alsace in Strasbourg, about 6 hours away. The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, stop by Maison Chaudun, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, and shop like a local with Carrousel du Louvre.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planning website.

London, UK to Paris is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. In August, daytime highs in Paris are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

le coeur d'Alsace, Dalloyau Neuilly
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
La Grande Epicerie de Paris Rive Gauche ©
La Grande Epicerie de Paris Rive Gauche
Rue Mouffetard Market ©
Rue Mouffetard Market

3
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.
Do your shopping at La Chope de Lug and Comics Zone. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, look for gifts at Seve Chocolatier, buy something for everyone on your list at Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse, and hunt for treasures at Marche Alimentaire St-Antoine Celestins.

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You can take a train from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Marseille.

Things to do in Lyon

Shopping

Side Trip

Canal Organisation des Puces C.O.P-SARL
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Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse ©
Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse
La Chope de Lug ©
La Chope de Lug
The Whisky Lodge ©
The Whisky Lodge

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, look for gifts at Aix Moto, look for gifts at Brulerie Richelme, thenhunt for treasures at Farmers' Markets, and finally look for gifts at Santons Fouque. Here are some ideas for day two: hunt for treasures at Marche de Noailles, buy something for everyone on your list at Centre Commercial Centre Bourse, thenlook for gifts at Microcosmos Chai Urbain, and finally look for gifts at Compagnie de Provence (La).

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Marseille online vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Lyon to Marseille takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Aix-en-Provence
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Centre Commercial Centre Bourse ©
Centre Commercial Centre Bourse
Santons Fouque ©
Santons Fouque
Farmers' Markets ©
Farmers' Markets

3
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.
Do your shopping at Marche aux Fleurs Cours Saleya and Marche Forville. Visit Castel Plage and Blue Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Antibes (Le Nomade & Marché provençal) and Studio des Fragrances Galimard (in Grasse). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, look for gifts at Griffolies, and learn and have fun at Molinard.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Nice tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Marseille to Nice by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Marseille in August, you will find days in Nice are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Toulouse.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Antibes, Marche Forville, Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, Studio des Fragrances Galimard
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Castel Plage ©
Castel Plage
Marche Forville ©
Marche Forville
Marche aux Fleurs Cours Saleya ©
Marche aux Fleurs Cours Saleya

2
nights
Toulouse

Toulouse ©
On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): buy something for everyone on your list at Galeries Lafayette Toulouse Lapeyrouse, thenlook for gifts at Delices de Tunis, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Marche des Carmes, and finally stop by Fleuree de Pastel ( La). Here are some ideas for day two: browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche biologique du Capitole, look for gifts at Midica, look for gifts at Ombres Blanches, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Saint-Sernin, thenlook for gifts at Gaufrette et creations, and finally look for gifts at La Maison de la Violette.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Toulouse online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Toulouse takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in August, Toulouse is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Toulouse

Shopping Historic Sites
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Ombres Blanches ©
Ombres Blanches
Delices de Tunis ©
Delices de Tunis
Marche des Carmes ©
Marche des Carmes

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