14 days in France Itinerary

14 days in France Itinerary

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Paris
— 2 nights
Train
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Versailles
— 1 night
Train
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Bayeux
— 1 night
Drive
4
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
Taxi to Pontorson Mont St Michel, Train to Blois
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Blois
— 1 night
Train
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Bordeaux
— 1 night
Train
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Marseille
— 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Do some cultural sightseeing at Musee d'Orsay and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, and examine the collection at Musee Rodin.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip planning app.

Goiania, Brazil to Paris is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Goiania to Paris. Traveling from Goiania in March, things will get colder in Paris: highs are around 13°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Versailles

— 1 night

Royal Paradise

Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Palace of Versailles, then admire the landmark architecture of The Hall of Mirrors, and then view the masterpieces at The Royal Chapel.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Versailles trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Paris to Versailles takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Bayeux

— 1 night
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 10th (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer, then see the interesting displays at Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema, then examine the collection at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and finally stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bayeux trip planner.

Traveling by car from Versailles to Bayeux takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mont-Saint-Michel

— 1 night
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. On the 11th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel, examine the collection at Archeoscope du Mont Saint Michel, and then see the interesting displays at Cornille Havard - Fondeur de Cloches. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to La Grande Rue, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, take some stellar pictures from Cabane Vauban, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Richard Anacreon, then take in nature's colorful creations at Musee Christian Dior, and finally browse the exhibits of Le Roc des Harmonies.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Mont-Saint-Michel trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Mont-Saint-Michel can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Blois.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Blois

— 1 night

Town of Art and History

Situated on the banks of the lower Loire river, Blois opens doors to many activities centered along the banks of the river.
On the 13th (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Chateau Royal de Blois, steep yourself in history at Chateau de Chambord, and then examine the collection at Fondation du Doute.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Blois trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Mont-Saint-Michel to Blois in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or fly. Expect little chillier evenings in Blois when traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel in March, with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can take a train to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Blois

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Bordeaux

— 1 night

The Port of the Moon

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Andre Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Place de la Bourse, take in the exciting artwork at Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez, then admire the striking features of Tour Pey-Berland, and finally pick up a one of a kind souvenir at La Petite Galerie de Bordeaux. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Chateau Laniote, view the masterpieces at Galerie d'Art Contemporain L'Orange Bleue, make a trip to Monolithic Church of Saint-Emilion, then learn about winemaking at Chateau Cantenac, and finally make a trip to The Water Mirror.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bordeaux online day trip planner.

Take a train from Blois to Bordeaux in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Blois in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 6°C in Bordeaux. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trip

Marseille

— 1 night

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): examine the collection at Paul Cezanne’s Studio, wander the streets of Cours Mirabeau, then see the interesting displays at Musee Granet, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of The Panier, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, then explore the world behind art at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale La Major.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Marseille visit planner.

Fly from Bordeaux to Marseille in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. March in Marseille sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

France travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Art Museums · Landmarks
France has been the world's most popular tourist destination for decades, and geographically, it is one of the most diverse countries in Europe. Its cities are holiday hot spots and contain some of the greatest treasures in Europe, its countryside is prosperous and well tended, and it boasts dozens of major tourist attractions, like Paris, the French Riviera, the Atlantic beaches, the winter sport resorts of the French Alps, as well as the castles of the Loire Valley, Brittany, and Normandy. The country is renowned for its gastronomy, particularly wines and cheeses, as well as its history, culture, and fashion industry.

You'll find that the French people are very polite and may react coldly to you if you forget this. You might be surprised as you're greeted by other customers and the proprieter when you walk into a restaurant or a shop. Be sure to take your sightseeing off the beaten path in France. Besides the famous Eiffel Tower and the chic resorts of the Côte d'Azur (French Riviera) you'll find many places to visit in the form of museums filled with fine art, crafts, and archaeological relics, wonderful medieval villages and castles, diverse national parks, and local shopping direct from artisans themselves.

Whether you're touring the Christmas Markets or going skiing during winter, viewing the springtime influx of color in Provence, sunbathing on the Mediterranean coast in the summer, or watching the fall foliage against the backdrop of the châteaux in the Loire Valley, you're sure to find just the right place to be. Spring is a time when the tourist attractions are just starting to expand their hours, but it may still be cold in the mountainous regions and the north. Summer is the busiest time in France with the longest hours for many museums and attractions, but it's often when you will experience the most crowds. Winter in France is filled with winter carnivals, Christmas Markets, and of course, skiing. Fall is a time to celebrate the release of Beaujolais nouveau wine in November, as well as experience Nuit Blanche, a day in October when major attractions, museums, galleries, parks, and swimming pools remain open all night.