15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 2 nights
2
Rouen
— 2 nights
3
Bayeux
— 2 nights
4
Strasbourg
— 2 nights
5
Nice
— 2 nights
6
Marseille
— 3 nights

2
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Musee Nissim de Camondo and Albert Kahn Musee et Jardins. Get some historical perspective at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum, get engrossed in the history at Maison de Victor Hugo, admire the masterpieces at Musee Jacquemart-Andre, and admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary site.

Singapore, Singapore to Paris is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in May: high temperatures in Paris hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Albert Kahn Musee et Jardins
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Ceramics Museum (Musee de la Ceramique), see the interesting displays at Musee Flaubert et d'Histoire de la Medecine, appreciate the extensive heritage of Rue du Gros-Horloge, thenexplore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee Secq des Tournelles. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of Ecole Supérieure d'Art et Design Le Havre-Rouen, explore the galleries of Satie House and Museum (Maisons Satie), and then pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame de Grace.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rouen road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Paris to Rouen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Honfleur
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Rue du Gros-Horloge ©
Rue du Gros-Horloge
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen

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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 9th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, take an in-depth tour of Pegasus Memorial, and then see the interesting displays at Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your military savvy at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie and then take in the history at Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bayeux route planner.

Traveling by car from Rouen to Bayeux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Bayeux, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pegasus Memorial, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema
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Pegasus Memorial ©
Pegasus Memorial
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach
Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema ©
Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema

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nights
Strasbourg

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
On the 11th (Mon), make a trip to Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise du Temple-Neuf, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Protestant Church of St. Peter the Younger, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee Tomi Ungerer. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Palais de Rohan, admire the masterpieces at Museum Œuvre Notre-Dame, thenexamine the collection at Musée historique de la ville de Strasbourg, and finally wander the streets of La Petite France.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Strasbourg attractions planning site.

You can take a train from Bayeux to Strasbourg in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Bayeux in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Strasbourg, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Palais de Rohan ©
Palais de Rohan
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg
Museum Œuvre Notre-Dame ©
Museum Œuvre Notre-Dame

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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 13th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, explore the world behind art at Musee des Arts Asiatiques de Nice, thensteep yourself in history at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, and finally contemplate the long history of Palais Lascaris. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle du Rosaire, get to know the fascinating history of Saint-Paul de Vence, and then explore the historical opulence of Haut de Cagnes.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nice travel app.

Getting from Strasbourg to Nice by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Nice when traveling from Strasbourg in May, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Saint-Paul de Vence, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Haut de Cagnes, Chapelle du Rosaire
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Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Haut de Cagnes ©
Haut de Cagnes

3
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Paul Cezanne’s Studio and Musee d'Histoire de Marseille. Get some historical perspective at Chateau des Baux de Provence and Musee des Beaux-Arts. Explore Marseille's surroundings by going to Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence (in Aix-en-Provence) and Site Archeologique de Glanum (in Saint-Remy-de-Provence). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Calanques, examine the collection at Chateau Borely Marseille, and make a trip to Basilique du Sacre-Ceour.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Marseille trip site.

Traveling by car from Nice to Marseille takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Marseille can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, Chateau des Baux de Provence, Calanques, Site Archeologique de Glanum
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Chateau des Baux de Provence ©
Chateau des Baux de Provence
Site Archeologique de Glanum ©
Site Archeologique de Glanum

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