16 days in France Itinerary

16 days in France Itinerary

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Paris
— 1 night
2
Amboise
— 2 nights
3
Ouistreham
— 3 nights
4
Melrand
— 2 nights
5
Montelimar
— 1 night
6
Avignon
— 2 nights
7
Annecy
— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Maison de Victor Hugo, steep yourself in history at Hotel de Lauzun, head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis, then contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, and finally take an in-depth tour of Maison de Balzac. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Bois Preau, take in the exciting artwork at Dali Paris, then kick back and relax at Paris Plage, and finally stop by Île de la Cité.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris holiday planner.

New York City, USA to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Paris, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can take a train to Amboise.

Things to do in Paris

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Bois Preau
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Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité
Maison de Victor Hugo ©
Maison de Victor Hugo
Bois Preau ©
Bois Preau

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Amboise

Amboise ©
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Eglise Saint-Florentin, then get engrossed in the history at Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau Royal d'Amboise. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Maurice Dufresne Museum and then explore the striking landscape at Les Grottes Petrifiantes.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Amboise itinerary website.

Getting from Paris to Amboise by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In April in Amboise, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 44°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ouistreham.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Les Grottes Petrifiantes, Maurice Dufresne Museum
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Maurice Dufresne Museum ©
Maurice Dufresne Museum
Eglise Saint-Florentin ©
Eglise Saint-Florentin
Les Grottes Petrifiantes ©
Les Grottes Petrifiantes

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Ouistreham

Ouistreham ©
With fine, sandy beaches on the English Channel, Ouistreham is a small port town with fishing boats, leisure crafts, and a ferry harbor.
On the 7th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Pegasus Memorial, then stroll through Juno Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ouistreham Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Omaha Beach Memorial Museum, then get engrossed in the history at D-Day Experience (Dead Man's Corner museum), then get engrossed in the history at Musee D-Day Omaha, and finally examine the collection at Le Grand Bunker Musee du Mur de l'Atlantique.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ouistreham trip planner.

Traveling by car from Amboise to Ouistreham takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in April, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Melrand.

Things to do in Ouistreham

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Juno Beach, Omaha Beach Memorial Museum, Musee D-Day Omaha, Pegasus Memorial, Sword Beach
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Pegasus Memorial ©
Pegasus Memorial
Omaha Beach Memorial Museum ©
Omaha Beach Memorial Museum

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Melrand

Melrand ©
Melrand is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in north-western France.DemographicsInhabitants of Melrand are called in French Melrandais.Breton languageIn 2008, 31.4% of children in the commune attended schools taught in Breton and French for their primary education. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Musee de Prehistoire, then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Kerouriec, and then examine the collection at Musee des Thoniers Etel. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Ile du Grand Be.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Melrand holiday builder tool.

You can drive from Ouistreham to Melrand in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in April, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Montelimar.

Things to do in Melrand

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Musee des Thoniers Etel, Plage de Kerouriec, Musee de Prehistoire, Ile du Grand Be
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Plage de Kerouriec ©
Plage de Kerouriec
Musee de Prehistoire ©
Musee de Prehistoire
Musee des Thoniers Etel ©
Musee des Thoniers Etel

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Montelimar

Montelimar ©
Montélimar is a commune in the Drôme department in southeastern France. On the 12th (Tue), examine the collection at Nougat Diane de Poytiers, then take an in-depth tour of Chateau de Grignan, then see the interesting displays at Musee du Nougat Fabrique Arnaud Soubeyran, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Montelimar.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Montelimar trip planner.

Getting from Melrand to Montelimar by car takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Melrand, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Montelimar, ranging from highs of 67°F to lows of 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Avignon.

Things to do in Montelimar

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chateau de Grignan
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Chateau de Grignan ©
Chateau de Grignan
Musee du Nougat Fabrique Arnaud Soubeyran ©
Nougat Diane de Poytiers ©
Nougat Diane de Poytiers

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Avignon

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): head off the coast to Ile de la Barthelasse, admire the masterpieces at Musee du Petit Palais, then admire the masterpieces at Musee Estrine, and finally steep yourself in history at Site Archeologique de Glanum. On your second day here, stroll through Colline Saint-Eutrope and then pedal to the sights with Natu'Rando.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Avignon route site.

Drive from Montelimar to Avignon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Annecy.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Saint-Remy-de-Provence, Colline Saint-Eutrope, Natu'Rando
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Ile de la Barthelasse ©
Ile de la Barthelasse
Musee du Petit Palais ©
Musee du Petit Palais
Colline Saint-Eutrope ©
Colline Saint-Eutrope

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Annecy

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
On the 15th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Musee Chateau and then zoom along the surf with V-Boat. On the next day, stroll through Plage Municipale de Menthon Saint Bernard and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Semnoz.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Annecy trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Avignon to Annecy takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Avignon in April, plan for slightly colder days in Annecy, with highs around 63°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Plage Municipale de Menthon Saint Bernard
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Semnoz ©
Semnoz
Musee Chateau ©
Musee Chateau
V-Boat ©
V-Boat

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