15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 2 nights
2
Bayeux
— 2 nights
3
Strasbourg
— 2 nights
4
Nice
— 3 nights
5
Marseille
— 2 nights
6
Carcassonne Center
— 2 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. You'll explore and learn at Musee Jacquemart-Andre and Musee National Eugene Delacroix. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, get engrossed in the history at National Archives, see the interesting displays at Musee Nissim de Camondo, and steep yourself in history at Maison de Victor Hugo.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Paris road trip tool.

New Delhi, India to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Paris due to the time zone difference. In May, Paris is much colder than New Delhi - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, take an in-depth tour of Pegasus Memorial, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee Baron Gerard. On the next day, brush up on your military savvy at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie and then learn about all things military at Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Bayeux trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Paris to Bayeux takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Bayeux, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Pegasus Memorial
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Pegasus Memorial ©
Pegasus Memorial
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, explore the world behind art at Musée d'Unterlinden, and then get engrossed in the history at Musee Bartholdi. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of La Petite France, thenexamine the collection at Musée historique de la ville de Strasbourg, thensee the interesting displays at Palais de Rohan, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum Œuvre Notre-Dame.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Strasbourg road trip planning tool.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Colmar
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Musee Bartholdi ©
Musee Bartholdi
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg
Palais de Rohan ©
Palais de Rohan

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Vieille Ville. Appreciate the collections at Palais Lascaris and Musee des Arts Asiatiques de Nice. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, make a trip to Fort du Mont Alban, explore the world behind art at Chateau-Musee Grimaldi, and do a tasting at Chateau de Bellet.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Nice tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Strasbourg to Nice by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Strasbourg in May, Nice is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, Chapelle du Rosaire, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Chateau-Musee Grimaldi, Musée National Picasso
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Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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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 25th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Musee des Beaux-Arts and then head off the coast to Chateau d'If. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn more about the world around you at Museum d'Histoire Naturelle Aix en Provence, thencontemplate the long history of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, and then get engrossed in the history at Paul Cezanne’s Studio.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Marseille road trip app.

Drive from Nice to Marseille in 2.5 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 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Aix-en-Provence
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Paul Cezanne’s Studio ©
Paul Cezanne’s Studio
Chateau d'If ©
Chateau d'If

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nights
Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): wander the streets of Cité de Carcassonne, steep yourself in history at Cathar Castles, thenstep into the grandiose world of Chateau Comtal, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Musee De L'ecole, step into the grandiose world of Rennes le chateau, thencontemplate the long history of Musee Berenger Sauniere, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Villerouge-Termenes.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Carcassonne Center trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Carcassonne Center takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, daytime highs in Carcassonne Center are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rennes-le-Chateau, Chateau de Villerouge-Termenes
Highlights from your plan
Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles
Chateau Comtal ©
Chateau Comtal

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