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
— 3 nights
4
Nice
— 2 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.
You'll explore and learn at The Royal Chapel and Musee Jacquemart-Andre. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the striking features of The Trianons & The Hamlet, and explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Malmaison.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Paris online travel planner.

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. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in May; daily highs in Paris reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Versailles, Chateau de Malmaison
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, thensteep yourself in history at Pegasus Memorial, and then explore the world behind art at Musee Baron Gerard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): 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.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bayeux road trip planning site.

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, daytime highs in Bayeux are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pegasus Memorial, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach
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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

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg and Musée des Beaux-Arts de Strasbourg. Palais de Rohan and Musée historique de la ville de Strasbourg will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Colmar (Musée d'Unterlinden & Musee Bartholdi). There's much more to do: wander the streets of La Petite France, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, stroll around Parc du Chateau de Pourtales, and take an in-depth tour of Museum Œuvre Notre-Dame.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Strasbourg visit website.

Traveling by train from Bayeux to Strasbourg takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Bayeux, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Strasbourg, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Museums Historic Sites Parks

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

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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.
On the 23rd (Sat), explore the galleries of Palais Lascaris, contemplate the long history of Musée National Picasso, thensteep yourself in history at Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle du Rosaire. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, don't miss a visit to Fort du Mont Alban, and then visit Vieille Ville.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Nice trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Strasbourg to Nice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Nice when traveling from Strasbourg in May, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Musée National Picasso, Chapelle du Rosaire, Fort du Mont Alban, Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Musee des Beaux-Arts and then stroll through Chateau d'If. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Musee d'Archeologie Mediterraneenne, contemplate the long history of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, thentake an in-depth tour of Paul Cezanne’s Studio, and finally make a trip to Basilique du Sacre-Ceour.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Marseille road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Nice to Marseille takes 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Parks Nature

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): take a stroll through Cité de Carcassonne, contemplate the long history of Cathar Castles, thenstep into the grandiose world of Chateau Comtal, and finally make a trip to 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, explore the historical opulence of Rennes le chateau, thencontemplate the long history of Musee Berenger Sauniere, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Villerouge-Termenes.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Carcassonne Center online travel planner.

Getting from Marseille to Carcassonne Center by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, daily temperatures in Carcassonne Center can reach °C, while at night they dip to °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
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Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles
Chateau Comtal ©
Chateau Comtal

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