15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 3 nights
2
Rouen
— 3 nights
3
Bordeaux
— 4 nights
4
Lyon
— 3 nights

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Musee Jacquemart-Andre and Musee Nissim de Camondo. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Île de la Cité and Memorial des Martyrs de la Deportation. Step out of Paris to go to Chessy and see Village de Chessy, which is approximately 4h 30 min away. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis, steep yourself in history at Place de la Bastille, get engrossed in the history at Musee de Montmartre, and step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Malmaison.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Paris journey planner.

New Delhi, India to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4.5 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in April: high temperatures in Paris hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Village de Chessy, Albert Kahn Musee et Jardins, Chateau de Malmaison
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Musee Jacquemart-Andre ©
Musee Jacquemart-Andre
Musee Nissim de Camondo ©
Musee Nissim de Camondo
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité

3
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Notre Dame de Grace and Ceramics Museum (Musee de la Ceramique). Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ecole Supérieure d'Art et Design Le Havre-Rouen and Chateau de Vascoeuil. Take a break from Rouen with a short trip to Satie House and Museum (Maisons Satie) in Honfleur, about 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, examine the collection at Musee Secq des Tournelles, head off the coast to Les Andelys, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rouen road trip planning website.

Drive from Paris to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Honfleur, Normandy, Chateau de Vascoeuil, Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours
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Notre Dame de Grace ©
Notre Dame de Grace
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen

4
nights
Bordeaux

Bordeaux ©
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Tour Pey-Berland and Chateau de Vayres. Do some cultural sightseeing at Musee d'Aquitaine and Chateau Paloumey. Change things up with these side-trips from Bordeaux: Pauillac (Chateau Lafite & Chateau Mouton Rothschild), Château Maucaillou - Musée des arts et métiers de la vigne (in Moulis-en-Medoc) and Chateau Du Tertre (in Arsac). Next up on the itinerary: visit Port of the Moon, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St Eloi, and learn about winemaking at Chateau de Reignac.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bordeaux online trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Rouen to Bordeaux in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Pauillac, Chateau Paloumey, Chateau de Reignac, Château Maucaillou - Musée des arts et métiers de la vigne, Chateau de Vayres
Highlights from your plan
Chateau Paloumey ©
Chateau Paloumey
Musee d'Aquitaine ©
Musee d'Aquitaine
Tour Pey-Berland ©
Tour Pey-Berland

3
nights
Lyon

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
You'll explore and learn at Musee Miniature et Cinema and Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Théâtre gallo-romain and Fourviere Hill. Step out of Lyon with an excursion to Musee d'Art et d'Industrie in Saint-Etienne--about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste, admire the masterpieces at Musee des Tissus et des Arts Decoratif, and see the interesting displays at Musee de l'Imprimerie de Lyon.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lyon trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bordeaux to Lyon takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Lyon can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Musee d'Art et d'Industrie
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Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste ©
Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste
Musee Miniature et Cinema ©
Musee Miniature et Cinema
Théâtre gallo-romain ©
Théâtre gallo-romain

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