14 days in France Itinerary

14 days in France Itinerary

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14 days in France Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Biarritz
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Aix-en-Provence
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Cannes
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
4
Nice
— 1 night
Fly + tram:  3​h 30​min
5
Lyon
— 2 nights
tram + Fly:  3​h
6
Strasbourg
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
7
Paris
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
8
Versailles
— 1 night
train:  30​min
End: Paris

1
night
Biarritz

Biarritz ©
A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne, kick back and relax at Plage d'Hendaye, kick back and relax at La Cote des Basques, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium de Biarritz, then get great views at Rocher de la Vierge, and finally gain insight at Cite de l'Ocean. Here are some ideas for day two: try for a hole-in-one at Baby Golf, take in the waterfront at Promenade Jacques Thibaud, take in the spiritual surroundings of Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste, then admire the landmark architecture of Chateau Observatoire Abbadia, then enjoy the sea views from Phare de Biarritz, and finally take an in-depth tour of Villa Arnaga.

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Paris to Biarritz is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in December, things will get a bit warmer in Biarritz: highs are around 16°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Biarritz

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Hendaye, Villa Arnaga, Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne, Baby Golf
Highlights from your plan
Plage d'Hendaye ©
Plage d'Hendaye
Baby Golf ©
Baby Golf
Cite de l'Ocean ©
Cite de l'Ocean

2
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
On the 16th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and then explore the striking landscape of Parc national des Calanques. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, make a trip to Cours Mirabeau, take a stroll through The Panier, then admire the masterpieces at Carrieres des Lumieres, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Aix-en-Provence trip planner .

Getting from Biarritz to Aix-en-Provence by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. December in Aix-en-Provence sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Cannes.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Marseille, Carrieres des Lumieres
Highlights from your plan
Parc national des Calanques ©
Parc national des Calanques
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

2
nights
Cannes

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
On the 18th (Wed), wander the streets of Rue d'Antibes and then head off the coast to Lérins Islands. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Le Suquet, wander the streets of La Croisette, appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes, explore the world behind art at Musee Picasso, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins, and finally try your luck at Casino Barriere Le Croisette.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cannes trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Aix-en-Provence to Cannes by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. December in Cannes sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Nice.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Antibes, Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins
Highlights from your plan
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Musee Picasso ©
Musee Picasso
Rue d'Antibes ©
Rue d'Antibes

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): make a trip to Place Massena, then get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, then take a stroll through Vieille Ville, and finally examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Nice trip planner.

You can take a train from Cannes to Nice in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in December, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Musée Marc Chagall ©
Musée Marc Chagall
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

2
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.
Lyon is known for museums, historic sites, trails, fun & games, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, examine the collection at Musee des Confluences, and delve into the distant past at Théâtre gallo-romain.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Lyon trip maker tool .

Getting from Nice to Lyon by combination of flight and tram takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in December, things will get slightly colder in Lyon: highs are around 9°C and lows about 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Traboules du Vieux Lyon ©
Traboules du Vieux Lyon

2
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 23rd (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, take a stroll through La Petite France, make a trip to Barrage Vauban, take an in-depth tour of Alsatian Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Œuvre Notre-Dame. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Place Gutenberg, admire the landmark architecture of Gare de Strasbourg, stroll around Parc de l'Orangerie, then get a sense of history and politics at European Parliament Strasbourg, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mont Sainte Odile, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at La Volerie des aigles.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Strasbourg online vacation planner .

Getting from Lyon to Strasbourg by combination of tram and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. December in Strasbourg sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Mont Sainte Odile, La Volerie des aigles, Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
Highlights from your plan
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
La Petite France ©
La Petite France

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and finally explore the galleries of Louvre Museum. Keep things going the next day: walk around Luxembourg Gardens, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, and finally admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Paris day trip planning app .

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Paris in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
The Paris Catacombs ©
The Paris Catacombs

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night
Versailles

Versailles ©
Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
On the 27th (Fri), ponder the world of politics at Hotel de Ville, then admire the striking features of The Trianons & The Hamlet, then don't miss a visit to The Hall of Mirrors, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Versailles.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Versailles trip itinerary tool .

Versailles is just a stone's throw from Paris. In December, daytime highs in Versailles are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
The Trianons & The Hamlet ©
The Trianons & The Hamlet
The Hall of Mirrors ©
The Hall of Mirrors

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