15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 2 nights
2
Rouen
— 2 nights
3
Bayeux
— 3 nights
4
Marseille
— 3 nights
5
Nice
— 3 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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Louvre Museum and Maison de Victor Hugo will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Luxembourg Palace, explore the world behind art at Musee Jacquemart-Andre, and take an in-depth tour of National Archives.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paris online trip itinerary planner.

Dubrovnik, Croatia to Paris is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Dubrovnik in April, with highs in Paris at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rouen.

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
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

2
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
On the 1st (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours, view the masterpieces at Ecole Supérieure d'Art et Design Le Havre-Rouen, thencontemplate the long history of Abbaye de Jumieges, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Musee des Antiquites, admire the masterpieces at Ceramics Museum (Musee de la Ceramique), thenwander the streets of Rue du Gros-Horloge, thenexamine the collection at Musee Flaubert et d'Histoire de la Medecine, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee Secq des Tournelles.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rouen day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Paris to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Rouen are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours, Abbaye de Jumieges
Highlights from your plan
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Rue du Gros-Horloge ©
Rue du Gros-Horloge

3
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
You'll explore and learn at Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach and Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Musee du debarquement and Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bayeux: Ranville (Pegasus Bridge & Pegasus Memorial). The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie and get engrossed in the history at Musee Baron Gerard.

Discover how to plan a Bayeux trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Rouen to Bayeux by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Bayeux are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ranville, Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Musee du debarquement
Highlights from your plan
Pegasus Memorial ©
Pegasus Memorial
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach

3
nights
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.
Chateau des Baux de Provence and Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence will appeal to history buffs. Site Archeologique de Glanum and Paul Cezanne’s Studio are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques, explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts, make a trip to Basilique du Sacre-Ceour, and see the interesting displays at Musee Regards de Provence.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Marseille driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Bayeux to Marseille in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bayeux in May; daily highs in Marseille reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, Calanques, Site Archeologique de Glanum, Chateau des Baux de Provence
Highlights from your plan
Site Archeologique de Glanum ©
Site Archeologique de Glanum
Chateau des Baux de Provence ©
Chateau des Baux de Provence

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Saint-Paul de Vence and Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild. You'll explore and learn at Palais Lascaris and Musee des Arts Asiatiques de Nice. Take a break from Nice with a short trip to Musee National Fernand-Leger in Biot, about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, admire the masterpieces at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice, explore the galleries of Musée National Picasso, and steep yourself in history at Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, read our Nice online itinerary builder.

You can drive from Marseille to Nice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Nice are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Musee National Fernand-Leger, Saint-Paul de Vence, Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, Chapelle du Rosaire
Highlights from your plan
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice ©
Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice

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