15 days in France & Bruges Itinerary

15 days in France & Bruges Itinerary

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15 days in France & Bruges Itinerary

Start: Phoenix, United States
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Cannes, France
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Porto-Vecchio, France
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Train:  8​h 15​min
3
Rocamadour, France
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
5
Bayeux, France
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Phoenix, United States

1
night
Cannes, France

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take a stroll through Le Suquet, then see the interesting displays at Musee du Parfum Fragonard, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin exotique d'Eze, then explore the galleries of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Saint-Paul de Vence.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cannes trip maker .

Phoenix, USA to Cannes is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in July; daily highs in Cannes reach 83°F and lows reach 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Porto-Vecchio.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, Musee du Parfum Fragonard, Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes, Saint-Paul de Vence, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
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Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet

2
nights
Porto-Vecchio, France

Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the fascinating underground world of Grottes de Bonifacio, then don't miss a visit to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps), and finally get interesting insight from Tours. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Piscines Naturelles de Cavu, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise de Saint Jean Baptiste, and then kick back and relax at Tamaricciu Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Porto-Vecchio trip itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Cannes to Porto-Vecchio in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. July in Porto-Vecchio sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Rocamadour.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bonifacio, Piscines Naturelles de Cavu
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
plage de Tamaricciu ©
plage de Tamaricciu
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Rocamadour, France

Rocamadour ©
Rocamadour is only accessible by one road leading into the port town built on the face of a cliff with a large number of buildings cantilevered over the edge.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Cite Religieuse, then look for all kinds of wild species at La Foret des Singes, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Rocher des Aigles. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Grottes de Lacave, take in the views from Pont Valentre, then contemplate the long history of Grotte du Pech-Merle, and finally make a trip to Remparts du Chateau.

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You can do a combination of flight, taxi, and train from Porto-Vecchio to Rocamadour in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Porto-Vecchio in July; daily highs in Rocamadour reach 82°F and lows reach 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil.

Things to do in Rocamadour

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Pont Valentre, Grotte du Pech-Merle, Grottes de Lacave
Highlights from your plan
Grotte du Pech-Merle ©
Grotte du Pech-Merle
Remparts du Chateau ©
Remparts du Chateau
Grottes de Lacave ©
Grottes de Lacave

2
nights
Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, France

Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil ©
Best known for its discovery of the first five skeletons of Cro-Magnons, the earliest known examples of Homo sapiens sapiens, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil is home to the rock shelter that held skeletons included a fetus, and remarkably modern looking skulls with a much rounder shape than the earlier Neanderthal.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, then don't miss a visit to Chateau de Beynac, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Milandes. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Commarque, steep yourself in history at The Maison Forte de Reignac, then contemplate the long history of Roc de Cazelle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Bonaguil.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Rocamadour to Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, Chateau de Beynac, Chateau de Bonaguil, The Maison Forte de Reignac, Chateau des Milandes
Highlights from your plan
Roc de Cazelle ©
Roc de Cazelle
Chateau de Bonaguil ©
Chateau de Bonaguil
Chateau de Beynac ©
Chateau de Beynac

1
night
Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
On the 24th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Memorial de Caen, then steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Airborne Museum, take in the history at Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, then steep yourself in history at Omaha Beach, and finally steep yourself in history at Remains Mulberry Harbour.

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You can drive from Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil to Bayeux in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil in July: highs in Bayeux hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Pointe du Hoc, Remains Mulberry Harbour, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Omaha Beach, Memorial de Caen
Highlights from your plan
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach

4
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Essex Farm Cemetery and Atlantic Wall Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 and Torture Museum Oude Steen. Venture out of the city with trips to Tyne Cot Cemetery (in Zonnebeke), Ghent (Gravensteen, Graslei and Korenlei, & more) and Ieper (Ypres) (Hill 60 & In Flanders Fields Museum). There's still lots to do: hike along Bruges Art Route, appreciate the history behind Jan Breydel and Pieter de Coninck Monument, get to know the fascinating history of Beguinage (Begijnhof), and make a trip to Burg Square.

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You can drive from Bayeux to Bruges in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in July, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Ghent, Ieper (Ypres), Zonnebeke, Atlantic Wall Museum
Highlights from your plan
Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 ©
Bruges Art Route ©
Bruges Art Route
Essex Farm Cemetery ©
Essex Farm Cemetery

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