15 days in France & Geneva Itinerary

15 days in France & Geneva Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Reims, France
— 2 nights
2
Creteil, France
— 1 night
3
Fontainebleau, France
— 1 night
4
Dijon, France
— 1 night
5
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
6
Lyon, France
— 2 nights
7
Nimes, France
— 2 nights
8
Marseille, France
— 3 nights

2
nights
Reims, France

Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
On the next day, learn about winemaking at WineBubbles, admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts, thensteep yourself in history at Palais du Tau, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims, and finally see the interesting displays at Hotel Le Vergeur Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Reims tour builder app.

Manchester, UK to Reims is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manchester to Reims. When traveling from Manchester in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Reims, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Creteil.

Things to do in Reims

Wineries Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims
Palais du Tau ©
Palais du Tau

1
night
Creteil, France

Creteil ©
Créteil is a commune in the southeastern suburbs of Paris, France. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Sculpture en Hommage a Laurent Fignon, walk around Parc Interdepartemental des Sports Paris Val-de-Marne, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Creteil, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Saint-Christophe, and finally admire the natural beauty at Parc Dupeyroux.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Creteil journey builder site.

Getting from Reims to Creteil by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Reims in June, Creteil is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Fontainebleau.

Things to do in Creteil

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Creteil ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Creteil
Parc Dupeyroux ©
Parc Dupeyroux

1
night
Fontainebleau, France

Fontainebleau
Fontainebleau is a commune in the metropolitan area of Paris, France. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Louis de Fontainebleau, thencontemplate the long history of Chateau de Fontainebleau, and then take a peaceful walk through Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau).

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Fontainebleau vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Creteil to Fontainebleau takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Dijon.

Things to do in Fontainebleau

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Eglise Saint-Louis de Fontainebleau ©
Eglise Saint-Louis de Fontainebleau

1
night
Dijon, France

Dijon ©
Perhaps best known for its locally produced mustard, Dijon also makes a wonderfully flavorful crème de cassis, or blackcurrant liqueur, and boasts excellent examples of regional architecture with polychrome roofs made of tiles in terracotta, green, yellow, and black placed in geometric patterns.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): make a trip to Place de la Liberation, examine the collection at Musee Magnin, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroisse Notre-Dame De Dijon, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle des Elus, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon, and finally trek along Owl's Trail.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Dijon route planner.

You can drive from Fontainebleau to Dijon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Dijon, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Dijon

Historic Sites Museums Trails
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon ©
Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon
Owl's Trail ©
Owl's Trail
Musee Magnin ©
Musee Magnin

2
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): shop like a local with MB&F M.A.D.Gallery, thenexplore the activities along Lake Geneva, and then don't miss a visit to The Flower Clock. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, thentake some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre, thenexamine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum, and finally get your game on at Virtual Room.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Geneva trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Dijon to Geneva in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Geneva sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Lyon.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

2
nights
Lyon, France

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Fourviere Hill, make a trip to Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, thenget to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or, and then examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Lyon day trip planner.

Drive from Geneva to Lyon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Lyon sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Nimes.

Things to do in Lyon

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

2
nights
Nimes, France

Nimes ©
Nîmes has a rich history dating back to the Roman Empire, with a stunning coliseum that is second only to Rome's.
On the 7th (Tue), learn about winemaking at Domaine Albin Jacumin, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Distillerie A. Blachere, thensnap pictures at Pont d'Avignon, thenstep into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame des Doms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): stop by Toril d'Artistes, explore the world behind art at Carrieres des Lumieres, delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre (les Arenes), thentake in nature's colorful creations at Jardins de la Fontaine, and finally pause for some photo ops at La Maison Carree.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Nimes trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Lyon to Nimes takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Nimes can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Nimes

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Avignon, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Carrieres des Lumieres, Amphitheatre (les Arenes)
Highlights from your plan
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres

3
nights
Marseille, France

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.
Marseille is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, stroll through Parc National des Calanques, steep yourself in history at Consigne sanitaire de Marseille, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Cannat.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Marseille travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nimes to Marseille in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. July in Marseille sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Adventure Transportation
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Le Vieux Port
Le Vieux Port

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