15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 1 night
2
Calvi, Corsica
— 2 nights
3
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 3 nights
4
La Rochelle
— 2 nights
5
Bayeux
— 3 nights
6
Paris
— 3 nights

1
night
Bonifacio, Corsica

Bonifacio ©
At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Iles Lavezzi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Bonifacio Citadel, thendon't miss a visit to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps), and then Head underground at Grottes de Bonifacio.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bonifacio trip maker site.

Zurich, Switzerland to Bonifacio is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and car. When traveling from Zurich in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bonifacio: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Calvi.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Iles Lavezzi ©
Iles Lavezzi
Bonifacio Citadel ©
Bonifacio Citadel
Grottes de Bonifacio ©
Grottes de Bonifacio

2
nights
Calvi, Corsica

Calvi is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.It is the seat of the Canton of Calvi, which contains Calvi and one other commune, Lumio. On the 20th (Mon), make a trip to Chapelle de Notre Dame de la Serra, thensee some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Calvi. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: gain insight with a tour of cultural highlights.

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Traveling by car from Bonifacio to Calvi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Calvi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Off-Road Tours
Citadelle de Calvi ©
Citadelle de Calvi

3
nights
Sarlat-la-Caneda

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©
Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former PĂ©rigord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Roque Saint-Christophe Fort et Cite Troglodytiques and The Maison Forte de Reignac. Change things up with these side-trips from Sarlat-la-Caneda: Cite Religieuse (in Rocamadour), Grotte de Rouffignac (in Rouffignac-Saint-Cernin-de-Reilhac) and Grottes de Lacave (in Lacave). There's much more to do: make a trip to Vieux Sarlat, walk around Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins d'Eau, and step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Beynac.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sarlat-la-Caneda itinerary maker site.

Getting from Calvi to Sarlat-la-Caneda by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Calvi in July, plan for little chillier nights in Sarlat-la-Caneda, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to La Rochelle.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Chateau de Beynac, Roque Saint-Christophe Fort et Cite Troglodytiques, Cite Religieuse, The Maison Forte de Reignac, Grotte de Rouffignac
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Grotte de Rouffignac ©
Grotte de Rouffignac

2
nights
La Rochelle

Driving on the narrow streets can be difficult in La Rochelle so walking or biking will give you the best view of the pale stone buildings that give the Vieux Port, or old port, a distinctly Mediterranean quality.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de la Conche des Baleines, visit a coastal fixture at Phare des Baleines, thenmake a trip to Port de Saint-Martin-de-Re, and finally get great views at Clocher Observatoire. On your second day here, make a trip to Towers of La Rochelle, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then explore the activities along Vieux Port.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the La Rochelle travel route builder website.

Traveling by car from Sarlat-la-Caneda to La Rochelle takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Sarlat-la-Caneda in July, you will find days in La Rochelle are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Saint Martin de Re, Saint Clement des Baleines
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Phare des Baleines ©
Phare des Baleines
Vieux Port
Vieux Port

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cathedrale Notre-Dame and Airborne Museum. Step out of Bayeux with an excursion to Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont--about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc, take an in-depth tour of Memorial de Caen, admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bayeux travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from La Rochelle to Bayeux in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from La Rochelle in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Bayeux, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Pointe du Hoc, Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema, Normandy American Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc
Memorial de Caen ©
Memorial de Caen

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip builder website.

You can drive from Bayeux to Paris in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Paris can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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