15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Paris
1
Paris
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
2
Versailles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Honfleur
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
4
Fecamp
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Bayeux
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Saint-Malo
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Mayenne
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
8
Saumur
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
9
Blois
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
End: Paris

1
night
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 3rd (Sun): take a stroll through Île de la Cité, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, and finally explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally wander the streets of Montmartre.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip website.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In May, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can take a train to Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Montmartre ©
Montmartre

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): steep yourself in history at The Trianons & The Hamlet, don't miss a visit to La Galerie des Batailles, make a trip to The Hall of Mirrors, then contemplate the long history of Palace of Versailles, and finally make a trip to The Water Parterres. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): head outdoors with Avion Normandie - L'Eure de l'Ulm and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fondation Claude Monet.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Versailles route site.

Versailles is just a short distance from Paris. In May in Versailles, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Honfleur.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Avion Normandie - L'Eure de l'Ulm, Fondation Claude Monet
Highlights from your plan
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
The Trianons & The Hamlet ©
The Trianons & The Hamlet

1
night
Honfleur

Honfleur
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Honfleur trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Versailles to Honfleur takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Honfleur sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 7th (Thu), you're off to Fecamp.

Things to do in Honfleur

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

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night
Fecamp

Fecamp ©
Fécamp is situated in the valley of the river Valmont in Normandy.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Monument Nungesser et Coli, take some stellar pictures from Falaises d'Etretat, then make a trip to Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde, then stroll around Les Jardins d'Etretat, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Palais Benedictine.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Fecamp trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Honfleur to Fecamp by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Fecamp can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Bayeux.

Things to do in Fecamp

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Etretat, Abbaye de Jumieges
Highlights from your plan
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Palais Benedictine ©
Palais Benedictine
Abbaye de Jumieges
Abbaye de Jumieges

2
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
On the 8th (Fri), brush up on your military savvy at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Atelier Galerie Ludovic Grand-Guillot, view the masterpieces at Normandie Savoir-Faire, admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, then make a trip to Reporters Memorial, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

For more things to do and more tourist information, refer to the Bayeux day trip planner.

Drive from Fecamp to Bayeux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Bayeux are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Saint-Malo.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Maisons a Pans de Bois
Highlights from your plan
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery
Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame

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night
Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo ©
Once the feared base of pirates and heavily fortified against Norman attacks, today's coastal Saint-Malo is one of the top tourist draws.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Sillon, then make a trip to Les Remparts de Saint-Malo, then view the masterpieces at Galerie Les Artistes Et la Mer, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint-Malo Cathedral.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Saint-Malo itinerary builder app.

Getting from Bayeux to Saint-Malo by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Saint-Malo can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Mayenne.

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pointe du Grouin
Highlights from your plan
Grand Aquarium ©
Grand Aquarium
Les Remparts de Saint-Malo ©
Les Remparts de Saint-Malo
Plage du Sillon ©
Plage du Sillon

1
night
Mayenne

Mayenne ©
To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mayenne trip planning app.

You can drive from Saint-Malo to Mayenne in 2 hours. In May in Mayenne, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Saumur.

Things to do in Mayenne

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Musee du Chateau de Mayenne ©
Musee du Chateau de Mayenne
Memorial des Deportes de la Mayenne ©
Memorial des Deportes de la Mayenne

2
nights
Saumur

Saumur ©
Saumur is a famous historic town known for its locally grown mushrooms and for their production of a number of regional wines and celebrated Combier liqueurs.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): look for gifts at Vinea Loire Valley, contemplate the long history of Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau, and then admire the natural beauty at Chateau de Villandry. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): explore the engaging exhibits at Le Cadre Noir and then take an in-depth tour of Musee des Blindes.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Saumur trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mayenne to Saumur takes 2 hours. May in Saumur sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Blois.

Things to do in Saumur

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Azay-le-Rideau, Chateau de Villandry
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Villandry ©
Chateau de Villandry
Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau ©
Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau
Musee des Blindes ©
Musee des Blindes

3
nights
Blois

Blois
Situated on the banks of the lower Loire river, Blois opens doors to many activities centered along the banks of the river.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Blois: Le Moulin des Aigremonts (in Blere), Chateau de Chenonceau (in Chenonceaux) and Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci (in Amboise). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Chateau de Chambord, don't miss a visit to Maison de l'Acrobate, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, and stroll around Les Jardins de l’Ancien Eveche.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Blois trip planner.

Take a train from Saumur to Blois in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Blois can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Blois

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Le Moulin des Aigremonts, Chateau de Chambord, Chateau de Chenonceau, Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci
Highlights from your plan
Chateau Royal de Blois
Chateau Royal de Blois
Chateau de Chenonceau ©
Chateau de Chenonceau
Chateau de Chambord ©
Chateau de Chambord

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