15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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15 days in France Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Saint-Raphael
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Nice
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Bordeaux
— 2 nights
+4
Fly + Foot + Bus + Subway + Train:  8​h
4
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Bayeux
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
Lille
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 15​min
7
Paris
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Dubai

2
nights
Saint-Raphael

Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Jerusalem and then don't miss a visit to Massif de l'Esterel. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the architecture and design of Kelys, and then do a tasting at Chateau Paquette.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Saint-Raphael is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Saint-Raphael is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Dubai in May, things will get much colder in Saint-Raphael: highs are around 26°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Sainte-Maxime, Frejus
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Chateau Paquette ©
Chateau Paquette

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.
Nice is known for parks, museums, historic sites, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, make a trip to Place Massena, and admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin exotique d'Eze.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Nice trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Saint-Raphael to Nice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. May in Nice sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

2
nights
Bordeaux

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Andre Cathedral (Cathedrale Saint-Andre), then do a tasting at Chateau Cantenac, and then don't miss a visit to Place de la Bourse (Place Royale).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bordeaux trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from Nice to Bordeaux takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Nice in May, plan for little chillier nights in Bordeaux, with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Tours Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Chateau Cantenac
Highlights from your plan
Chateau Cantenac ©
Chateau Cantenac
Place de la Bourse (Place Royale) ©
Wine Tours & Tastings

1
day
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, then steep yourself in history at Huisnes Sur Mer Ossuary, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mont Saint-Michel.

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You can do a combination of flight and train from Bordeaux to Mont-Saint-Michel in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Bordeaux in May; daily highs in Mont-Saint-Michel reach 19°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes, Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes ©
Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes

1
night
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, then stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, then stroll the grounds of American Cemetery & Memorial, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach.

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You can take a train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bayeux in 3.5 hours. May in Bayeux sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Lille.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Colleville-sur-Mer
Highlights from your plan
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery ©
Bayeux War Cemetery

1
night
Lille

Lille ©
On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
On the 11th (Sat), see the interesting displays at LaM, Lille Métropole Musée d'art moderne d'art contemporain et d'art brut, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then admire the masterpieces at Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lille sightseeing tool .

You can drive from Bayeux to Lille in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. May in Lille sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Lille

Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan

4
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, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, admire the striking features of Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Paris sightseeing planner .

You can take a train from Lille to Paris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Paris

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

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