15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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Nice
— 3 nights
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Marseille
— 2 nights
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Carcassonne
— 1 night
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Chauray
— 1 night
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Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
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Bayeux
— 1 night
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Paris
— 5 nights

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Nice

Nice ©

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Musee Picasso (in Antibes) and Rue d'Antibes (in Cannes). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, and get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Nice trip builder app.

Perugia, Italy to Nice is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Perugia in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Nice, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

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Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Musee Picasso ©
Musee Picasso

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Marseille

Marseille ©

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and then take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at Calanques, contemplate the long history of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, and then don't miss a visit to Paul Cezanne’s Studio.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Marseille planner.

You can drive from Nice to Marseille in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Marseille can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Marseille

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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1
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Carcassonne

Carcassonne ©

Medieval Heart of France

Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Carcassonne Cathedral, indulge your taste buds at Vin en Vacances - Food & Wine Tours, then take in the views from Le Pont Vieux (The Old Bridge), and finally wander the streets of Cité de Carcassonne.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Carcassonne trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Carcassonne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Carcassonne can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Chauray.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Wineries · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Vin en Vacances - Food & Wine Tours ©
Vin en Vacances - Food & Wine Tours
Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Carcassonne Cathedral ©
Carcassonne Cathedral

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Chauray

Chauray ©
You've now added karting.79 to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): browse the different shops at La Galerie - Geant Niort, then have some family-friendly fun at karting.79, and then find something for the whole family at Toboggan & Cie.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Chauray online day trip planner.

You can drive from Carcassonne to Chauray in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Carcassonne in October, plan for little chillier days in Chauray, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Chauray

Theme Parks · Shopping · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
karting.79 ©
karting.79
Toboggan & Cie ©
Toboggan & Cie
La Galerie - Geant Niort ©
La Galerie - Geant Niort

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Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James and then admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Mont-Saint-Michel trip builder app.

Getting from Chauray to Mont-Saint-Michel by car takes about 4 hours. In October, daytime highs in Mont-Saint-Michel are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©

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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 12th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at D-Day Monument, explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, then stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bayeux trip builder app.

Getting from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bayeux by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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

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Paris

Paris ©

City of Light

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Hall of Mirrors). There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, and visit Le Marais.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary site.

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 October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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