15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nice
— 3 nights
2
Aix-en-Provence
— 2 nights
3
Avignon
— 1 night
4
Bayeux
— 1 night
5
Rouen
— 2 nights
6
Paris
— 4 nights

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.
Vieille Ville and Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Eglise de Biot in Biot (about 34 minutes away). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of Èze, and take in the waterfront activity at Old Harbor (La Darse).

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice online tour planner.

Newark, USA to Nice is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Traveling from Newark in April, Nice is a bit warmer at night with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

The Church of Èze, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Eglise St Pierre & Paul, Old Harbor (La Darse), Eglise de Biot
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©

2
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Fondation Vasarely, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and then wander the streets of Cours Mirabeau. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Mas de Cadenet, Guy Négrel, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, and finally get engrossed in the history at Paul Cezanne’s Studio.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Aix-en-Provence route maker website.

You can drive from Nice to Aix-en-Provence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April in Aix-en-Provence, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, Mas de Cadenet, Guy Négrel, Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine ©
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine

1
night
Avignon

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): snap pictures at Pont d'Avignon, explore the historical opulence of Palais des Papes, thenexplore the world behind art at Musee Angladon, and finally wander the streets of Place Des Carmes.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Avignon planner.

Drive from Aix-en-Provence to Avignon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon
Musee Angladon ©
Musee Angladon

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.
On the 9th (Fri), stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and then explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

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

You can do a combination of train and flight from Avignon to Bayeux in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Avignon in April: high temperatures in Bayeux hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Normandy American Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

2
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
On the 10th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Patrice, thenadmire the masterpieces at Musee Secq des Tournelles, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Gros-Horloge, take in nature's colorful creations at Fondation Claude Monet, and then examine the collection at Musee de Mecanique Naturelle.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rouen planner.

You can drive from Bayeux to Rouen in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Rouen are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Giverny
Highlights from your plan
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen

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.
Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, take a stroll through Montmartre, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Paris sightseeing app.

Traveling by car from Rouen to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel back 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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