15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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15 days in France Itinerary

Start: Kalamazoo
Fly + Drive:  20​h 30​min
1
Albi
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  4​h
2
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Calvi, Corsica
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  5​h 15​min
4
Villandry
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Cheverny
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Bayeux
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Rouen
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Kalamazoo

2
nights
Albi

Albi ©
Albi is a commune in southern France. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy and Cathedrale Notre Dame de Rodez. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Musee Toulouse-Lautrec and Musee Soulages. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albi: Bourg Medieval de Saint-Cirq Lapopie (in Saint-Cirq-Lapopie) and Viaduc de Millau (in Millau). There's much more to do: take in the views from Pont Vieux, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile, and admire the natural beauty at Les Jardins de la Berbie.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Albi trip itinerary builder app .

Kalamazoo, USA to Albi is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Kalamazoo to Albi. Traveling from Kalamazoo in November, expect Albi to be a bit warmer, temps between 56°F and 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Albi

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Rodez, Bourg Medieval de Saint-Cirq Lapopie, Viaduc de Millau
Highlights from your plan
Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy ©
Musee Toulouse-Lautrec ©
Musee Toulouse-Lautrec
Musee Soulages ©
Musee Soulages

2
nights
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 14th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Iles Lavezzi and then steep yourself in history at Bonifacio Citadel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): kick back and relax at Plage du Petit Sperone, steep yourself in history at Eglise Sainte Marie Majeure, explore the fascinating underground world of Grottes de Bonifacio, then don't miss a visit to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Sainte Croix.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Bonifacio trip planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Albi to Bonifacio takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. Traveling from Albi in November, you will find days in Bonifacio are somewhat warmer (66°F), and nights are about the same (47°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Calvi.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone
Grottes de Bonifacio ©
Grottes de Bonifacio
Bonifacio Citadel ©
Bonifacio Citadel

2
nights
Calvi, Corsica

Calvi ©
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 16th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Reserve of Scandola, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Calvi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Les Calanche Cliffs, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise de Sant'Antonino, then don't miss a visit to Village abandonné d'Occi, and finally make a trip to Chapelle de Notre Dame de la Serra.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Calvi trip builder website .

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 November, daily temperatures in Calvi can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Villandry.

Things to do in Calvi

Wildlife Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Corsica, Eglise de Sant'Antonino
Highlights from your plan
Nature Reserve of Scandola ©
Nature Reserve of Scandola
Citadelle de Calvi ©
Citadelle de Calvi
Village abandonné d'Occi ©
Village abandonné d'Occi

2
nights
Villandry

Villandry ©
Villandry is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. On the 18th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Chateau de Langeais, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Chateau de Villandry. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Loches, then take an in-depth tour of Musee des Blindes, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St-Etienne.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Villandry trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Calvi to Villandry takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Calvi in November: high temperatures in Villandry hover around 52°F and lows are around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Cheverny.

Things to do in Villandry

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

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

1
night
Cheverny

Cheverny ©
Cheverny is a commune in the French department of Loir-et-Cher.It lies in the Loire Valley, about 10km southeast of Blois.SightsThe commune is the site of the Château de Cheverny. On the 20th (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Cheverny, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint-Louis de Chambord, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Selles-sur-Cher, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Etienne.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cheverny day trip app .

You can drive from Villandry to Cheverny in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Cheverny sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 39°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Cheverny

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saint-Louis de Chambord, Chateau de Selles-sur-Cher, Eglise Saint-Etienne
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Cheverny ©
Chateau de Cheverny
Chateau de Selles-sur-Cher ©
Chateau de Selles-sur-Cher
Saint-Louis de Chambord ©
Saint-Louis de Chambord

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 21st (Thu), steep yourself in history at Remains Mulberry Harbour, then contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc, then witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Airborne Museum, then witness the site of a historic battle at Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, and then brush up on your military savvy at Memorial de Caen.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bayeux trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Cheverny to Bayeux takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Bayeux, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Pointe du Hoc, Remains Mulberry Harbour, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Omaha Beach, Memorial de Caen
Highlights from your plan
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach

2
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, get a taste of the local shopping with Rue du Gros-Horloge, appreciate the history behind Gros-Horloge, then admire the striking features of Palais Benedictine, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Catherine's Catholic Church.

Plan trip to Rouen with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Rouen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Palais Benedictine, Saint Catherine's Catholic Church
Highlights from your plan
Historial Jeanne d’Arc ©
Historial Jeanne d’Arc
Palais Benedictine ©
Palais Benedictine
Gros-Horloge ©
Gros-Horloge

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