15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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15 days in France Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  9​h
1
Paris
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Bayeux
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
4
Orcieres
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Cannes
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
6
Nice
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Kuwait City

2
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.
On the 24th (Tue), head off the coast to Île de la Cité, wander the streets of Montmartre, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary planning app .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Paris is an approximately 9-hour flight. Traveling from Kuwait City to Paris, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Kuwait City, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

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

3
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at American Cemetery & Memorial and Ecomusee de la Pomme et du Cidre. Take a break from the city and head to Plage de Vauville and Plage-Baignade Yport. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bayeux: Plage de Collignon (in Tourlaville) and Falaises d'Etretat (in Etretat). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bayeux trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by train from Paris to Bayeux takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Bayeux are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ecomusee de la Pomme et du Cidre, Omaha Beach, Plage de Collignon, Falaises d'Etretat, Plage de Vauville
Highlights from your plan
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat

2
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. On the 29th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at les etangs du val de See and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mont Saint-Michel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage Saint-Martin-de-Brehal, get great views at Pointe D'Agon, and then examine the collection at Fours a Chaux du Rey - Musee Maritime.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Mont-Saint-Michel road trip planner.

Getting from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel by car takes about 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Mont-Saint-Michel are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Orcieres.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Fours a Chaux du Rey - Musee Maritime, Plage Saint-Martin-de-Brehal, Pointe D'Agon, les etangs du val de See
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Pointe D'Agon ©
Pointe D'Agon
Fours a Chaux du Rey - Musee Maritime ©

1
night
Orcieres

Orcieres ©
Orcières is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France. Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): hike along Parc National des Ecrins, stroll through Ski Orcieres Merlette, and then have fun at Complexe de Loisirs Et de Detente de la Grande Ourse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Orcieres Merlette Ski, steep yourself in history at Fort Vauban, and then step into the grandiose world of Citadelle Vauban.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Orcieres planner .

You can drive from Mont-Saint-Michel to Orcieres in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel in December; daily highs in Orcieres reach 7°C and lows reach -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Orcieres

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Parc National des Ecrins, Citadelle Vauban, Fort Vauban
Highlights from your plan
Parc National des Ecrins ©
Parc National des Ecrins
Fort Vauban ©
Fort Vauban
Citadelle Vauban ©
Citadelle Vauban

2
nights
Cannes

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Clock Tower of Notre-Dame de l'Esperance, don't miss a visit to La Croisette, and then take a stroll through Rue d'Antibes. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Le Suquet, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cannes online trip maker .

Drive from Orcieres to Cannes in 4 hours. Traveling from Orcieres in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Cannes: highs are around 15°C and lows about 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can catch the train to Nice.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes
Highlights from your plan
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Rue d'Antibes ©
Rue d'Antibes
Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): kick back and relax at Castel Plage, then contemplate the long history of Place Garibaldi, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, pause for some serene contemplation at St Nicholas Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Saint-Paul de Vence, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at La Collegiale Saint Paul.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Nice trip maker app .

Getting from Cannes to Nice by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in January, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 6th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

St-Paul-de-Vence
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence

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