15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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15 days in France Itinerary

Start: Toronto
+3
ferry + Fly + bus + train:  13​h 30​min
1
Carcassonne Center
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Albi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Blois
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Perros-Guirec
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Bayeux
— 3 nights
+3
train + foot + train + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Toronto

1
night
Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
On the 16th (Mon), don't miss a visit to La Porte D'aude, look for gifts at Olonzac Market, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbey of Saint-Hilaire, then do a tasting at Maison Guinot, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vincent's Church. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre-Dame, then don't miss a visit to Place Marechal Leclerc, then admire the landmark architecture of Place des Couverts, and finally steep yourself in history at Bastide de Mirepoix.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Carcassonne Center route planner.

Toronto, Canada to Carcassonne Center is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Carcassonne Center is 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Albi.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Mirepoix, Eglise Notre-Dame, Maison Guinot, Eglise Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, Olonzac Market
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Abbey of Saint-Hilaire ©
Abbey of Saint-Hilaire
Eglise St. Vincent ©
Eglise St. Vincent
Eglise Sainte-Marie-Madeleine ©
Eglise Sainte-Marie-Madeleine

2
nights
Albi

Albi ©
Albi is a commune in southern France. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Cave de Labastide, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy, then take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins de la Berbie, then explore the world behind art at Musee Toulouse-Lautrec, and finally admire the striking features of Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Village Medieval de Lautrec, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame d'Alban, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Coupiac, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Brousse le Chateau.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Albi road trip tool .

Drive from Carcassonne Center to Albi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Albi, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Albi

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Chateau de Coupiac, Village Medieval de Lautrec, Eglise Notre Dame d'Alban, Cave de Labastide, Chateau de Brousse le Chateau
Highlights from your plan
Cave de Labastide ©
Cave de Labastide
Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy ©
Les Jardins de la Berbie ©
Les Jardins de la Berbie

2
nights
Sarlat-la-Caneda

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©
Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
On the 20th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Chateau de Castelnaud, explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Milandes, then look for gifts at Les Gourmandises de Lucco, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Beynac. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Le Chateau de Fenelon, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Commarque, then steep yourself in history at Abri du Poisson, then step into the grandiose world of The Maison Forte de Reignac, and finally don't miss a visit to Vieux Sarlat.

Plan trip to Sarlat-la-Caneda with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Albi to Sarlat-la-Caneda takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Sarlat-la-Caneda when traveling from Albi in September, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Blois.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, Chateau de Beynac, Les Gourmandises de Lucco, Le Chateau de Fenelon
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Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Le Chateau de Fenelon ©
Le Chateau de Fenelon
Chateau de Beynac ©
Chateau de Beynac

3
nights
Blois

Blois ©
Situated on the banks of the lower Loire river, Blois opens doors to many activities centered along the banks of the river.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chateau de l'Islette and Mairie. Chateau de Troussay and Chateau de Villandry will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Blois: Cathedrale Saint-Gatien (in Tours), Chateau de Langeais (in Langeais) and Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau (in Azay-le-Rideau). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, contemplate the long history of Chateau Royal de Blois, and explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Cheverny.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Blois trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Blois in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. While traveling from Sarlat-la-Caneda, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Blois, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in Blois

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Cheverny, Azay-le-Rideau, Chateau de Langeais, Chateau de Villandry, Cathedrale Saint-Gatien
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Villandry ©
Chateau de Villandry
Chateau de Troussay ©
Chateau de Troussay
Mairie ©
Mairie

2
nights
Perros-Guirec

Perros-Guirec ©
Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): stroll through Sentier des douaniers, visit a coastal fixture at Ploumanac'h LIghthouse, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Cathedrale Saint-Tugdual, and finally contemplate the long history of Abbaye de Beauport. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapelle Notre-Dame du Yaudet, then stop by Biscuiterie Menou, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Etienne de Plouezoc'h, and finally kick back and relax at Tregastel - la Greve Blanche.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Perros-Guirec online trip builder .

You can drive from Blois to Perros-Guirec in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Blois, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Perros-Guirec, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

La Cathedrale Saint-Tugdual, Chapelle Notre-Dame du Yaudet, Ploumanac'h LIghthouse, Plage de la Greve Blanche, Eglise Saint-Etienne de Plouezoc'h
Highlights from your plan
Ploumanac'h LIghthouse ©
Ploumanac'h LIghthouse
Abbaye de Beauport ©
Abbaye de Beauport
Eglise Saint-Etienne de Plouezoc'h ©

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.
Get some historical perspective at German War Cemetery and Pointe du Hoc. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach and Omaha Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Bayeux: La Maison du Biscuit (in Sortosville-en-Beaumont) and Airborne Museum (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Notre Dame Cathedral, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Remains Mulberry Harbour, and brush up on your military savvy at Memorial of Caen.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bayeux trip builder app .

You can drive from Perros-Guirec to Bayeux in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

La Maison du Biscuit, Omaha Beach, Remains Mulberry Harbour, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Memorial de Caen
Highlights from your plan
German War Cemetery ©
German War Cemetery
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach

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