15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bristol
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Paris
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Tours
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Angers
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
La Rochelle
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Biarritz
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Bristol

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Latin Quarter and Ile Saint-Louis. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, see the interesting displays at Musee du Parfum - Fragonard, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Tuileries.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary planner.

Bristol, UK to Paris is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Bristol to Paris is 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Tours.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Ile Saint-Louis
Ile Saint-Louis
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

1
night
Tours

Tours ©
Famous for its original medieval district, Tours is famous for its cafes that serve regional wines and interesting architectural bridges crossing the river Loire.
On the 12th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Château de l'Islette, steep yourself in history at Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau, take in the pleasant sights at Place Plumereau, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Gatien, and finally walk around Parc Mirabeau.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tours trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Paris to Tours by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. August in Tours sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Angers.

Things to do in Tours

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Azay-le-Rideau
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Château de l'Islette ©
Château de l'Islette
Cathedrale Saint-Gatien ©
Cathedrale Saint-Gatien
Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau ©
Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau

2
nights
Angers

Angers ©
Discover France's rich medieval history in Angers, a medium-sized city well known for its medicinal and culinary gardens dating back to the Renaissance and still open for a visit.
On the 13th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Chateau d'Angers ouvert, thenget in on the family fun at Terra Botanica, and then stroll around Parc Oriental de Maulevrier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Cale de la Savatte, explore the engaging exhibits at Le Cadre Noir, thenget engrossed in the history at Musee des Blindes, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale St-Maurice.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Angers travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Tours to Angers in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Tours in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 13°C in Angers. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to La Rochelle.

Things to do in Angers

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Saumur, Parc Oriental de Maulevrier
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Terra Botanica ©
Terra Botanica
Le Cadre Noir ©
Le Cadre Noir
Parc Oriental de Maulevrier ©
Parc Oriental de Maulevrier

5
nights
La Rochelle

La Rochelle ©
Driving on the narrow streets can be difficult in La Rochelle so walking or biking will give you the best view of the pale stone buildings that give the Vieux Port, or old port, a distinctly Mediterranean quality.
Step off the beaten path and head to Vieux Port and Quartier de l'Ile de Penotte. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Plage de Chatelaillon and Musees des Automates / Modeles Reduits. Venture out of the city with trips to Le Chateau des Enigmes de Pons (in Pons), Le Grand Defi (in Saint-Julien-des-Landes) and Futuroscope (in Chasseneuil-du-Poitou). And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Musee Maritime de La Rochelle, visit a coastal fixture at Phare des Baleines, make a trip to Port de Saint-Martin-de-Re, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Rue Sur-les-Murs.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our La Rochelle road trip site.

Traveling by car from Angers to La Rochelle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Angers in August, La Rochelle is a bit warmer at night with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Biarritz.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Quartier de l'Ile de Penotte, Le Chateau des Enigmes de Pons, Plage de Chatelaillon, Le Grand Defi, Futuroscope
Highlights from your plan
Le Bunker de La Rochelle ©
Le Bunker de La Rochelle
Le Grand Defi ©
Le Grand Defi
Le Chateau des Enigmes de Pons
Le Chateau des Enigmes de Pons

3
nights
Biarritz

Biarritz ©
A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like La Cote des Basques and Plage d'Hendaye. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rocher de la Vierge and Sentier du Littoral. There's lots more to do: stop by L'Atelier du Piment, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, don't miss a visit to Port des Pecheurs, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Biarritz tour itinerary planner.

Getting from La Rochelle to Biarritz by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August in Biarritz, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Biarritz

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bayonne, L'Atelier du Piment, Villa Arnaga, Sentier du Littoral, Plage d'Hendaye
Highlights from your plan
Rocher de la Vierge ©
Rocher de la Vierge
Plage d'Hendaye ©
Plage d'Hendaye
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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