15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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15 days in France Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Paris
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Bayeux
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
3
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Carcassonne
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Avignon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Nice
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Singapore

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.
Bring the kids along to Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou and The Paris Catacombs. Get some cultural insight at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Arc de Triomphe. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, wander the streets of Le Marais, and get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip builder tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Paris is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in October, things will get colder in Paris: highs are around 19°C and lows about 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Bayeux.

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

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Chateau Guillaume le Conquerant and Omaha Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Mont Saint-Michel and American Cemetery & Memorial. Step out of Bayeux to go to Marigny and see German War Cemetery Marigny, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Remains Mulberry Harbour, and witness the site of a historic battle at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Bayeux trip maker app .

Getting from Paris to Bayeux by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Remains Mulberry Harbour, Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant, Mont Saint-Michel, German War Cemetery Marigny
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Castelnaud, then steep yourself in history at Chateau des Milandes, then contemplate the long history of Le Regourdou, and finally explore the historical opulence of The Maison Forte de Reignac. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste de Campagne, then see the interesting displays at Moulin de la Rouzique, and then admire the natural beauty at Les Jardins de Marqueyssac.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sarlat-la-Caneda online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Sarlat-la-Caneda takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, The Maison Forte de Reignac, Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste de Campagne, Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, Le Regourdou
Highlights from your plan
Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes
Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Le Regourdou ©
Le Regourdou

1
night
Carcassonne

Carcassonne ©
Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): do a tasting at O'Vineyards, then steep yourself in history at La cité médiévale, and then wander the streets of Cité de Carcassonne.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Carcassonne online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Carcassonne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sarlat-la-Caneda in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 13°C in Carcassonne. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Avignon.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wineries

Side Trip

La cité médiévale
Highlights from your plan
Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards
La cité médiévale ©
La cité médiévale

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 22nd (Tue): learn about winemaking at Chateau Fortia, delve into the distant past at Roman Theatre of Orange, then examine the collection at Musee Angladon, then snap pictures at Pont d'Avignon, and finally explore the historical opulence of Palais des Papes.

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Traveling by car from Carcassonne to Avignon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Avignon are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Roman Theatre of Orange, Chateau Fortia
Highlights from your plan
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon
Musee Angladon ©
Musee Angladon

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 Musée Marc Chagall are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Attractions like Marineland and La Chevrerie du Bois d'Amon make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, step into the grandiose world of Palais Lascaris, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St Pierre & Paul.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Nice day trip app .

Traveling by car from Avignon to Nice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Nice when traveling from Avignon in October, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Eglise St Pierre & Paul, La Chevrerie du Bois d'Amon, Marineland
Highlights from your plan
Marineland ©
Marineland
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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