16 days in France Itinerary

16 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 2 nights
2
Lyon
— 2 nights
3
Marseille
— 3 nights
4
Nice
— 5 nights
5
Toulouse
— 2 nights

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.
Attractions like Disneyland Paris and La Grande Epicerie de Paris Rive Gauche make great kid-friendly stops. Do your shopping at Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann and Maison Chaudun. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River and enjoy the sand and surf at Paris Plage.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Paris day trip planning website.

Dublin, Ireland to Paris is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Paris. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Theme Parks Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Paris
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Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Seine River ©
Seine River
La Grande Epicerie de Paris Rive Gauche ©
La Grande Epicerie de Paris Rive Gauche

2
nights
Lyon

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
On the 15th (Sun), browse the different shops at Shopping Center - Confluence, admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, thenlook for gifts at La Chope de Lug, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): browse the different shops at La Part-Dieu Shopping Center and then explore the activities along The Rhone.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lyon trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by train from Paris to Lyon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can take a train to Marseille.

Things to do in Lyon

Shopping Parks Nature
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Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse ©
Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
La Chope de Lug ©
La Chope de Lug

3
nights
Marseille

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Do your shopping at Compagnie de Provence (La) and Aix Moto. Family-friendly places like Santons Fouque and Brulerie Richelme will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at OK Corral, stroll around Parc Balneaire du Prado, hunt for treasures at Marche du Prado, and buy something for everyone on your list at Centre Commercial Centre Bourse.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Marseille trip site.

Traveling by train from Lyon to Marseille takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November, Marseille is a bit warmer than Lyon - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Theme Parks Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Aix-en-Provence
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Speedwater Park ©
Speedwater Park
Santons Fouque ©
Santons Fouque
Brulerie Richelme ©
Brulerie Richelme

5
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.
Bring the kids along to Castel Plage and Paloma Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at 1862 Wines & Spirits and Hall du voyage. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Ceneri (in Cannes) and Studio des Fragrances Galimard (in Grasse). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall, stop by Marche aux Fruits et Legumes, shop like a local with Galerie Motus, and buy something for everyone on your list at Nice Etoile.

Before you visit Nice, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Marseille to Nice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Nice can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 24th (Tue), you'll travel to Toulouse.

Things to do in Nice

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Cannes, Paloma Beach, Studio des Fragrances Galimard
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Molinard ©
Molinard
Castel Plage ©
Castel Plage
Paloma Beach ©
Paloma Beach

2
nights
Toulouse

Toulouse ©
On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Kids will enjoy Cite de l'espace and Garonne. Head to Delices de Tunis and Ombres Blanchesfor plenty of shopping.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Toulouse trip site.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Toulouse takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, Toulouse is little chillier than Nice - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Toulouse

Childrens Museums Museums Parks
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Cite de l'espace ©
Cite de l'espace
Delices de Tunis ©
Delices de Tunis
Ombres Blanches ©
Ombres Blanches

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