16 days in France Itinerary

16 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 3 nights
2
Grenoble
— 3 nights
3
Nice
— 3 nights
4
Cannes
— 2 nights
5
Marseille
— 3 nights

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Get outdoors at Seine River and L'île aux Cygnes. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, explore the world behind art at Musee Jacquemart-Andre, take a stroll through Montmartre, and head off the coast to Les Andelys.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip app.

London, UK to Paris is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Paris are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Grenoble.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Les Andelys, Centre Aquatique Neuilly-sur-Seine
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

3
nights
Grenoble

Grenoble ©
At the foot of the French Alps where the river Drac joins the Isère (the lion and the serpent), Grenoble offers you tons of winter and summer activities to keep the entire family busy, like hiking, climbing, skiing, and snowboarding, as well as swimming in clean mountain lakes.
Visiting Dive Extreme and Acqua Center will get you outdoors. Bring the kids along to Musee de la Resistance et de la Deportation de l'Isere and Orcieres Merlette Ski. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grenoble: Maison de Pays - Musee Archeologique du Lac de Paladru (in Charavines) and Lac de Monteynard (in Treffort). There's more to do: get outside with Grand lac de Laffrey.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Grenoble holiday planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Grenoble in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Grenoble

Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Orcieres Merlette Ski, Maison de Pays - Musee Archeologique du Lac de Paladru, Dive Extreme, Acqua Center, Lac de Monteynard
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Dive Extreme ©
Dive Extreme
Grand lac de Laffrey ©
Grand lac de Laffrey

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Musee des Arts Asiatiques de Nice and Palais Lascaris. Visiting Easy Dive and Les Gorges du Verdon will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Nice to Juan-les-Pins to see Cote Plongee about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, make a splash at Aquasplash, and take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Nice journey planning app.

Traveling by car from Grenoble to Nice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Grenoble in August, Nice is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cannes.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Antibes, Les Gorges du Verdon, Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze
Highlights from your plan
Easy Dive ©
Easy Dive
Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon
Cote Plongee ©
Cote Plongee

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): head off the coast to Île Sainte-Marguerite, then look for all kinds of wild species at Diamond Diving, and then head off the coast to Ile Saint-Honorat. On the next day, see Cannes Standup Paddle and then head off the coast to Lérins Islands.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cannes online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Nice to Cannes by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nice in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Cannes, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Cannes

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ile Saint-Honorat, Diamond Diving
Highlights from your plan
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Diamond Diving ©
Diamond Diving
Ile Saint-Honorat ©
Ile Saint-Honorat

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.
Chateau d'If and Ile de la Barthelasse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Le Sentier des Ocres and ExpeNature. Go for a jaunt from Marseille to Cassis to see Destination Calanques Kayak Cassis about 36 minutes away. There's more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc National des Calanques and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale La Major.

To find out how to plan a trip to Marseille, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Cannes to Marseille takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Destination Calanques Kayak Cassis, ExpeNature, Ile de la Barthelasse, Le Sentier des Ocres
Highlights from your plan
Ile de la Barthelasse ©
Ile de la Barthelasse
ExpeNature ©
ExpeNature
Le Sentier des Ocres ©
Le Sentier des Ocres

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