15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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15 days in France Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Albi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Rocamadour
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
La Rochelle
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Perros-Guirec
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg

2
nights
Albi

Albi ©
Albi is a commune in southern France. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Musee Toulouse-Lautrec and Bourg Medieval de Saint-Cirq Lapopie. Popular historic sites such as Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy and Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albi: Chateau de Cenevieres (in Cenevieres), Musee Soulages (in Rodez) and Viaduc de Millau (in Millau). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Forteresse de Najac.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Albi route builder tool .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Albi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Albi: highs are around 31°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Rocamadour.

Things to do in Albi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bourg Medieval de Saint-Cirq Lapopie, Forteresse de Najac, Chateau de Cenevieres, Musee Soulages, Viaduc de Millau
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Chateau de Cenevieres ©
Chateau de Cenevieres
Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy ©
Forteresse de Najac ©
Forteresse de Najac

1
night
Rocamadour

Rocamadour ©
Rocamadour is only accessible by one road leading into the port town built on the face of a cliff with a large number of buildings cantilevered over the edge.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Cite Religieuse, look for all kinds of wild species at La Foret des Singes, then identify plant and animal life at Rocher des Aigles, and finally step into the grandiose world of Remparts du Chateau.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rocamadour journey website .

Traveling by car from Albi to Rocamadour takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Rocamadour can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to La Rochelle.

Things to do in Rocamadour

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Remparts du Chateau ©
Remparts du Chateau
Rocher des Aigles ©
Rocher des Aigles

3
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.
Visit Plage de Chatelaillon and Plage de la Grande Conche for some beach relaxation. Popular historic sites such as Phare des Baleines and Grottes du Regulus et des Fontaines are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from La Rochelle: Le phare de chassiron (in Saint-Denis d'Oleron), Quartier de l'Ile de Penotte (in Les Sables-d'Olonne) and Saint Martin de Re (Port de Saint-Martin-de-Re & Clocher Observatoire). It doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Talmont and explore the activities along Vieux Port.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our La Rochelle trip planner .

Getting from Rocamadour to La Rochelle by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Rocamadour, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in La Rochelle, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Saint Martin de Re, Le phare de chassiron, Plage de Chatelaillon, Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Talmont, Plage de la Grande Conche
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Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Talmont ©
Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Talmont
Grottes du Regulus et des Fontaines ©
Clocher Observatoire ©
Clocher Observatoire

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 20th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Le Marais de Trestel, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h, then stroll through Sentier des douaniers, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles. On the next day, delve into the distant past at Cairn of Barnenez, step off the mainland to explore Ile de Batz, and then contemplate the long history of Abbaye de Beauport.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Perros-Guirec trip planner .

Drive from La Rochelle to Perros-Guirec in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from La Rochelle in June: highs in Perros-Guirec hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Abbaye de Beauport, Cairn of Barnenez, Ile de Batz
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Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles ©
Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles
Abbaye de Beauport ©
Abbaye de Beauport
Cairn of Barnenez ©
Cairn of Barnenez

2
nights
Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer

Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer
Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): kick back and relax at Omaha Beach, contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc, then admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, and finally stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Airborne Museum, then take in the history at Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, then don't miss a visit to Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, and finally steep yourself in history at Remains Mulberry Harbour.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer vacation builder site .

You can drive from Perros-Guirec to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bayeux, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Airborne Museum, Pointe du Hoc, Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe
Highlights from your plan
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc

2
nights
Bonifacio, Corsica

At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Bonifacio Citadel, head off the coast to Iles Lavezzi, and then kick back and relax at Plage du Petit Sperone. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps), then Head underground at Grottes de Bonifacio, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Plage De Roccapina.

To find ratings and tourist information, read our Bonifacio trip maker .

You can fly from Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer to Bonifacio in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer in June, with highs in Bonifacio at 32°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Plage De Roccapina
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Off-Road Tours
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone
Grottes de Bonifacio ©
Grottes de Bonifacio

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