15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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15 days in France Itinerary

Start: Coimbatore
Fly + train:  26​h
1
Calais
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Perros-Guirec
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Saint-Malo
— 2 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Albi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Coimbatore

2
nights
Calais

Calais ©
Overlooking the Strait of Dover, the narrowest point of the English Channel, Calais is a major port for ferry traffic between France and England as the closest French town to Dover.
We've included these beaches for you: Calais Beach and Le Touquet Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Parc du Marquenterre and Calais Wine Superstore. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Calais Town Hall and wander the streets of Place d'Armes.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Calais trip itinerary maker app .

Coimbatore, India to Calais is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Traveling from Coimbatore in March, things will get cooler in Calais: highs are around 11°C and lows about 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer.

Things to do in Calais

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Le Touquet Beach, Parc du Marquenterre
Highlights from your plan
Calais Beach ©
Calais Beach
Calais Wine Superstore ©
Calais Wine Superstore
Le Touquet Beach ©
Le Touquet Beach

3
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. Explore hidden gems such as Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer and Remains Mulberry Harbour. Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer side-trips: Sainte-Mere-Eglise (Church of Sainte-Mère-Église & Airborne Museum), La Maison du Biscuit (in Sortosville-en-Beaumont) and Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach (in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Omaha Beach, brush up on your military savvy at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie, examine the collection at Musee du debarquement, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer route builder tool .

You can drive from Calais to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In March in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Bayeux, Arromanches-les-Bains, Sainte-Mere-Eglise, La Maison du Biscuit, Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer
Highlights from your plan
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
La Maison du Biscuit ©
La Maison du Biscuit
Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame

2
nights
Perros-Guirec

Perros-Guirec ©
Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
On the 8th (Sun), head off the coast to Ile de Batz, get to know the fascinating history of Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h, and then enjoy the sights with a stroll at Sentier des douaniers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then contemplate the long history of Abbaye de Beauport.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Perros-Guirec online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer to Perros-Guirec takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Perros-Guirec are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Saint-Malo.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Parks Trails Wildlife

Side Trips

Ile de Batz, Abbaye de Beauport
Highlights from your plan
Sentier des douaniers ©
Sentier des douaniers
Spas
Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles ©
Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles

2
nights
Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo ©
Once the feared base of pirates and heavily fortified against Norman attacks, today's coastal Saint-Malo is one of the top tourist draws.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): browse the fresh offerings at Marche aux Huitres, get to know the fascinating history of Pointe du Grouin, then don't miss a visit to La Cite d'Aleth, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Sillon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Dinan, then make a trip to Centre Historique, and then walk around Parc du Thabor.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint-Malo day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Perros-Guirec to Saint-Malo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Saint-Malo are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Albi.

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Dinan, Cancale, Parc du Thabor
Highlights from your plan
Plage du Sillon ©
Plage du Sillon
Chateau de Dinan ©
Chateau de Dinan
Pointe du Grouin ©
Pointe du Grouin

3
nights
Albi

Albi ©
Albi is a commune in southern France. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy and Bourg Medieval de Saint-Cirq Lapopie. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albi: Viaduc de Millau (in Millau), Rodez (Musee Soulages & Cathedrale Notre Dame de Rodez) and Chateau de Cenevieres (in Cenevieres). There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Pont Vieux, take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins de la Berbie, browse the fresh offerings at The Market Hall, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Albi trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Saint-Malo to Albi takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albi

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Rodez, Bourg Medieval de Saint-Cirq Lapopie, Chateau de Cenevieres, Viaduc de Millau
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile ©
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile
Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy ©
Les Jardins de la Berbie ©
Les Jardins de la Berbie

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