15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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Nantes
— Few hours
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Vannes
— 1 night
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Benodet
— 3 nights
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Dinan
— 1 night
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Dol-de-Bretagne
— 4 nights
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Blois
— 1 night
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Saint-Aignan
— 2 nights
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Nantes
— 2 nights

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Nantes

Nantes

Venice of the West

Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Nantes attractions planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Nantes Atlantique Airport, Rennes-Saint-Jacques Airport and La Rochelle-Île de Ré Airport. August in Nantes sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. You'll set off for Vannes on the 5th (Thu).

Things to do in Nantes

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife · Parks

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Vannes

Vannes ©

Gateway to the Gulf

Founded over 2,000 years ago, Vannes is a vacation harbor town with beaches, shopping, museums, and gardens, as well as interesting medieval city gates and timber-framed houses scattered throughout its Old Town.
On the 5th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Centre Historique de Vannes and then admire the landmark architecture of Chateau de Suscinio.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Vannes trip planning app.

You can drive from Nantes to Vannes in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nantes in August, you will find days in Vannes are little chillier (24°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). On the 6th (Fri), you'll travel to Benodet.

Things to do in Vannes

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Suscinio ©
Chateau de Suscinio

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Benodet

Benodet ©
Bénodet is a commune in the Finistère department and administrative region of Brittany in north-western France. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Benodet: Phare d'Eckmuhl (in Penmarch), Ville Close de Concarneau (in Concarneau) and Haliotika - La Cite de la Peche (in Guilvinec). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Musee du Bord de la Mer, head off the coast to Groix, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapelle de la Madeleine, and get interesting insight from Vedettes de l'Odet.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Benodet online tour planner.

You can drive from Vannes to Benodet in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Dinan.

Things to do in Benodet

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Phare d'Eckmuhl ©
Phare d'Eckmuhl
Groix ©
Groix
Musee du Bord de la Mer ©
Musee du Bord de la Mer

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Dinan

Dinan ©
Dinan is a walled Breton town and a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department in northwestern France.GeographyIts geographical setting is exceptional. On the 9th (Mon), make a trip to Centre Historique, admire the striking features of Basilique St-Sauveur, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Les Remparts de Dinan.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Dinan online tour planner.

Getting from Benodet to Dinan by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Tue) before leaving for Dol-de-Bretagne.

Things to do in Dinan

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Basilique St-Sauveur ©
Basilique St-Sauveur
La Tour de l'Horloge ©
La Tour de l'Horloge

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Dol-de-Bretagne

Dol-de-Bretagne ©
Dol-de-Bretagne, cited in most historical records under its Breton name of Dol, is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine département in Brittany in northwestern France.HistoryIn 549, the Welsh Saint Teilo was documented as coming to Dol where he joined Samson of Dol and to this very day the fruit groves which they planted remain and are known as the groves of Teilo and Samson. Get out of town with these interesting Dol-de-Bretagne side-trips: Mont Saint-Michel (in Mont-Saint-Michel), Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel (in Genets) and Zoo de Champrepus (in Champrepus). There's still lots to do: tour the old-fashioned way with Train Marin, get a dose of the wild on L'Aigrette, Pauses Natures en baie, head outdoors with Avel Char, and take in nature's colorful creations at Musee Christian Dior.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Dol-de-Bretagne trip planner.

Dol-de-Bretagne is just a short distance from Dinan. In August, daily temperatures in Dol-de-Bretagne can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Blois.

Things to do in Dol-de-Bretagne

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel ©
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel
Train Marin ©
Train Marin

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Blois

Blois

Town of Art and History

Situated on the banks of the lower Loire river, Blois opens doors to many activities centered along the banks of the river.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Nicolas, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau Royal de Blois, and then examine the collection at Maison de la Magie Robert-Houdin.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Blois online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Dol-de-Bretagne to Blois takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Saint-Aignan.

Things to do in Blois

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chateau Royal de Blois
Chateau Royal de Blois
Maison de la Magie Robert-Houdin ©
Maison de la Magie Robert-Houdin
Eglise Saint-Nicolas ©
Eglise Saint-Nicolas

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Saint-Aignan

Saint-Aignan ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZooParc de Beauval. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau and then step into the grandiose world of La Forteresse de Montbazon.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Saint-Aignan trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Blois to Saint-Aignan takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nantes.

Things to do in Saint-Aignan

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
ZooParc de Beauval ©
ZooParc de Beauval
La Forteresse de Montbazon ©
La Forteresse de Montbazon
Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau ©
Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau

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Nantes

Nantes ©

Venice of the West

On the 17th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, then examine the collection at Les Machines de L'ile, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Port. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Plantes, then get interesting insight from Club Albatros, then contemplate the long history of Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Plantes.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Nantes attractions planner.

Drive from Saint-Aignan to Nantes in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus.

Things to do in Nantes

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Les Machines de L'ile ©
Les Machines de L'ile
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne ©
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne
Jardin des Plantes ©
Jardin des Plantes