16 days in France Itinerary

16 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai
Fly + Taxi:  17 h
1
Saint-Tropez
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Nice
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Subway + Bus:  6 h 15 min
3
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Bayeux
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
5
Paris
— 4 nights
+3
Train + Fly + Bus + Train:  5 h
6
Carcassonne
— 2 nights
Fly:  22 h 15 min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Saint-Tropez

Saint-Tropez ©
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): get outside with Cap Taillat, then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de l'Escalet, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Pampelonne. On your second day here, stop by Port Grimaud, make a trip to Chapelle Sainte-Anne, then examine the collection at Citadelle de Saint-Tropez - Musee d'histoire maritime, and finally go for a stroll along the water at St. Tropez Harbor.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint-Tropez driving holiday planner.

Mumbai, India to Saint-Tropez is an approximately 17- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Saint-Tropez due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in August, plan for little chillier nights in Saint-Tropez, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Port Grimaud
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne
Cap Taillat ©
Cap Taillat
Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet

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.
Nice is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Marineland, make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, take a stroll through Vieille Ville, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Nice trip app.

Traveling by car from Saint-Tropez to Nice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of ferry and train. While traveling from Saint-Tropez, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Nice, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Marineland
Highlights from your plan
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain
Marineland ©
Marineland
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. On the 16th (Sun), make a trip to La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel, admire the striking features of Mont Saint-Michel, then pause for some serene contemplation at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, then make a trip to Tour du Nord, and finally make a trip to La Grande Rue.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Mont-Saint-Michel travel website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Nice to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Nice in August, things will get slightly colder in Mont-Saint-Michel: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel
La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel ©
La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel

2
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
On the 17th (Mon), make a trip to Atelier Galerie Ludovic Grand-Guillot, brush up on your military savvy at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie, then take in the history at Omaha Beach, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, and finally take in the history at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): witness the site of a historic battle at Around Europe Battlefields Tours Day Tours, explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and finally admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bayeux driving holiday planner.

Drive from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bayeux in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Bayeux are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Omaha Beach
Highlights from your plan
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

4
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and wander the streets of Montmartre.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip planner.

You can take a train from Bayeux to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

2
nights
Carcassonne

Carcassonne ©
Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Carcassonne is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Cité de Carcassonne, do a tasting at O'Vineyards, get to know the resident critters at Le Parc Australien, and get outside with Eaurizon.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Carcassonne online trip planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from Paris to Carcassonne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Carcassonne, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards
Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Lac de la Cavayere ©
Lac de la Cavayere

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