16 days in France Itinerary

16 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nice
— 3 nights
2
Nantes
— 4 nights
3
Bordeaux
— 4 nights
4
Lyon
— 4 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilique Notre-Dame de Nice and Tourrettes-sur-Loup. Popular historic sites such as Vieille Ville and Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste - Le Voeu are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, stroll the grounds of Cimetiere du Chateau, get outside with Promenade du Paillon, and get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Nice day trip app.

Stockholm, Sweden to Nice is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Stockholm in June, with highs in Nice at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nantes.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Tourrettes-sur-Loup
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Basilique Notre-Dame de Nice ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de Nice
Tourrettes-sur-Loup ©
Tourrettes-sur-Loup
Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate ©
Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate

4
nights
Nantes

Nantes ©
Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul and Embarcadere de l'Abbaye. Your inner history buff will appreciate Chateau de Tiffauges and Chateau de Serrant. Get out of town with these interesting Nantes side-trips: Chateau de Clisson (in Clisson), Abbaye de Maillezais (in Maillezais) and Carmel of Lucon (in Lucon). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Chateau d'Angers ouvert, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Port, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Vincent, and examine the collection at Musee d'histoire naturelle de Nantes.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Nantes travel planning tool.

You can fly from Nice to Nantes in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nice in June, Nantes is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Nantes

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Maillezais, Eglise Saint Vincent, Chateau de Clisson, Chateau de Serrant, Chateau de Tiffauges
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Chateau de Tiffauges ©
Chateau de Tiffauges
Embarcadere de l'Abbaye ©
Embarcadere de l'Abbaye
Abbaye de Maillezais ©
Abbaye de Maillezais

4
nights
Bordeaux

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Discover out-of-the-way places like St. Andre Cathedral and Chateau Pape Clement. Get some historical perspective at La Fleche Saint-Michel and Église Notre-Dame. The adventure continues: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, get your game on at Virtual Room Bordeaux, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Public, and don't miss a visit to Porte Cailhau.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bordeaux trip planning website.

Getting from Nantes to Bordeaux by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In July in Bordeaux, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites Tours Wineries
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St. Andre Cathedral ©
St. Andre Cathedral
La Fleche Saint-Michel ©
La Fleche Saint-Michel
Chateau Pape Clement ©
Chateau Pape Clement

4
nights
Lyon

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fourviere Hill and Abbaye Saint-Philibert. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste and Eglise Saint-Gervais et Saint-Protais. Change things up with these side-trips from Lyon: Chateau de Cormatin (in Cormatin) and Eglise de Saint Albain (in Saint-Albain). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, get your game on at SENSAS Lyon, take a stroll through The Presqu'ile, and ponder the design of Place des Jacobins.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Lyon road trip planning site.

You can fly from Bordeaux to Lyon in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July in Lyon, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Eglise Saint-Gervais et Saint-Protais, Chateau de Cormatin, Abbaye Saint-Philibert, Eglise de Saint Albain
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Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill
Chateau de Cormatin ©
Chateau de Cormatin
Abbaye Saint-Philibert ©
Abbaye Saint-Philibert

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