16 days in France Itinerary

16 days in France Itinerary

Created using Inspirock France itinerary builder

Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Nice
— 4 nights
2
Avignon
— 2 nights
3
Bayeux
— 4 nights
4
Paris
— 5 nights

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Le Suquet will thrill your kids. Get some historical perspective at Saint-Paul de Vence and Vieille Ville. Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Chapelle des Penitents Blancs (in Peillon), Plage des Canebiers (in Saint-Tropez) and Plage de Sylvabelle (in La Croix-Valmer). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to La Croisette, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St Pierre & Paul, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Castel Plage.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Nice journey maker website.

New Delhi, India to Nice is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Nice is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in May, things will get colder in Nice: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cannes, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Eglise St Pierre & Paul, Chapelle des Penitents Blancs, Saint-Paul de Vence
Highlights from your plan
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet

2
nights
Avignon

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
On the 21st (Thu), trek along Le Sentier des Ocres, thensnap pictures at Pont d'Avignon, and then step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Roman Theatre of Orange, delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre (les Arenes), and then admire the landmark architecture of Chateau des Baux de Provence.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Avignon driving holiday app.

Getting from Nice to Avignon by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. May in Avignon sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Chateau des Baux de Provence, Amphitheatre (les Arenes), Le Sentier des Ocres, Roman Theatre of Orange
Highlights from your plan
Le Sentier des Ocres ©
Le Sentier des Ocres
Roman Theatre of Orange ©
Roman Theatre of Orange
Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)

4
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Omaha Beach. Appreciate the collections at Memorial de Caen and Pegasus Memorial. Get out of town with these interesting Bayeux side-trips: Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach (in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont) and Airborne Museum (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc, examine the collection at Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema, stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bayeux tour itinerary site.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Avignon to Bayeux takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Avignon in May, things will get slightly colder in Bayeux: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Arromanches-les-Bains, Colleville-sur-Mer, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Memorial de Caen, Pegasus Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Remains Mulberry Harbour ©
Remains Mulberry Harbour
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach

5
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.
Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Bring the kids along to Louvre Museum and Île de la Cité. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens in Amiens--about 2h 15 min away. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, steep yourself in history at The Paris Catacombs, wander the streets of Montmartre, and admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Paris visit planning tool.

Getting from Bayeux to Paris by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Paris, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens
Highlights from your plan
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

Similar Plans

18 days in France BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, popular sights Preferences: January Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 20 days in France BY A USER FROM VIETNAM December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 19 days in France BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA February, popular sights Preferences: February Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 19 days in France BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 19 days in France BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 19 days in France BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 19 days in France BY A USER FROM CANADA April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 19 days in France BY A USER FROM IRAN January, popular sights Preferences: January Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 17 days in France BY A USER FROM INDIA April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 18 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 17 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 17 days in France BY A USER FROM INDONESIA May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans