16 days in France Itinerary

16 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 3 nights
2
Bayeux
— 3 nights
3
Avignon
— 2 nights
4
Nice
— 4 nights
5
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 3 nights

3
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.
Eiffel Tower and Chateau de Fontainebleau will appeal to history buffs. Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Paris road trip website.

New Delhi, India to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in May; daily highs in Paris reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Chateau de Fontainebleau
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

3
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Normandy American Cemetery and Omaha Beach. Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Airborne Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bayeux: Pegasus Memorial (in Ranville) and Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach (in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont). There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Memorial de Caen, steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame, and examine the collection at Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bayeux trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Paris to Bayeux takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Bayeux sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Avignon.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Arromanches-les-Bains, Airborne Museum, Normandy American Cemetery, Pegasus Memorial, Pointe du Hoc
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach

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 23rd (Sat), explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre (les Arenes), thentrek along Le Sentier des Ocres, and then explore the historical opulence of Palais des Papes. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Art Gallery Contemporary Tapiezo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque, thendelve into the distant past at Roman Theatre of Orange, and finally steep yourself in history at Pont d'Avignon.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Avignon trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Bayeux to Avignon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bayeux in May: high temperatures in Avignon hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Gordes, Roman Theatre of Orange, Amphitheatre (les Arenes)
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Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)
Roman Theatre of Orange ©
Roman Theatre of Orange
Le Sentier des Ocres ©
Le Sentier des Ocres

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.
Attractions like Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Vieille Ville make great kid-friendly stops. Discover out-of-the-way places like Saint-Paul de Vence and La Ponche Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Cannes (La Croisette & Le Suquet), Choisy La Galerie (in St-Paul-de-Vence) and La Croix-Valmer (Heraclee Beach, Plage de Vergeron, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Palais Lascaris, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere marin de Saint-Tropez, and don't miss a visit to Eglise.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Nice travel route site.

Drive from Avignon to Nice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Avignon in May, expect nights in Nice to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

La Croix-Valmer, Cannes, Saint-Tropez, St-Paul-de-Vence, Eglise
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Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet

3
nights
Bonifacio, Corsica

Bonifacio ©
At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Bonifacio Citadel, identify plant and animal life at Iles Lavezzi, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Petit Sperone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): make a trip to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps), Head underground at Grottes de Bonifacio, thensee Off-Road Tours, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Plage De Roccapina.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bonifacio travel planning site.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Bonifacio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Nice in May, Bonifacio is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Plage De Roccapina
Highlights from your plan
Bonifacio Citadel ©
Bonifacio Citadel
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone
Iles Lavezzi ©
Iles Lavezzi

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