16 days in France Itinerary

16 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Porto-Vecchio, Corsica
— 2 nights
2
Aix-en-Provence
— 3 nights
3
Clermont-Ferrand
— 2 nights
4
La Rochelle
— 4 nights
5
Bayeux
— 4 nights

2
nights
Porto-Vecchio, Corsica

Porto-Vecchio ©
Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. On the 17th (Sun), kick back and relax at plage de Tamaricciu, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, thenstroll through Plage du Petit Sperone, and finally contemplate the long history of Bonifacio Citadel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage De Roccapina, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Marin de Bonifacio, don't miss a visit to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps), Head underground at Grottes de Bonifacio, thenzoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Piscines Naturelles de Cavu.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Porto-Vecchio day trip website.

New Delhi, India to Porto-Vecchio is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Porto-Vecchio due to the time zone difference. In May, Porto-Vecchio is cooler than New Delhi - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bonifacio, Plage De Roccapina, Piscines Naturelles de Cavu
Highlights from your plan
plage de Tamaricciu ©
plage de Tamaricciu
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Get outdoors at Le Sentier des Ocres and Parc National des Calanques. Kids will appreciate attractions like Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes and Calanques. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aix-en-Provence: Chateau des Baux de Provence (in Les Baux de Provence), Arles (Amphitheatre (les Arenes), Eglise St-Trophime, &more) and Roman Theatre of Orange (in Orange). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque and look for all kinds of wild species at Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Aix-en-Provence vacation maker app.

Getting from Porto-Vecchio to Aix-en-Provence by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. May in Aix-en-Provence sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Clermont-Ferrand.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Arles, Gordes, Chateau des Baux de Provence, Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau, Calanques
Highlights from your plan
Eglise St-Trophime ©
Eglise St-Trophime
Roman Theatre of Orange ©
Roman Theatre of Orange
Musee Departemental Arles Antique ©
Musee Departemental Arles Antique

2
nights
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand ©
Famous for its chain of extinct volcanoes surrounding Clermont-Ferrand includes the highest Puy-de-Dôme volcano only 13 km (8 mi) from its city center.
On the 22nd (Fri), stroll through Puy-de-Dome Volcano, look for all kinds of wild species at Volcano Park of Lemptegy, and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Tournoel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise de Saint-Nectaire, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Murol, head outdoors with Lac Pavin, thensee the interesting displays at L'Aventure Michelin, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Clermont-Ferrand trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Aix-en-Provence to Clermont-Ferrand in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or fly. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Aix-en-Provence in May, with highs in Clermont-Ferrand at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to La Rochelle.

Things to do in Clermont-Ferrand

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chateau de Murol, Volcano Park of Lemptegy, Eglise de Saint-Nectaire, Lac Pavin, Chateau de Tournoel
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Tournoel ©
Chateau de Tournoel
Chateau de Murol ©
Chateau de Murol
Lac Pavin ©
Lac Pavin

4
nights
La Rochelle

La Rochelle ©
Driving on the narrow streets can be difficult in La Rochelle so walking or biking will give you the best view of the pale stone buildings that give the Vieux Port, or old port, a distinctly Mediterranean quality.
Get in touch with nature at Grottes du Regulus et des Fontaines and Vieux Port. Do some cultural sightseeing at Phare des Baleines and Monolithic Church of Saint-Emilion. You'll find plenty of places to visit near La Rochelle: Association Hermione-La Fayette (in Rochefort), Eglise Saint-Pierre (in Saint-Pierre-d'Oleron) and Le phare de chassiron (in Saint-Denis d'Oleron). Spend the 26th (Tue) in the animal kingdom at La Vallee des Singes. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Le Grand Defi, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Chatelaillon, and wander the streets of Quartier de l'Ile de Penotte.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your La Rochelle trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Clermont-Ferrand to La Rochelle takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in La Rochelle are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Association Hermione-La Fayette, Quartier de l'Ile de Penotte, Grottes du Regulus et des Fontaines, Monolithic Church of Saint-Emilion, Phare des Baleines
Highlights from your plan
Phare des Baleines ©
Phare des Baleines
Le phare de chassiron ©
Le phare de chassiron
Plage de Chatelaillon ©
Plage de Chatelaillon

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pointe du Hoc and Musee du debarquement. Kids will enjoy Omaha Beach and Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bayeux: Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach (in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont), Pegasus Memorial (in Ranville) and Airborne Museum (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, contemplate the long history of Remains Mulberry Harbour, see the interesting displays at Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema, and learn about all things military at Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bayeux sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from La Rochelle to Bayeux takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from La Rochelle in May, Bayeux is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Arromanches-les-Bains, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Memorial de Caen, Pegasus Memorial, Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer
Highlights from your plan
Pegasus Memorial ©
Pegasus Memorial
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc

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