16 days in France Itinerary

16 days in France Itinerary

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16 days in France Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Cannes
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Arles
— 2 nights
Train + Taxi:  1 h 30 min
3
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Train:  7 h 30 min
4
Le Touquet – Paris-Plage
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h
5
Perros-Guirec
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
7
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 2 nights
Fly:  20 h 30 min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Cannes

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
On the 16th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, contemplate the long history of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, then admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, and finally take a stroll through Le Suquet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Le Nomade, get to know the fascinating history of Saint-Paul de Vence, then get to know the fascinating history of Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes, and finally step off the mainland to explore Ile Sainte-Marguerite.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cannes sightseeing planner.

Mumbai, India to Cannes is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in April, with highs in Cannes at 22°C and lows at 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Arles.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Antibes, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, Saint-Paul de Vence
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Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence

2
nights
Arles

Arles ©
Remote, uneventful, but definitely not a waste of time, Arles is absolutely steeped in Provençal culture.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise St-Trophime, steep yourself in history at Amphitheatre (les Arenes), then get engrossed in the history at Musee Departemental Arles Antique, then identify plant and animal life at Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Parc Naturel Regional de Camargue. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Site Archeologique de Glanum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardins de la Fontaine, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Arles trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cannes to Arles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc.

Things to do in Arles

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Site Archeologique de Glanum, Jardins de la Fontaine
Highlights from your plan
Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau ©
Site Archeologique de Glanum ©
Site Archeologique de Glanum
Musee Departemental Arles Antique ©
Musee Departemental Arles Antique

2
nights
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

Vallon-Pont-d'Arc ©
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern France.Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is a capital of prehistoric and cultural tourism. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Gorges de l'Ardeche and then explore the fascinating underground world of Caverne du Pont-d'Arc. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Escale Aventure and then explore the fascinating underground world of Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac.

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Traveling by combination of train and taxi from Arles to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. April in Vallon-Pont-d'Arc sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Le Touquet – Paris-Plage.

Things to do in Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Escale Aventure, Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac
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Gorges de l'Ardeche ©
Gorges de l'Ardeche
Escale Aventure ©
Escale Aventure
Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac ©
Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac

2
nights
Le Touquet – Paris-Plage

Le Touquet – Paris-Plage ©
Le Touquet-Paris-Plage, commonly referred to as Le Touquet, is a commune near Boulogne-sur-Mer, in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parc du Marquenterre and Calais Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Cap Blanc-Nez and Les Phoques de la Baie d'Authie. Change things up with a short trip to Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens in Amiens (about 1h 20 min away). On the 22nd (Wed), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Le Touquet Beach.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Le Touquet – Paris-Plage itinerary maker .

Getting from Vallon-Pont-d'Arc to Le Touquet – Paris-Plage by combination of car, flight, and train takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Vallon-Pont-d'Arc in April; daily highs in Le Touquet – Paris-Plage reach 15°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in Le Touquet – Paris-Plage

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Les Phoques de la Baie d'Authie, Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, Calais Beach, Parc du Marquenterre, Cap Blanc-Nez
Highlights from your plan
Les Phoques de la Baie d'Authie ©
Les Phoques de la Baie d'Authie
Calais Beach ©
Calais Beach
Cap Blanc-Nez ©
Cap Blanc-Nez

1
night
Perros-Guirec

Perros-Guirec ©
Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then stroll through Sentier des douaniers, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h.

Before you visit Perros-Guirec, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Le Touquet – Paris-Plage to Perros-Guirec takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In April, daytime highs in Perros-Guirec are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Parks Outdoors Spas
Highlights from your plan
Sentier des douaniers ©
Sentier des douaniers
Spas
Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles ©
Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles

2
nights
Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer

Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer ©
Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France. On the 26th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Omaha Beach, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, steep yourself in history at Remains Mulberry Harbour, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery. On the next day, witness the site of a historic battle at Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, then take an in-depth tour of Airborne Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Perros-Guirec to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bayeux, Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Pointe du Hoc, Remains Mulberry Harbour
Highlights from your plan
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): kick back and relax at Plage du Petit Sperone, then head off the coast to Iles Lavezzi, and then contemplate the long history of Bonifacio Citadel. On the next day, stop by KOCOTTE, make a trip to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps), explore the fascinating underground world of Grottes de Bonifacio, then see Off-Road Tours, and finally kick back and relax at Plage De Roccapina.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bonifacio journey maker site .

Traveling by flight from Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer to Bonifacio takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer in April, you will find days in Bonifacio are a bit warmer (22°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Plage De Roccapina
Highlights from your plan
Iles Lavezzi ©
Iles Lavezzi
Off-Road Tours
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone

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