18 days in France & Amsterdam Itinerary

18 days in France & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Rouen, France
— 2 nights
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Bayeux, France
— 2 nights
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Amboise, France
— 1 night
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Marseille, France
— 3 nights
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Nice, France
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights

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nights
Paris, France

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.
You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Musee Jacquemart-Andre. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Sainte-Chapelle. Venture out of the city with trips to Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Village de Chessy (in Chessy). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, see the interesting displays at Musee Nissim de Camondo, explore the historical opulence of The Trianons & The Hamlet, and wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Paris, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in July, you will find days in Paris are slightly colder (30°C), and nights are cooler (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Versailles, Village de Chessy
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Rouen, France

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
On the 18th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Satie House and Museum (Maisons Satie), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame de Grace, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Butin. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, then admire the landmark architecture of Hotel de Bourgtheroulde, then admire the masterpieces at Ceramics Museum (Musee de la Ceramique), and finally take in the exciting artwork at Ecole Supérieure d'Art et Design Le Havre-Rouen.

Discover how to plan a Rouen trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Paris to Rouen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Paris in July, things will get a bit cooler in Rouen: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Honfleur
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Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Notre Dame de Grace ©
Notre Dame de Grace

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nights
Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie, then admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and then browse the exhibits of Pegasus Memorial. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at World War 2 Museum and then witness the site of a historic battle at Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bayeux trip builder tool.

You can drive from Rouen to Bayeux in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bayeux are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Amboise.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

World War 2 Museum, Pegasus Memorial, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach
Highlights from your plan
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Pegasus Memorial ©
Pegasus Memorial
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach

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night
Amboise, France

Amboise ©
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): steep yourself in history at Chateau Royal d'Amboise, get engrossed in the history at Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci, and then see the interesting displays at Chateau de Chenonceau.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Amboise travel route planner.

You can drive from Bayeux to Amboise in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Amboise can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Amboise

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chateau de Chenonceau
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Chenonceau ©
Chateau de Chenonceau
Chateau Royal d'Amboise ©
Chateau Royal d'Amboise

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nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Visit Palais des Papes and Chateau d'If for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Paul Cezanne’s Studio and Amphitheatre (les Arenes). Get out of town with these interesting Marseille side-trips: Chateau des Baux de Provence (in Les Baux de Provence), Site Archeologique de Glanum (in Saint-Remy-de-Provence) and Ile de la Barthelasse (in Avignon).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Marseille vacation tool.

Traveling by flight from Amboise to Marseille takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Amboise in July, with highs in Marseille at 36°C and lows at 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Avignon, Chateau des Baux de Provence, Paul Cezanne’s Studio, Site Archeologique de Glanum, Amphitheatre (les Arenes)
Highlights from your plan
Ile de la Barthelasse ©
Ile de la Barthelasse
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Paul Cezanne’s Studio ©
Paul Cezanne’s Studio

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Nice, France

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Palais Lascaris and then step off the mainland to explore Lérins Islands. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, then steep yourself in history at Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle du Rosaire.

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

Traveling by car from Marseille to Nice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Marseille, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Nice, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, Chapelle du Rosaire, Lérins Islands
Highlights from your plan
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Anne Frank House and Willet-Holthuysen Museum will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Museum Prinsenhof Delft (in Delft) and Madurodam (in The Hague). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), view the masterpieces at Mark Raven Amsterdam Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas Basilica, and contemplate the waterfront views at Singel.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam day trip planning app.

You can fly from Nice to Amsterdam in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Nice in July: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 26°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Museum Prinsenhof Delft, Madurodam
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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