17 days in France Itinerary

17 days in France Itinerary

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17 days in France Itinerary

Start: Sylhet City
Fly + Drive:  18​h 30​min
1
Rouen
— 1 day
Bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Paris
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h 15​min
3
Bayeux
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
5
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Marseille
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Nice
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Sylhet City

1
day
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, then make a trip to Vieux, then don't miss a visit to Les Racines du Ciel, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rouen online vacation planner .

Sylhet City, Bangladesh to Rouen is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sylhet City to Rouen, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Rouen are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Paris.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Les Racines du Ciel ©
Les Racines du Ciel

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, and don't miss a visit to Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Paris day trip planning app .

Traveling by bus from Rouen to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June in Paris, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Remains Mulberry Harbour, then take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, then stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at American Cemetery & Memorial. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Pegasus Memorial (Memorial Pegasus), then step into the grandiose world of Chateau Guillaume le Conquerant, then stroll the grounds of Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Cathedral.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bayeux travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Paris to Bayeux takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Paris, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bayeux, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant, Remains Mulberry Harbour, Pegasus Memorial, Normandy American Cemetery, Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery ©
Bayeux War Cemetery

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. On the 12th (Wed), stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, then make a trip to Tour du Nord, then make a trip to Terrasse de l'Ouest, and finally contemplate the long history of Mont Saint-Michel.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Mont-Saint-Michel itinerary maker app .

Take a train from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel in 3.5 hours. June in Mont-Saint-Michel sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel

1
night
Sarlat-la-Caneda

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©
Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Exotique, then browse the exhibits of Chateau des Milandes, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Castelnaud, and finally admire all the interesting features of Les Noyeraies du Landers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Eyrignac et ses Jardins en Dordogne, then admire the natural beauty at Les Jardins d'Eau, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins de Marqueyssac.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sarlat-la-Caneda trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Mont-Saint-Michel to Sarlat-la-Caneda takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sarlat-la-Caneda, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Eyrignac et ses Jardins en Dordogne, Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, Jardin Exotique
Highlights from your plan
Les Noyeraies du Landers ©
Les Noyeraies du Landers
Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes

1
night
Marseille

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.
On the 15th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, then don't miss a visit to Cours Mirabeau, then examine the collection at Granet Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Calanques, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michel, and then take a memorable drive along Route des Cretes.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Marseille tour itinerary maker tool .

Fly from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Marseille in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Sarlat-la-Caneda in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Marseille, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, Route des Cretes, Calanques
Highlights from your plan
Calanques ©
Calanques
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Massif de l'Esterel (in Agay) and Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Villeneuve-Loubet). Spend the 19th (Wed) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, and walk around Colline du Chateau overlook.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Nice itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Marseille to Nice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Marseille in June, expect nights in Nice to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are little chillier, around 28°C. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marineland, Massif de l'Esterel
Highlights from your plan
Marineland ©
Marineland
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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