19 days in France Itinerary

19 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 1 night
2
Honfleur
— 2 nights
3
Montelimar
— 3 nights
4
Avignon
— 3 nights
5
Moustiers Sainte-Marie
— 2 nights
6
Antibes
— 2 nights
7
Toulouse
— 2 nights
8
Arques
— 1 night

1
night
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.
On the 15th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Maison de Victor Hugo, take an in-depth tour of Musee d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaisme, thenadmire the masterpieces at Pantheon Bouddhique, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau de Malmaison, and finally take an in-depth tour of Maison de Balzac. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Hotel de Lauzun, thenget engrossed in the history at National Archives, thenview the masterpieces at Dali Paris, and finally take an in-depth tour of Bois Preau.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary maker website.

New York City, USA to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from New York City in January since evenings lows in Paris dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Honfleur.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Rueil-Malmaison
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Maison de Victor Hugo ©
Maison de Victor Hugo
Bois Preau ©
Bois Preau
National Archives ©
National Archives

2
nights
Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): examine the collection at Museum d'Histoire Naturelle, thenexplore the world behind art at Musee d’art Moderne Andre Malraux - MuMa, thenadmire the masterpieces at Musee Maison de L'Armateur, and finally take an in-depth tour of Musee Hotel Dubocage de Bleville.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Honfleur trip site.

Traveling by car from Paris to Honfleur takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Montelimar.

Things to do in Honfleur

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Le Havre
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Satie House and Museum (Maisons Satie) ©
Satie House and Museum (Maisons Satie)
Musee d’art Moderne Andre Malraux - MuMa ©
Musee d’art Moderne Andre Malraux - MuMa
Musee Maison de L'Armateur ©
Musee Maison de L'Armateur

3
nights
Montelimar

Montelimar ©
Montélimar is a commune in the Drôme department in southeastern France. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Musee du Nougat Fabrique Arnaud Soubeyran and Colophon - Maison de l'Imprimeur. Let the collections at Chateau de Grignan and Musee Europeen de l'Aviation de Chasse capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Domaine Lavandais - Musee de la Lavande (in Saint-Remeze), Escale Aventure (in Saint-Montan) and Chateau de Suze-la-Rousse (in Suze-la-Rousse). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Nougat Diane de Poytiers, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Montelimar, and steep yourself in history at Chateau des Hospitaliers.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Montelimar driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Honfleur to Montelimar takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °F in January, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Montelimar

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Grignan, Chateau des Hospitaliers, Domaine Lavandais - Musee de la Lavande, Escale Aventure, Chateau de Suze-la-Rousse
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Musee du Nougat Fabrique Arnaud Soubeyran ©
Chateau de Grignan ©
Chateau de Grignan
Escale Aventure ©
Escale Aventure

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Roman Theatre of Orange and Site Archeologique de Glanum. Get some historical perspective at Museum d'Histoire Naturelle Aix en Provence and Paul Cezanne’s Studio. Get out of town with these interesting Avignon side-trips: Zoo De La Barben (in La Barben), Musee du Peintre Michel Jouenne (in Saint-Remy-de-Provence) and Colline Saint-Eutrope (in Orange). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Musee du Petit Palais, see the interesting displays at Collection Lambert, make a trip to Palais des Papes, and admire the masterpieces at Musee Angladon.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Avignon trip tool.

Drive from Montelimar to Avignon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in Avignon sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Moustiers Sainte-Marie.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Saint-Remy-de-Provence, Aix-en-Provence, Orange, Zoo De La Barben
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Site Archeologique de Glanum ©
Site Archeologique de Glanum
Roman Theatre of Orange ©
Roman Theatre of Orange
Musee du Petit Palais ©
Musee du Petit Palais

2
nights
Moustiers Sainte-Marie

Moustiers Sainte-Marie ©
Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, or simply Moustiers, is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France, a part of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region and considered one of the "most beautiful villages of France".It lies at the western entrance to the Gorges du Verdon. On the 25th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Musee Des Tourneurs Sur Bois, explore the activities along Les Gorges du Verdon, and then explore the world behind art at Musee de Faykod. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Musée de la Lavande à Digne-les-Bains (Digne 04), examine the collection at Musee Gassendi, thensee the interesting displays at Musee Promenade, and finally see the interesting displays at Maison Alexandra David-Neel.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Moustiers Sainte-Marie trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Avignon to Moustiers Sainte-Marie takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Avignon in January: highs in Moustiers Sainte-Marie hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Antibes.

Things to do in Moustiers Sainte-Marie

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Digne-les-Bains City, Les Gorges du Verdon, Musee de Faykod, Musee Des Tourneurs Sur Bois
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Musee Des Tourneurs Sur Bois ©
Musee Des Tourneurs Sur Bois
Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon
Maison Alexandra David-Neel ©
Maison Alexandra David-Neel

2
nights
Antibes

Antibes ©
The prosperous French Riviera resort town of Antibes is a popular summer destination featuring tons of beaches to suit couples, families, and any type of lifestyle, along with dozens, if not hundreds of cafes, bars, and salons de thé (tea) along the Mediterranean coast.
On the 27th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Fondation Maeght, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle du Rosaire, and then steep yourself in history at Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of Musée National Picasso, explore the world behind art at Centre d'art La Malmaison at Cannes, and then steep yourself in history at Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews.

Plan trip to Antibes with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Moustiers Sainte-Marie to Antibes takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Moustiers Sainte-Marie in January since evenings lows in Antibes dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Toulouse.

Things to do in Antibes

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chapelle du Rosaire, Centre d'art La Malmaison at Cannes, Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, Fondation Maeght, Musée National Picasso
Highlights from your plan
Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire ©
Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews ©
Fondation Maeght
Fondation Maeght

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Toulouse

Toulouse ©
On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
On the 29th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Fondation Bemberg, see the interesting displays at Monument de la Gloire de la Resistance siege de la Gestapo, thenHead underground at Grottes de Gargas, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Perdu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Musee des Augustins, get engrossed in the history at Musee Saint-Raymond, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo African Safari.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Toulouse trip planner.

Getting from Antibes to Toulouse by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Antibes in January, with highs in Toulouse at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Arques.

Things to do in Toulouse

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Grottes de Gargas, Mount Perdu, Zoo African Safari
Highlights from your plan
Grottes de Gargas ©
Grottes de Gargas
Musee des Augustins ©
Musee des Augustins
Musee Saint-Raymond ©
Musee Saint-Raymond

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Arques

Arques ©
On the 31st (Sun), see the interesting displays at Musee des Dinosaures 'Dinosauria' and then steep yourself in history at Musee Berenger Sauniere.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Arques trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Toulouse to Arques in 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Arques can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Arques

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Musee des Dinosaures 'Dinosauria', Musee Berenger Sauniere
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Musee Berenger Sauniere ©
Musee Berenger Sauniere

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