17 days in France Itinerary

17 days in France Itinerary

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17 days in France Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Paris
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h 15​min
2
Bayeux
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Fly + Bus:  7​h
3
Le Lavandou
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Cannes
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Hyderabad

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Le Marais and Champs-Elysees. Let the collections at Musee d'Orsay and Appartement-Atelier de Le Corbusier capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, stroll through Île de la Cité, admire the striking features of Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Paris online day trip planner .

Hyderabad, India to Paris is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Hyderabad to Paris is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Hyderabad in April, expect Paris to be cooler, temps between 18°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Musee de Courseulles. You'll get in some beach time at Plage de Vauville and Omaha Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bayeux: Huisnes Sur Mer Ossuary (in Huisnes sur Mer), Urville Nacqueville Beach (in Urville-Nacqueville) and Mont Saint-Michel (in Mont-Saint-Michel). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at American Cemetery & Memorial, stroll through Plage-Baignade Yport, and enjoy the sand and surf at Plage Du Tilleul.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bayeux trip planner .

You can take a train from Paris to Bayeux in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. April in Bayeux sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Le Lavandou.

Things to do in Bayeux

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Urville Nacqueville Beach, Plage Du Tilleul, Normandy American Cemetery, Mont Saint-Michel, Omaha Beach
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

2
nights
Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou ©
Le Lavandou is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Visit Notre Dame De Constance and Old Town for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Sentier Jean Francois Jube and Plage de Cavaliere. Get out of town with these interesting Le Lavandou side-trips: Plage de Gigaro (in La Croix-Valmer) and Eglise Saint Louis (in Hyeres). And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, hike along Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette, do a tasting at Domaine Sainte Marie, and kick back and relax at Grande Plage du Lavandou.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Le Lavandou trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and bus from Bayeux to Le Lavandou takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. In April, Le Lavandou is somewhat warmer than Bayeux - with highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cannes.

Things to do in Le Lavandou

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bormes-Les-Mimosas, Hyeres, Plage de Gigaro, Sentier Jean Francois Jube, Sentier du Littoral
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Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Cavaliere ©
Plage de Cavaliere
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
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.
Lérins Islands and Rue d'Antibes are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Vieille Ville and Palais Lascaris will appeal to history buffs. Explore Cannes' surroundings by going to Nice (Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, Castel Plage, & more) and Chapelle de Saint Pierre des Pecheurs (in Villefranche-sur-Mer). There's much more to do: wander the streets of La Croisette, get to know the fascinating history of Le Suquet, and contemplate the long history of Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cannes vacation planning tool .

Drive from Le Lavandou to Cannes in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. April in Cannes sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Nice, Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, Chapelle de Saint Pierre des Pecheurs
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

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