19 days in France Itinerary

19 days in France Itinerary

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19 days in France Itinerary

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Paris
— 4 nights
Train:  3​h 45​min
2
Annecy
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Avignon
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Cap-d'Agde
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Saint-Cyprien
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  22​h 30​min
End: New York City

4
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.
Visit Chateau de Chantilly and Maison de Victor Hugo for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Louvre Museum and Ile Saint-Louis. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, kick back and relax at Paris Plage, contemplate the waterfront views at Bassin de la Villette, and get interesting insight from Un Bateau a Paris.

For traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Paris road trip planning website .

New York City, USA to Paris is an approximately 12-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Paris. Traveling from New York City in May, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 64°F and lows about 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to take a train to Annecy.

Things to do in Paris

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Chateau de Chantilly
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Chateau de Chantilly
Chateau de Chantilly
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Annecy

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
On the 1st (Wed), get a new perspective on things with V-Boat and then explore the activities along Lac d'Annecy. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage Municipale de Menthon Saint Bernard.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Annecy travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Annecy takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Annecy can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Avignon.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Plage Municipale de Menthon Saint Bernard
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Lac d'Annecy ©
Lac d'Annecy
V-Boat ©
V-Boat

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Palais des Papes and Ile de la Barthelasse. Explore hidden gems such as Le Sentier des Ocres and Locacano Sports. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Avignon: Veloroute du Calavon (in Apt) and Colline Saint-Eutrope (in Orange). There's more to do: hike along Parcours de L'Art.

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Getting from Annecy to Avignon by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Annecy in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Avignon, with highs around 83°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cap-d'Agde.

Things to do in Avignon

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Gordes, Veloroute du Calavon, Colline Saint-Eutrope, Locacano Sports
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Le Sentier des Ocres ©
Le Sentier des Ocres
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Ile de la Barthelasse ©
Ile de la Barthelasse

4
nights
Cap-d'Agde

Cap-d'Agde ©
Explore hidden gems such as Plage de la Grande Conque and Espace Georges Brassens. Get outdoors at Lac de Salagou and Plage Naturiste. Go for a jaunt from Cap-d'Agde to Mons to see Gorges d'Heric about 1h 10 min away.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cap-d'Agde online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Avignon to Cap-d'Agde takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Cap-d'Agde can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Saint-Cyprien.

Things to do in Cap-d'Agde

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sete, Lac de Salagou, Gorges d'Heric, Reserve Naturelle de Bagnas
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Gorges d'Heric ©
Gorges d'Heric
Lac de Salagou ©
Lac de Salagou
Espace Georges  Brassens ©
Espace Georges Brassens

2
nights
Saint-Cyprien

Saint-Cyprien ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Milandes, then see the interesting displays at L'Oustal du Perigord, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Abri de Cap Blanc, and finally Head underground at Grotte du Grand Roc. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Lascaux II, explore the fascinating underground world of Les Combarelles, and then see the interesting displays at Abri Pataud.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Saint-Cyprien sightseeing planning website .

Traveling by car from Cap-d'Agde to Saint-Cyprien takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Cap-d'Agde in June, Saint-Cyprien is a bit cooler at night with lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Cyprien

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, Chateau des Milandes, L'Oustal du Perigord, Abri de Cap Blanc, Lascaux II
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Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes
Lascaux II ©
Lascaux II
Grotte du Grand Roc ©
Grotte du Grand Roc

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