17 days in Germany & France Itinerary

17 days in Germany & France Itinerary

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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
3
Nice, France
— 2 nights
4
Le Lavandou, France
— 2 nights
5
Aix-en-Provence, France
— 2 nights
6
Paris, France
— 3 nights
7
Bayeux, France
— 2 nights


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Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to East Side Gallery, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, and appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Berlin holiday builder website.

New York City, USA to Berlin is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Berlin. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Frauenkirche, then steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, then walk around English Garden, and finally see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Deutsches Museum, then make a trip to Marienplatz, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, and finally admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Munich trip planner.

You can fly from Berlin to Munich in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. August in Munich sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
English Garden ©
English Garden
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

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Nice, France

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 3rd (Thu): get your game on at SENSAS Nice, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, then take a stroll through Vieille Ville, and finally indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, get outside with Nikaia Glisse, then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, then admire the masterpieces at Musee National Fernand-Leger, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee de la Carte Postale.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Nice trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Munich to Nice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Munich in September: high temperatures in Nice hover around 76°F and lows are around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Le Lavandou.

Things to do in Nice

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Musee National Fernand-Leger, Musee de la Carte Postale
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©

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Le Lavandou, France

Le Lavandou ©
Le Lavandou is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. On the 5th (Sat), stroll through Grande Plage du Lavandou, get outside with Plage de Saint-Clair, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage d'Aiguebelle, then kick back and relax at Plage de Jean Blanc, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Gigaro, enjoy the sand and surf at Heraclee Beach, identify plant and animal life at Le Cap Lardier, then kick back and relax at Plage de Cavaliere, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de la Faviere.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Le Lavandou day trip site.

You can drive from Nice to Le Lavandou in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Nice in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Le Lavandou, with lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Le Lavandou

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

La Croix-Valmer, Plage de la Faviere
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc
Plage de Cavaliere ©
Plage de Cavaliere
Plage d'Aiguebelle ©
Plage d'Aiguebelle

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Aix-en-Provence, France

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): kick back and relax at Bestouan Beach, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, head outdoors with Cape Canaille, then cruise along Route des Cretes, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de la Grande Mer. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Mystery Games, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, examine the collection at Musee Granet, have some family-friendly fun at Laser game Evolution, then explore the galleries of Paul Cezanne’s Studio, and finally see the interesting displays at Fondation Vasarely.

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Traveling by car from Le Lavandou to Aix-en-Provence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. In September, daytime highs in Aix-en-Provence are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Cassis, Route des Cretes, Laser game Evolution
Highlights from your plan
Route des Cretes ©
Route des Cretes
Kayaking & Canoeing

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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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Paris trip site.

You can fly from Aix-en-Provence to Paris in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Aix-en-Provence in September; daily highs in Paris reach 70°F and lows reach 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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Bayeux, France

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 12th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at D-Day Monument, explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Remains Mulberry Harbour, explore the different monuments and memorials at Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, then pause for some photo ops at Pegasus Memorial, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetières Militaires, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye aux Dames.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bayeux, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Paris to Bayeux takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Ranville, Abbaye aux Dames, Remains Mulberry Harbour, 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
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach

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