20 days in France Itinerary

20 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 2 nights
2
Rouen
— 2 nights
3
Beaune
— 2 nights
4
Nice
— 4 nights
5
Marseille
— 3 nights
6
Saint-Remy-de-Provence
— 2 nights
7
Arques
— 1 night
8
Saint-Cyprien
— 1 night

2
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.
Arc de Triomphe and Maison de Victor Hugo will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Louvre Museum and Chateau de Malmaison. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Bois Preau (in Rueil-Malmaison). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay and take an in-depth tour of Maison de Balzac.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip maker app.

Toronto, Canada to Paris is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Paris, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In May in Paris, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Rueil-Malmaison, Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

2
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
On the 21st (Sat), see the interesting displays at Ceramics Museum (Musee de la Ceramique), thenexplore the world behind art at Musee Secq des Tournelles, thenadmire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, and finally get engrossed in the history at Historial Jeanne d’Arc.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rouen tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Paris to Rouen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Rouen sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Beaune.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Musee Secq des Tournelles ©
Musee Secq des Tournelles
Musee national de l'Education ©
Musee national de l'Education

2
nights
Beaune

Beaune ©
The Wine Capital of the Burgundy region in the Côte-d'Or department, Beaune is a walled city with features remaining from the pre-Roman and Roman eras in eastern France.
Get some cultural insight at Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu and Musee de la Vie Bourguignonne. Head to Le Cellier de la Cabiote and Whiskies and Spiritsfor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Dijon (Paroisse Notre-Dame De Dijon & Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon). There's more to do: look for gifts at Les Vins de Maurice.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Beaune itinerary planner.

Drive from Rouen to Beaune in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. May in Beaune sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Nice.

Things to do in Beaune

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dijon
Highlights from your plan
Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon
Paroisse Notre-Dame De Dijon ©
Paroisse Notre-Dame De Dijon

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 explore and learn at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Musée Marc Chagall and Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews. Go for a jaunt from Nice to Vence to see Chapelle du Rosaire about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Palais Lascaris, stroll through Castel Plage, kick back and relax at Paloma Beach, and stop by Patisserie Canet.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Nice trip planner.

Fly from Beaune to Nice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Beaune in May since evenings lows in Nice dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Chapelle du Rosaire, Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, Musée National Picasso, Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire
Highlights from your plan
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain
Musée Marc Chagall ©
Musée Marc Chagall

3
nights
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.
Appreciate the collections at Paul Cezanne’s Studio and Centre de la Vieille Charite. Do your shopping at Maison Empereur and Trois Fenetres. Venture out of the city with trips to Aix-en-Provence (Musee Granet, Museum d'Histoire Naturelle Aix en Provence, &more). The adventure continues: head off the coast to Chateau d'If, explore the world behind art at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, browse the exhibits of Musee des Beaux-Arts, and look for gifts at Savonnerie Marseillaise de la Licorne.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Marseille trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Nice to Marseille in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Marseille, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Remy-de-Provence.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Aix-en-Provence
Highlights from your plan
Paul Cezanne’s Studio ©
Paul Cezanne’s Studio
Musee Granet ©
Musee Granet

2
nights
Saint-Remy-de-Provence

Saint-Remy-de-Provence ©
Saint-Rémy-de-Provence is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France.HistoryThe town is named after Saint Remigius.GeographySaint-Rémy-de-Provence is situated about 20km south of Avignon, just north of the Alpilles mountain range.TransportationThe high-speed train station is 20 km from the city. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): delve into the distant past at Site Archeologique de Glanum, admire the landmark architecture of Chateau des Baux de Provence, see the interesting displays at Musee Yves Brayer, thenexperience rural life at Moulin à Huile d' Olive du Calanquet, thenexplore the world behind art at Musee Estrine, and finally examine the collection at Musee du Peintre Michel Jouenne. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Musee des Santons, thenget engrossed in the history at Musee Departemental Arles Antique, and then explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre (les Arenes).

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Saint-Remy-de-Provence trip planner.

You can drive from Marseille to Saint-Remy-de-Provence in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. In May in Saint-Remy-de-Provence, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Arques.

Things to do in Saint-Remy-de-Provence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Les Baux de Provence, Arles
Highlights from your plan
Site Archeologique de Glanum ©
Site Archeologique de Glanum
Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)
Musee Departemental Arles Antique ©
Musee Departemental Arles Antique

1
night
Arques

Arques ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Musee Berenger Sauniere.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Arques vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Saint-Remy-de-Provence to Arques in 3.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Arques can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Saint-Cyprien.

Things to do in Arques

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Musee Berenger Sauniere
Highlights from your plan
Musee Berenger Sauniere ©
Musee Berenger Sauniere

1
night
Saint-Cyprien

Saint-Cyprien ©
On the 4th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Chateau de Castelnaud and then make a trip to Chateau des Milandes.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Saint-Cyprien vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Arques to Saint-Cyprien in 4 hours. Traveling from Arques in June, plan for little chillier nights in Saint-Cyprien, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Cyprien

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle
Highlights from your plan
Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes
Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud

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