18 days in France Itinerary

18 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 3 nights
2
Rouen
— 2 nights
3
Bayeux
— 2 nights
4
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
5
Dinan
— 1 night
6
Tours
— 3 nights
7
La Chaussee-Saint-Victor
— 2 nights
8
Versailles
— 2 nights

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Paris road trip website.

New York City, USA to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Paris. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in September: high temperatures in Paris hover around °F and lows are around °F. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sat) before leaving for Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): admire the striking features of St. Maclou's Church, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc, and then explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Palais de Justice, visit Rue du Gros-Horloge, steep yourself in history at Gros-Horloge, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, thenget engrossed in the history at Historial Jeanne d’Arc, and finally contemplate the long history of Abbaye de Jumieges.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rouen route planning website.

Getting from Paris to Rouen by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. September in Rouen sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Abbaye de Jumieges
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Abbaye de Jumieges
Abbaye de Jumieges

2
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): make a trip to Atelier Galerie Ludovic Grand-Guillot, take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, thenstroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, and finally contemplate the long history of Omaha Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, thenadmire the masterpieces at Musee Baron Gerard, and finally view the masterpieces at Normandie Savoir-Faire.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bayeux online holiday planner.

Getting from Rouen to Bayeux by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Bayeux are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Wed) before leaving for Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Normandy American Cemetery, Omaha Beach
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

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapelle Saint-Aubert and then look for all kinds of wild species at Mont Saint-Michel Bay.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Mont-Saint-Michel trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Dinan.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel Bay ©
Mont Saint-Michel Bay
Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Chapelle Saint-Aubert ©
Chapelle Saint-Aubert

1
night
Dinan

Dinan ©
Dinan is a walled Breton town and a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department in northwestern France.GeographyIts geographical setting is exceptional. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Les Remparts de Dinan and then get outside with Avel Char.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Dinan online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Mont-Saint-Michel to Dinan in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Dinan are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tours.

Things to do in Dinan

Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Avel Char
Highlights from your plan
Avel Char ©
Avel Char

3
nights
Tours

Tours ©
Famous for its original medieval district, Tours is famous for its cafes that serve regional wines and interesting architectural bridges crossing the river Loire.
Appreciate the collections at Chateau de Chenonceau and Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chateau de Villandry and Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau. Step out of Tours with an excursion to Chateau Royal d'Amboise in Amboise--about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Musee du Compagnonnage, identify plant and animal life at Safari Train -Reserve de Beaumarchais, appreciate the extensive heritage of Place Jean Jaures, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Saint-Gatien.

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Traveling by car from Dinan to Tours takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Mon) before leaving for La Chaussee-Saint-Victor.

Things to do in Tours

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Amboise, Safari Train -Reserve de Beaumarchais, Chateau de Chenonceau, Chateau de Villandry, Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Saint-Gatien ©
Cathedrale Saint-Gatien
Chateau de Chenonceau ©
Chateau de Chenonceau

2
nights
La Chaussee-Saint-Victor

La Chaussee-Saint-Victor ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chambord and then step into the grandiose world of Domaine National de Chambord. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Park and Chateau de Beauregard, explore the historical opulence of Chateau Royal de Blois, and then examine the collection at Maison de la Magie Robert-Houdin.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your La Chaussee-Saint-Victor trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Tours to La Chaussee-Saint-Victor in an hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Tours in September since evenings lows in La Chaussee-Saint-Victor dip to °F. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Versailles.

Things to do in La Chaussee-Saint-Victor

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Blois, Chambord, Park and Chateau de Beauregard
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Chambord ©
Chateau de Chambord
Chateau Royal de Blois
Chateau Royal de Blois
Cathedrale Saint-Louis ©
Cathedrale Saint-Louis

2
nights
Versailles

Versailles ©
Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
On the 2nd (Wed), take in the exciting artwork at The Royal Chapel, explore the striking landscape of L'Orangerie, and then admire the landmark architecture of The Trianons & The Hamlet. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Palace of Versailles and then don't miss a visit to La Galerie des Batailles.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Versailles day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from La Chaussee-Saint-Victor to Versailles takes 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Versailles are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Trianons & The Hamlet ©
The Trianons & The Hamlet
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Grand Canal ©
Grand Canal

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