18 days in France Itinerary

18 days in France Itinerary

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18 days in France Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
Bormes-Les-Mimosas
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  7​h 45​min
3
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Bayeux
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
5
Paris
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Vienna

4
nights
Bormes-Les-Mimosas

Bormes-Les-Mimosas ©
Bormes-les-Mimosas is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.It has a Mediterranean climate.Bormes-les-Mimosas is a city in bloom and won the 2003 Gold Medal awarded by the Entente Florale. We've included these beaches for you: Plage de la Faviere and Plage de l'Estagnol. Visiting Plage de Gigaro and Plage de Sylvabelle will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Plage de Cabasson, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Cavaliere, stop by Daskalides Chocolatier, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Saint-Francois-de-Paule.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bormes-Les-Mimosas holiday website .

Vienna, Austria to Bormes-Les-Mimosas is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Bormes-Les-Mimosas

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, La Croix-Valmer, Daskalides Chocolatier
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Plage de Cabasson ©
Plage de Cabasson
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle

3
nights
Sarlat-la-Caneda

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©
Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chateau de Castelnaud and Chateau de Bridoire. Get in touch with nature at Gouffre de Padirac and Le Gouffre de Proumeyssac. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Milandes, don't miss a visit to Vieux Sarlat, steep yourself in history at Chateau de Beynac, and admire the natural beauty at Les Jardins de Marqueyssac.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sarlat-la-Caneda trip maker site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Bormes-Les-Mimosas to Sarlat-la-Caneda takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Bormes-Les-Mimosas in July, plan for little chillier nights in Sarlat-la-Caneda, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Gouffre de Padirac, Le Gouffre de Proumeyssac, Chateau de Bridoire, Chateau de Beynac
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Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes
Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Chateau de Bridoire ©
Chateau de Bridoire

2
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mont Saint-Michel and Eglise Paroissiale Saint-Pierre. Step out of the city life by going to Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel and Mont Saint-Michel Bay. Change things up with these side-trips from Mont-Saint-Michel: Plage Saint-Martin-de-Brehal (in Brehal) and Chateau de Fougeres (in Fougeres). Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, make a splash at Alligator Bay, and don't miss a visit to La Grande Rue.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Mont-Saint-Michel trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Mont-Saint-Michel by combination of flight and train takes about 8 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Sarlat-la-Caneda in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Mont-Saint-Michel, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Alligator Bay, Chateau de Fougeres, Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel, Plage Saint-Martin-de-Brehal, Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel

3
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Get some historical perspective at American Cemetery & Memorial and Cathedrale Notre-Dame. Get in touch with nature at Falaises d'Etretat and Omaha Beach. Step out of Bayeux with an excursion to La Maison du Biscuit in Sortosville-en-Beaumont--about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, brush up on your military savvy at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie, take in the history at Around Europe Battlefields Tours Day Tours, and don't miss a visit to Atelier Galerie Ludovic Grand-Guillot.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bayeux trip planning website .

You can drive from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bayeux in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Bayeux are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Omaha Beach, Normandy American Cemetery, La Maison du Biscuit, Falaises d'Etretat
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach

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.
Champs-Elysees and Palace of Versailles will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Île de la Cité and Seine River. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, wander the streets of Le Marais, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Paris Plage.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Paris trip planner .

Take a train from Bayeux to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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