20 days in France Itinerary

20 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Jerusalem
Fly:  8 h
1
Paris
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Beaune
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
3
Strasbourg
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
Aix-en-Provence
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Nice
— 4 nights
+2
Tram + Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
6
Bayeux
— 3 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Train + Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: Jerusalem

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Paris is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jerusalem to Paris is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Jerusalem in April, with highs in Paris at 18°C and lows at 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can take a train to Beaune.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Beaune: Autun (Temple de Janus & Lycee militaire), Dijon (Paroisse Notre-Dame De Dijon & Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon) and Château de Sully-sur-Loire (in Sully-sur-Loire). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu, stop by Marche aux Vins, do a tasting at Patriarche Pere & Fils, and look for gifts at Le Cellier de la Cabiote.

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

Traveling by train from Paris to Beaune takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Beaune sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Beaune

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Autun, Dijon, Chateau du Clos de Vougeot, Château de Sully-sur-Loire
Highlights from your plan
Chateau du Clos de Vougeot ©
Chateau du Clos de Vougeot
Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu ©
Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu
Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon ©
Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon

3
nights
Strasbourg

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Venture out of the city with trips to Eglise Saint-Georges (in Selestat), La Volerie des aigles (in Kintzheim) and Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg (in Orschwiller). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, see the interesting displays at Palais de Rohan, explore the world behind art at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Strasbourg, and don't miss a visit to Grande Mosquee de Strasbourg.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Strasbourg online journey maker.

Traveling by train from Beaune to Strasbourg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Eglise Saint-Georges, La Volerie des aigles, Fort de Mutzig, Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
Highlights from your plan
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Strasbourg ©
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Strasbourg

2
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): look for gifts at Book In Bar, steep yourself in history at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, stop by Cours Mirabeau, thenexamine the collection at Musee Granet, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jean-de-Malte. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Fondation Vasarely, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Saint Victor, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and finally steep yourself in history at Paul Cezanne’s Studio.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Aix-en-Provence trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Strasbourg to Aix-en-Provence takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Strasbourg in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 11°C in Aix-en-Provence. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Marseille
Highlights from your plan
Musee Granet ©
Musee Granet
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Paul Cezanne’s Studio ©
Paul Cezanne’s Studio

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Antibes (Villa Eilenroc & Musee Picasso) and La Petite Cave de Saint Paul (in St-Paul-de-Vence). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, admire the masterpieces at Musee des Arts Asiatiques de Nice, browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche aux Fleurs Cours Saleya, and don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Nice vacation builder tool.

Traveling by car from Aix-en-Provence to Nice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Nice are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Antibes, VinAzur - Vins de provence, Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, La Petite Cave de Saint Paul
Highlights from your plan
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bayeux: Pegasus Memorial (in Ranville) and Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant (in Falaise). There's much more to do: stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Remains Mulberry Harbour, admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and examine the collection at Musee du debarquement.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Bayeux trip planner.

You can do a combination of tram, flight, and car from Nice to Bayeux in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Nice in May, with highs in Bayeux at 19°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Arromanches-les-Bains, Caen, Pointe du Hoc, Normandy American Cemetery, Pegasus Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery ©
Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery

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