19 days in France Itinerary

19 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rochefort
— 2 nights
2
Saint-Nazaire
— 2 nights
3
Lorient
— 1 night
4
Brest
— 1 night
5
Roscoff
— 1 night
6
Paimpol
— 1 night
7
Pontorson
— 1 night
8
Le Mans City
— 1 night
9
Blois
— 1 night
10
Tours
— 2 nights
11
Langeais
— 1 night
12
Montlucon
— 1 night
13
Cluny
— Few hours
14
Dolus-d'Oleron
— 3 nights

2
nights
Rochefort

Rochefort ©
Rochefort is a commune in southwestern France, a port on the Charente estuary. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Musee National de la Marine, thentake in the waterfront activity at Port de plaisance de Rochefort, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Musee De L'ecole De Medecine Navale, and finally examine the collection at Musee des Commerces d'Autrefois.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rochefort online vacation maker.

Bourg-en-Bresse to Rochefort is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. When traveling from Bourg-en-Bresse in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Rochefort: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Nazaire.

Things to do in Rochefort

Museums Parks

Side Trip

Le Port de la Cotiniere
Highlights from your plan
Musee des Commerces d'Autrefois ©
Musee des Commerces d'Autrefois
Port de plaisance de Rochefort ©
Port de plaisance de Rochefort
Musee National de la Marine ©
Musee National de la Marine

2
nights
Saint-Nazaire

Saint-Nazaire ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get great views at Terrasse Panoramique de l’Ecluse Fortifiee and then take a tour of Sous-Marin l'Espadon.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint-Nazaire trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Rochefort to Saint-Nazaire takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lorient.

Things to do in Saint-Nazaire

Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Cite Medievale de Guerande
Highlights from your plan
Escal'Atlantic ©
Escal'Atlantic
Sous-Marin l'Espadon ©
Sous-Marin l'Espadon
Base Sous-Marine de Saint-Nazaire ©
Base Sous-Marine de Saint-Nazaire

1
night
Lorient

Lorient ©
Lorient is on the south coast of Brittany where the river Scorff and the river Blavet join to form an estuary before discharging into the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 14th (Fri), stop by Comtesse du Barry, examine the collection at Sous-Marin Flore, thentake an in-depth tour of Keroman Submarine Base, and finally see the interesting displays at Cite de la Voile Eric Tabarly. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Dolmens de Mane Karioned, delve into the mystery of Carnac stones, thendon't miss a visit to Centre Historique de Vannes, and finally examine the collection at Musee de la Compagnie des Indes.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Lorient road trip planner.

Drive from Saint-Nazaire to Lorient in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Lorient, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Brest.

Things to do in Lorient

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Carnac, Centre Historique de Vannes
Highlights from your plan
Cite de la Voile Eric Tabarly ©
Cite de la Voile Eric Tabarly
Carnac stones ©
Carnac stones
Keroman Submarine Base ©
Keroman Submarine Base

1
night
Brest

Brest ©
Brest is a city in the Finistère département in Brittany. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oceanopolis, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Louis de Brest, and then take an in-depth tour of Musee national de la Marine.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Brest trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lorient to Brest takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Brest, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Roscoff.

Things to do in Brest

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Oceanopolis ©
Oceanopolis
Eglise Saint-Louis de Brest ©
Eglise Saint-Louis de Brest

1
night
Roscoff

Roscoff ©
Roscoff is a commune in the Finistère département of Brittany in northwestern France.Roscoff is renowned for its picturesque architecture, labeled "petite cité de caractère de Bretagne" (small town of character) since 2009. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Ile de Batz, thenadmire the natural beauty at Jardin Exotique et Botanique de Roscoff, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally don't miss a visit to Notre Dame de Croaz Batz.

For traveler tips and tourist information, read Roscoff route maker site.

Traveling by car from Brest to Roscoff takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Paimpol.

Things to do in Roscoff

Parks Nature Spas
Highlights from your plan
Ile de Batz ©
Ile de Batz
Notre Dame de Croaz Batz ©
Notre Dame de Croaz Batz
Jardin Exotique et Botanique de Roscoff ©
Jardin Exotique et Botanique de Roscoff

1
night
Paimpol

Paimpol ©
Paimpol is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department in Brittany in northwestern France.It is a tourist destination, especially during the summer months when people are attracted by its port and beaches.PopulationInhabitants of Paimpol are called paimpolais in French.Breton languageThe municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on 29 September 2008.In 2008, 11.8% of primary school children attended bilingual schools.TransportThe Gare de Paimpol is connected by trains to Gare de Guingamp with the Paris-Montparnasse–Brest line.SightsBlue and white striped-jumpers are immediately visible in the streets and are seen to reflect not only their pride in all things to do with the sea, but also in their région, Brittany.The town centre leads from the port down to the coast, through cobbled streets filled with restaurants, cafés and bars. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): make a trip to Place du Martray, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Tugdual, and then steep yourself in history at Abbaye de Beauport.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Paimpol trip website.

Drive from Roscoff to Paimpol in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Paimpol are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Pontorson.

Things to do in Paimpol

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Treguier
Highlights from your plan
Abbaye de Beauport ©
Abbaye de Beauport

1
night
Pontorson

Pontorson ©
Pontorson is a commune in the Manche department in north-western France. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame de la Paix de Pontorson and then don't miss a visit to Le Moulin de Moidrey.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Pontorson road trip site.

You can drive from Paimpol to Pontorson in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Le Mans City.

Things to do in Pontorson

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mont-Saint-Michel
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Le Moulin de Moidrey ©
Le Moulin de Moidrey
Eglise Notre Dame de la Paix de Pontorson ©

1
night
Le Mans City

Le Mans City ©
Located on the Sarthe River, Le Mans has beautiful gothic cultural reminders of the past with a gloriously restored old city made popular as the backdrop for movie production.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at 24 Hours of Le Mans Museum, delve into the distant past at Enceinte Gallo-Romaine du Mans, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale de Saint-Julien de Mans, and finally steep yourself in history at Entre Cours et Jardins - Cite Plantagenet.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Le Mans City holiday planner.

You can drive from Pontorson to Le Mans City in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Pontorson in August, you will find days in Le Mans City are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Blois.

Things to do in Le Mans City

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale de Saint-Julien de Mans ©
Cathedrale de Saint-Julien de Mans
24 Hours of Le Mans Museum ©
24 Hours of Le Mans Museum
Entre Cours et Jardins - Cite Plantagenet ©

1
night
Blois

Blois
Situated on the banks of the lower Loire river, Blois opens doors to many activities centered along the banks of the river.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chambord, steep yourself in history at Chateau Royal de Blois, and then examine the collection at Maison de la Magie Robert-Houdin.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Blois trip planner.

Traveling by car from Le Mans City to Blois takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Blois sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tours.

Things to do in Blois

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Chateau de Chambord
Highlights from your plan
Chateau Royal de Blois
Chateau Royal de Blois
Chateau de Chambord ©
Chateau de Chambord
Maison de la Magie Robert-Houdin ©
Maison de la Magie Robert-Houdin

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): walk around Parc Mirabeau, admire the striking features of Cathedrale Saint-Gatien, take a stroll through Rue Nationale, pause for some photo ops at Basilique Saint-Julien, thenadmire the striking features of Place Plumereau, and finally make a trip to Basilique Saint Martin. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Chateau de Chenonceau, thenstep into the grandiose world of Chateau Royal d'Amboise, and then identify plant and animal life at Safari Train -Reserve de Beaumarchais.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tours trip planner.

You can drive from Blois to Tours in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Tours can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Langeais.

Things to do in Tours

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Chateau Royal d'Amboise, Safari Train -Reserve de Beaumarchais, Chateau de Chenonceau
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Saint-Gatien ©
Cathedrale Saint-Gatien
Chateau de Chenonceau ©
Chateau de Chenonceau
Chateau Royal d'Amboise ©
Chateau Royal d'Amboise

1
night
Langeais

Langeais ©
Langeais is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. You've now added Chateau de Langeais to your itinerary. On the 24th (Mon), make a trip to Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste and then contemplate the long history of Chateau de Langeais.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Langeais journey planning website.

Langeais is very close to Tours. In August, daily temperatures in Langeais can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Montlucon.

Things to do in Langeais

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Langeais ©
Chateau de Langeais
Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste ©
Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste

1
night
Montlucon

Montlucon ©
Montluçon HistoryEarly historyMontluçon was built in the Middle Ages. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Parc Wilson.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Montlucon trip planning tool.

You can drive from Langeais to Montlucon in 2.5 hours. In August in Montlucon, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Cluny.

Things to do in Montlucon

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Parc Wilson ©
Parc Wilson

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Cluny

Cluny ©
On the 25th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Berze le Chatel, admire the landmark architecture of Tour des Fromages, thendon't miss a visit to Eglise Notre-Dame de Cluny, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbey of Cluny.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Cluny day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Montlucon to Cluny takes 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Cluny are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dolus-d'Oleron.

Things to do in Cluny

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Abbey of Cluny ©
Abbey of Cluny
Tour des Fromages ©
Tour des Fromages
Berze le Chatel ©
Berze le Chatel

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Dolus-d'Oleron

Dolus-d'Oleron
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Cabanes des Createurs, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo de La Palmyre, and then don't miss a visit to Les Cabanes de la Baudissiere. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Pole-Nature du Marais aux Oiseaux, go for a stroll along the water at Le Port de la Cotiniere, thenvisit a coastal fixture at Le phare de chassiron, and finally meet the residents at Le Parc Myocastors.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Dolus-d'Oleron trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Cluny to Dolus-d'Oleron with the Route module. In August, daytime highs in Dolus-d'Oleron are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dolus-d'Oleron

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Zoo de La Palmyre, Le phare de chassiron, Le Port de la Cotiniere, Cabanes des Createurs, Fort Boyard
Highlights from your plan
Zoo de La Palmyre
Zoo de La Palmyre
Pole-Nature du Marais aux Oiseaux ©
Pole-Nature du Marais aux Oiseaux
Le phare de chassiron ©
Le phare de chassiron

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