21 days in France Itinerary

21 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 1 night
2
Rouen
— 2 nights
3
Bayeux
— 2 nights
4
Beaune
— 2 nights
5
Lyon
— 2 nights
6
Nice
— 2 nights
7
Aix-en-Provence
— 2 nights
8
Montelimar
— 1 night
9
Arques
— 2 nights
10
Saint-Cyprien
— 2 nights

1
night
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.
On the 1st (Wed), explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Versailles and then shop like a local with words and things.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paris online journey planner.

New York City, USA to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in June; daily highs in Paris reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, words and things
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Ceramics Museum (Musee de la Ceramique), admire the masterpieces at Musee Secq des Tournelles, thenexplore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, and finally examine the collection at Historial Jeanne d’Arc. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Ecole Supérieure d'Art et Design Le Havre-Rouen and then admire the masterpieces at Musee national de l'Education.

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Traveling by car from Paris to Rouen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Paris in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Rouen: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Pegasus Memorial, brush up on your military savvy at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie, and then see the interesting displays at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at D-Day Experience (Dead Man's Corner museum) and then get engrossed in the history at Airborne Museum.

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You can drive from Rouen to Bayeux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Beaune.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Airborne Museum, Pegasus Memorial, D-Day Experience (Dead Man's Corner museum)
Highlights from your plan
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Airborne Museum ©
Airborne Museum
Pegasus Memorial ©
Pegasus Memorial

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Chateau de la Verrerie, try some of the vintages at Chateau de Meursault, and then examine the collection at Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Vie Bourguignonne, thenadmire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon, and then see the interesting displays at Musee Rude.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Beaune trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Bayeux to Beaune in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Bayeux in June, you will find days in Beaune are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lyon.

Things to do in Beaune

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Dijon, Chateau de la Verrerie, Chateau de Meursault
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de la Verrerie ©
Chateau de la Verrerie
Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon

2
nights
Lyon

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon, explore the ancient world of Théâtre gallo-romain, take an in-depth tour of Musee des Tissus et des Arts Decoratif, thenexamine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema, and finally see the interesting displays at Fresque des Lyonnais. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Institut & Musee Lumiere, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, and then see the interesting displays at Musee de l'Imprimerie de Lyon.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Lyon day trip app.

You can drive from Beaune to Lyon in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Beaune in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Lyon, with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Musee des Tissus et des Arts Decoratif ©
Musee des Tissus et des Arts Decoratif
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon ©
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon
Musee Miniature et Cinema ©
Musee Miniature et Cinema

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville, thenexamine the collection at Palais Lascaris, and finally examine the collection at Galerie Eva Vautier. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Musée National Picasso, take an in-depth tour of Musee National Fernand-Leger, and then contemplate the long history of Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Nice trip site.

You can fly from Lyon to Nice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lyon in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Nice, with lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Musée National Picasso, Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, Musee National Fernand-Leger
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris

2
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): learn more about the world around you at Museum d'Histoire Naturelle Aix en Provence, thensee the interesting displays at Musee Granet, and then take an in-depth tour of Paul Cezanne’s Studio. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museum Calisson, thenexamine the collection at Fondation Vasarely, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Aix-en-Provence trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Aix-en-Provence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Nice, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Aix-en-Provence, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Montelimar.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Musee des Beaux-Arts
Highlights from your plan
Paul Cezanne’s Studio ©
Paul Cezanne’s Studio
Musee Granet ©
Musee Granet
Fondation Vasarely ©
Fondation Vasarely

1
night
Montelimar

Montelimar ©
Montélimar is a commune in the Drôme department in southeastern France. On the 15th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Montelimar and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Contemporain Saint-Martin.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Montelimar trip builder.

Getting from Aix-en-Provence to Montelimar by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. June in Montelimar sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Arques.

Things to do in Montelimar

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Montelimar ©
Chateau de Montelimar
Musee d'Art Contemporain Saint-Martin ©
Musee d'Art Contemporain Saint-Martin

2
nights
Arques

Arques ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Musee Berenger Sauniere and Musee des Dinosaures 'Dinosauria'. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee Petiet and Musee des Automates.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Arques route maker tool.

Getting from Montelimar to Arques by car takes about 4 hours. June in Arques sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Saint-Cyprien.

Things to do in Arques

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Limoux, Musee des Dinosaures 'Dinosauria', Musee Berenger Sauniere
Highlights from your plan
Musee Berenger Sauniere ©
Musee Berenger Sauniere
Musee Petiet ©
Musee Petiet
Musee des Automates ©
Musee des Automates

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nights
Saint-Cyprien

Saint-Cyprien ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Milandes and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Castelnaud. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Abri Pataud, thenlearn more about the world around you at Pole d'interpretation de la Prehistoire, thenget engrossed in the history at Prehistorical site of Castel-Merle, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Commarque.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Saint-Cyprien tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Arques to Saint-Cyprien takes 4 hours. Traveling from Arques in June, Saint-Cyprien is little chillier at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Cyprien

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Prehistorical site of Castel-Merle
Highlights from your plan
Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes
Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Chateau de Commarque ©
Chateau de Commarque

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