19 days in France Itinerary

19 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Paris
— 7 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Lyon
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
3
Carcassonne Center
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Toulouse
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Caen
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
6
Rouen
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Paris
— 1 night
Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Buenos Aires

7
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, The Army Museum, Food Tours, and other attractions you added. Get some historical perspective at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Get a sense of the local culture at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Chateau de Fontainebleau (in Fontainebleau), Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Chartres Cathedral (in Chartres). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, contemplate the long history of La Sorbonne, admire the landmark architecture of La Madeleine, and step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris journey app.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Paris is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Paris due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Buenos Aires in April: high temperatures in Paris hover around 18°C and lows are around 6°C. On the 20th (Fri), you're off to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chateau de Fontainebleau, Palace of Versailles, Chartres Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Chartres Cathedral ©
Chartres Cathedral
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau

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 20th (Fri): wander the streets of Cite medievale de Perouges. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, see the interesting displays at Musee Miniature et Cinema, thenexplore the world behind art at Musee des Tissus et des Arts Decoratif, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lyon journey planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. April in Lyon sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Cite medievale de Perouges
Highlights from your plan
Cite medievale de Perouges ©
Cite medievale de Perouges
Musee Miniature et Cinema ©
Musee Miniature et Cinema
Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste ©
Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste

1
night
Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Carcassonne Cathedral as well as Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne. On the 22nd (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, steep yourself in history at Cathar Castles, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts, examine the collection at Musee des Automates, don't miss a visit to Abbaye d'Alet les Bains, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, thentake in panoramic vistas at Tour Magdala, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Carcassonne Cathedral.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Carcassonne Center day trip tool.

You can take a train from Lyon to Carcassonne Center in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Toulouse.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Rennes-le-Chateau, Musee des Automates, Abbaye d'Alet les Bains
Highlights from your plan
Eglise Saint-Nazaire ©
Eglise Saint-Nazaire
Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne ©
Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles

2
nights
Toulouse

Toulouse ©
On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame de la Daurade, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle des Carmelites, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Saint-Sernin, get curious at Aeroscopia, thenget engrossed in the history at Ailes Anciennes Toulouse, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Les Jacobins.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Toulouse trip planner.

Drive from Carcassonne Center to Toulouse in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 25th (Wed), you'll travel to Caen.

Things to do in Toulouse

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Blagnac
Highlights from your plan
Ailes Anciennes Toulouse ©
Ailes Anciennes Toulouse
Aeroscopia ©
Aeroscopia
Basilique Saint-Sernin ©
Basilique Saint-Sernin

2
nights
Caen

Caen ©
Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was buried there, and for the Battle for Caen--heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chateau de Caen, Normandy Sightseeing Tours, Abbaye aux Hommes, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): make a trip to Abbaye aux Hommes, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye aux Dames, and then delve into the distant past at Chateau de Caen. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant, get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, thenadmire the masterpieces at Musee Baron Gerard, and finally deepen your understanding of the past and present with Normandy Sightseeing Tours.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Caen day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Toulouse to Caen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Toulouse in April, you will find days in Caen are little chillier (17°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Caen

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Bayeux, Le Phare de Gatteville, Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant, Cornille Havard - Fondeur de Cloches, Cathedrale de Coutances
Highlights from your plan
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant ©
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant
Abbaye aux Hommes
Abbaye aux Hommes

1
night
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire the striking features of Eglise Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc, steep yourself in history at Place de l'Aitre de St. Maclou, thenadmire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, thenexplore the world behind art at Musee Secq des Tournelles, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Cote Sainte-Catherine.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rouen day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Caen to Rouen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Rouen sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Place de l'Aitre de St. Maclou ©
Place de l'Aitre de St. Maclou
Cote Sainte-Catherine ©
Cote Sainte-Catherine

1
night
Paris

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Rouen to Paris in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Tours Wineries Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Canal Saint-Martin ©
Canal Saint-Martin
Pont-Neuf ©
Pont-Neuf

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