24 days in France Itinerary

24 days in France Itinerary

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24 days in France Itinerary

Start: Amman
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Paris
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Rouen
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Bayeux
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Train:  5 h 15 min
4
Beaune
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
5
Avignon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Carcassonne Center
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
7
Bordeaux
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Saint-Cyprien
— 2 nights
Drive:  80 h
End: Amman

2
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.
Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Montmartre are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, explore the world behind art at Musee Jacquemart-Andre, see the interesting displays at Musee Nissim de Camondo, and wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

Plan my day in Paris using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Amman, Jordan to Paris is an approximately 10.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Amman in July, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 30°C and lows about 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Let the collections at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen and Ecole Supérieure d'Art et Design Le Havre-Rouen capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen and Notre Dame de Grace. Get out of town with these interesting Rouen side-trips: Chateau de La Roche-Guyon (in La Roche-Guyon), Chateau de Bizy (in Vernon) and Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee Secq des Tournelles, contemplate the long history of Satie House and Museum (Maisons Satie), see the interesting displays at Ceramics Museum (Musee de la Ceramique), and admire the striking features of Hotel de Bourgtheroulde.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Rouen day trip planning tool.

Traveling by bus from Paris to Rouen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, things will get a bit cooler in Rouen: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Honfleur, Chateau du Bosc, Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours, Chateau de La Roche-Guyon, Chateau de Bizy
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet

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.
Appreciate the collections at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pegasus Memorial and Musee Baron Gerard. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc, explore the ancient world of Chateau de Caen, and learn about all things military at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bayeux travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Rouen to Bayeux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Bayeux, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Beaune.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pointe du Hoc, Pegasus Memorial, Chateau de Caen, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach
Highlights from your plan
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Pegasus Memorial ©
Pegasus Memorial
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach

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.
On the 3rd (Mon), learn the secrets of viniculture at Chateau de Meursault, then do a tasting at Les Caves de l'Abbaye, then explore the world behind art at Dalineum, and finally examine the collection at Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Le Cassissium, do a tasting at Chateau du Clos de Vougeot, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbaye Notre-Dame de Citeaux.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Beaune road trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Bayeux to Beaune takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daily temperatures in Beaune can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Avignon.

Things to do in Beaune

Wineries Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chateau de Meursault, Chateau du Clos de Vougeot, Abbaye Notre-Dame de Citeaux, Le Cassissium
Highlights from your plan
Chateau du Clos de Vougeot ©
Chateau du Clos de Vougeot
Les Caves de l'Abbaye ©
Les Caves de l'Abbaye

2
nights
Avignon

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
On the 5th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Palais des Papes, then head off the coast to Ile de la Barthelasse, and then contemplate the long history of Site Archeologique de Glanum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Musee du Petit Palais, don't miss a visit to Pont d'Avignon, and then explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre (les Arenes).

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Avignon journey planner.

Take a train from Beaune to Avignon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Beaune in August, things will get a bit warmer in Avignon: highs are around 35°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trips

Site Archeologique de Glanum, Amphitheatre (les Arenes)
Highlights from your plan
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon
Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)

2
nights
Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
On the 7th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lac de la Cavayere, and then contemplate the long history of Musee Berenger Sauniere. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Chateau Comtal and then take a stroll through Cité de Carcassonne.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Carcassonne Center online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Avignon to Carcassonne Center takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Carcassonne Center can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can take a train to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Musee Berenger Sauniere
Highlights from your plan
Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Chateau Comtal ©
Chateau Comtal

2
nights
Bordeaux

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Chateau Lafite and Château Maucaillou - Musée des arts et métiers de la vigne will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Port of the Moon and La Fleche Saint-Michel. Step out of Bordeaux to go to Pauillac and see Chateau Mouton Rothschild, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. It doesn't end there: do a tasting at Chateau Luchey-Halde.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Bordeaux vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Carcassonne Center to Bordeaux takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Saint-Cyprien.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Pauillac, Château Maucaillou - Musée des arts et métiers de la vigne
Highlights from your plan
Chateau Lafite ©
Chateau Lafite
Port of the Moon ©
Port of the Moon
Chateau Mouton Rothschild ©
Chateau Mouton Rothschild

2
nights
Saint-Cyprien

Saint-Cyprien ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Chateau de Beynac, contemplate the long history of Chateau de Castelnaud, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Milandes. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Abri de Cap Blanc, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lascaux II, and then contemplate the long history of Forteresse de Miremont.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Saint-Cyprien trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bordeaux to Saint-Cyprien takes 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Saint-Cyprien can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Cyprien

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Abri de Cap Blanc, Chateau de Beynac, Lascaux II, Forteresse de Miremont
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes
Chateau de Beynac ©
Chateau de Beynac

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