20 days in France Itinerary

20 days in France Itinerary

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20 days in France Itinerary

Start: Montevideo
Fly:  21​h
1
Nice
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Saint-Raphael
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Hyeres
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Paris
— 6 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Montevideo

3
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.
Attractions like Marineland and Plage du Soleil make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Villeneuve-Loubet), Lérins Islands (in Cannes) and Stade Nautique Jean Bunoz (in Antibes). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere du Chateau, kick back and relax at Coco Beach, and get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice trip builder website .

Montevideo, Uruguay to Nice is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Montevideo to Nice. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Montevideo in September: high temperatures in Nice hover around 28°C and lows are around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Antibes, Plage du Soleil, Lérins Islands
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Plage du Soleil ©
Plage du Soleil

4
nights
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Plage de Sylvabelle make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Saint-Raphael's surroundings by going to Le Cap Lardier (in La Croix-Valmer), Plage des Marines (in Cogolin) and Massif du Tanneron (in Tanneron).

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Saint-Raphael trip planner.

You can drive from Nice to Saint-Raphael in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Saint-Raphael when traveling from Nice in September, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hyeres.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

La Croix-Valmer, Theoule sur Mer, Corniche Inferieure, Massif du Tanneron, Plage des Marines
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Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Massif du Tanneron ©
Massif du Tanneron
Le Cap Lardier ©
Le Cap Lardier

4
nights
Hyeres

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Bring the kids along to Aquaboum and Plage noire du Langoustier. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hyeres: Le Lavandou (Plage de Jean Blanc, La plage, & more), Bormes-Les-Mimosas (Stand-Up Paddleboarding & Eglise Saint-Trophyme.) and Plage des Oursinieres (in Le Pradet). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Plage La Capte, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hyeres visit planner .

Traveling by car from Saint-Raphael to Hyeres takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, Eglise Saint-Trophyme., Aquaboum, Plage des Oursinieres, Scuba & Snorkeling
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La plage ©
La plage
Aquaboum ©
Aquaboum
Plage noire du Langoustier ©
Plage noire du Langoustier

6
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.
Kids will enjoy Disneyland Paris and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, contemplate the long history of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Paris trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Hyeres to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, Paris is slightly colder than Hyeres - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Disneyland Paris, Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
The Live Thriller ©
The Live Thriller

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