20 days in France Itinerary

20 days in France Itinerary

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Bayeux
— 3 nights
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Paris
— 3 nights
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Hyeres
— 3 nights
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Saint-Raphael
— 3 nights
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Nice
— 4 nights
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Chamonix
— 3 nights

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Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Family-friendly places like Deauville Beach and Plage de Vauville will thrill your kids. Relax by the water at Omaha Beach and Plage de Cabourg. Venture out of the city with trips to Urville Nacqueville Beach (in Urville-Nacqueville), Plage de Benerville sur Mer (in Benerville-sur-Mer) and Saint Catherine's Catholic Church (in Honfleur). There's much more to do: stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, take an in-depth tour of Airborne Museum, explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bayeux online trip itinerary builder.

Bournemouth, UK to Bayeux is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and train. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a train. Traveling from Bournemouth to Bayeux, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Bayeux are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Deauville Beach ©
Deauville Beach
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Plage de Vauville
Plage de Vauville

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Paris

Paris ©

City of Light

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.
Attractions like Louvre Museum and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, and examine the collection at Musee Rodin.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, read Paris online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Paris, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Hyeres.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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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. Kids will enjoy Plage noire du Langoustier and Heraclee Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Plage de Sylvabelle and Plage de L'Argentiere. Get out of town with these interesting Hyeres side-trips: Plage de Vergeron (in La Croix-Valmer), Le Lavandou (Plage d'Aiguebelle, Plage de Jean Blanc, &more) and Plage de la Faviere (in Bormes-Les-Mimosas). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Plage La Capte and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage des Oursinieres.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Hyeres trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Paris to Hyeres in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Plage noire du Langoustier ©
Plage noire du Langoustier
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne

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Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Relax by the water at Calanque de Maubois and Abel Baliff Beach. Attractions like Plage de Guerrevieille and Frejus Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Saint-Raphael's surroundings by going to Plage de la Madrague (in Sainte-Maxime), Plage des Canebiers (in Saint-Tropez) and Port Grimaud 1 Beach (in Port Grimaud). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Chateau, trek along La Pointe de l'Aiguille, make a splash at Waterworld lake of gaudrade, and get outside with Sublim Sky.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Saint-Raphael journey builder site.

Traveling by car from Hyeres to Saint-Raphael takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Saint-Raphael sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Plage du Chateau ©
Plage du Chateau
Port Grimaud 1 Beach ©
Port Grimaud 1 Beach
Calanque de Maubois ©
Calanque de Maubois

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Nice

Nice ©

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Castel Plage and Plage Robinson. Kids will appreciate attractions like Marineland and Plage du Soleil. Venture out of the city with trips to Juan les Pins Main Beach (in Juan-les-Pins), Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois (in Tanneron) and Le Suquet (in Cannes). There's much more to do: stroll through Coco Beach, kick back and relax at Plage de la Mariniere, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, and don't miss a visit to Galerie Lifetime Gallery.

For maps and tourist information, you can read our Nice trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Saint-Raphael to Nice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Saint-Raphael, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Nice, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Chamonix.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Marineland ©
Marineland
Castel Plage ©
Castel Plage
Plage du Soleil ©
Plage du Soleil

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Chamonix

Alpine Capital of the World

"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
Bring the kids along to Parasailing & Paragliding and Parc de Merlet. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Aiguille du Midi, enjoy breathtaking views from Step Into the Void, try out the rides at Domaine des Planards, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lac Blanc.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Chamonix trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Chamonix takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chamonix

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Vallee Blanche ©
Vallee Blanche

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