20 days in France Itinerary

20 days in France Itinerary

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20 days in France Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
Nice
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  7 h 15 min
2
Perros-Guirec
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Saint-Malo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Le Havre
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Paris
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
6
Dijon
— 2 nights
Train:  5 h
7
Carcassonne Center
— 2 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
8
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Mumbai

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): kick back and relax at Castel Plage, take a stroll through Vieille Ville, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through La Croisette, then wander the streets of Rue d'Antibes, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Nice trip itinerary website .

Mumbai, India to Nice is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Mumbai to Nice due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in April; daily highs in Nice reach 20°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Cannes
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Castel Plage ©
Castel Plage
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Perros-Guirec

Perros-Guirec ©
Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
On the 14th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles, then explore the striking landscape at Falaises de Tredrez, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Tregastel - la Greve Blanche. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sights with a stroll at Sentier des douaniers, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage Bonaparte, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de la Comtesse, and finally stroll through Plage du Palus.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Nice to Perros-Guirec in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nice in April, expect Perros-Guirec to be a bit cooler, temps between 15°C and 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Saint-Malo.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Plouha, Falaises de Tredrez, Plage de la Greve Blanche, Plage de la Comtesse
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Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles ©
Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles
Sentier des douaniers ©
Sentier des douaniers
Falaises de Tredrez ©
Falaises de Tredrez

2
nights
Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo ©
Once the feared base of pirates and heavily fortified against Norman attacks, today's coastal Saint-Malo is one of the top tourist draws.
On the 16th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mont Saint-Michel and then kick back and relax at Plage du Sillon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Pointe du Decolle, enjoy the sand and surf at Longchamps Beach, then kick back and relax at St Jacut Beaches, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Nick.

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Traveling by car from Perros-Guirec to Saint-Malo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Saint-Malo are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Le Havre.

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint-Lunaire, Plages de St-Jacut-de-la-Mer, Mont Saint-Michel
Highlights from your plan
Plage du Sillon ©
Plage du Sillon
Plage du Nick ©
Plage du Nick
Longchamps Beach ©
Longchamps Beach

2
nights
Le Havre

Le Havre ©
Le Havre is a port city at the mouth of the Seine, on the English Channel in Upper Normandy.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): kick back and relax at Deauville Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Catherine's Church, and then don't miss a visit to Le Vieux Bassin. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Plage Du Tilleul, then take in the dramatic natural features at Porte d’Aval, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage-Baignade Yport, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Les Cressonnieres.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Le Havre trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Saint-Malo to Le Havre by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Paris.

Things to do in Le Havre

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Honfleur, Porte d’Aval, Deauville Beach, Plage-Baignade Yport, Les Cressonnieres
Highlights from your plan
Deauville Beach ©
Deauville Beach
Porte d’Aval ©
Porte d’Aval
Vieux Bassin ©
Vieux Bassin

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, take a stroll through Le Marais, and walk around Luxembourg Gardens.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris tour planning tool .

Getting from Le Havre to Paris by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April in Paris, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can take a train to Dijon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Montmartre ©
Montmartre

2
nights
Dijon

Dijon ©
Perhaps best known for its locally produced mustard, Dijon also makes a wonderfully flavorful crème de cassis, or blackcurrant liqueur, and boasts excellent examples of regional architecture with polychrome roofs made of tiles in terracotta, green, yellow, and black placed in geometric patterns.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): get outside with Cote Dor Aventures, tee off at Exclusiv Golf Chateau de Chailly, and then trek along Owl's Trail. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Lippe Isabelle, stop by Boursot Pere & Fils, do a tasting at Domaine Chateau de Citeaux, then learn about winemaking at Le Caveau de Meursault, and finally play a few rounds at Golf de la Chassagne.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Dijon online trip itinerary maker .

You can take a train from Paris to Dijon in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Dijon can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can take a train to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Dijon

Outdoors Golf Wineries

Side Trips

Meursault, Domaine Isabelle Lippe, Cote Dor Aventures, Golf de la Chassagne, Exclusiv Golf Chateau de Chailly
Highlights from your plan
Golf de la Chassagne ©
Golf de la Chassagne
Owl's Trail ©
Owl's Trail
Domaine Isabelle Lippe ©
Domaine Isabelle Lippe

2
nights
Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
On the 25th (Thu), do a tasting at Domaine J.Laurens, identify plant and animal life at Source Salee de la Sals, then learn about winemaking at Chateau Canet, and finally steep yourself in history at Carcassonne Medieval City. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Chateau Saint-Esteve, learn about winemaking at Chateau la Voulte Gasparets, do a tasting at O'Vineyards, then identify plant and animal life at Parc animalier de la matarelle, and finally do a tasting at Domaine Rose et Paul.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Carcassonne Center trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by train from Dijon to Carcassonne Center takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In April in Carcassonne Center, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Wineries Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Carcassonne, Source Salee de la Sals, Chateau Saint-Esteve, Chateau la Voulte Gasparets, Parc animalier de la matarelle
Highlights from your plan
O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards
Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Chateau Canet ©
Chateau Canet

3
nights
Bonifacio, Corsica

Bonifacio ©
At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
Take a break from the city and head to Iles Lavezzi and Sentier Littoral des Bruzzi. We've included these beaches for you: Plage du Petit Sperone and Plage de San Giovanni. Step out of Bonifacio to go to Monacia-d'Aullene and see Sentier du Patrimoine, which is approximately 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Bonifacio Citadel, Head underground at Grottes de Bonifacio, and make a trip to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps).

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bonifacio trip itinerary planning app .

Do a combination of train and flight from Carcassonne Center to Bonifacio in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. In April in Bonifacio, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pianottoli-Caldarello, Sentier du Patrimoine
Highlights from your plan
Iles Lavezzi ©
Iles Lavezzi
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone
Grottes de Bonifacio ©
Grottes de Bonifacio

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