23 days in France Itinerary

23 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 2 nights
2
Rouen
— 2 nights
3
Beaune
— 2 nights
4
Nice
— 3 nights
5
Marseille
— 3 nights
6
Saint-Remy-de-Provence
— 2 nights
7
Montelimar
— 2 nights
8
Arques
— 2 nights
9
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 2 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Maison de Balzac. Get some cultural insight at Musee d'Orsay and Palace of Versailles. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Chateau de Malmaison (in Rueil-Malmaison) and The Trianons & The Hamlet (in Versailles). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, browse the exhibits of Maison de Victor Hugo, and explore the world behind art at Musee Jacquemart-Andre.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Paris online trip itinerary maker.

Sydney, Australia to Paris is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Paris, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in May, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Versailles, Chateau de Malmaison
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

2
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
On the 27th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Ceramics Museum (Musee de la Ceramique), admire the masterpieces at Musee Secq des Tournelles, thenadmire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, thentake in the exciting artwork at Ecole Supérieure d'Art et Design Le Havre-Rouen, and finally look for gifts at Fayencerie Augy. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Musee national de l'Education and then take an in-depth tour of Historial Jeanne d’Arc.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Rouen holiday website.

Traveling by car from Paris to Rouen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Rouen sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Beaune.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Musee Secq des Tournelles ©
Musee Secq des Tournelles

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): try some of the vintages at Chateau de Meursault, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Collegiale Notre Dame, thenlook for gifts at Le Cellier de la Cabiote, thenexamine the collection at Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu, and finally explore the world behind art at Dalineum. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by CPH La Grande Boutique du Vin, thenstop by Athenaeum, and then stop by Cheese Shop Alain Hess.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Beaune road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Rouen to Beaune in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Beaune can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Beaune

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chateau de Meursault
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CPH La Grande Boutique du Vin ©
CPH La Grande Boutique du Vin
Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu ©
Collegiale Notre Dame ©
Collegiale Notre Dame

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.
Popular historic sites such as Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Chapelle du Rosaire are in your itinerary. Let the collections at Musée Marc Chagall and Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire capture your imagination. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, steep yourself in history at Palais Lascaris, browse the exhibits of Musée National Picasso, and stop by Patisserie Canet.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Nice road trip planning app.

Getting from Beaune to Nice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Beaune in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Nice, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Chapelle du Rosaire, Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, Old Harbor (La Darse), Musée National Picasso, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
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Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Musée Marc Chagall ©
Musée Marc Chagall

3
nights
Marseille

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence and Musee Granet are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Paul Cezanne’s Studio and Musee des Beaux-Arts. Explore Marseille's surroundings by going to Aix-en-Provence (Museum d'Histoire Naturelle Aix en Provence & Fondation Vasarely) and Musee Raimu (in Marignane). There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Chateau d'If, stop by La Chocolaterie Marseillaise, and take an in-depth tour of Musee d'Histoire de Marseille.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Marseille road trip tool.

You can drive from Nice to Marseille in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Nice, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Marseille, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Saint-Remy-de-Provence.

Things to do in Marseille

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, Musee Raimu
Highlights from your plan
Paul Cezanne’s Studio ©
Paul Cezanne’s Studio
Musee Granet ©
Musee Granet

2
nights
Saint-Remy-de-Provence

Saint-Remy-de-Provence ©
Saint-Rémy-de-Provence is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France.HistoryThe town is named after Saint Remigius.GeographySaint-Rémy-de-Provence is situated about 20km south of Avignon, just north of the Alpilles mountain range.TransportationThe high-speed train station is 20 km from the city. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): admire the striking features of Chateau des Baux de Provence, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Des Images, see the interesting displays at Musee Yves Brayer, examine the collection at Musee des Santons, thencontemplate the long history of Site Archeologique de Glanum, and finally examine the collection at Musee du Peintre Michel Jouenne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Moulin à Huile d' Olive du Calanquet, steep yourself in history at Amphitheatre (les Arenes), thenget engrossed in the history at Musee Departemental Arles Antique, and finally steep yourself in history at Les Alyscamps.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Saint-Remy-de-Provence online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Marseille to Saint-Remy-de-Provence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Montelimar.

Things to do in Saint-Remy-de-Provence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Les Baux de Provence, Arles
Highlights from your plan
Site Archeologique de Glanum ©
Site Archeologique de Glanum
Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)
Musee Departemental Arles Antique ©
Musee Departemental Arles Antique

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Montelimar

Montelimar ©
Montélimar is a commune in the Drôme department in southeastern France. On the 8th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Chateau de Grignan, thentake in the exciting artwork at ARTEFACT Galerie d'art contemporain, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau de Suze-la-Rousse, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Montelimar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Domaine Lavandais - Musee de la Lavande and then explore the fascinating underground world of Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Montelimar trip planning tool.

Drive from Saint-Remy-de-Provence to Montelimar in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Montelimar are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Arques.

Things to do in Montelimar

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

ARTEFACT Galerie d'art contemporain, Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac, Domaine Lavandais - Musee de la Lavande, Chateau de Grignan, Chateau de Suze-la-Rousse
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Montelimar ©
Chateau de Montelimar
Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac ©
Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac
Chateau de Grignan ©
Chateau de Grignan

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Arques

Arques ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Musee des Dinosaures 'Dinosauria' and then see the interesting displays at Musee Berenger Sauniere. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Musee des Automates and then examine the collection at Musee Petiet.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Arques trip planner.

You can drive from Montelimar to Arques in 4 hours. June in Arques sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Arques

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Limoux, Musee des Dinosaures 'Dinosauria', Musee Berenger Sauniere
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Musee Berenger Sauniere ©
Musee Berenger Sauniere
Musee Petiet ©
Musee Petiet
Musee des Automates ©
Musee des Automates

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nights
Sarlat-la-Caneda

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©
Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): look for gifts at Cave Philippe Godard, thenstep into the grandiose world of Chateau des Milandes, thenstep into the grandiose world of Chateau de Castelnaud, and finally examine the collection at L'Oustal du Perigord. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Beynac, thenlearn more about the world around you at Pole d'interpretation de la Prehistoire, thenHead underground at Lascaux II, and finally contemplate the long history of Chateau de Hautefort.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, use the Sarlat-la-Caneda trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Arques to Sarlat-la-Caneda in 4 hours. Traveling from Arques in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Sarlat-la-Caneda, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Chateau de Beynac, Lascaux II, Pole d'interpretation de la Prehistoire, L'Oustal du Perigord
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Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes
Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Chateau de Beynac ©
Chateau de Beynac

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