24 days in France Itinerary

24 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rouen
— 2 nights
2
Bayeux
— 3 nights
3
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
4
Nice
— 3 nights
5
Saint-Raphael
— 3 nights
6
Marseille
— 3 nights
7
Avignon
— 2 nights
8
Paris
— 5 nights

2
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rouen: Saint Catherine's Catholic Church (in Honfleur), Musee des Pecheries (in Fecamp) and Falaises d'Etretat (in Etretat). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Fondation Claude Monet, admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, and sample the fine beverages at Calvados Experience.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rouen trip itinerary tool.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Rouen is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in October, expect Rouen to be much colder, temps between 60°F and 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Fondation Claude Monet, Calvados Experience, Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, Musee des Pecheries, Falaises d'Etretat
Highlights from your plan
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bayeux: Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant (in Falaise), Ranville (Pegasus Memorial & Cimetières Militaires) and Promenade Marcel Proust (in Cabourg). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye aux Dames, steep yourself in history at Remains Mulberry Harbour, and appreciate the history behind D-Day Monument.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bayeux trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Rouen to Bayeux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Ranville, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant, Abbaye aux Dames, Promenade Marcel Proust
Highlights from your plan
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James and then make a trip to Mont Saint-Michel.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Mont-Saint-Michel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 4 hours. In October, daytime highs in Mont-Saint-Michel are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©

3
nights
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.
Nice is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, observe the fascinating underwater world at Marineland, and take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook.

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You can fly from Mont-Saint-Michel to Nice in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Nice: highs are around 70°F and lows about 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Nice

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Antibes
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

3
nights
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Raphael side-trips: Plage de Guerrevieille (in Grimaud), Cimetiere marin de Saint-Tropez (in Saint-Tropez) and Massif du Tanneron (in Tanneron). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Massif de l'Esterel, stop by Catalan Bougie, experience rural life at La Ferme Allexandre, and trek along Les Balcons du Cap Roux.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Saint-Raphael sightseeing planning site.

Getting from Nice to Saint-Raphael by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Saint-Raphael can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

La Ferme Allexandre, Plage de Guerrevieille, Notre Dame d‘Afrique, Cimetiere marin de Saint-Tropez, La Ferme des Cairns
Highlights from your plan
Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Notre Dame d‘Afrique ©
Notre Dame d‘Afrique

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marseille: Route des Cretes (in La Ciotat), Aix-en-Provence (Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, Musee Granet, &more) and Cape Canaille (in Cassis). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, get your game on at Laser game Evolution, experience rural life at Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras, and explore the striking landscape at Calanques.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Marseille journey planning app.

You can drive from Saint-Raphael to Marseille in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Avignon.

Things to do in Marseille

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, Cassis, Route des Cretes, Laser game Evolution, Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras
Highlights from your plan
Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras ©
Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

2
nights
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 27th (Tue), indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area and then step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Pont d'Avignon, then learn about winemaking at Distillerie A. Blachere, then explore the world behind art at Carrieres des Lumieres, and finally view the masterpieces at Art Gallery Contemporary Tapiezo.

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You can drive from Marseille to Avignon in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in October, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Avignon

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Carrieres des Lumieres, Art Gallery Contemporary Tapiezo, Distillerie A. Blachere
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, and get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

Traveling by train from Avignon to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Avignon in October, you will find days in Paris are slightly colder (62°F), and nights are about the same (48°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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