28 days in France Itinerary

28 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

3
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rouen: Giverny (Musee de Mecanique Naturelle & Fondation Claude Monet), Mediatheque Le Pressoir (in Bretteville-du-Grand-Caux) and Etretat (Falaises d'Etretat & Chemin des Douaniers). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, make a trip to La maison sublime, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Saint-Sever, and examine the collection at Musee Secq des Tournelles.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rouen trip itinerary maker site.

London, UK to Rouen is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of car and train. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Rouen, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Rouen can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Giverny, Etretat, Maison du Temps Jadis, Mediatheque Le Pressoir
Highlights from your plan
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen

2
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, thenstroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, thenstroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach. Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Hermanville War Cemetery, explore the different monuments and memorials at Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery, thenget your game on at RS Simulation, thenlet little ones run wild at Paintball fury, and finally head outdoors with Norman'Air.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bayeux trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Rouen to Bayeux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Norman'Air, Hermanville War Cemetery, RS Simulation, Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery
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

3
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mont-Saint-Michel: Chapelle Saint-Michel (in Mortain), Parc des Forges de Varenne (in Champsecret) and Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel (in Genets). There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Mont Saint-Michel, examine the collection at Musee du poire, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, and hike along Sport Evasion Mont Saint Michel - Day Tours.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mont-Saint-Michel trip site.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Mont-Saint-Michel are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Foie Gras From Mont, Sport Evasion Mont Saint Michel - Day Tours, Chapelle Saint-Michel, Parc des Forges de Varenne, Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel ©
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Parc des Rives du Loup (in La Colle sur Loup), Antibes (Jeff de Bruges, Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe), &more) and Biot (Eglise de Biot & Galerie Gabel). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, browse the exhibits of Palais Lascaris, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Nice online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Mont-Saint-Michel to Nice takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, Nice is somewhat warmer than Mont-Saint-Michel - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Antibes, Biot, Chapelle Notre-Dame de Protection, Chapelle Saint Hospice, Fort de la Revere
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

3
nights
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Venture out of the city with trips to Zipline (in Sainte-Maxime), Golf de Roquebrune Resort (in Roquebrune-sur-Argens) and Brocante Au Bucheron (in Saint-Aygulf). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Massif de l'Esterel, look for gifts at Catalan Bougie, appreciate the history behind Monument aux Morts, and let little ones run wild at Total Xscape.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Saint-Raphael travel route app.

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. When traveling from Nice in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Saint-Raphael, with highs around °C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Frejus, Notre Dame d‘Afrique, Zipline, Golf de Roquebrune Resort, Massif du Tanneron
Highlights from your plan
Golf de Cap Esterel ©
Golf de Cap Esterel
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Massif du Tanneron ©
Massif du Tanneron

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Marseille: Virtual Room Toulon (in La Valette-du-Var), Sentier Jean Francois Jube (in Le Pradet) and Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence (in Aix-en-Provence). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Francois de Sales, get outside with Sentier sous marin, and relax in the rural setting at Var Lamas.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Marseille online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Saint-Raphael to Marseille in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Marseille

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Bandol, Virtual Room Toulon, Saint Michel Church, Sentier Jean Francois Jube, Sentier sous marin
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Virtual Room Toulon ©
Virtual Room Toulon

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Avignon: Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence), Veloroute Via Venaissia (in Carpentras) and La Petite Ferme (in Villes-sur-Auzon). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Palais des Papes, learn about winemaking at Cave Ourouse, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and get engrossed in the history at Musee Calvet.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Avignon road trip site.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Avignon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Avignon can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Avignon

Wineries Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Carrieres des Lumieres, Veloroute Via Venaissia, La Petite Ferme
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. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, take a stroll through Le Marais, and stroll around Luxembourg Gardens.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip maker site.

Take a train from Avignon to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Avignon in April, you will find days in Paris are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

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

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