28 days in France Itinerary

28 days in France Itinerary

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28 days in France Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Paris
— 4 nights
train:  4​h 30​min
2
Perros-Guirec
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Saint-Malo
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Nantes
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Clermont-Ferrand
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Lyon
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
7
Paris
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Ho Chi Minh City

4
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 outdoors at Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres and Golf du Chateau d'Humieres. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Champagne Tarlant and Parc du Chateau de Nogent le Roi. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Champagne Dechelle Henri et Fille (in Brasles), La Hotte du Diable (in Coincy) and Champagne Alain Mercier et Fils (in Passy-sur-Marne). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Champagne Fallet-Dart, head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis, take a stroll through Trocadero, and steep yourself in history at Hotel de Ville.

To see ratings and other tourist information, refer to the Paris online trip itinerary builder .

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Paris is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Paris, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in February: high temperatures in Paris hover around 9°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in Paris

Outdoors Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Golf du Chateau d'Humieres, Champagne Tarlant, Champagne Dechelle Henri et Fille, Parc du Chateau de Nogent le Roi, Arboretum des Grandes Bruyères
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Golf du Chateau d'Humieres ©
Golf du Chateau d'Humieres
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyères ©
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyères
Ile Saint-Louis
Ile Saint-Louis

3
nights
Perros-Guirec

Perros-Guirec ©
Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
Explore hidden gems such as Falaises de Tredrez and Plage de la Comtesse. Escape the urban bustle at Plage de Brehec and Le Tour de la Pointe de Locquirec. Explore Perros-Guirec's surroundings by going to Plage du Moulin (in Etables-sur-Mer), Circuit de la pointe de l'Arcouest (in Ploubazlanec) and Kito Sculptures (in Plouezec). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Trestrignel, get great views at Chapelle Saint-Michel, and look for all kinds of wild species at Sentier de L'ile Renote.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Perros-Guirec online travel planner .

You can take a train from Paris to Perros-Guirec in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Paris in February, Perros-Guirec is a bit warmer at night with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Malo.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Le Tour de la Pointe de Locquirec, Plage de la Comtesse, Sentier de L'ile Renote, Kito Sculptures, Chapelle Saint-Michel
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Le Tour de la Pointe de Locquirec ©
Le Tour de la Pointe de Locquirec
Plage de Trestrignel ©
Plage de Trestrignel
Sentier de L'ile Renote ©
Sentier de L'ile Renote

4
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.
Visit Plage de Vauville and Longchamps Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Plage du Nick and GR 34. Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Malo side-trips: Jardin de la Perrine (in Laval) and La Grande Plage des Rosaires (in Plerin). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Pointe du Decolle, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de l'Ecluse, and step off the mainland to explore Le Grand Be.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint-Malo journey planner .

Traveling by car from Perros-Guirec to Saint-Malo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February in Saint-Malo, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nantes.

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Lunaire, Jardin de la Perrine, Plage de l'Ecluse, Plage de Vauville, La Grande Plage des Rosaires
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La Grande Plage des Rosaires ©
La Grande Plage des Rosaires
Plage du Nick ©
Plage du Nick
Longchamps Beach ©
Longchamps Beach

3
nights
Nantes

Nantes ©
Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): snap pictures at Pont de Saint-Nazaire, look for all kinds of wild species at Village de Kerhinet, and then kick back and relax at Plage de la Mine d'Or. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Cite Medievale, then contemplate the waterfront views at La Cite des Oiseaux, and then stroll through La Maison de la Riviere.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Nantes driving holiday planning app .

Getting from Saint-Malo to Nantes by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Nantes are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Clermont-Ferrand.

Things to do in Nantes

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

La Cite des Oiseaux, Pont de Saint-Nazaire, Cite Medievale, La Maison de la Riviere, Plage de la Mine d'Or
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Plage de la Mine d'Or ©
Plage de la Mine d'Or
La Maison de la Riviere ©
La Maison de la Riviere
Pont de Saint-Nazaire ©
Pont de Saint-Nazaire

4
nights
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand ©
Famous for its chain of extinct volcanoes surrounding Clermont-Ferrand includes the highest Puy-de-Dôme volcano only 13 km (8 mi) from its city center.
Visiting Parc d'Activites de Montagne de Praboure and Meandre de Queuille will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Grand Site de France Puy Mary - Volcan du Cantal and Cascade des Veyrines. Venture out of the city with trips to Cascade du Queureuilh et du Rossignolet (in Le Mont-Dore) and Le Havre Aux Anes (in Les Ancizes-Comps). There's much more to do: get impressive views of Le Puy du Pariou, make a trip to Fontaine d'Urbain II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Leger, and hike along La coulee verte.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Clermont-Ferrand trip planner .

You can drive from Nantes to Clermont-Ferrand in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. March in Clermont-Ferrand sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Lyon.

Things to do in Clermont-Ferrand

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cascade du Queureuilh et du Rossignolet, Parc d'Activites de Montagne de Praboure, Cascade des Veyrines, Grand Site de France Puy Mary - Volcan du Cantal, Le Havre Aux Anes
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Cascade des Veyrines ©
Cascade des Veyrines
Le Havre Aux Anes ©
Le Havre Aux Anes

4
nights
Lyon

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Take a break from the city and head to Station Autrans Meaudre and Speed Luge Vercors. Explore hidden gems such as Les Pertes de le Valserine and Musee departemental de Prehistoire de Solutre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lyon: Plage de Conjux (in Conjux), Plage de Chatillon (in Chindrieux) and Village D'oingt (in Oingt).

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Lyon trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in March, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Lyon

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Plage de Chatillon, Les Pertes de le Valserine, Plage de Conjux, Speed Luge Vercors, Musee de Prehistoire de Solutre
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Les Pertes de le Valserine ©
Les Pertes de le Valserine
Plage de Chatillon ©
Plage de Chatillon
Speed Luge Vercors ©
Speed Luge Vercors

4
nights
Paris

Paris ©
Visiting Le Bois des Aigles and Les Sables du Cul du Chien will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Champagne Michel Marcoult and Champagne Gioria Latizeau. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to La Tour Cesar (in Provins), Champagne Dom Caudron (in Passy-Grigny) and Le Parc de la Clef (in Saint-Sauveur-Marville). Explore Paris further: browse the exhibits of Chateau de Fontainebleau.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Paris holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Lyon to Paris takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and flight; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

La Tour Cesar, Champagne Michel Marcoult, Champagne Dom Caudron, Le Parc de la Clef, Champagne Gioria Latizeau
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Le Bois des Aigles ©
Le Bois des Aigles
Les Sables du Cul du Chien ©
Les Sables du Cul du Chien
Champagne Michel Marcoult ©
Champagne Michel Marcoult

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