3 days in France Itinerary

3 days in France Itinerary

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3 days in France Itinerary

Start: Paris
1
Paris
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Nice
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: Val d'Isere

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): head off the coast to Île de la Cité, admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, then steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, and finally steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In January, daytime highs in Paris are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

few
hours
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 11th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Nicholas Cathedral and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Promenade du Soleil.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Nice trip planner.

Getting from Paris to Nice by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in January, things will get a bit warmer in Nice: highs are around 15°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Promenade du Soleil
Highlights from your plan
St Nicholas Cathedral ©
St Nicholas Cathedral

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